Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.
Applicants applying for the GS-09 grade
level must meet one of the following
A. Have at least 1 full year of
specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07
level in the Federal service which provided you
with the particular knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the duties of the
position. Qualifying specialized experience
must demonstrate the following:
-Experience administering an inventory management system for medical equipment and supplies, and controlled substances.
-Experience procuring, calibrating, and maintaining medical electronics and communication equipment.
-Experience consulting with equipment vendors to obtain price quotes for purchase agreements.
-Experience providing medical services in crisis situations.
B. Have a master's or equivalent
graduate degree, OR 2 full years of
progressively higher level graduate education
leading to such a degree, OR LL.B or J.D. from
an accredited college or university. This
education must demonstrate the knowledge,
skills, and abilities to do the work of the
position to be filled;
C. Have a combination of graduate
level education and specialized experience (as
described above), which is equivalent to the GS-
07 level in the Federal Service. This
experience and education together meets 100% of
the qualification requirements for this
Combination of Experience and
Education: When an applicant has less than
one year of specialized experience as described
in the announcement, he or she may combine
successfully completed graduate-level education
with experience to meet the total qualification
requirements. Generally, 18 graduate semester
hours is equivalent to 1 full-time year of
graduate study (your school and department
determine what constitutes 1 full time year of
graduate study). The percentage of specialized
work experience and the percentage of graduate
study must total at least 100%.
Note: All applicants WILL BE required to
submit transcripts as verification of
educational requirement. If you fail to provide
requested information, or the information you
submit is insufficient to verify your
eligibility, you may lose consideration for this
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:
1. Skill in performing a difficult range of emergency medical services to patients in crisis areas.
2. Knowledge of well-established and commonly applied supply principles, concepts, and methodologies in areas such as inventory, packing, storing, distributing, logistics, acquisition, and cataloging.
3. Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of managing the physical receipt, custody, care, and distribution of material including medical supplies, equipment, electronic equipment, and DEA controlled substances.
4. Knowledge of various transportation systems used to deliver medical supplies and equipment to overseas locations.
5. Skill in negotiating customs and import procedures to assure supplies and equipment arrive in a timely manner.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. This information should be clearly identified in your resume. Failure to provide information sufficient to determine your qualifications for the position will result in loss of consideration. For tips on writing your resume, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center.
Qualified candidates are assigned a score between 70 and 100.
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If, after reviewing your resume and self-assessment questionnaire responses and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, a score will be manually determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lower score, which may also eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this job opportunity. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.