Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized
experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the
Federal service which provided the applicant
with the particular knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must
demonstrate the following:
1. Experience forecasting and procuring armored vehicles, weapons of mass destruction training equipment and defensive equipment for overseas and domestic locations.
2. Experience with federal budget formulation and execution processes to conduct financial management activities for a large organization.
3 Experience executing and monitoring interagency agreements, managing contracts, blanket purchase agreements, procurement requests, reimbursements and MIPRs (military interdepartmental purchase requests).
4. Experience with financial management concepts, principles, methodologies and analytical techniques to provide insightful and cogent strategic financial planning and managing of resources required to carry out program responsibilities.
5. Experience utilizing a financial management and resource management system to initiate, formulate, monitor and execute financial transactions.
There is no substitute of education for
specialized experience for the GS-14 position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection procedures. Based on your responses to the job-specific self-assessment questions, eligible candidates are placed for selection consideration into one of three pre-defined quality categories as described below:
Highly-qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications for the position, candidates must fully demonstrate proficiency in all major aspects of the position.
Well Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in some but not all of the major aspects of the position.
Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, applicants must demonstrate a basic level of knowledge, skill and ability of the position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:
1. Ability to forecast and procure armored vehicles, weapons of mass destruction, training equipment and defensive equipment for overseas and domestic locations.
2. Expert knowledge of federal budget formulation and execution processes to conduct financial management activities, for a large organization with funding requirements of over $300 million dollars.
3 Ability to execute and monitor interagency agreements, managing contracts, blanket purchase agreements, procurement requests, reimbursements and MIPRs (military interdepartmental purchase requests).
4. Knowledge of financial management concepts, principles, methodologies and analytical techniques to provide insightful and cogent strategic financial planning and managing of resources required to carry out program responsibilities.
5. Ability to plan, organize and manage in-depth short and long range financial activities.
6. Skill in using a financial management and resource management system to initiate, formulate, monitor and execute financial transactions.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. This information should be clearly identified in your resume. Failure to provide information sufficient to determine your qualifications for the position will result in loss of consideration. For tips on writing your resume, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center. To preview questions please click here.
If, after reviewing your resume and self-assessment questionnaire responses and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, a score will be manually determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lower score, which may also eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Application of Veterans Preference: The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each pre-defined quality category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent (i.e., CPS and CP) must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) candidates must be rated "Well Qualified" for the position to receive consideration for special priority.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.