For GS-5, applicants must have 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree and 3 years of general experience, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least GS-4 in the federal service.
For GS-7, 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement and 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-5 in the federal service.
Specialized experience: Applicant must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the normal line of progression, which has equipped the applicant to successfully perform the duties of the position to be filled. The Qualification Standard Handbook for General Schedule Positions, which is available in most Federal personnel offices or on the OPM website www.opm.gov, will apply.
Additional Qualification Requirements:
Competencies needed for success in the position. Please ensure that your resume or supporting documents clearly convey evidence of your competencies in the following areas:
1. Skills in written and oral communication.
2. Skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis including analytical capabilities.
3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different interests or perspectives at all levels of the organization.
4. Ability to plan and execute work duties. Applicants must have progressively responsible experience in an area of work or study that shows that the applicant has developed skills required to perform duties at the entry level.
Time-in-Grade Requirement: Completion of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level. These requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements
To qualify based on education, submit copy of transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Application materials will not be returned. We will be unable to return these to you. You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited educational institution in the United States when you apply.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
This is a permanent full-time position in the Excepted Service and does not confer Federal competitive status.
This is a bargaining unit position.
As an excepted service agency persons selected may have to satisfy a two-year probationary period.
Continued employment in this position is contingent upon successful completion of the appropriate background investigation.
The incumbent may be eligible for a transit subsidy up to $125 per month.
You must be a U.S. Citizen
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be reviewed and evaluated first for minimum qualifications. If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, your application will be further reviewed and rated to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the qualifications stated in this vacancy announcement.
Qualification, education, and experience determinations will be based only on the information supplied by the applicant. Only those applicants found to be among the best qualified may be contacted for further assessment, such as interviews and consideration by the selecting official.