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
To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least
one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Typical
examples of such work include (but are not limited to): clerical or administrative
tasks such as preparing correspondence, filing and data entry; processing a
variety of personnel or pay actions; and interpreting and/or applying
regulatory or procedural requirements.
These examples are typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level
position in the federal service
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency
(knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:
· Knowledge of laws, regulations, and procedures relating to
Military Personnel Programs
· Ability to use automated systems
· Ability to coordinate correspondence
· Skill in providing customer service
· Ability to organize workload
Four (4) full years of
education above high school from an accredited college or university (Note: You
must attach a copy of your transcripts.).
Combination of specialized
experience as described, but less than one year; and I have less than four years
of education as described. I have computed the percentage of the requirements
that I meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide
your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester
hours of graduate education by 36. Add the two percentages. The total
percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify) (Note: You must attach a
copy of your transcripts.)
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards
qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.)
Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools
accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All
education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency
EDUCATION: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States,
you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private
organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational
credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that
gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
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· Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
· You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
· One year trial/probationary period may be required.
· Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
· A personnel security investigation is required.
· Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
· Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.
This position offers a $3000 recruitment bonus to individuals who are newly appointed as civilians in the Federal Government. You are considered newly appointed if this is your first appointment as a civilian employee in the Federal Government or if you have a minimum of a 90-day break in service from a previous Federal civilian position. You may qualify with a break in service of less than 90 days only if your previous Federal civilian appointment was a time-limited, or not permanent, appointment. Your recruitment bonus will be made in two payments. You receive the first payment when you enter on duty, and you receive the second payment on your first anniversary. To accept this recruitment bonus, you are required to make a two year service obligation to the Army Reserve Military Technician
Moving expenses may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR).
New Army Reserve Military Technicians may be authorized moving expenses to their first official duty station. To be eligible to receive moving expenses, you must be a newly appointed Federal civilian employee or have a minimum of a 3 day break in service from previous Federal civilian employment.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Applicants claiming veteran's preference should clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.
Conditions of Employment:
This position requires a Secret Security Clearance.
This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility, qualification, and quality ranking for this position. If your responses to the eligibility and qualification questions result in a determination that you are not eligible or not qualified, you will receive no further consideration. If your responses result in a tentative determination that you are eligible and qualified, 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.
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/ctap/index.asp.