You must have one year specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position being filled. Specialized experience must be equivalent to at least the next lower grade level for the occupation. You must meet these qualifications by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level performing the following:
· Experience in developing and communicating the strategy and direction of a team; and
· Leading or supervising the day-to-day operations of a team which must include business development, marketing and outreach; and
· One of the following: financial, lending, procurement, economic development or human resource matters; and
Experience must demonstrate leading individuals for achieving team goals and objectives.
Education may not be substituted for experience for this position.
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), you must submit proof of eligibility. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at: CTAP/ICTAP.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
For Delegated Examining (all US Citizens), your application will be evaluated under the Category Rating method based on your responses to the assessment questions. You will receive a score based on the responses to the assessment questions (to view the questions click here TAG:View 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.
Merit Promotion and Non-Competitive applicants will not be evaluated using Category Rating. Applicants meeting basic qualification requirements will further be evaluated on the information provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire, click on the following link TAG:View Assessment Questions. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the questionnaire.
You will be evaluated using the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Skill in providing effective leadership, management and oversight required to optimize the deployment of programs and services and to achieve goals.
- Skill in strategic planning and implementation of a plan to achieve specifically identified goals.
- Knowledge of business development, management, technical assistance and marketing strategies.
- Skill in writing to develop information programs for diverse audiences of various levels of understanding and sophistication.
- 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.