The Group Coverage Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions. Individual Occpational Requirements for GS-301 Administrative Analysis Grade Evaluation Guide published by the United States Office of Personnel Operating Manual. Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, in the Federal Service.
AT THE GS-9
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience which has equipped you with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the position for which you are applying. Specifically, specialized experience is experience performing administrative duties such as reviewing written documents for grammar and spelling; screening incoming calls/visitors; coordinating travel arrangements; managing a such as scheduling appointments and meetings, screening calls and visitors, arranging travel and answering inquiries based on knowledge of Departmental /program policy and guidance relative to program goals.
AT THE GS-11
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience which has equipped you with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the position for which you are applying. Specifically, specialized experience is experience performing administrative duties for a high ranking official or cabinet member performing duties of a confidential nature but not limited to reviewing written documents for grammar and spelling; screening incoming calls/visitors; coordinating travel arrangements; managing a supervisor's calendar; preparing detailed documents and forms for reimbursements or budgetary tracking, and maintaining an office system. All duties must be supported in your resume.
No educational requirement is required for this position. College Transcript and Evaluation of Foreign Education - Transcripts (in English) must be submitted if (a) a degree is required for the position, and/or (b) education is used as the basis for qualifying for this position. The Department of Labor does not recognize academic degrees from schools that are not accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the Department of Education. Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service. If courses were taken at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, or from several different colleges or universities, you must submit all the necessary transcripts. If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into a category based on your vacancy question responses.
Category A Best Qualified - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in applying critical competencies required by this position to work of increased levels of difficulty and complexity.
Category B Well Qualified - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the critical competencies required by this position.
Category C Qualified- Meets the specialized experience described in the minimum qualifications requirements section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the basic competencies.
Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies (click Evaluation Tools for information):
Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:
1. Program Operations- reviews and evaluate programmatic processes for efficiency and make recommendations accordingly.
2. Oral and Written Communications-Write and present article review, important papers, reports summaries and briefs Assistant Secretary on such summaries.
3. Analysis -Review and evaluate administrative procedures, policies and systems.
The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses to the vacancy questions. If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume. Your evaluation may also include a review by a Human Resources Specialist or panel and may include other assessments (ex. interview, panel review, written test, writing sample, etc.) To preview questions please click here.
INFORMATION FOR ICTAP ELIGIBLES ONLY: If you are eligible for special priority selection under ICTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration. ICTAP eligibles who are placed into Category B or higher will be considered "well-qualified".
Click Application of Veterans Preference for Category Rating Jobs for more information.