In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions,
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service which includes performing office automation support using multiple automated programs and software such as databases, spreadsheets, and graphics in support of the administrative and clerical work; knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to prepare and edit written correspondence and reports; and knowledge of substantive programs of the organization as they relate to administrative and clerical support functions. Knowledge of the duties, priorities, commitments, policies, and program goals of the organizat10n sufficient to perform nonroutine assignments, such as independently noting and following-up on commitments made at meetings/conferences, shifting clerical staff m subordinate offices to respond to fluctuating workloads, advising other clerical staff on preparing correspondence, requirements for var10us reports, and interpreting new mstruct10ns and procedures, or locating and summarizing informat10n from files and documents that requires recognizing which information is or is not relevant to the problem at hand
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-05 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-06 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
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:
Knowledge of extensive rules, procedures, operations, functions, and commitments applied to secretarial and clerical assignments to perform the procedural and administrative work of the office, such as screening calls and visitors, maintaining supervisor's calendar, preparing, reviewing and editing documents, locating and assembling information for various reports, maintaining files/records, and making and preparing travel arrangements
1. Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitahzat10n, and format to accurately prepare and edit written correspondence and reports, and transcribed material
2. Knowledge of the military personnel regulations and procedures relating to transactions processed
3. Knowledge of various office automat10n software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operat10ns and produce a variety of documents such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs
4. Skill m typing, a qualified typist is required; Knowledge of military orgaruzat10nal structure, protocol, and similar matters
5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and m writing; Must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.