In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must clearly describe at least one year of general experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. General experience is defined as:
Responsible for clerical, office, or other work that indicates
ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the
duties of the position to be filled.
Examples of qualifying general experience include answering phones, greeting visitors and filing. These examples are typical of work performed at the next
lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-03).
Thiss position requires you to be able to lift boxes weighing up to 30 pounds.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities)in the following areas:
- Knowledge of Clerical Processes
- Knowledge of Regulations and Security Procedures
- Skill to Communicate Orally
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
You may substitute general experience at the GS-03 level with two (2) full academic years of undergraduate education above the high school level from an accredited 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. NOTE: If using education to meet
basic qualifications you must attach a copy of your transcripts to your
You may substitute general experience at the GS-03 level with a combination of experience and education as described above. This may be computed by first determining your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining your education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify you for that grade level.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university
recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive
education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For
additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
and U.S.Department of Education websites at -
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalence in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
If selected and qualifying on education, official college or university transcripts must be submitted.
Other Requirements: Click here for more information.
- If you are male AND if you were born after December 31, 1959, you must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- You may be required to serve one year in a trial/probationary status.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- Position requires incumbent to possess a valid state issued driver's license.
- Position requires incumbent to lift boxes up to 30 pounds.
- Position requires incumbent to travel up to a 100 mile radius of the Minot, ND area.
- Security (NS) Clearance: This position has been designated as non-sensitive and requires a personal security investigation.
Security Information: Because this position is subject
to working with minors, it is a Public Trust position, requiring Criminal
History Repository checks for each state where the selectees have resided for
the past five years upon appointment to the Testing Administrator
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (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. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.