GS-12: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service at the mastery level of the processes and procedures for soliciting, receiving, reviewing, rating, selecting and administering the grant applications authorized by the statutes.
GS-13: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service at the mastery level of the processes and procedures for soliciting, receiving, reviewing, rating, selecting and administering the grant applications authorized by the statutes.
Selective Placement Factor:
This position requires that you have knowledge of the principles and practices of the library and/or archives field. Carefully read the following above descriptions of experience and select the one that best describes your qualifications for Senior Grant Management Specialist at the GS-13 level. Make sure your resume supports and represence your response. Failure to have this information represented in your resume will result in the applicant not being qualified.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under
Category Rating and Selection Procedures.
Your application will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and your
resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the occupational
questionnaire or KSAs for consistency.
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, your application
will be further reviewed to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your
accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the occupational
questionnaire or KSAs listed in this vacancy announcement. You will then be placed in one of three
Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement
and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated outstanding proficiency in applying
knowledge, skill, and ability in the critical competencies for
this position to work at increased levels of difficulty and complexity.
Qualified Category Meets the basic qualification
requirements for the vacancy announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the
critical competencies for this position.
Category Meets the specialized experience outlined in the
minimum qualifications requirements section of the vacancy announcement.
You should be aware that your ratings are subject to
evaluation and verification. If a
determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by
your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described
Application of Veterans Preference: the Category Rating Method does not add
veterans preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights
of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each
category. Preference eligibles who do
not have a service-connected disability of 10 percent or more will be assigned
to the appropriate quality category based upon the job-related assessment and
will be listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within the appropriate quality
category. Preference eligibles who have
a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent and who meet
the minimum qualifications requirements will be listed in the highest quality
category (except if the position is a scientific or professional position at
the GS-9 level or above). The Office of
Personnel Management (OPM) has defined the professional and scientific
professional positions and can be accessed here: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp
All applicants who meet the basic qualification
requirements established for the position will be ranked by being assigned to
the appropriate rating category based upon the job-related assessment tool(s):
Preference eligibles will be listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality
preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of
30-percent or more (CPS) and those with a compensable service-connected
disability of at least 10-percent but less than 30-percent (CP) will be placed
at the top of the highest quality category (except for scientific or professional
positions at the GS-9 level or higher such as
Accountants and Librarians).
- Names will be referred in veterans
preference order and non-preference eligibles will be referred in
alphabetical order thereafter.
There is no limit to the number of qualified
candidates that can be referred in each category. All eligible candidates in the highest
quality category may be referred; or
If there are fewer than three eligible candidates in the highest quality
category, all eligible candidates in the highest quality category and the next
lower category may be merged and referred.
will be referred in alphabetical order.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: Five points may be added to the eligible ratings of veterans who: Entered the military service prior to October 14, 1976; served on active duty during the Gulf War between August 2, 1990 and January 2, 1992, regardless of where the person served; or, served in a military action for which they received a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. Medal holders and Gulf War veterans must have served continuously for at least 24 months or the full period for which called or ordered to active duty. Ten points may be granted to the eligible ratings of disabled veterans; Purple Heart recipients; spouses or mothers of a 100 percent disabled veteran; or the widows, widowers, or mothers of a deceased veteran.