Minimum Qualifications for the GS-09 Grade Level: To qualify for this position at the GS-09 level, you must meet ONE of the requirements below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes but is not limited to the following:
Conducting qualitative and quantitative assessments to evaluate business programs and processes.
Managing phases of budget formulation, execution, and administration.
Supervising administrative staff by assigning and evaluating work.
Serving as a primary liaison and advisor for a wide range of human resources issues to include identifying training needs, filling vacant positions, and recommending promotions, awards, and other forms of employee recognition.
Anticipating long and short term needs of a facility and planning accordingly to procure supplies and services timely and within budget.
Overseeing the implementation of facility and real property management and general services functions.
(This experience must be clearly demonstrated in your resume).
Education: Two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in finance, business administration, accounting, public administration, or other closely related field. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent one year of full-time study. If that information cannot be determined; one year will be defined as 18 semester hours. (NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts if using education to qualify)
Combination: You may qualify for this position if you have a percentage of the specialized experience described above and a percentage of the graduate education described above such that when the two percentages are added together, they total at least 100 percent. To determine your combination, first compute your experience as a percentage of the experience listed above; then determine your education as a percentage of the education listed above; then add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate education in excess of one year (i.e., 18 semester hours) may be combined with experience under this standard. (NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts if using education to qualify)
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applications will be evaluated in accordance with Office of Personnel Managements (OPM) Delegated Examining Procedures using category rating. Applicants who meet basic minimum qualifications will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Category placement will be determined based on applicants quality of experience and the extent they possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (or competencies):
- Knowledge of a wide variety of administrative management areas
- Skill in analyzing and evaluating business programs and processes
- Ability to train, mentor, and direct the work of a staff
- Ability to manage budget formulation, execution, and administration
- Knowledge of human resources management
The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job, and will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews. Your ratings in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Attempts to falsify information; inflate your qualifications or providing inaccurate information on federal documents may be grounds to adjust your rating or to not select you. Errors, omissions or providing inaccurate information on federal documents may affect your eligibility. If selected providing inaccurate information on federal documents could also be grounds for dismissing you from the position/agency. Please follow all instructions carefully.