Job Title: Communications Specialist, GS-0301-14 NFJob Announcement Number: IRM-2013-0005
Agency: National Science Foundation
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 to
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Temp Promotion NTE 120 days; may be extended up to 1 yr or made permanent w/o further competition
FEW vacancies -
Arlington, VA, US View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
NSF employees on permanent competitive service appointments.
As an NSF employee, you are our most important strength. That's why we've consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in the federal government! Leverage your current skills in a new capacity to build bridges across NSF and contribute to cross-cutting projects, while at the same time expanding your own career horizons by increasing your responsibilities and pursuing fresh perspectives.
This position is in the immediate office of the Director, Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM). The OIRM office is responsible to the National Science Foundation Director for information systems, human resource management, and administrative and general management activities of NSF. The Director, OIRM is also the agency CHCO. IRM functions include: information technology including website management, all human resource management programs, support of the NSF’s business processes, and general administrative and logistic support functions, including safety, security and building services. OIRM is also leading the planning and execution of a relocation of NSF HQ.
The Communications Specialist serves as a confidential advisor and resource person to the Director, OIRM, in support of their policy, planning and communication activities, as well as supports all OIRM divisions.
- Background investigation
- US citizenship
- Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify at the GS-14 level, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: developed written materials and conveyed information to varied audiences using a variety of electronic resources; disseminated information to the public from an organizational point of view; presented information for publication; report, explain, and interpret factual information while keeping abreast of policy requirements.
Education may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.
To be considered for Temporary Promotion, you must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date. All applicants must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire. All online applicants must provide a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
This position is not in the bargaining unit.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used.
Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.
Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) must meet the agency definition of "well qualified." At NSF, this means a score of 90.0 or higher.
In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
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HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Your application should be submitted online and must be completed and all required documents successfully faxed (or uploaded) before 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date. You must answer all of the job-related questions to ensure full consideration for this position. For more detailed information, please review our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide
. If you do not have internet access or if you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Representative listed in the vacancy announcement. WARNING! Applications submitted online must have a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
NSF employees in a permanent, competitive service position do not need not submit documentation to confirm status.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
You may check the status of your application at any time on the USAJOBS website