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Physical Scientist GS-1301-14 Direct Hire

Company name
US Department Of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


College Park, MD, United States

Employment Type

Sciences, Scientist, Engineering, Government

Posted on
Jan 23,2020

Valid Through
May 07,2020

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This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
Monster Government Solutions (MGS) will be performing scheduled maintenance between Friday, January 24th at 12:01 a.m. ET and Friday, January 24th at 6:00 a.m. ET. You may not be able to complete the application process during this time.,educationRequirements:College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution is equivalent to U.S. education standards with your resume. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process. If course content cannot be easily identified from the title of the course as listed on your transcript, you must submit an official course description from the college/university that reflects the content at the time the course was taken.Note: Your college transcript is used to verify successful completion of degree, or college course work. An official college transcript will be required before you can report to duty.,employmentType:FULL_TIME,hiringOrganization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:College Park,addressRegion:MD }}],responsibilities:This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), Environmental Modeling Center (EMC), with one vacancy in College Park, MD.
As a Physical Scientist (Development), you will perform the following duties: 

Develop, transition, and maintain numerical models and associated computer-based technologies to improve National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) environmental forecasts and services.
Lead staff in multiple locations to prepare, coordinate with external partners, and present numerical model research and development activities.
Oversee the consistency and transition of techniques and research to operations (R2O) of quality control and assimilation of environmental observation data for numerical forecast guidance products.
,qualifications:Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards.  This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at:
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires applicants to meet a Basic Education Requirement in addition to at least one year of specialized experience in order to be found minimally qualified. You MUST meet one of the following basic education requirements:
A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
B. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
This experience need not have been in the federal government. 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.
To qualify at the GS-14 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements above, applicants must also possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following: 

Developing advanced numerical environmental modeling or high-resolution data assimilation techniques; and
Processing earth system observations from various conventional, satellite or other remote sensing resources.  

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US Department Of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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