In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of general experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. General experience is defined as: Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of a Test Administrator.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
- Military Testing Procedures
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets one of the definitions below.
1. Must have completed two (2) full academic years of undergraduate level education beyond high school which equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university. If using education to meet basic qualifications you must attach a copy of your transcripts to your application package under the document type 'Transcripts.'
2. Combination of education/experience: Combinations of successfully completed education and general experience described above may be used to meet total qualification requirements at the GS-04 level.
Please refer to the assessment questionnaire under Minimum Qualifications for the entire list of education and combination of education/experience.View Assessment Questions
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position.Please include this information in your resume.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S.Department of Education websites at -http://www/opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- Must be able to carry 1 to 5 cases of test materials each weighing an average of 10 to 35 pounds to and from examination locations.
- Salary includes applicable local market supplement.
- Security Information: This is a Public Trust position. This position is subject to working with minors. If selected and offered the Testing Administrator position, you will be required to undergo Criminal History Repository checks for each state where you have resided for the past five years. You must have, or must be able to obtain a current personnel security clearance PRIOR to employment.
- Further Certification from this announcement may take
place up to 90 days beyond the closing date.
- Credit will be given for any unpaid or volunteer work.
- Must live in local commuting area.
be able to read all instruction per the manual verbatim in English
while standing. Deviations from the manual are not authorized.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website
- Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.