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Maintenance Worker - Department Of The Interior - Manzanita Lake, CA

Job Title:Maintenance Worker, WG-4749-04
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:KLBA-14-1173844-CTA-cd

SALARY RANGE:

$16.09 to $18.78 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4749-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service NTE NTE 1039 hrs

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Manzanita Lake, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.

 This is a TEMPORARY SEASONAL POSITION that will generally last at least 3 months but no longer than 6 months (or 1039 working hours) within one service year.

This position is located in the National Park Service, Pacific West Region; duty stationed at Lassen Volcanic National Park (Manzanita Lake District).  For more information on the park, please visit Http://www.nps.gov/lavo

This position will be filled under the Contiguous-to-the Area appointing authority for Lassen Volcanic National Park. Applications will be accepted only from qualified individuals who have maintained a current permanent exclusive residence within the towns of Mineral, Manton, Shingletown, Hat Creek, Old Station, Paynes Creek, Greenville and Chester, CA for a minimum of two (2) years prior to the closing date of this announcement. You must complete the narrative contiguous to the area authority question in the assessment questionnaire stating where in communities you lived, length of time, and address of occupancy. If you are mailing or faxing in your application you must clearly provide this information in your resume. Failure to submit this information will remove you from consideration for this position. ** If hired into the Excepted Service into a Career-Conditional Appointment based on the park’s authority, it will not confer the portability of an appointment with the Competitive Service.  To read more about Excepted Service positions, please click http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/excepted-service/


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • NATIONAL PARK SERVICE UNIFORM (TO INCLUDE AN ALLOWANCE)
  • MUST HOLD A VALID STATE DRIVERS LICENSE
  • MUST MEET THE CONTIGUOUS TO THE AREA ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

DUTIES:

The duties of this position include, but are not limited to general janitorial duties such as sweeping, mopping, washing walls, windows and ceilings; makes minor repairs to buildings, plumbing, windows/doors, window glass, etc.  Sanitizes and deodorizes toilet fixtures and service public restrooms and common areas.  Replaces consumable supplies and collects trash and recycling in various facilities.  Incumbent assists with the recycling program by processing recyclable materials.  Performs day-to-day tasks involving the use of power tools common to the maintenance trade such as floor buffers/waxers, hand drill, saws, etc.  Collects refuse around buildings, scenic turnouts, road sides, picnic areas, camp sites, and meadow areas.  Assists other co-workers in the Maintenance Division with carpentry, plumbing and painting.  Incumbent will operate a government vehicles up to ¾ ton in the performance of day-to-day duties.  **This position is subject to shift rotation, night and/or weekend work.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

All qualification requirements (including any applicable selective factors) must be met by the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered.

For Federal wage positions, no specific length of training/experience is required. See HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED below for qualification requirements. Minimum qualifications for trades and labor positions are determined by evaluation of the KSAs.

Credit will be given for all qualifying experience regardless of whether compensation was received or whether the experience was gained as a part-time or full-time occupation. Full-time work is generally considered to be 35 to 40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience, you must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities, month and year, and the number of hours per week spent in each position of employment. Consideration will only be given for experience, training, certifications, etc. acquired before the closing date of the vacancy announcement.


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experiences including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g. professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Your total work experience and training must show/demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities to indicate ability to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. In addition, unless you meet the SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT (KSA #1) noted below, no further consideration will be given.


You are required to operate a government vehicle, therefore, must be able to acquire and hold a valid state Driver’s License.
You must reside in the Contiguous areas of Mineral, Manton, Mill Creek, Shingletown, Chester/Almanor, Greenville, Paynes Creek, Hat Creek and Old Station, CA for a period of two-years or more preceding the closing date of this vacancy.

This is a Temporary, Full-Time positions subject to shift work, night and/or weekends, considerable driving to and from all areas within the park, and may include working holidays.

You are required to wear the National Park Service Uniform.




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Medical Support Assistant - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Albuquerque, NM

Job Title:Medical Support Assistant (SDU)(Part-time)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:ABQ-14-868-RRA-1176174-BU

SALARY RANGE:

$25,181.00 to $41,122.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Thursday, August 7, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time 36 hours - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Albuquerque, NM

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1176174
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

Failing to submit any documentation listed under the “Required Documents” tab by the closing date may result in loss of consideration.
NOTE: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-05. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-03 to GS-05. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's qualifications and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

**ATTENTION APPLE-MACINTOSH COMPUTER USERS - It is highly recommended that you contact the Human Resources Management Office of the New Mexico VA Health Care System to ensure that your application is complete and not submitted in blank format.**

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are not authorized for this position.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
  • Background and-or Security Investigation required

DUTIES:

Employee performs a wide variety of administrative, clerical and technical duties in support of care for patients, whose age may vary from 17 years to 100+, and the physicians, medical students, and nurses on the Step-Down Unit. Conducts continuous formal and informal training of employees to assure a qualified staff to support the medical program in accordance with established policies, procedures, and practices with a special emphasis on medical terminology, ward requirements, and makes available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies.  Incumbent leads by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all customers are treated with respect and civility. Ensures that whenever possible works to cultivate partnerships with our customers in developing solutions to meet their needs.
Work Schedule:  Rotating Shifts
Position Description Title/PD#: Medical Support Assistant / Functional Statement
Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Status Code: 1272



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
Citizenship: Citizen of the United States.
Certification: NONE
English Language Proficiency : Must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j.
Experience/Education GS-3 (Entry Level):
Education: One year of education above high school
Experience:Six months clerical or office work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
Experience/Education Combination:Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable.

Experience/Education GS-4:
Education:Two years of education above high school
Experience:One year of clerical or office work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
Applicants are expected to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities identified below and may be expected to respond to questions and/or scenarios for verification of possession:
--Ability to meet, communicate and interact with individuals from varying backgrounds and other health care team members in a courteous and helpful manner in order to complete job assignments
--Ability to use various types of office automation equipment and software
--Ability to set up, organize, and maintain record systems

Specialized Experience/Education GS-5:
Education:At least four (4) years of education above the high school level. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED).
Specialized Experience: At least one year at the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position.
Applicants are expected to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities identified below and may be expected to respond to questions and/or scenarios for verification of possession:
--Ability to operate computerized programs and databases in order to enter, modify and retrieve sensitive information/data into or from electronic medical records, scheduling systems and/or reports
--Knowledge of basic medical terminology
--Ability to make appointments in a clinical setting
--Ability to work independently in the accomplishment of a wide variety of duties, including setting priorities and coordinating work
--Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees at varying grade levels

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.   
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G45, dated 6/7/2012, Medical Support Assistant Qualification Standards


PLEASE NOTE:  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.)  Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.  If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
Physical Demands: This position requires walking, standing, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, turning, and at times carry heavy loads. The work may require regular and recurring ability to to physically control or defend against emotionally ill patients. Must be able to utilize good body mechanics, and have stamina to withstand stress. 
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.

Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form.  For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.




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Staff Assistant - Department Of The Interior - Washington DC, DC

Job Title:Staff Assistant, GS-0301-07
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Office of the Secretary of the Interior
Job Announcement Number:OST-DA-14-MM1083571(ACWA)

SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Friday, August 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Department of the Interior is devoted to protecting and preserving the natural resources of this great nation, including National Parks, Landmarks, and the well-being of communities, including those of Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and affiliated Islanders.
If selected for this position, you will serve as a Staff Assistant to the Principal Deputy Special Trustee – Chief of Staff.  You will plan, and complete a variety of administrative and programmatic assignments related to the proper management and control of an office involved in numerous complex activities.
 
Salary Information: GS-07 $42,631 - $55,421 per annum.  First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.
 
This is a permanent, full-time appointment.  The position has a full performance level of GS-09.
 
Please note:  You may be required to operate a vehicle while traveling; therefore you must be able to obtain and maintain a valid state driver’s license.
 
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
 
Indian Preference Policy:  Preference in filling this vacancy is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472).  Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application prior to the closing date of the announcement, if claiming Indian Preference.  Applicants selected under Indian preference from this vacancy will be appointed under the Excepted Service, Schedule A 213.3112(a)(7) appointing authority.  Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applications in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligibles.
 
This vacancy is also announced as OST-DA-14-MM1083576(MP)  for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures and OST-DA-14-MM1083573(DEU) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Competitive Examining procedures.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • The incumbent may travel up to 1 to 5 nights per month

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
  • You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

DUTIES:

The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
·         Serve as Staff Assistant to the Chief of Staff on administrative policy and procedures by preparing reports, obtaining, and evaluating complex and diverse internal information.
·         Plan and coordinate administrative functions on behalf of the Chief of Staff in order to facilitate efficient day-to-day office operations.
·         Receive visitors and telephone calls and determine the nature of requests and directs callers to appropriate staff.
·         Establish and maintain a project/activities management information reporting system to assure timeliness and effectiveness of management problems and facilitate planning.
·         Forecast and estimate project requirements and prepare programmatic reports, justifications, charts, graphs, statistical and narrative data, for top-level presentations and briefings.
·         Develop, for the Chief of Staff, correspondence on a variety of unprecedented, complex and sensitive subjects.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

GS-07 Qualifications Requirements
To qualify at the GS-07 grade level, you must have at least one FULL year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level.  Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience collecting data as well as researching and providing feedback of findings; maintaining a project management information reporting system; and proofing reading correspondence for grammatical errors and validating content of a sensitive nature.
OR
Completion of one full year of graduate level education or a Bachelor’s degree with superior academic achievement*
OR
A qualifying combination of specialized experience and post-high school education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (i.e., credits received beyond the second year).
 
*Additional information regarding Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.): 
 
Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM’s website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp


Education: If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide transcripts as proof of meeting the requirements. Failure to provide the documents will result in you receiving an INELIGIBLE rating.
Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the specific educational requirements as stated above. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. http://www.sss.gov/.
Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veteran's preference, indicate the type of preference you are claiming on your resume, and in the occupational.  View Occupational Questionnaire Your veteran's preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.




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Secretary - Department of Defense - McChord AFB, WA

Job Title:Secretary (Office Automation)
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:Defense Commissary Agency
Job Announcement Number:DECA-14-1181007-DE

SALARY RANGE:

$37,619.00 to $48,899.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Wednesday, August 13, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0318-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
McChord AFB, WA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) mission is our people. It is DeCA’s goal to have a workforce that is representative of the nation’s diverse cultures and backgrounds. We strive for a work environment of world-class enterprise leaders and an engaged, highly motivated, and capable workforce with a results oriented performance culture.
The DeCA operates a worldwide commissary system that provides quality grocery products at cost to active duty military personnel and retirees, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their families. The agency employs about 18,000 people and its annual sales exceed $6 billion.


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.

DUTIES:

• Maintain a filing system, review correspondence for spelling and grammar, receive mail, maintain the store director's appointment calendar and serve as the forms manager.
• Serve as the personnel liaison between the commissary and Human Resources Service Provider (HRSP) by generating requests, monitoring status and resolving employee personnel actions.
• Perform in-processing functions for all new hires and review in-processing forms for accuracy and completeness.
• Serve as the payroll liaison between the commissary and the Customer Service Representatives (CSR) to resolve payroll issues.
• Procure, issue, control, and dispose of supplies and equipment required for store operations.
• Maintain the property accounting register relating to supplies and equipment procured for the commissary.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify for this position, applicants must possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level by the closing date of this announcement. Education may not be substituted for experience.

Examples of specialized experience include:
• Performing administrative or clerical duties such as preparing correspondence, maintaining a filing system, and keeping an appointment calendar.
• Working with personnel and payroll related actions. 
• Completing supply-related duties.

Typing Proficiency: You must show possession of typing/office automation skills. You may meet this requirement by self-certifying that you can type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5-minute sample with 3 or fewer errors.
Such information must be included in your application package and stated on your resume.


Conditions of Employment:  
•Work Schedule: Full Time
•Tour of Duty: Irregular Schedule including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
•Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Costs: ARE NOT Authorized
•Position Sensitivity: Non-Critical Sensitive
•Security Requirements: Not Applicable
•Overtime: Occasionally
•Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
•Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
•Bargaining Unit Position: No
•Drug Testing: Not Required
•Physical Requirement: Typically work indoors in a commissary that is adequately heated, lighted and ventilated. Assignments involve normal everyday risks and discomforts. Standard safety practices are required.
•Selective Service Requirement: All male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the selective service system or exempt from Selective Service. Please visit
https://www.sss.gov
for more information.
•Obligated Position: No
•Reemployed Annuitant:  Does not meet criteria. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.

Other Notes:
•Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
•Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in you being removed from consideration for this position. 




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Medical Records Technician - Department of the Navy - Whidbey Island, WA

Job Title:Medical Records Technician (OA)
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Naval Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:EA40675-06-1180516PD874987D

SALARY RANGE:

$37,619.00 to $48,899.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Tuesday, August 5, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0675-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!
 OVERVIEW
This position is located in the Medical Records Division, Patient Administration Department, Naval Hospital, Oak Habor and is responsible for the coding of inpatient/outpatient medical records.
 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Qualified typist (40 Words Per Minute).
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES:

DUTIES:
·         Performs a variety of duties involving abstracting, maintenance, quality assurance and data collection of inpatient medical records prior to archiving.
·         Evaluates the order of diagnoses and procedure codes and sequence of codes to provide optimal Diagnosis Related Grouping (DRG) assignment for reimbursement.
·         Determines that terminology used is within acceptable nomenclature and record is internally consistent and accurate.
·         Determines what medical record forms should be included in the medical record.
·         Maintains a suspense file of delinquent charts ensuring accurate record is kept on that status of all charts.
·         Assists in the annual archiving of medical records.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR:  This position has a selective placement factor needed in order to qualify. The actual Selective Placement Factor is Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate, Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) certificate, Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certificate or Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) certificate.  Failure to possess this factor WILL result in an ineligible rating.   Possession of the factor must be verifiable via your resume OR submitting a copy of the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate, Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) certificate, Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certificate or Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) certificate with your application. 
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In order to qualify for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 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 perform successfully the duties of the position such as:
 
  • Administers standards established and other applicable directives for the various types of records being reviewed.
  • Utilizes medical terminology to include anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, procedure, test, pharmaceutical, operation, psychological and other specialty terms.
  • Performs a variety of duties involving abstracting, maintenance, quality assurance and data collection of inpatient medical records prior to archiving.
  • Communicates orally and in writing to request, obtain, provide, medical information.
 
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: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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 the following link:  View Assessment Questions.



Special Requirements
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

A favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check and Inquiries) background investigation is required for noncritical sensitive positions with access to network systems.
 
Qualified typist (40 Words Per Minute).




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Medical Support Assistant - Department of the Navy - Camp Pendleton, CA

Job Title:Medical Support Assistant (OA)
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Naval Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:EA40679-04-1180375PC871835D

SALARY RANGE:

$30,753.00 to $39,974.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Tuesday, August 5, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Camp Pendleton, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!
 OVERVIEW
The incumbent for this position is responsible for performing duties that facilitate care and treatment given to patients in a ward, clinic or other unit of the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (NHCP).
 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine is required or valid exemption.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES:

DUTIES:
·         Receives and relays incoming and outgoing communication of all types.
·         Receives, welcomes and directs patients and visitors, answers routine inquiries and refers medical questions, progress or treatment to Charge Nurse or Physician.
·         Prepares patient records according to prescribed format.
·         Selects, completes and routes requests for patient activities and treatment procedures.
·         Schedules appointments for patients with other medical services and instructs  patients on preparation for exams and/or procedures.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

QUALIFICATIONS:
 
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have 1 year of progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
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: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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 the following link:  View Assessment Questions.



EDUCATION:
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Applicants may substitute the following education for the required experience, provided it demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position:  2 years successfully completed education above high school level that was obtained in an accredited business or technical school, junior college, college or university for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be combined to meet the total qualification requirements.
Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Special Requirements
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

A favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check and Inquiries) background investigation is required for noncritical sensitive positions with access to network systems.
 
Must be a qualified typist (40 Words Per Minute).

Seasonal Influenza vaccine is required or exemption.




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Legal Assistant - Department Of Justice - Kansas City, MO etc

Job Title:Legal Assistant (Office Automation)
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
Job Announcement Number:14-MOW-1180562-DE

SALARY RANGE:

$35,256.00 to $50,932.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Thursday, August 7, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0986-06/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location(s):
Kansas City, MO
Springfield, MO

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens and Nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #55 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2013 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org. For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
This Vacancy is also being announced under Merit Staffing Procedures, announcement number 14-MOW-1180549-MS.
To view the entire announcement, including instructions on how to apply, click on tabs above
This announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received or on the closing date, whichever occurs first.



TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Intermittent

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.

DUTIES:

At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services.  If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:
- examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels;
- providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation; 
- assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents; 
- assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository;
- maintaining calendar of assigned active cases; 
- tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews; 
- arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations; and 
- producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To be qualified, you must type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. (A typing test may later be required.)
To be eligible at the GS-6 level, you must have at least ONE year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level.
Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing legal documents such as complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels for completeness of information; retrieving and assembling information for hearing and/or trial use;  researching a variety of legal sources to obtain and/or verify information; and using automated software to produce legal related reports, documents, correspondence and related materials.
To be eligible at the GS-7 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level. 
Specialized experience is defined as experience providing assistance to attorneys by preparing complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents accurately and in proper format; verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents; assisting with discovery, hearing or trial preparation by performing duties such as compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists; and using automated software to produce legal related reports and documents, including developing tables of contents and indices to briefs.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
 


If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.




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OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT - Department of the Army - Seattle, WA

Job Title:OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT (Recent Graduate)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Hiring Organization:US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Real Estate Division
Job Announcement Number:WTHF141891791180936PR

SALARY RANGE:

$33,747.00 to $48,899.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Recent Graduates

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Seattle, WA

WHO MAY APPLY:

Student/Internship Program Eligibles

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Click here for more information on Pathways program participants.
Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.
The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.
After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position.
To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:
  • Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
  • Demonstrate successful job performance.
  • Meet the Office of Personnel Management’s qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted
To learn more, please visit: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/graduates/.
Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles
Positions are open to:
  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, or by March 28, 2014, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
  • Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
YOU MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS INDICATING COMPLETION OF AN EDUCATION PROGRAM WITHIN THE PREVIOUS TWO YEARS.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • business travel is approximately 5%

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

    DUTIES:

    This is a developmental position and will be filled at the GS-05 level. Assignments will become progressively more difficult and will be under closer than normal supervision until the full-performance level (GS-06) is reached.

    You will:
    • Read, interpret and apply various policies, rules and regulations.
    • Serve as the primary timekeeper for Real Estate Division.
    • Use corporate automation systems to create, maintain and retrieve data, files, etc.
    • Develop and use Excel spreadsheets for various purposes.
    • Create a variety of correspondence and reports.
    • Create financial commitments and process payments using an automated financial management system.



    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    Specialized experience: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-04).  Specialized experience is defined as utilizing Microsoft Office software to create and review documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc., AND experience proofreading/editing documents for proper format, grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation and terminology.
    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:   
    • Ability to problem solve  
    • Ability to provide administrative support   
    • Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite   
    • Skill in communication and customer service


    Education may be substituted for part or all of the specialized experience in the following manners:

    1. Completion of 4 years above high school education in any field.
    OR
    2. A combination of  education and experience: I have the specialized experience as described above, but less than one year; and I have less than the education as described above. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100% (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. Divide the number of semester hours you have in excess of 60 by 60. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.


    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

    Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

    Your transcripts must be submitted with your application package.

    Other Requirements: Click here for more information. 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.
    The duration of a Pathways appointment is a trial period.
    Direct Deposit of pay is required.
    Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency.
    Salary includes applicable locality pay.
    Promotion to the target grade (GS-06) will be based on satisfactory performance and the completion of all training and qualification requirements.




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