You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
You must answer all job-related questions in the job questionnaire.
Education may be substituted for experience as described in “Qualifications.”
Specialized Experience for the CN-51 level: To qualify at CN-51, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the CN-40 level in the Federal service. (For qualification purposes, the CN-40 level is broadly equivalent to the GS-9 level).
For this position, specialized experience may be defined as experience that demonstrates the ability to provide advice and assistance regarding training needs. Experience must demonstrate an understanding of training methods and techniques, along with organizational and communications skills. OR
Education: You must have a doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such degree from an accredited college or university. Qualifying education must be in a field of study directly related to the duties of this position and must demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities required above.
Specialized Experience for the CN-52 level: To qualify at CN-52, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the CN-51 level in the Federal service. (For qualification purposes, the CN-51 level is broadly equivalent to the GS-11 level).
For this position, specialized experience may be defined as experience providing advice and assistance concerning determination of training needs that is responsive to the needs of an organization. Experience must demonstrate an understanding of training methods and techniques, along with organizational skills that demonstrate the ability to administer a training program that is responsive to the needs of an organization.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application includes your:
2. Responses to the online questions,
3. Required supporting documents;
4. Cover letter (optional).
Note: If a cover letter is submitted, it may be used to assess your qualifications.
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. You may also be further evaluated using additional assessment processes.
Category rating procedures will be used to rank and refer eligibles. Based on your responses to the online questionnaire, you will be assigned a score. Your score will determine in which of the three categories you will be placed: Categories A, B, or C. Under this process, veterans will be assigned to the appropriate category (without additional preference points) and then placed at the top of their category.
Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A human resources representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. Your resume will be among the factors used in setting your pay, should you be made an offer of employment. Please ensure that it fully describes your experience as it relates to the position for which you are applying.
3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.
We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process. To preview questions please click here.