(1) full year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the
particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform successfully the duties
of the Time & Leave Clerk, GS-5 position, and that is in or related to the
work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, this experience must have
been equivalent to at least the GS-4 level in the Federal service to qualify at
the Grade 5.
of such experience include (but are not limited to): Serving as a timekeeper posting, examining,
computing and balancing hours on time and leave; Ensuring mathematical accuracy
in recording time and leave; Interpreting and applying time and leave
regulations; Preparing spreadsheets and maintaining databases; Generating
reports; Composing and editing correspondence; and Responding to time and leave
NOTE: Evidence of specialized experience must be supported
by detailed documentation on your
resume or OF-612. Also provide work experience information such as hours per week, salary and starting/ending dates of employment (month
and year format) to
establish one (1) full year of Specialized Experience.
- OR -
Four (4) years of successfully completed
education above the high school level in any field for which high school
graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite may be used to qualify
at the Grade 5. This education must have been obtained in an accredited
business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or
university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester
hours, 45-quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at
least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in
a business secretarial, or technical school.
- OR -
COMBINING EDUCATION (Transcript Required) and
A combination of experience and successfully
completed education may be used to meet the total experience requirements to
qualify at the Grade 5. For example, an applicant with six (6) months of
appropriate experience equivalent to GS-4 (50 percent of the experience
requirement for GS-5) and two (2) years of successfully completed education
above high school, as is describe above, (50 percent of the education
requirement for the GS-5) would be qualified for a GS-5 position.
will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other
characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this
and understanding of timekeeping policies and procedures.
Knowledge and understanding of administrative and clerical policies and
Knowledge of automated data systems and skill in the use of word
processing, spreadsheets and database programs.
Ability to communicate effective both orally and in writing.
and recording function of timekeeping duties are sedentary. Timekeeping functions include an extensive
amount of walking to units within the Medical Center and Nursing Service
office. Works under stress to meet
For more information on these qualification
standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's
website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
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. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on four 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;
- Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
- 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; and
- 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.