Possess specialized experience directly related to this position, which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the assigned duties. When answering the questionnaire, remember that your experience and/or education is subject to verification by investigation. You must show this experience in your resume/application, you may be asked to provide specific examples or documentation of experience or response by a practical demonstration of your claimed ability to perform a task.
One (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: planning and forecasting inventory needs under changing technological or program requirements; developing policies and adjusting supply practices to meet the changing needs of an organization/company; formulating procedures to lead the inventory process for quarterly inventories; conducting investigations to determine causes of inventory discrepancies by checking all property records (e.g.. purchase orders, surveys, transfers, and other available sources); and compiling information necessary for consideration in survey actions relating to loss, damage, or destruction of property.
Possess at least two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPT(S) REQUIRED - If you do not supply a copy of your transcript(s), your application package may not be processed.)
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
You must possess equivalent combinations of graduate education and specialized experience as described above to meet the total qualification requirements for this position. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPT(S) REQUIRED - If you do not supply a copy of your transcript(s), your application package may not be processed.)
A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position (Narrative Responses are Not Required):
· Skill in forecasting inventory needs.
· Ability handling complex inventory problems.
· Knowledge of inventory management.
· Ability to utilize analytical supply data analysis.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work does require physical exertion such as long periods of standing, recurring bending, crouching, lifting, stooping, stretching, and reaching. This is done during daily inventory accounting. You may require a special safety back support during heavy lifting when working around moving warehouse equipment and inventory. The work environment involves the exposure to patient surgeries or sterile work areas. Times may arise when you may need to wear protective clothing or gear such as mask, gown, and gloves if needed to exchange certain medical devices. You will be required to travel from your primary station of employment, Richard L. Roudebush VAMC, to three CBOC's, an off-site outpatient primary care service, and vendor warehouses. The primary station of employment is comprised of stock rooms throughout the Richard L. Roudebush VAMC, including non-prosthetic services for which prosthetic items arc purchased.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS 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. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows:
- Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
- Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
- Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
- Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.