GS-12: One year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level working independently:
- In commercial or business loan proposal development, packaging, and structuring; and
- Marketing lending programs and services to external customers through outreach activities; and
- Conducting formal training or professional development; and
- In the growth and development of a customer base; and
- Using a variety of a software applications and technologies in all aspects of the job.
Education cannot substitute experience at the GS-12 grade level.
ICTAP/CTAP : If you are applying for a special selection priority under SBA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (open to surplus SBA employees only) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (open to surplus and displaced Federal employees), submit the following proof of your eligibility: Your reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, a Standard Form 50 reflecting your RIF separation, or notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. Also submit a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action which shows the grade level, duty location and promotion potential of the career or career-conditional position from which you have been or will be separated, and a copy of your last performance rating of record. To be found well-qualified for special selection priority by SBA, you must meet the minimum qualifications and receive at least 85 possible points for the quality ranking factors.
TIME-IN-GRADE : If you are a current Federal employee applying for promotion under SBA's Merit Promotion and Placement Plan, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in positions not more than one grade lower than the position being filled. You must meet this requirement by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants meeting basic qualification requirements will be further evaluated on the information provided in the Occupational Questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire, click on the following long:View Assessment Questions. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The occupational questions relate to the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) required to do the work of this position;
1. Ability to conduct lending institution outreach, recruitment or retention.
2. Ability to conduct lender, borrower and partner technical training using various methods and technologies.
3. Knowledge of commercial lending principles and processes.
4. Ability to build and develop relationships with lenders to include counseling, assistance and facilitation through one-on-one interaction.
5. Skill in writing to develop information programs for diverse audiences of various levels of understanding and sophistication.
6. Skill in conceptualizing, preparing and conducting a variety of oral presentations (such as workshops, lectures, formal training and impromptu speeches) to influence the acceptance of programs, services or special interests.
DEU Candidates: Your application will be evaluated under the Category Rating method based on your responses to the assessment questions. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. If you meet basic requirements for the position, your application will be evaluated and placed into one of three categories:
1. Best-Qualified: highly proficient with an overall comprehensive level of knowledge, skills and abilities related to the job based on a complete review of experience, education, and training as described in an applicant's responses to the assessment questions and resume.
2. Well-Qualified: competent in the position with an overall accomplished level of knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the job based on a complete review of experience, training, and education as applicable, as described in an applicant's responses to the assessment questions and resume.
3. Qualified: an overall basic level of knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the job based on a complete review of experience, education, and training, as described in an applicant's responses to the assessment questions and resume.
Candidates eligible for veterans' preference will be placed ahead of other candidates in the appropriate category for which they have been rated. Additionally, preference eligibles who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent and who meet Minimum Qualification Requirements will automatically be placed in the Best Qualified Category.
If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.