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Applicants are responsible for reviewing the OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS section of the vacancy announcement. This section can be viewed by navigating to the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement link after you have logged in to the system.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE AVUE SYSTEM BY 8:59 PT (11:59 ET).
This position is located in the Sourcing Services (NSS) group.
All United States citizens are eligible to apply. Candidates will be considered under a variety of appointing authorities including Delegated Examining, Merit Promotion, VRA, and VEOA (if applicable).
The sensitivity level of this position is designated as 'Moderate Risk' Nonsensitive, which requires that the selectee pass a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) personnel investigation and receive a favorable suitability determination. Under existing OPM regulations, current Federal employees transferring from another department or agency who have successfully passed this level (or higher) personnel investigation will not be subject to re-investigation under OPM suitability regulations. Further, employees with unescorted access to facilities, systems, and equipment, which, if destroyed, degraded, or otherwise rendered unavailable, would affect the reliability or operability of the bulk electric system, or have access to critical cyber assets that are essential to the reliable operation of the bulk electric system will be required to undergo a Special Agency Check every seven years, thereafter (or sooner if for cause.)
How to Apply: Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for BPA applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. Information regarding this position can be accessed at the following URL: www.avuedigitalservices.com/bpa/applicant.html. Use the 'Search Jobs' criteria to search by job title, location, and/or grade of the position.
College transcripts are required for this position. You will be prompted to upload an electronic copy of your transcripts during the online application process. You will have until the announcement closing date to upload these documents.
If you are applying as a reinstatement or status candidate from another Federal agency you will be prompted to upload an electronic copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF 50).
Veterans: To be considered for VEOA or VRA consideration, a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) is required. 10-point veterans must also provide a copy of their SF-15 and associated documentation.
Veteran's Preference: To be considered for veteran's preference, a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) must be provided prior to appointment. Veterans claiming CP or CPS preference must also provide a copy of their SF-15 and associated documentation. You will be able to upload electronic copies during the application process.
If your application does not provide all the information requested in the vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration.
Applications must be completed in the Avue system by 8:59 PT (11:59 ET).
Benefits: BPA offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on BPA benefits can be found at: http://www.careers.bpa.gov/Benefits/
EEO Policy Statement: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO_Policy_Statement
Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_Statement
Legal and Regulatory Guidance: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Legal_and_Regulatory_Guidance
Veterans Information: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/
Basis of Rating: Candidates eligible for consideration under Delegated Examining criteria will have their application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Candidates determined to be qualified will be placed in a quality category: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority. Clearly articulating your work experience is critical to determining your qualifications for this position. Please describe your experience and thoroughly address the questions through your resume, cover letter, and/or other supporting material you choose to submit.
Basis of Rating: Candidates eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion criteria will have their application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Candidates determined to be qualified will have their applications rated against the required knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) and ranked against other candidates. If your final rating places you among the best qualified, your application will be referred to the selecting official for consideration. Clearly articulating your work experience is critical to determining your qualifications for this position. Please describe your experience and thoroughly address the questions through your resume, cover letter, and/or other supporting material you choose to submit.
Federal Employees: Federal transfer relocation is not available for this position.
All Applicants: A relocation bonus may be available.