By the closing date of this announcement, applicants must meet Office of Personnel Management (OPM) qualification requirements for the GS-1102 series as indicated in the Operating Manual for General Schedule Positions. For more information, visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp.
To meet the basic eligibility requirements, candidates must have:
A. A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;
B. At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following field: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
To qualify for the GS-11 level, applicants must also have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level OR 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
To qualify for the GS-12 level, applicants must also have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. There is no educational substitute for this level.
Specialized experience is experience which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be typically in or related to the work of the position described.
Time In Grade: Merit Promotion ("Status") candidates must have completed at least 52 weeks of service equivalent to the next lower grade.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
As part of the application process, applicants will be required to complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions
Once the application process is complete and the job announcement closes, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. 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 will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: Veteran's eligible under VEOA and those eligible under the Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) are eligible to apply and receive initial consideration under this announcement. Please visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ei4.asp for further guidance. Applicants must submit DD Form 214, VA Disability Rating Letter and other documents necessary to support Veteran Status.
Peace Corps/VISTA: Applicants within 1-year after release from Peace Corp/VISTA may be eligible to apply through this announcement. To do so eligible applicants must submit the Peace Corps Statement Of Service that must contain a statement on eligibility to apply for Federal Jobs for 1-year as a "Status" applicant.
Please note: If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education OR that your application is incomplete, your application will be unrated with an explanation that the narrative does not support the self-report. Your application will receive no further consideration for this announcement. It is the responsibility of the applicant to prove eligibility for this position.