QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL)
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE - GS-09
Qualifying experience for the GS-9 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-7 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 researching and analyzing established administrative issues; acting as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization regarding administrative and/or organizational matters; and preparing a variety of written documents, such as staff papers, status reports, or policy recommendations.
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.
A year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours which the school attended has determined to represent one year of full-time study. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE - GS-11
Grade 11: Qualifying experience for the GS-11 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to GS-9 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.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Experience requirements at the GS-11 level may be met by three (3) full academic years of graduate level education or the successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
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:
For Competitive Applicants/All US Citizens: If you meet the qualifications, you will be rated and ranked under Category Rating procedures. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.
Candidates will be ranked into 3 categories: Best-Qualified; Highly-Qualified; and Qualified.The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligible who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 per cent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).
Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. 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.
Please click on the following link to access KSAs: View Assessment Questions
Please respond to each KSA and submit with your application:
Ability to communicate effectively in order to prepare and convey information on an individual and group basis.
Ability to plan and execute work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to utilize various automated systems to collect and analyze data for compliance resolution.
Ability to meet and deal with high level officials.
Knowledge of grant administration rules, policies, and regulations