For GS-09 grade level:
Applicants must meet the qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service performing administrative functions such as making travel arrangements, reviewing and editing correspondence, proposed policy statements, reports and directives. -OR-
Successful completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or L.L.B., or J.D., if related. Education must be directly related to the work of the position to be filled. A copy of your transcripts is required. -OR-
An equivalent combination of the specialized experience and the graduate education. Only education beyond the first 18 semester hours will be combined with the specialized experience. A copy of your transcripts is required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements described in this announcement. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be evaluated in addition to the online job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies needed to perform this job:
Applying analytical techniques and evaluative methods to issues or studies concerning all administrative matters to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Directorate’s operations.
Initiate and maintain effective personal contact and relationships with representatives of Federal, state and local agencies, subject matter specialists, and special interest groups.
Skill in using computer equipment and software programs to develop databases, spreadsheets, etc.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified: This is the highest category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates high proficiency in all of the critical competencies.
Well-Qualified: This is the next lower category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies.
Qualified: This is the lowest category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies.
If you are determined to be best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here to access OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ICTAP, you must be placed in the best qualified category for this position as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.
Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific, professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. This position is not considered scientific/professional. For information on veterans’ preference, please click here. To preview questions please click here.