To qualify for this position, you must meet the requirements below: For GS-04 - You must have one year of GENERAL experience.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: 2 full years of education above the high school level.
COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: You can meet total qualifications for this job by combining general experience and appropriate education according to the following formula: (a) your total months of full time general experience as a percentage of a 12 month total; PLUS (b) your total number of qualifying semester or quarter hours as a percentage of two years of education above the high school level. The total of the two percentages must equal at least 100 percent.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Applicants must possess training and experience that clearly demonstrates the following knowledge, skills, and abilities. This training and/or experience MUST be reflected by descriptions of your experience in your resume.
- Sort mail by matching codes and numbers.
- Knowledge of filing alphabetically, numerically and chronologically.
- Ability to work with others.
- Ability to maintain and handle sensitive information.
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/alph-ndx.asp.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS PLEASE 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). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
FOREIGN EDUCATION: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, you must submit original official college transcripts from an accredited educational institution that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on three quality groups, as follows:
- Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position.
- Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job.
- Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying Veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided. Documentation to support designated preference for 5 point (TP) or 10 point (CP/CPS, XPP, XP) is required to award preference. (See "Required Documents" section.) For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.