Job Title: Security ClerkJob Announcement Number: 14R-MP-299162-MPA-OPS
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
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/ Per Year
Monday, February 10, 2014 to
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time, Permanent -
Additional selections may be made from this announcement
Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to current and former Federal employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply; such as applicants with a disability, former Peace Corps volunteers, certain military spouses, veterans seeking a VRA/VEOA appointment, or veterans who have been separated from armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.
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About the Agency
ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- May need to complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
- Applicants must indicate typing proficiency of at least 40 wpm.
DUTIES:Back to top
Manually and electronically fingerprints staff and transmits prints to the Office of Personnel Management.
Updates personnel security database with favorable fingerprint results and produces SI credentials for staff and affiliates.
Provides clerical assistance to security assistants and specialists by performing a variety of support functions such as organizing and creating personnel security files.
Provides assistance using office equipment to copy, fax and answer telephones.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Experience: To qualify, you must have six months of general
experience that is progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position as described.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Education: Successful completion of one year of education
above high school level may be substituted for the year of general experience. A combination of qualifying education and experience may be used to meet the qualification requirements.
TYPING PROFICIENCY: Applicants must indicate evidence of typing proficiency (speed) of at least 40 words per minute. Applicants who do not provide a statement of typing speed on their resume or in response to any online questionnaire will not receive further consideration.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
Ability to use computer equipment to process and update sensitive data to secure database for background investigations.
Ability to perform standard administrative duties such as filing, data entry and compiling office records.
Ability to operate office equipment to make copies, fax documents and communicate in a professional manner to accept and direct calls on the telephone.
Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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