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Interdisciplinary (Assistant Field Manager)
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Interdisciplinary (Assistant Field Manager)
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
The North Dakota Field Office is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as the Assistant Field Manager (AFM) for the Division of Minerals, North Dakota Field Office (NDFO). This is an interdisciplinary position which will be filled as a Supervisory Petroleum Engineer, GS-0881; or Supervisory Geologist, GS-1350. This position is located in Dickinson, North Dakota. Information about the Dickinson area can be found at
**Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.**The BLM manages more land - 245 million surface acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western States, including Alaska. The BLM, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website.
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### Responsibilities
The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to, the following:
* Ensuring programs are carried out in accordance with regulations, Bureau manuals and Instruction Memoranda.
* Providing guidance and oversight to ensure the proper review of fluid mineral applications, geophysical applications, accountability and verification of production, correction of violations, bonding applications and terminations.
* Reviewing all aspects of the inspection and enforcement functions to ensure proper lease management including production accountability, site security, environmental safeguards and the safety of personnel and operations and ensuring the Bureau's Indian trust responsibilities are fulfilled.
* Developing and maintaining a program of conservation, protection, and management of the public's natural resources, and maintaining a multiple-use concept to produce sustained yield products and services.
* Preparing, coordinating, and conducting formal technical training and conferences.
* Providing input into the preparation, implementation and conformance of land use plans, interdisciplinary activity plans, and ecosystem plans.
* Providing input into the Field Office budget planning process to ensure the needs of all programs supervised by this position are fully considered in the annual work plan (AWP) submissions.
* Promoting of teamwork among the Division members and with other budget units.
* Supervising the Division of Mineral Resources staff, which consists of support specialists and technical-professional specialists in such disciplines as petroleum engineering, physical and environmental sciences, and oil and gas compliance programs.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: Most work is conducted in an office setting, with the exception of occasional field visits that may involve exposure to adverse weather conditions, difficult terrain, and hazardous materials such as poisonous gases.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - At times, travel for meetings and/or training may be required.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
* All current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility;
* CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area;
* Current or former time-limited employees eligible under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA);
* and Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles.
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
0881 Petroleum Engineering
1350 Geology
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* Engineers, Petroleum
* Petroleum Engineers
* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" sections.
* U.S. Citizenship is required.
* Background Investigation is required.
* You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you
* have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
* Direct Deposit Required.
**You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.**
### Qualifications
**Applicants must meet one of the following basic education requirements:**
**Petroleum Engineer, Series 881, Basic Education Requirements:** A) Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. - OR - B) Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: professional registration, written test, specified academic courses, or related curriculum. Click here for information.
* OR -
**Geologist, Series 1350, Basic Education Requirements:** A) Degree: geology, plus 20 additional semester hours in any combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological science, structural, chemical, civil, mining or petroleum engineering, computer science, planetary geology, comparative planetology, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, physical geography, marine geology, and cartography. - OR - B) Combination of education and experience -- course work as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
****In addition to one of the above basic education requirements:****
****For GS-13:****Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service is required.
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. Such experience must have provided knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of oil and gas development and other surface disturbing operations.
**Specialized experience to qualify for the GS-13 level** includes work that is performed under general administrative supervision. The work requires extended professional experience and a wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment. Examples: Experience as a lead Petroleum Engineer, or Geologist directing, overseeing, and advising on mineral resources programs, drilling and production operations, and analyzing, evaluating and resolving a wide variety of complex problems related to oil and gas development.
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
### Education
### Additional information
* You will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually
* Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
* Supervisory Probationary Period: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.
* Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do the work of this position:
* Knowledge of the system of planning, the preparation of environmental analysis and impact statements, socioeconomic consideration and analysis, and public participation methods in order to oversee such actions as complex inter-disciplinary analysis, routine analysis, program studies and summaries, budget development, and program analysis, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing.
* Knowledge of management practices, organization, supervision, and administrative theory in order to provide leadership and practical solutions for complex problems.
* Professional knowledge of geology, natural resource management, or engineering sufficient to direct the work of the Division of Mineral Resources, to identify and assign work and priorities of subordinate professionals, make adjustments to changing conditions and policies, and to complete a wide variety of difficult and complex work assignments.
* Knowledge of a wide variety of laws, regulations, Executive Orders, procedures, and precedents, applicable to the Minerals programs and activities.
* Knowledge of automation principles and technology to lead, advocate, and manage the use of automation.
**On-line Questionnaire** Please make sure that your responses to the on-line questionnaire are supported in your resume.
**To preview questions please click here.**
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Applicable
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
**1) SF-50b (or SF-50):** If you are applying as a current federal employee or as a reinstatement eligible you must submit a copy of your SF-50b (Notification of Personnel Action) , or equivalent document that verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1).
**2) College Transcripts:** You must submit a copy of all college transcripts (undergraduate/graduate) or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution click here to see Foreign Education requirements. If you are submitting an SF-50 that indicates you are or were in the GS-1350, Geologist series, or the GS-0881, Petroleum Engineering series, you do not need to submit your college transcripts. Note: Transcripts must be submitted to each announcement as applicable.
**3) VEOA Documentation:** If applying under the VEOA appointing authority your profile must contain a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release, Discharge from active military **showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc., and reason for separation)**- the member 4 copy is preferable, or other authorized documentation to support your VEOA eligibility. Lack of supporting documentation will result in an inability to recognize veteran status eligibility for this announcement.
**4)** **Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA):**If you are eligible under PL-114-47, LMWFA you must submit documentation verifying (a) initial selection under competitive examining procedures to a land management agency under a time-limited appointment in the competitive service , (b) service under this initial appointment, or in conjunction with subsequent competitive service time-limited appointments, to a land management agency was for a period of 24 months without a break in service of two or more years, and (c) performance was evaluated as being at an acceptable level for the entire applicable period(s). "Required documentation" includes first and last SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) for each appointment verifying the Position Occupied code (Block 34) is 1-Competitive Service, AND documentation of successful performance for each appointment. Applicants are encouraged to combine all required documents into one or more files and scan for uploading into the application. Each file must not exceed 3MB. Grouping documents into files will simplify the application process. Failure to submit required documentation will result in loss of consideration**.**
**5) CTAP/ICTAP Documentation:**If you are a CTAP or ICTAP Eligible applicant: Provide 1) a copy of your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location; and, 2) proof of eligibility. It must be indicated in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. Note: CTAP/ICTAP documents must be submitted to each announcement as applicable.
**Uploading and Faxing Supplemental Documentation:** You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile. Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. Each document type must use the appropriate generated fax coversheet and be faxed in a separate transmission. Uploading Documents: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager (3MB is the maximum size allowed for a document). Do not use both options, only one document can be saved in each section, and only the latest document will be maintained in the system. Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application. Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement. **Checking Application Status and Materials:** Hint: Do this before the announcement closes. After you have completed your application, to check the status of your application materials log in to your USAJOBS account, select the "Application Status" section, check under the "Status" for this vacancy, once your resume and on-line questionnaire have been received it will state "Received." Any other application status may indicate that you did not complete the application process and/or your application has not been submitted. Please note: A status of "Received" reflects that your resume and on-line questionnaire have been received; applicable supplemental documentation may still need to be submitted (see required documents above).
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
To explore the benefits typically offered to most federal employees in permanent positions, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at the above link.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
**THIS IS AN ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS THROUGH USAJOBS.**If you need assistance in applying online, please call or email the contact listed on this vacancy. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. **PLEASE NOTE:** If you have access to a public library, State Job Service Office, etc., you must use these resources to apply online. You must follow the steps described below to complete the application process:
**1)YOU MUST CREATE A PROFILE in USAJOBS under My Account.** If you already have a registered profile in USAJOBS you do not need to register again. Your profile must contain a current resume for submission. In order to receive proper consideration, your resume should include the following information: - Personal contact information - Work experience (paid or unpaid) including - starting and ending dates (month and year), employer's name and address, job title (include job series and grade if Federal), duties and accomplishments, supervisor's name and telephone number, indicate if supervisor may be contacted, hours per week, and salary. Education and job-related training including - school name, type and year of degrees/diploma received, credits earned and majors; title of training course and year of completion. - References - personal and professional - Additional information - skills (languages, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.), certificates or licenses (current only), and/or honors, awards, and special accomplishments (recognition, professional memberships, publications, leadership activities, etc.). **Insufficient information could result in an ineligible rating.** The USAJOBS Resume Builder was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed. The Resume Builder is an available tool when you login to your USAJOBS account.
**2) COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION**, including responses to all application questions, by clicking on the "APPLY ONLINE" button that appears on this announcement.
**3) SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION** as applicable. See "Required Documents" section below. It is your responsibility to ensure that a complete application (including a resume, on-line questionnaire, and applicable supplemental documentation) is received before by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the vacancy announcement. **NOTE:** Technical problems may take at least 1 business day to resolve; therefore, you are highly encouraged to complete the application process prior to the closing date.
**All applicable supplemental documentation must be uploaded or faxed (with generated fax cover sheets) to: 571-258-4052, and received before by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date of this announcement. See important information regarding uploading and faxing supplemental documentation in the required documents section.**
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### Agency contact information
### Human Resources Branch
##### Phone
##### Fax
##### Email
##### Address
Bureau of Land Management
Montana State Office
5001 Southgate Drive
Billings, Montana
United States
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### Next steps
You will receive notification via email, generally within 2 weeks of the closing date of the announcement, as to whether or not your name was referred to the selecting official.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/18/2018
*Salary:* $102,098 to $132,728 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 13
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - This is a full-time position.
*Appointment type:* Permanent - This is a permanent position in the competitive service.

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