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Closing Date

Supervisory Entomologist

April 24, 2024

Department of Navy

Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, VA

Job Type


Job Status

Pay Range

Remote/ Telework Option


$104,861 - $136,323


Job Description 

You will serve as the Applied Biology Branch Head (Entomologist/Natural Resource Specialist) in the Environmental Conservation Division of NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING SYSTEMS COMMAND ATLANTIC.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.

  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver’s license.


In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing the following duties: 1) Manages/Leads teams/personnel by determining priorities, providing guidance and assistance on complex problems, and ensuring all products and services are technically sufficient and adhere to policy and milestones; 2) Applies knowledge of the principles of entomology; a deep knowledge of the current state-of-the-art as it relates to biology, ecology, environmental science, behavior and control of the particular problems encountered; and thorough understanding of the principles of associated fields; 3) Possesses knowledge of resource allocation and execution and acquisition plan development to meet complex program requirements; and 4) Provides expert advice to senior leadership and collaborate with pest management stakeholders of widely varying backgrounds and positions to recommend policy and guidance.

Job Duties

  • You will supervise the Applied Biology Branch in providing expert pest management consultation services.

  • You will provide Applied Biology program management and serve as senior pest management consultant for the Navy and Marine Corps.

  • You will review and approve installation integrated pest management plans, technical review reports, pest management training and other environmental products and services.

  • You will brief senior leaders and stakeholders on pest management issues and recommend corrective measures.

  • You will develop, review, and implement environmental policy and guidance.

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