To qualify for this position you must meet the Specialized Experience requirements for a GS-11 Historian position. Specifically, you must have one full year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Additional information on qualifying for Federal Jobs can be found at: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/QualificationRequirements#icc
Examples of the specialized experience necessary to qualify for this position include (but are not limited to) knowledge of specific historical themes which are significant to the cultural resources found in the park, ability to plan and carry out cultural resource studies and historical research projects. Also, the ability to collect and analyze historical data and to draw logical interpretive conclusions for use in professional research papers, studies, and planning. To be creditable as qualifying for this position at the GS-11 level, this specialized experience must have been equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of at least the GS-09 grade level in the federal service.
Substitutions for the Required Specialized Experience: You may also be able to meet the Specialized Experience requirements based on your education OR a combination of education and specialized experience as described in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE: If you are using education or a combination of education and experience to qualify, you must document your education in your resume. In addition, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or a complete list of college courses taken that identifies for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade received, and date completed. We cannot determine eligibility without this information. (A copy of your official transcripts may be required before entrance on duty, if selected).
All eligibility and qualification requirements must be met, and all application materials received by the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications
CTAP/ICTAP: Qualified individuals applying based on special priority consideration rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must score high enough to be considered well-qualified (85) for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible for this position and submit all the required documentation to support your eligibility under 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of your most recent Performance Rating and a copy of your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet all eligibility requirements including any special status or veterans preference claimed. A review will then be conducted of your responses and application materials to determine if you are qualified for this job. Finally, a review and comparison of the information in your resume and supporting documentation will be made to your responses in the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies in the following areas:
- Abillity to Manage and Interpret an Archeological Collection.
- Leading, Planning, Developing and Managing a Multi-Disciplinary program of Natural and Cultural Resource Management.
- Ability to Manage and Operate an Historical Resources Management Program.
- Abillity to Manage and Operate a Museum Curation Program.
- Ability to Prepare Cultural Compliance Documents for all Aspects of a Complex Park Program.
All US Citizens All eligible qualified applicants will be placed in one of three Quality Categories (Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified) based on your score.
Best Qualified: Those candidates who possess demonstrated ability that well exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective factors and quality ranking factors. Candidates must score high enough to be considered highly proficient in requirements of the job and be able to perform effectively in the position.
Well Qualified: Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of the job including selective placement factors, score high enough to be considered proficient in most of the requirements of the position, and should be able to perform effectively with some additional training.
Qualified: Those candidates whose score reflects that they meet the minimum qualifications of the job including any selective placement factors required for the position.
Veterans Preference under Category Rating: Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans preference are ranked in their appropriate categories without preference points but receive selection priority over non-veterans within their category. In addition, qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of at least ten percent (CP/CPS) are moved to the highest (Best Qualified) category (except for scientific and professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FOR VETERANS: In order to receive consideration based on military service you must submit all the supporting documentation required (DD-214, SF-15, VA letter, etc as applicable) to verify your eligibility and/or status. Additional information explaining what documentation is needed can be found at OPM's VetGuide website at: