To qualify for this position, you
must meet the following:
Specialized Experience: MUST possess one (1) year of
specialized experience equipped with the particular knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform successfully the duties of Training Specialist position.
To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS 7
grade level in Federal service. Experience that demonstrates a practical
knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques
of instruction. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: 1)
Teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school,
college, military installation, or industrial establishment in the appropriate
field(s). 2) Supervising or administering a training program. 3) Development or
review of training/course materials, aids, devices, etc., and evaluation of
training results. 4) Work in the occupation or subject-matter field of the
position to be filled that required training or instructing others on a regular
Education: MUST have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate
degree, two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education
leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., if related. Major study - education
or a subject area related to the position to be filled. Such education must demonstrate
the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. (TRANSCRIPTS
Combination of Education and
Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed
graduate education and specialized experience that can be used to meet total
experience requirements at the GS-9 level. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other
characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this
position. (NARRATIVE REPONSES NOT REQUIRED):
of direct and indirect patient care activities.
-Knowledge of data
programs that are used for analysis of medical systems and outcomes.
in researching, analyzing, and preparing written reports, policies, and
procedures through the use of the Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel,
to work in an interdisciplinary team and with staff at all levels of the
to demonstrate initiative in the resolution of complex problems and contingency
requirements and working conditions: This work is mostly sedentary; however,
standing during presentations or trainings, bending and carrying light items is
required. The work requires considerable
walking and travel to satellite clinics.
more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United
States Office of Personnel Managements website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications. IN DESCRIBING YOUR
EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC.
WE WILL 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.