To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study physical education.
GL-07: 1 full year of graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement.
GL-09: 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., if related.
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide legible transcripts to receive consideration. All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. (If you are selected for this position under Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.), you will be required to provide a transcript prior to your first day on duty.)
For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website:
Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
GL-07: Qualifying experience for the GL-07 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GL-05 level that demonstrated the ability to plan, supervise, administer, or carry out a sports program that includes a variety of team sports.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
- Experience in developing team sports, activities and tournaments.
- Experience in developing and overseeing a recreation program's daily operation and primarily organize and direct participants.
- Experience in developing the skills needed for participation to include teaching the techniques and rules of sports to participants, officials and umpires in a recreational program.
Qualifying experience for the GL-09 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GL-07 level. Experience at this level provide a thorough knowledge of the physical and psychological factors of individual and team sports and have administered a variety of recreational activities such as team sports, developed recreational program plans and/or budget requirements for a segment of a larger recreational program covering the needs of a diversified target population and a wide variety of sporting events. Applicants at this level have the ability to adapt and develop program activities to meet the divergent needs of an inmate population.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
- Experience in managing or administering a sports program in a community, industrial activity, or secondary school or college.
- Experience in planning, teaching or evaluating a physical education curriculum for secondary or higher academic levels.
- Experience in managing or umpiring, or officiating at amateur or professional athletic events, competitions, or games.
Combination of Education and Experience
Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must indicate the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses provided to the online assessment questionnaire. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the Best Qualified category who are eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your resume. Although veterans preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated", veterans preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.
In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest qualified category as defined by category rating procedures.
What Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are Required for this Position?
The following Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) are required:
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- Ability to communicate orally.
- Ability to communicate in writing.
- Ability to direct, coordinate, and develop sports, fitness, and leisure programs.
- Ability to supervise participants and effectively manage time and resources.