[ES_JOBS_NET] Geodesist, NOAA, Boulder, CO
christin at ucar.edu
Sun Aug 9 10:04:10 MDT 2015
*Department:*Department Of Commerce
*Agency:*National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
*Job Announcement Number:*PH-15-JL-1475609 DE/MP
$62,850.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Friday, August 7, 2015 to Friday, August 21, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
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WHO MAY APPLY:
US Citizens and Status Candidates
*Science, Service, and Stewardship *
*This position is located in the Geodetic Research Division, National
Ocean Service of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.***
*Who May Apply:* U.S. Citizens and Nationals, and merit promotion
You are eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one of
the following criteria:
• Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in
the competitive service.
• Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointment in the
excepted service and under an Interchange Agreement.
• Former Federal status employees with reinstatement eligibility based
on previous Federal service.
• Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection
consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).
• Veterans eligible for the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act
(VEOA), who are preference eligible or who have been separated under
honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service.
• Veterans eligible for a non-competitive appointment under the Veterans
Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Authority, who are preference eligible or
recently separated from the military. This applies to grades GS-11 and
• Individuals with disabilities under Schedule A hiring authority -
Refer to "Other Information" section for eligibility details.
• Applicants entitled to non-competitive appointment authorities or
special hiring authorities, e.g., Peace Corps; AmeriCorps VISTA, Boren
Fellows; military spouse preference; and applicants who previously held,
or currently hold, this grade with the same promotion potential of or
higher(SF-50(s) must show proof of this), etc.
Additional vacancies may be filled through this vacancy announcement if
they become available.
This announcement is advertised for to two vacancies:
*Boulder, CO. - 1 position, Salary = 62,850.00-97,938.00 ***
* Not Required
* You must be a U.S. citizen or national.
* Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for selective service.
* Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply section).
* Required to pass background investigation and fingerprint check
* A one-year probationary/trial period may be required.
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This position serves as a Geodesist, involved in observing, reducing,
adjusting, and analyzing geodetic survey data to produce latitudes and
longitudes; and orthometric, geoidal and ellipsoidal heights. The duties
include but are not limited to the following:
·Conducts research and development of techniques, products, and services
that support and improve defining, maintaining, and accessing the
National Spatial Reference System.
·Develop physical models that accurately describe the orbital mechanics
of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), the propagation of their
radio signals, and the dynamics of the national and international
tracking networks to improve GNSS data processing software.
·Maintain and improve the International Terrestrial Reference Frame
(ITRF) as the fundamental basis for the National Spatial Reference
·Use engineering and scientific programming to develop, test, maintain,
and refine GNSS software in order to improve station positioning, GNSS
orbit estimation and reference frame maintenance.
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A. Degree: geodesy; or 30 semester hours in any combination of geodesy,
physics, astronomy, engineering science, surveying, geodetic surveying,
photogrammetry, or geophysics. The course work must have included
differential and integral calculus. (Must submit copies of Transcripts)
B. Combination of education and experience -- course work as shown in A
appropriate experience or additional education.
*_In addition to meeting the BASIC REQUIREMENT_**, applicants must meet
the SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE by one of the following:*
A. Possess one year experience equivalent to at least the ZP-1372-02
level or a GS-09 level in the federal government inproviding
technical advice to internal and external stakeholders on; Global
Navigation 'Satellite Systems (GNSS) orbital analysis, reference frame
definition, and analysis of international GNSS Service (IGS) and
Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) Networks sites;
experiential knowledge of least squares adjustment, orbital mechanics,
and linear algebra; and communicating complex issues pertaining to the
science of geodesy to a broad range of stakeholders.
B Possess a PhD or equivalent degree in in geodesy, engineering,
physics, mathematics or a closely related field that provided the
knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully complete the
work of the position. (Must submit copies of Transcripts for eligibility.)
C. Possess a combination of specialized experience as described in A and
graduate level education as described in B that, when combined, equal
100% of the total requirement. (Please note that only graduate education
in excess of the first 36 semester hours may be used in this calculation.)
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.
*ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?* You MUST provide transcripts
or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless
otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you
may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and
credit for the course. All materials must be submittedby 11:59 p.m. EST
on the closing date of the announcement.
*SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION: *If you are using education
completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been
evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation
of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed
equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or
full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college
or university. For further information, visit:
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