In order to qualify for Biologist, GS-401, you must meet the following:
Basic Qualification Requirement for Biologist 401 series - Applicants must possess a four year degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position
Applicants must possess a combination of education and experience courses equivalent to a major, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
In order to qualify for the Biologist, GS-0401, you must meet the following:
One year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or equivalent in the Federal service, to include experience evaluating, documenting or conducting environmental effects, data, risk assessments and/or decision documents.
One year of specialized experience at GS-12 grade level or equivalent in the Federal service, to include experience analyzing and determining the adequacy of environmental data and tests; reviewing, evaluating, or conducting environmental studies regarding tobacco products and/or other regulated products.
If you are claiming education as any part of your qualifications for this position, you must submit an official transcript, unofficial transcript, or a list including courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. 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. For further information, click on foreign education.