THE POSITION REQUIRES: One year of specialized
experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position, and that is
typically in or related to the work of the position. To be creditable,
specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower
grade level of Federal service. Examples of related specialized
experience includes: experience with regulations regarding total supply
support; overseen materials management support operations; experience with a
data system related inventory management; overseeing warehousing, procurement
distribution and inventory management functions; identifying program weaknesses
and developing and implementing plans for corrective actions; resolving problems
in material management support operations.
(*Your experience must be
detailed in your resume to receive full credit.)
SUBSITUTION OF EDUCATION: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral
degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading
to such a degree or LL.M. if related from an accredited college or university
that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work
of this position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be
the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent
1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the
school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of
full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in
accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school
attended. (*If you are using education to qualify, transcripts are required.)
COMBINATION: An equivalent combination of
specialized experience and progressively higher level graduate education as
described for the GS-11 that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of
this position. For the GS-11, only graduate education in excess of 18 semester
hours (1 year) may be used to qualify. To calculate the combination of
education and experience, determine the amount of experience you have as a
percentage of the experience required for the grade level. Then determine the
amount of education you have as a percentage of the education required for the
grade level. Add the two percentages; the total percentage must equal at least
100% to qualify for the grade level. (*If you qualify by a combination, your
experience must be detailed in your resume and transcripts are required.)
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
of warehousing, procurement distribution and inventory management functions
of federal regulations, laws, policies, and procedures pertaining to total
in monitoring, overseeing and resolving difficult problems in material management
in the implementation of new information/data systems related to logistics
to identify strategic and local program weaknesses and to develop, coordinate
and execute corrective action plans
work is mostly sedentary. Typically the employee sits at a desk or a table with
some walking or standing. Items carried typically are light objects and lifting
of moderately heavy objects is not normally required. The position also
requires long periods of work at a VDT to compile and execute reports, etc.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows:
- Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
- Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
- Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
- Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.