Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Legal Instruments Examiner in Hadley, Massachusetts

Summary This position is a Legal Instruments Examiner, GS-0963-9, working in Hadley, Massachusetts, for the R5-Division of Migratory Birds, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Responsibilities As a Legal Instruments Examiner your duties will include but are not limited to the following: Responds to inquiries regarding a variety of wildlife matters. Receives applications, renewals and amendment requests for migratory bird and eagle permits. Ensures that permits authorizing the direct take of migratory birds and eagles from the wild are in full compliance with requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Assists in the preparation of NEPA documentation by gathering information from the documentation submitted by the applicant or requests additional information in order to conduct the NEPA analysis. Reviews annual reports from permittees for possible violations. Makes determinations for denial, suspension, or revocation, and examines requests for reconsideration and makes determinations of grant or denial. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Only experience and education obtained by 06/17/2024 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position, you must possess the Minimum Qualifications. Minimum Qualifications GS-09: One (1) year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility equivalent to the GS-08 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience may include: 1) Responding to inquiries regarding laws and regulations for the migratory birds, eagles, endangered species, unprotected or state-regulated wildlife, marine mammals, injurious wildlife, and antique articles; 2) Maintaining current and ongoing permit related regulations and policies and provide suggestions for needed changes; 3) Receiving applications, renewals and amendment requests for migratory bird and eagle permits and examines for completeness of information, supporting documentation, certification, and processing fees; 4) Answering telephone inquiries relating to permit matters from the general public, state officers, law enforcement personnel and others relating to permit applications and issuance. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time In Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically, i. Area of Consideration. ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502. iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM's Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method. Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements. Education See Qualifications section. Additional Information PCS Information: No PCS entitlements authorized Telework: This position is suitable for telework and may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. Additional Vacancies: One or more positions may be filled from applications received under this announcement in the advertised office or other U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offices in the local commuting area. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): Department of Interior (DOI) Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) procedures apply in filling this vacancy. CTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP visit:" Reasonable Accommodation: The USFWS provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please visit USAJOBS Help Center | Reasonable accommodation policy if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process. The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA), P.L. 114-47, allows certain individuals who currently or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures. Note: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA. Performance documentation can be obtained by contacting the supervisors for the positions you served in during your 24 months. If they did not complete performance appraisals ask them to provide a statement of performance for each period of service. The statement must specify the dates for each employment period and your level of performance (dates should match the dates on the SF-50s). Current appointees: Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND Must have performed at an acceptable level. Former appointees: Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; Must apply for position within 2 years after separation; Must have been separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND Must have performed at an acceptable level.