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Job Title:Support Services Specialist, GS-0342-07 NF

Agency:National Science Foundation

Job Announcement Number:DAS-2014-0015

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$42,631.00 to $55,421.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Saturday, May 10, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0342-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Arlington, VA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

NSF employees on permanent competitive service appointments.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Property and Records Section (PR), Facilities Operation Branch, Division of Administrative Services. The Section provides a central consolidated source for the agency's Property program and Records program. This includes the implementation of the donation program for excess federal equipment to elementary and secondary schools. PR Section also has oversight for information management policy, the Visitor System, Reception and Information Desk, Science Fare and Announce Channel and performs related tasks concerning the effective management of agency property and records for accountability and tracking.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US citizenship
  • Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.

DUTIES:

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The employee assists with the administration and disposal of property. Works as part of a team to perform basic aspects of administering transactions for the in-house personal Property Tracking System. (PTS) Works under close supervision to assist with the following aspects of system administration:
• Ensure barcode assignment and tracking for all accountable and capitalized government-owned equipment,
• Update PTS database with all new additions and deletions,
• Provide current property inventory reports to division property custodians,
• Coordinate property intake and barcode procedures with agency shipping and receiving operations at NSF headquarters and warehouse locations,
• Train property custodians regarding use of the PTS and responsibilities for inventorying,
• Reconcile inventory data with P-1 contractor,
• Make procedure recommendations,
• Perform inventory reconciliation,
• Administer annual on-line property certification in the PTS,
• Process grantee SF-122’s,
• Administer the Computers for Learning Program,
• Assist with CFO audit of annual property reporting.

The employee will assist in monitoring of the records program; providing basic instructions in support of the activities of records custodians at the agency. Utilizes established documentation and instructions to respond to basic questions from Records Custodians in routine matters pertaining to records management, including the establishment of file systems, records disposition programs, records storage areas and ensures the adequacy of documentation of agency records operations. Carries out internal procedures pertaining to accessioning, storage, reference services, work measures and records disposal. Performs basic utilization of the electronic records management system.

This is a developmental position at the grade 07 and has a target grade of 12.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify at the GS-7 level you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes experience performing routine assignments related to property and records; identifying issues and problems related to property and records; and providing assistance to higher graded specialists.
OR, Superior Academic Achievement - having earned a Baccalaureate degree with one of the following: graduated in the upper one-third of your graduating class; OR earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher out of 4.0 as recorded on your official transcript, or based on courses completed during your final 2 years;
OR, At least one full year of graduate level education;
OR, A combination of post high school education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.


Education may be substituted for experience as described in “Qualifications."

You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.

You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.

All online applicants must provide a valid email address.  If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

This position is in the bargaining unit.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used.

Review your resume and responses carefully.  Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score.  A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.

In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.

 
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide.

HOW TO APPLY:

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Your application should be submitted online and must be completed and all required documents successfully faxed (or uploaded) before 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date. You must answer all of the job-related questions to ensure full consideration for this position. For more detailed information, please review our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide.

If you do not have internet access or if you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Representative listed in the vacancy announcement.

WARNING!  Applications submitted online must have a valid email address.  If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

NSF employees in a permanent, competitive service position need not submit documents to confirm status.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Eric Keene
Phone: 703-292-4367
Fax: 703-292-9347
TDD: 703-292-5090
Email: ekeene@nsf.gov
Agency Information:
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
4201 Wilson Blvd
Room 315
Arlington, VA
22230
US
Fax: 703-292-9347

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application at any time on the USAJOBS website.

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Job Announcement Number:

DAS-2014-0015

Control Number:

368159300