You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has 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 qualify at the CU-11 level, you must have a least one full year of specialized experience equivalent at the CU/GS-09 level in the Federal Service. Qualifying specialized experience is experience conducting operational assignments in the areas of recruitment and placement including merit promotion, excepted service, and delegated examining, job analysis, position classification, and pay setting; and advising on and resolving procedural or recurring issues of the work and in the appropriate use of such methods and techniques in the areas of staffing, classification, and compensation.
OR a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education.
OR a combination of work experience and education as described above which when combined equals to 100% of the requirement. The education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
To qualify at the CU-12 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience at the CU/GS-11 level in the Federal Service. Qualifying specialized experience is experience administering and implementing recruitment and placement activities which include, but are not limited to, merit promotion, excepted service, and delegated examining; working as a position classifier assigned to provide continuing classification service to a group of organizational segments; pay setting and advising on compensation issues; and advising managers on a wide variety of complex legal, regulatory and procedural issues related to compensation, staffing, classification, and other human resources activities.
You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, laws and techniques of staffing in the federal service.
2. Knowledge of compensation and job evaluation systems and policies.
3. Skill in fact finding, analysis, and resolution of human resource management problem.
4. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels and to deal effectively with representatives of other federal agencies, contractors, consultants and the public.
5. Skill in communicating effectively in writing.
6. Skill in communicating effectively other than in writing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement. Second, if you have a complete application package, your RESUME will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications and specialized experience requirements (see "Qualification and Evaluations" section). You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience. Third, if you are determined to be qualified for the position, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questions. The numerical rating you received is based on your responses to the questions. If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating may be adjusted and you may be excluded from consideration for this position.