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In order to qualify for this position, you need one year of specialized experience at the GS-04 level. Examples of specialized experience may include clerical and administrative duties in support of an organization; using multiple automated programs and software such as databases, spreadsheets, and graphics in support of the clerical and administrative work; answering a multiple telephone system; preparing routine correspondence; scheduling meetings and managing an organizations or office calendar.
OR EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION of four years above high school. One year of full time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours in a college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial or technical school.
In order to qualify for this position, you need one year of specialized experience at the GS-05 level. Specialized experience may have been gained while performing various clerical and administrative duties in support of the organization, performing office automation support using multiple automated programs and software such as databases, spreadsheets, and graphics in support of the clerical and administrative work. Example of GS-5 level work may include: 1) controlling and reading all incoming correspondence, screening items to be handled personally, and forwarding the remainder to other for action; 2) receiving requests for information, advising when the information can be furnished, and personal providing authorized information from files and records or following up with others to see that non-routine information is provided; 3) arranging for meetings or conferences including reserving meeting room and notifying participants; 4) requisitioning supplies, equipment and services for the office staff. Work was planned and carried out independently and in accordance with established instructions, priorities, policies and accepted practices. Judgment was used to select existing guidelines that were appropriate for the specific situation.
In order to qualify for this position, you need one year of specialized experience at the GS-06 level. Specialized experience may have been gained while performing various clerical and administrative duties in support of the organization, performing office automation support using multiple automated programs and software such as databases, spreadsheets, and graphics in support of the clerical and administrative work. Example of specialized experience may include locating and summarizing information from files and documents as required or in anticipation of supervisor's needs; reviewing publications, directives, and other material that may affect the office and determining those that can be acted upon personally and taking necessary action; composing correspondence; and/or reviewing documents prepared for supervisor's signature for conformance with procedures, grammar, format, and special policies.
There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-06 or the GS-07 grade level.
Are You Qualifying Based on Education? A photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back) must be submitted. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English.)
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All candidates must be U.S. Citizens and reside within the local commuting area where the position is located. Local commuting area is defined as the geographic area surrounding a work site that encompasses the localities where people live and reasonably can be expected to travel back and forth daily to work based on the generally held expectations of the local community. (5 CFR 575.203)
All requirements must be met at time of certification. You are advised to submit your documents promptly as part of your application package.
Work schedules may be part-time, full-time or school year seasonal. Some positions are part-time with seasonal work schedules. School year seasonal work schedules include periods in a non-pay/non-duty status during the holiday, spring and summer recess periods.
A qualified typist is required for this position (40wpm).
Applicants may be required to complete a 1-year probationary or trial period.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements.
You will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14R.
Selectee must undergo Background Checks IAW DoDI 1402.5 (e.g. Local Files Check, State Criminal History Records Check, and National Agency Check Inquiries). Employment in these positions is subject to successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet/maintain these requirements may be grounds for termination.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. 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 for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documents, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted, including marking you ineligible for this position. External applicants will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, military spouse preference and family member applicants with Veterans Preference will receive selection priority over military spouse preference and family member applicants who are non-veterans. Internal applicants will be referred in alphabetical order.
You will be rated in the following areas:
Please indicate in your response the duties of your previous positions which demostrate your experiences with the following: use of grammar, sentence structure, puntuation, and correspondence procedures; experience working with spreadsheets and databases; performing a variety of secretarial and administrative support work; planning, organizing, and coordinating activities and office schedules; and/or your ability to communicate orally and in writing.