To qualify at the GS-11 level, you must possess one of the following:
A. One year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) Applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of personnel management/staffing program operations; 2) Participating in long range planning of manpower requirements based on organizational structure changes, funds availability and mission requirements; 3) Assisting or managing payroll appropriations and disbursements; and 4) Conducting studies on human resources functions and analyzing findings to identify problems related to turnover, career development, recruitment, and retirements/separations. This experience must be documented in your resume. OR
B. Successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree (L.L.M, if related), that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this work. Such fields include business administration, organization and management, human resources, or finance, or other directly field. OR
C. Combination of education and specialized experience - A combination of the graduate level education and specialized experience as described in 'A' and 'B' above which can be combined to meet 100 percent of the requirement. If your education is currently described in quarter hours, convert the quarter hours into semester hours by multiplying the quarter hours by the fraction 2/3rds. To calculate the percentage of qualifying graduate education, first take the number of semester hours or equivalent earned towards a graduate degree, in excess of 36 semester hours (above the Master's level), and divide by 18 semester hours or equivalent. Then take number the number of months experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify using this option. NOTE: The contents of your resume must support this response and you must include a copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial) to verify this education. Otherwise, you will be found ineligible.
Education: For any college courses, graduate work, research, thesis or other non-descript courses listed on your transcript (such as "Independent Research"), please indicate through your resume or attachment memorandum from an academic professor how each course fulfills the specific education requirement, i.e., state number of semester hours credited, topic of study, grade earned.
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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. Applicants can verify accreditation HERE.
Special Instructions For Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, click HERE.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The selectee will work a compressed work schedule consisting of four 10-hour days per week.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. 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 eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The categories are defined as follows:
- Highly Qualified Demonstrates better overall or key knowledge, skills, or abilities for a specific position.
- Well Qualified Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position, but does not necessarily meet the definition of best qualified.
- Qualified Meets the minimum qualifications standards, including any selective placement factors, for a specific position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Knowledge of the principles and theories of management and organizational techniques, systems and procedures.
- Knowledge of analytical and statistical methods and techniques.
- Knowledge and skill in interpreting and utilizing applicable laws, directives, regulations, procedures, and policies governing manpower management.
- Skill in oral communication.