Qualifying experience for the GS-12 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-11 level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Examples are identifying and analyzing policy, regulations, and/or standards covering portions of an organization's programs, activities, or functions; or analyzing fluctuating conditions and unusual factors and providing recommendations to resolve unusual or uncommon administrative issues.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made 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 documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).
Please click on the following link to access KSAs: View Assessment Questions
Please respond to each KSA and submit with your application:
Knowledge of laws, regulations, administrative rules, policies, precedents and agency practices related to the 1994 Crime Act, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the Privacy Act (PA).
Ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative analyses.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to handle multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
Skill in meeting, dealing and negotiating with professionals with diverse backgrounds in situations which might involve complex issues or conflicts of opinion.
Knowledge of the FOIA database, Microsoft, Word, Access, and Excel.