In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience performing, supervising, or managing administrative work of a fiscal, financial management, accounting or budgetary nature at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Assisting in preparing budget exhibits such as inflation exhibits, analysis of civilian personnel costs, or details by budget activity, group, or sub-activity group by applying knowledge of financial management principles; executing the budget for an assigned program area by utilizing the Corporate Automated Resource Tracking System, Corporate Automated Resource Information System, Funds Administration and Standardized Document Automation System, and Budget Builder; monitoring financial data for trends in spending levels by utilizing the Standard Accounting and Reporting System/Field Level and Query Management Function; analyzing funding resource changes to evaluate impact on proposed budget; ensuring the proper use of funds such as Operations and Maintenance, Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Other procurement funds, International Officer Course Earnings, Official Representation Funds, Latin American Cooperation Funds, Economy Act and Project Order Funding, and Gift Funds by ensuring funds are not over or under obligated and that they are spent in a timely manner for authorized purposes; assisting others in interpreting financial policies and regulations by using knowledge of budgetary principles and standards.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click on the following link: View Assessment Questions.
Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.