There is one basic component of your experience that defines the qualifications. That component is:
1. Specialized Experience
1. Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Examples of creditable specialized experience include: For the AP-3 band level: Candidates must have 1 year of specialized experience at the AP-2 band level (GS-7 equivalent). Specialized experience is a broad range of knowledge in administering personal property, motor vehicle, and supply management programs requiring some judgment, analysis and problem solving skills; knowledge of policies, procedures and directives for acquisition, maintenance, utilization, disposition, accountability and control of property, vehicles, and supplies programs; knowledge of the Federal Tort Claims Act regarding accidents, claims and vehicle commitments; broad range of knowledge in identifying problems, proposing and implementing solutions; and experience with Federal Property Management regulations. Education may be used in lieu of specialized experience to qualify for this band level based on: 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. B. Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related.
For the AP-4 level, candidates for this position must have 52 weeks of progressively responsible specialized experience equivalent to the next lower band level, AP-3 (GS-11 equivalent), in the Federal service. Specialized experience is expert knowledge of administering personal property, motor vehicle, and supply management programs; experience where you gained knowledge in developing and implementing policies, procedures and directives for acquisition, maintenance, utilization, disposition, accountability and control of property, vehicles, and supplies programs; experience with the Federal Tort Claims Act in conducting accident investigations and providing guidance regarding accidents, claims and vehicle commitments; expert knowledge of identifying problems, proposing and implementing solutions; and experience with Federal Property Management regulations.Education may not be used to substitute for experience at the AP-4 band level.
All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. Click here: for more information.
All supporting documents in the "How to Apply" section must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the closing date of the announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants are evaluated in accordance with Delegated Examining Procedures using category rating. All applicants are rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position. An automated ranking system, based on the online application process is used. Before a certificate can be issued to the selecting official, the resume is reviewed carefully by an HR Specialist to assure that (a) minimum qualification requirements are met, (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions, (c) the resume addresses experience and education relevant to this position, and (d) copies of any required documents are submitted. To preview questions please click here.
Your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the applicant assessment questions. High self-assessment in the applicant questions that is not supported by information in your resume may eliminate you from best-qualified status and subsequent referral to the selecting official.
If you are found to be one of the top quality candidates or are eligible for special hiring authorities and will be referred to the selecting official for job consideration, you may be asked to develop a written response to narrative/essay type questions in the second round of the application process. If this applies to you, you will be contacted by an agency representative. Please keep your records updated with your current email address.
The automated system will place applicants in categories based on their responses to the online job related assessment questions, which are based on the duties and competencies required of the position. Competencies for this position include: language, mathematics, information processing, analytical, communication, leadership, personal characteristics (i.e. integrity and professional development), technical skills and knowledge, government laws/regulations, information technology fluency, and industry awareness. The categories are qualified, well qualified, and best qualified. Best qualified is the top category. Veterans who meet qualification requirements and have adjudicated veterans preference will be placed at the top of the category they fall into based on their answers to the assessment questions; this could be one of several categories, however, non-veterans cannot be selected over veterans that are in the same category. Only candidates in the top category are referred to the selecting official, unless categories are merged. Adjudicated veterans are those who meet the requirements for preference and submit legible documentation by the closing date of the announcement. A member 4 copy of the DD-214 must be submitted, or a letter from the Veterans Administration specifying eligibility as a disabled veteran, and in either case, documents must specify an honorable discharge. For disabled veterans, the SF-15 is requested; in the absence of an SF-15, the VA letter specifying eligibility for preference and an honorable discharge is sufficient, assuming all requirements for preference are met.