GS-11: to qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must have either specialized experience,education, or a combination of experience and education as follows:
(A) At least one full-time year (12-months) of specialized work experience equivalent to theGS-09 level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience demonstrates candidate has experience performing quantitative and qualitative analysis; knowledge of agency's mission sufficient to provide guidance and direction in support of all administrative functions of an office; ability to plan, organize, implement, coordinate, and direct activities of an office and providing long and short range goals and objectives; skill in fact finding; knowledge of the national security information security program; and the ability to coordinate, evaluate and integrate the work of others into a final work product. OR
B. Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in any field of study that provided you with the knowledge, skills and abilities perform administrative, management or program analysis work. OR
(C) Have a combination of graduate-level education and specialized experience (as described above), which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement. Only graduate level education in excess of the first two years can be used in this calculation. To calculate your percentage of graduate education, first determine the total number of graduate level hours that exceed 36 hours (or your school's definition of two years of graduate study), then divide the total number of your excess graduate semester hours by 18 (or your school's definition of one year of graduate study). To calculate your percentage of specialized experience, divide the total number of months of qualifying experience by 12.Now, add the two percentages together. The sum of the percentages must equal at least 100%.
GS-12: to qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must have at least one full-time year(12-months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is experience using qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to evaluate management practices of substantive organizations and complex functions; identifying best management and administrative practices and applying them to an organization; providing guidance and direction in support of all administrative functions of an office; ability to plan, organize,implement, coordinate, and direct activities of an office; skill in factfinding; knowledge of the national security information security program,advising management on program policies, regulations, and procedures and the ability to coordinate, evaluate and integrate the work of others into a final work product.
Education Education may be substituted at the GS-11 level for experience. There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-12 level.
Requirements If you are applying at the GS-11 level based on college level education, you MUST submit a copy of your transcript.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of
three categories. The quality categories are: Best, Better, or Good. These category assignments are a measure of
the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions
match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.
Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will
receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Your qualifications will be evaluated
on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies
in the following areas:
to analyze and measure the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of
administrative and technical programs.
of the NSI Information Security Program and governing regulations, orders, and
to coordinate, evaluate, and integrate work of others.
to communicate both orally and in writing.
Your resume serves as
the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most
relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it
relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application
and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid
experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to
receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of
the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3)
specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the
work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous
supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a
valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience
requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade
level(s) for which you are applying. This information should be clearly
identified in your resume. Failure to provide information sufficient to
determine your qualifications for the position will result in loss of
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