IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-05, in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience are listed below; these are not all encompassing, yet demonstrate what type of experience is sought to fill this vacancy. Examples off specialized experience are: Knowledge of electronic record keeping systems and their varied capabilities to capture, retrieve, and report data. Knowledge of the capabilities of general office automation software (E.g.: R-base, Access database, Excel spreadsheet, and word processing) to facilitate the technical and administrative needs of the office, such as developing, maintaining, retrieving, importing, and modifying data, documents, and reports. Operating office equipment such as printers, plotters, modems, scanners, fax machines, or copiers. Experience with performing a variety of administrative functions such as sending/retrieving correspondence , answering phone calls, maintaining time and attendance records, personnel documents, making travel arrangement, preparing travel vouchers, arranging conferences/ meetings, and maintaining schedules. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally, and in writing.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
A fully qualified typist is required.
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into a category based on your vacancy question responses.
Category A - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in applying critical competencies required by this position to work of increased levels of difficulty and complexity.
Category B - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the critical competencies required by this position.
Category C - Meets the specialized experience described in the minimum qualifications requirements section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the basic competencies.
Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies (click Evaluation Tools for information): Clerical Administrative: Knowledge of administrative concepts, principles, and practice to coordinate the work of the office, interpret and adapt established procedures necessary to handle unusual situations. Technical: Knowledge and understanding of office automation software function in order to operate word processors, personal computers, & associated equipment. Writing: Ability to use correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling to communicate thoughts, ideas, information and messages in writing. Oral Communication: Expresses ideas and facts to individuals or groups effectively in order to arrange conferences, describe procedures, obtain instructions, and to plan, coordinate, and integrate work processes among related work units. Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; monitors progress and is motivated; manages own time and deals with stress effectively.The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses to the vacancy questions. If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume. Your evaluation may also include a review by a Human Resources Specialist or panel and may include other assessments (ex. interview, panel review, written test, writing sample, etc.)INFORMATION FOR ICTAP ELIGIBLES ONLY: If you are eligible for special priority selection under ICTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration. ICTAP eligibles who are placed into Category B or higher will be considered "well-qualified".Click Application of Veterans Preference for Category Rating Jobs for more information.
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