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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:US OPM Schedule A File

Agency:Office of Personnel Management

Job Announcement Number:US OPM Schedule A File

SALARY RANGE:

$20,527.00 to $82,642.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, October 20, 2014 to Thursday, October 1, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location(s):
San Francisco, CA View Map
Denver, CO View Map
Washington DC, DC View Map
Atlanta, GA View Map
Macon, GA View Map
More Locations  (7)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is the President’s agent and advisor for the Government’s human resources management systems. OPM’s key responsibility is to ensure these systems support agencies in recruiting, hiring and retaining the merit-based, high-quality, diverse workforce necessary to meet the needs of the American people. Applications will be used to fill positions by the hiring officials at U.S. OPM, this is not a government wide resume repository.

The Federal Government utilizes the Schedule A hiring authority to appoint persons with disabilities non-competitively. To be eligible for this non-competitive appointment, a person must meet the qualification criteria outlined by Schedule A 5 CFR 213.3102 (u). The person must have a severe physical, cognitive, or emotional disability; have a history of having such disability; or be perceived as having such disability. Regulations allow agencies to accept as proof of disability documentation from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., State or private); or any Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.

Disabled veterans may also be considered under special hiring programs for disabled veterans with disability ratings from the Department of Veterans Affairs of 30% or more.  Veterans considering applying under Schedule A, must provide the proper documentation certifying eligibility for this hiring authority.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Resume (cover letter optional)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Schedule A Certification (Proof of Disability from Eligible Source)

DUTIES:

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As hiring officials for U.S. OPM prepare to fill positions using the Schedule A hiring authority, resumes maintained in this database will be reviewed for qualifications for the following types of positions:

1 Clerical or Administrative Support

2 Accounting / Budget

3 Communications / Customer Service

4 Information Technology

5 Human Resources

6 Legal Administrative

7 Health Benefits

8 Industrial Organizational Psychology

9 Investigative Services


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify, applicants must be eligible for appointment under Schedule A.  All applicants must be aware that Schedule A DOES NOT guarantee selection for employment. In order to be considered all applicants submitting their information for this file must submit applicable documents listed in the "Required Documents" section below.


HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To determine if you are best qualified for particular positions, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made.  As hiring officials look to fill positions using Schedule A, they may be provided applicant information kept in this file based on the qualifications for the position being filled.  These qualifications will be based on the position as well as the information contained in the resume provided by the applicant, verification of Schedule A eligibility and answers to the questionnaire.  Finally the information provided for geographical, grade and positions preferences provided by the applicant are used as a consideration factor.


BENEFITS:

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The Office of Personnel Management offers a number of exceptional benefits to most of its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits 

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HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes following: Your résumé, Schedule A Certification letter and any other applicable documents as specified in the "Required Documents" section of this job announcement.

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required if you are applying to this announcement:

Current Resume

Proof of Disability (Schedule A Certification)-Example of this certification can be reviewed here:: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/getting-a-job/sampleschedaletters.pdf 

The following documents should be provided if they apply to your individual case:

Applicable college transcripts- Credit for college education claimed will only be provided if transcripts are included with application

Other Documentation which may assist in determining qualifications such as certifications 

SF-50s (if applicable) showing most recent/last grade held

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Joy Saintelien
Phone: (202)606-0017
Email: JOY.SAINTELIEN@OPM.GOV
Agency Information:
OPM Human Resources
1900 E Street NW
1469
Washington, DC
20415

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. You will be contacted directly if you are selected for an interview by the hiring agency. Your resume will be maintained for consideration in our file for a period of six months.

Inclusion in the Schedule A file does not in itself guarantee employment nor does it make any promise other than the possible consideration based on eligibility under the Schedule A hiring authority being utilized to fill particular position.

Additional Duty Location Info

Many vacancies in the following locations:
San Francisco, CA View Map
Denver, CO View Map
Washington DC, DC View Map
Atlanta, GA View Map
Macon, GA View Map
Chicago, IL View Map
Fort Meade, MD View Map
Kansas City, MO View Map
Boyers, PA View Map
Philadelphia, PA View Map
San Antonio, TX View Map
Norfolk, VA View Map

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Job Announcement Number:

US OPM Schedule A File

Control Number:

344332800