Have a combination of experience and education (as listed in B above) that totals at least 100 percent when combined to qualify at the GS-4 level (see the links for qualification standards listed above)
For information on the qualification standards for this position please visit the group qualification standard at:
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=0300-ndx and the individual occupational requirements at:
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST BE ABLE TO TYPE 40 WORDS PER MINUTE BASED UPON A 5 MINUTE SAMPLE WITH THREE OR FEWER ERRORS. APPLICANTS MUST SELF-CERTIFY ON THE QUESTIONNAIRE (QUESTION 2) AS TO THEIR TYPING PROFICIENCY.
For consideration as a GS-4, you must have at least one year of general experience performing progressively responsible clerical office or other work that indicates my ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position in this field. Demonstrated general experience examples are: typing memos, correspondence and reports using word processing. Answering and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments and referring inquiries. Maintaining filing systems, assembling materials for mailings. Ordering supplies, greeting visitors, completing standard forms.
Have successfully completed two full-time years above high school level in any field for which high school graduation or equivalent is the normal prerequisite for attending. The education was obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college or university.
If using education to qualify for this position you must include a copy of your transcripts along with any relevant course descriptions, and title of thesis work in order to have education considered. Foreign Education Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs to be acceptable for Federal employment. For more information please visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp
Credit will be given for appropriate qualifying unpaid experience or volunteer work. To receive proper credit for unpaid experience or volunteer work, fully describe your responsibilities and show the actual time (years, months, and hours per week) spent in such activities.
· A Valid Driver's License
· Travel of 1-5 nights per month may be required.
You must be a US Citizen
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated based on your responses to the on-line questions, specialized experience documented in your on-line resume, and college transcripts. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. All the information you provide may be verified by a review of your application, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for lowering your rating, not hiring you, or for removal after employment begins.
The on-line occupational questionnaire that you will complete on-line will address the following knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for this position.
Knowledge of standard office procedures
Skill in operating computers using a variety of software applications
Ability to serve as a liaison for office staff
To preview questions please View Assessment Questions.
Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume must support your responses to the occupational questionnaire. We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. If you are basically qualified for this position, we will evaluate your application package, using a panel of subject-matter experts or HR Specialist to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the critical knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position. We will then place you in one of the following categories and only those in the Best Qualified category will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.
Best Qualified: Applicants possess all of the job related competencies identified as important for successful job performance.
Well -Qualified: Applicants possesses a majority (i.e., more than half) of the job related competencies needed for successful job performance.
Qualified: Applicants meet the basic eligibility and minimum qualification requirements, but does not meet the definition of Well-Qualified or Best Qualified describe above.
Veterans preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Veterans preference eligibles who meet the qualification requirements are placed in the appropriate category and are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles. Veteran preference eligibles that have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher.