GS-09 Level: One year (1) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 Federal grade level that involves evaluating, analyzing, developing, managing, or improving communications systems, procedures, and requirements that demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in communications concepts and technology.-OR-
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirement for the GS-9 level may be met by two (2) full academic years of graduate level education or completion of all requirements for a master's or equivalent graduate degree, or completion of all requirements for an LL.B or J.D. degree, in a one of the following major study areas of one of the following - electrical or electronic engineering, mathematics, physics, public utilities, statistics, computer science, telecommunications management, information systems management, business administration, industrial management, as related to this position.
GS-11 Level: One year (1) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 Federal grade level that involves evaluating, analyzing, developing, managing, or improving communications systems, procedures, and requirements that demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in communications concepts and technology. Such experience involves monitoring elements of telecommunication vendor performance; discussing program or project milestones or activities; processing standard installation request; collecting and summarizing data to telecommunication equipment and systems; and establishing procedures for service. OR-
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirements for the GS-11 level may be met by successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M., in a one of the following major study areas of one of the following electrical or electronic engineering, mathematics, physics, public utilities, statistics, computer science, telecommunications management, information systems management, business administration, industrial management, as related to this position.
A combination of specialized experience and graduate level education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)/Competencies:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of telecommunications technologies, system capabilities, and equipment operating characteristics.
2. Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
3. Ability to communicate in writing.
4. Ability to plan and execute work.
5. Knowledge of administrative rules and procedures for telecommunications functions.
6. Ability to research, analyze and prepare written telecommunications policies, reports and procedures.
Conditions of Employment:
PCS: Not Authorized
Relocation Expenses:Not Authorized
TDY Travel: Frequently
Tour of Duty:Other
Fair Labor Standards Act:Non-Exempt
Drug Testing Designated Position:Yes
Security Requirements:Top Secret Clearance
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your official transcripts or an unofficial transcript of college courses which includes course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be assessed and your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration.
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
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