Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Virginia
Mar 30, 2023
Apr 06, 2023
Full Time

  • You will facilitate communication and cooperation amongst Navy components involved in environmental planning and regulatory compliance in the marine environment.
  • You will streamline perform a wide range of technical functions.
  • You will make recommendations as to what work will be performed in-house or by contract, prepares statements of work, review statements of work, monitors schedules and quality standards to ensure program objectives are met.
  • You will prepares the preparation of complex documents or special environmental studies.
  • You will develop mitigation measures, coordinates proposals with agencies and the public and develops solutions to resolve conflicts.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license.
  • Incumbent must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Scheduled and unscheduled overtime is an occasional requirement of this position.
  • This position is telework eligible.


In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Interpreting and applying laws governing natural resources and environmental protection issues including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act, and the Clean Water Act; 2) Implementing and administering integrated natural resources (e.g. fish, wildlife, habitat manipulation) protection programs (e.g. fish, wildlife, habitat manipulation); 3) Providing technical guidance to personnel regarding environmental management issues; 4) Providing input for recommendations on environmental issues, environmental administrative matters, and environmental program budgets. 5) Applying marine resources theories, principles, concepts, practices, standards, and provide consultation/guidance regarding marine resources products and services. and 6) Knowledge of principal environmental planning and natural/marine resources related laws and regulations (NEPA/EO12114, MMPA, ESA, MSFCMA, CZMA, and other related regulations).

NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series 0401 (

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a related discipline appropriate to this position; OR have a combination of education and experience in one of the above majors that includes at least 24 semester hours in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a discipline related to this position plus appropriate experience or additional education. The quality of the combination of education and experience must demonstrate possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work of the position and is comparable to that normally acquired through the completion of a full four year course of study with a major as described above.

Work is an office equipped with adequate ventilation, air conditioning, heating, light and toilet facilities. The employee is not exposed to hazardous substances or environments in the performance of duties. Work is sometimes conducted in the field under non-hazardous conditions.

Work is primarily sedentary and consists of office related activities including long periods of sitting, standing, walking and operating telephones, audio-visual equipment and computers. The work involves occasional field visits/surveys where there can be considerable walking, bending, and climbing to get in and out of sites (or vessels/military ships) and make observations. The incumbent may carry light items such as scientific instruments, requiring them to lift loads less 20 pounds. The ability to sometimes get to isolated field sites via vehicles is needed.

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.

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