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Medical Support Assistant - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Salt Lake City, UT

Job Title:Medical Support Assistant
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:UT-AS4871-2014-1194852

SALARY RANGE:

$35,256.00 to $45,828.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Tuesday, September 2, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Salt Lake City, UT

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1194852

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.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless.  Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
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.


Current VA and/or Federal employees should apply under UT-AS4871-2014-1193925.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel will be required for coverage at CBOC's located in St. George, Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Ely on an as needed basis. The primary purpose for this position is to cover at CBOC's when needed and to improve patient access. The home facility location for this position is VA Salt Lake City, Blue Clinic.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
  • Background and-or Security Investigation required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

DUTIES:

Overview: The Medical Support Assistant will be a member of a PACT Team (Float Team #2) developed to improve patient access for the following CBOC's located in St. George, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Ely and the Salt Lake Blue Clinic. On occasion, may be asked to provide coverage at other CBOC's for VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. The Medical Support Assistant reports directly to the Chief, Health Administrative Service. When floating/covering at CBOC's, will receive daily work assignments from the applicable Nurse Manager/CBOC Manager.

Travel: Any member or the entire float team may be assigned for coverage to St. George, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Ely or remain at the Salt Lake Blue Clinic. On occasion, may be asked to provide coverage at other CBOC's for VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. When traveling locally, a government car will be available or reimbursement for mileage if personal car is preferred. Travel and/or per diem may be paid when traveling 50 miles from home facility, which is Salt Lake City Blue Clinic. Per diem is authorized for travel over 12 hours.
The Medical Support Assistant will collaborate with the PACT team members to manage and plan patient care; set priorities and deadlines, adjusting the flow and sequence of the work to meet team and patient needs; work with the team to reinforce the plan of care and self-help solutions; enters information into the electronic record; monitor pre-appointment requirements to assure readiness for patient visit/procedure; manage electronic wait list to verify and validate accuracy and resolve issues; perform administrative follow-up actions and evaluates patient information and clinic schedule lists to determine whether the patient is vested. 
Work Schedule: Full time, Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#:  Medical Support Assistant/000000


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Basic Requirements:   
•Citizenship - Citizen of the United States.  (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g.)
•Experience and Education - Six months experience of clerical, office or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position; OR one year above high school; OR equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable.
•English Language Proficiency - MSAs must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j.

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; religions; 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.
Grade Determinations:

GS-06 Advanced MSA - One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level.
In addition you will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics (KSA)s based on your application for this position:
1. Ability to collaborate, communicate, set priorities, and organize the work in order to meet deadlines, ensuring compliance with established processes, policies, and regulations.
2. Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both orally and in writing, in order to meet program objectives. This may include preparing reports in various formats and presenting data to various organizational levels.
3. Advanced knowledge of the technical health care process as it relates to access to care.
4. Advanced knowledge of managing a clinic. This includes independently utilizing reference sources, decision making, and empowering the team to collaborate and resolve problems within a complex systems environment.
5. Advanced knowledge of policies and procedures associated with operational activities that affect the patient flow, patient care, and the revenue process.
6. Advanced knowledge of medical terminology due to the technical nature of language utilized by clinicians.

NOTE:  The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade.  The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

References: VA Handbook 5005/53, Appendix G45 Medical Support Assistant Qualification Standard  This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.



Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment.  You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.   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 Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary, but may require some walking, bending, stooping, standing, stretching and carrying objects.

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Staff Administrative Assistant - Department of the Army - Topeka, KS

Job Title:Staff Administrative Assistant
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Reserve Command
Job Announcement Number:NCDE142319421194762D

SALARY RANGE:

$43,389.00 to $56,406.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Wednesday, September 3, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Topeka, KS

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

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:
Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician program. This enables you to receive full civil service benefits and military reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserves and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.

This position is located at: 79th Sustainment Support Command (SSC), 821st Transportation Battalion (TC BN), 561st Regional Support Group (RSG), 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC), located in Topeka, Kansas.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 15%.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).
  • This position may offer a $3,000 recruitment bonus (see Other Requirements)
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment Domestic Violence/
  • Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
  • This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.

DUTIES:

The duties of this position include:
  • Processing of personnel actions
  • Advising on personnel management topics
  • Reviewing administrative and military personnel related correspondence
  • Maintaining files and records
  • Advising staff on administrative matters
  • Conducting periodic staff inspections of subordinate units
  • Reviewing incoming regulations and directives relating to administration and military personnel programs, functions, and procedures
  • Supporting the strength maintenance effort of the unit

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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 experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Performing general administrative functions and procedures within an organization;skill in development and dissemination of administrative directives; consolidation of reports; managing correspondence, records, and mail; and the preparation of personnel actions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
    Knowledge of office administration
Knowledge of military personnel procedures
Ability to communicate orally
Ability to communicate in writing


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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.
  • Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.

This position offers a $3000 recruitment bonus to individuals who are newly appointed as civilians in the Federal Government.  You are considered newly appointed if this is your first appointment as a civilian employee in the Federal Government or if you have a minimum of a 90-day break in service from a previous Federal civilian position.  You may qualify with a break in service of less than 90 days only if your previous Federal civilian appointment was a time-limited or not permanent appointment.  Your recruitment bonus will be made in two payments.  You receive the first payment when you enter on duty, and you receive the second payment on your first anniversary.  To accept this recruitment bonus, you are required to make a two year service obligation to the Army Reserve Military Technician Program.

New Army Reserve Military Technicians may be authorized moving expenses to their first official duty station.  To be eligible to receive moving expenses, you must be a newly appointed Federal civilian employee or have a minimum of a 3 day break in service from previous Federal civilian employment.

Area Technician - Department Of Agriculture - Harrisburg, PA

Job Title:Area Technician
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
Job Announcement Number:DEU-PA-2014-5021

SALARY RANGE:

$31,628.00 to $45,828.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Monday, September 1, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1101-05/06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies - Harrisburg, PA

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Agency serves rural communities throughout the country by investing in their communities through housing and utility infrastructure, by increasing economic opportunity, and by improving the quality of life for all rural Americans.  Rural Development provides over 40 loan and grant programs in the Rural Housing and Community Facilities Services, Rural Business and Cooperative Services, and Rural Utilities Service. Rural Development supports a positive work environment and promotes diversity and inclusion for nearly 5,000 employees.
Rural Development is a dynamic organization recruiting for employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those in rural communities and will enjoy working in a fast paced and results driven organization.  Our commitment is to expand economic opportunity and quality of life in all of rural America by providing financial programs to support essential public facilities and services such as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service.  Rural Development offers a friendly and professional working environment and such excellent benefits as: a generous salary, alternative work schedules, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement and supplemental savings plan, a wide array of health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, flexible spending accounts, and long-term care insurance.


This announcement may be used to fill additional or subsequent vacancies that were identified by the organization.
These positions are located in the State Office in Harrisburg, PA.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • 6-10 days

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.
  • Background Investigation and/or fingerprint check is required.

DUTIES:

  • Responds to inquires of a technical nature from Rural Development area offices, lenders, attorneys, congressional staff and others concerning programs with regard to eligibility and other requirements fro loans, grants, and loan guarantees.
  • Reviews for completeness and correctness various loan/grant-making documents submitted for eligibility determinations or servicing actions.
  • Develops and runs reports and prepares documents that rack items such as funds allocations, funds usage, delinquencies, unliquidated obligations, etc.
  • Responsible for records management to ensure supporting documents are included in files and administrative filing is current.
  • Performs routine clerical functions such as phone coverage, mail, monitoring supplies, timekeeping duties, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

For GS-05: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates: Basic loan and/or grant processing experience such as receiving, screening, reviewing, and verifying documents; maintaining records; compiling information; providing readily available information orally or by written correspondence; and applying guidelines. OR bachelor's or equivalent degree or 4 full years of progressively higher level education leading to such a degree.  Equivalent combination of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.
For GS-06: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates: Providing information on mortgage loan and/or grant programs; accepting and verifying loan and/or grant matters; maintaining various program reports of loan and/or grant activities; and ensuring current information is included in the resource database.  There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-06 level.


•  If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
•  Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
•  To be eligible for appointment to this position, the new hire must be cleared to come on board once the results of the fingerprint check, review of the OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and the candidate’s Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (eQIP) entries have been reviewed and determined to be satisfactory.

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Operations Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Riley, KS etc

Job Title:Operations Assistant
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:SWNAFEM141194818

SALARY RANGE:

$10.00 to $13.00 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Thursday, August 28, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1101-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time 20 hours - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Riley, KS


Other location:
Middlesex County, MA 

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

This position is located at Custer Hill Bowling Center!

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply): 1. Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application. You will also receive faster status updates. Please upload all required documents. Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status. *You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience! 2. Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.  The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view. To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job. 3. Mail or email your resume (or Optional NAF Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement. 4. If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement. This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them manually, print the full
occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) to (478)757-3144. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required

DUTIES:

Assists management with the operation of facility in accordance with established procedures. Issues, receives and controls cash receipts and change funds; verifies cash count of funds turned in by cashiers.
Assures only authorized patrons utilize the facilities. Submits daily report of operations. Assists in setting up parties according to party plan. May assist bartenders in setting up bars and/or cashier's bag. Monitors inventories, place and receive food and beverage orders using Food track or similar software.
Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Candidates must:

1. Progressively responsible duties in the receipt, disbursement, examination, deposit, custody or other processing of cash items.
2. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
3. Where duties involve selling alcoholic beverages applicant must meet state/local age requirements for the serving of alcoholic beverage at the time of appointment.
4. Skill in providing customer service.
5. Ability to communicate effectively.
Highly Preferred Candidates will:
Possess six months work experience in a recreational Bowling facility and six months experience in a training and/or leadership role. This experience must be included in your resume.






Conditions of employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
3.  Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 
4. Successfully complete all required background checks.

Maintenance Worker - Department of the Army - Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Job Title:Maintenance Worker (MVO)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:SWNAFKA141193023

SALARY RANGE:

$12.26 to $12.26 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Tuesday, September 2, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NA-4749-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Fort Leonard Wood, MO

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


There when you need us! Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYSS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.
Challenge Yourself - Be Army Civilian!
The Maintenance Worker (MVO) position is located on Fort Leonard Wood. This position is regular full-time. The employee is subject to an IRREGULAR tour of duty to include days, possible nights, weekends and holidays. Hours may vary.


You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply):

1.   Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application.   You will also receive faster status updates.   

Please upload all required documents.   Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status.  *You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience! You are required to provide all supporting documentation prior to 11:59:59 EST Tuesday, September 02, 2014  

2.   Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478) 757-3144.   The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf.

NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view.  
To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job. 
You are required to provide all supporting documentation prior to 11:59:59 EST  Tuesday, September 02, 2014   

You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment and annual physicals
  • Successful completion of background investigation

DUTIES:

Assigned to a Child and Youth Services facility provides assistance and support to the staff in maintaining and up keeping of the facility grounds and related equipment. Duties require the use of trade practices associated with carpentry and painting as well as work involving motor vehicle operations.

Incumbent performs a variety of tasks involving the maintenance and minor repairs of buildings, play ground equipment, toys and associated equipment. Prepares and submits work orders for repairs requiring additional expertise. Identifies materials and equipment for disposal and follows proper procedures for turn-in.

Performs minor grounds maintenance to include ensuring entrances and exits are free from debris, sidewalks are clear of ice/snow, and surfaces under playground structures are maintained according to safety requirements. Monitors outside areas to ensure proper installation provided grounds and maintenance support have been received. Conducts and documents daily safety inspections of facility and grounds. Monitors access to the facility and grounds to ensure security is maintained.

Drives government provided vehicles to pick up and deliver supplies and food from the original source to the facility. Drives government vans with a capacity of 15-24 passengers to transport children/youth on field trips or to and from school or accompanies walking children to/from school.

In absence of dedicated kitchen personnel, incumbent delivers, and serves light meals/snacks. Ensures risk management procedures (i.e. abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures: accident prevention, etc.) are followed.

Skill and Knowledge: Position requires the skills and knowledge to perform a variety of tasks involved in the upkeep of buildings, grounds, and related structures, fixtures, and utilities. Must be skilled in use and operation of common hand and power tools and measuring devices of the carpentry and painting trades to perform a variety of tasks. Performs visual examinations and operational tests to determine the need for, and the performance of, basic repair work.

Knowledge and skills to operate and maintain government assigned vehicles and to make judgments concerning loading and arranging cargo on these vehicles, routes to take, overhead and side clearances, turning radius, braking distance, ability to care for passengers and deal effectively with people in a hospitable manner, and follow maps when traveling to unfamiliar locations. Knowledge is required of the required regular preventive maintenance in maintaining these vehicles and the ability to detect developing maintenance problems. Skills in defensive driving and adjusting driving conditions to road conditions and the vehicle being driven.

Skills and knowledge in the use of standard tools manual and power, lawn mowers, weed eaters, vacuum cleaners, etc. Skills in reading, writing and speaking English to the degree required to perform the tasks associated with this job in a safe and satisfactory manner. Knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent cross contamination when working with food items. Knowledge of commonly used rules, procedures, and operations pertaining to the basic safety and security of the assigned area and the people, facility, and equipment within the area of responsibility.

Responsibility: Assignments are given orally or in writing. The incumbent receives general supervision and performs repetitive tasks with little supervision. A supervisor is available when questions arise or to clearly present new assignments. Work is spot checked in progress and upon completion to assure requirements are met and directions adhered to. Employee is responsible to notify the supervisor of obvious hazards, malfunctioning equipment, damaged materials, and other situations that may impact work operations.

Physical Effort: As a driver exerts physical effort in reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. There is a requirement to lift and carry items up to 50 pounds frequently and items that are heavier with the assistance of other employees or lift equipment. Work assignments require walking on a variety of surfaces, climbing, kneeling, stooping, pulling, pushing, standing, twisting, and sitting. The incumbent must have the physical, mental, oral, visual, and audio ability at a level to assure the duties described are performed in a safe and satisfactory manner.

Working Conditions: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. The outdoor work is performed in all kinds of weather and exposes the employee to wind, rain, dust, mud, hot, and cold conditions. Work inside is normally well lit, heated, and air conditioned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.
  • Ability to communicate in English at a level to assure the duties described can be accomplished in a safe and satisfactory manner.
  • Demonstrated skills in successfully operating standard tools
  • Experience in accomplishing the types of duties described in this job.
  • Requires a valid state driver's license to operate a 15 passenger vehicle.
  • OR
  • Requires a commercial drivers license (CDL) with no restrictions to operate a 24 passenger vehicle.


Conditions of Employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check.
4. Successfully complete and pass all required background checks to include a health screening which includes screening for communicable diseases.
5. All required background checks of AR 215-3, Chapter 2, paragraph 2-13; must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI). Successful completion of prescribed training (transition and/or annual) is required. Failure to achieve desired training with demonstrated competence may result in separation.
 6. Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement.

 NOTE: Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony – or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.


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Cashier - Department of the Army - Fort Stewart, GA

Job Title:Cashier
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:SCNAFDW141195745

SALARY RANGE:

$9.21 to $11.00 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Wednesday, September 3, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0530-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Stewart, GA

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.
APPLICANTS WHO APPLIED UNDER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT SCNAFDW141186500OC MUST REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.
This position is located at Fort Stewart Murray Elementary School Cafeteria
Murray Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in Fort Stewart/South Carolina School District.
Join us in providing great service to our military children.
FIRST CUTOFF DATE:  25 AUGUST 2014
Military spouses requesting spouse employment preference (SEP) consideration must submit a copy of the sponsor's PCS orders to current duty station and copy of marriage certificate if name of spouse is not on the PCS orders. Veterans and involuntary separated members of the armed forces must submit a copy of DD214-Member 4 or equivalent.
Current or former NAF and APF employees preference must submit a copy of DA3434 or equivalent (SF50).
Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF Division identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply): 1. Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application. You will also receive faster status updates. Please upload all required documents. Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status. *You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience! 2. Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.  The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view. To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job. 3. Mail or email your resume (or Optional NAF Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement. 4. If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement. This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them manually, print the full
occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) to (478)757-3144. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • National Agency Check (with Inquiries)

DUTIES:

Independently performs the full range of cash management duties to include receipt, disbursement, examination, deposit and safeguarding of cash and checks. Ensures that all monies are accounted for, reconciling any discrepancies, preparing bank deposits and balancing retained cash funds.

Maintains current dishonored check listing, conducts follow-up investigations, collects dishonored check payments; prepares cashier's reports and notifies supervisor of any suspected irregularities.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Progressively responsible clerical or office work of any kind that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.

HIGHLY QUALIFIED CRITERIA:
- Knowledge and/or experience working in a school setting.
- Ability to process payroll and process free and reduce lunch applications.
- Ability to operate an electronic point of sales system.
- One year customer service experience.
- Ability to resolve customer complaints and issues.

APPLICANTS MEETING THE HIGHLY QUALIFIED CRITERIA WILL BE REFERRED FIRST.





Conditions of employment:
1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.
3. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.

4. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

5. Must successfully complete a physical that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.

6. Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering, or drug related offenses) of Local and National Background Checks.

NOTE: Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following:
Conviction for sexual offense, a drug felony or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.

Management & Program Assistant - Department Of Transportation - West Palm Beach, FL

Job Title:Management & Program Assistant
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:Federal Aviation Administration
Job Announcement Number:ASO-ATO-14-B657R-37479

SALARY RANGE:

$32,451.00 to $64,049.00 / Per Year
The salary range above includes a locality payment of 20.79%.

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Monday, August 25, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

FV-0344-D/F

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
West Palm Beach, FL

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
Business Component: Air Traffic Organization, ESA, Technical Operations Miami District, Central Florida Group West Palm Beach, Florida (WEW46-PBI)



No Permanent Change of Station (PCS) payments are authorized.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

DUTIES:

DUTIES FOR FV-D: Performs basic tasks in support of the office's administrative functions under the close direction of a manager or more experienced employee. Assists managers and other employees in day to day operations. Applies basic knowledge and limited experience in performing a variety of tasks that support the office's administrative programs, policies, and procedures. Assignments may include: compiling and tracking data; maintaining records; scheduling meetings; receiving visitors; responding to telephone inquiries; typing and reviewing correspondence; and providing standard information on administrative policies. Compiles and consolidates information, and prepares reports for review. Has a limited understanding of how administrative financial and other business support assignments contribute to the activities of the organizational unit. Applies analytical processes to programs such as space management, travel administration, overtime usage trends, leave usage, etc., to provide reports and data to management for decision making. Assists in preparing administrative directives or revisions needed to implement recommendations. DUTIES FOR FV-E: Provides support to supervisors, managers, and other employees in managing the office's administrative functions which may include several of the following areas: fiscal management, travel, management information systems, contract administration, property management, procurements, and overall office management. Compiles and consolidates information, and prepares reports for assigned programs. Has a broad understanding of how administrative, financial, and other business support assignments contribute to the activities of the organizational unit. Assists in preparing administrative directives or revisions needed to implement recommendations. Collects program information from FAA personnel and enters it into information systems. Tracks all financial, personnel, supply, and other such transactions through the office in both electronic and paper form. Gathers data, reconciles transactions, and identifies and resolves discrepancies. DUTIES FOR FV-F: Plans, develops, monitors, and executes actions required to manage the office's administrative functions. Provides support to supervisors, managers, and other employees in managing the office's administrative functions, which may include several of the following areas: fiscal management, travel, management information systems, contract administration, property management, procurement, and overall office management. Typical specialized assignments may include: preparing and managing correspondence; compiling, tracking, and analyzing information for a wide variety of programs; entering and tracking budget expenditures; purchasing and inventory; establishing, organizing and managing files, documents, and records; providing advance computer assistance; scheduling meetings; managing time and attendance; providing written or oral explanations of organizational policies; coordinating the implementation of new office policies and systems; maintain calendars and travel records and arrangements. Assists in the preparations of budget estimates, justification statements, and budget execution plans and provides advice on such matters as the distribution of allotments and availability of budgetary funds for program purposes. Modifies and maintains automated systems for tracking obligations and expenditures of funds throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget. Reconciles discrepancies to ensure effective use of funds. Reviews budget data for accuracyof technical treatment and format, mathematical accuracy, and conformance with budget policy and guidance. Uses a wide variety of computer programs and software applications, including CRU-X, eLMS, and Gov-Trip. Utilizes a variety of financial applications such as: DELPHI, REGIS, PRISM, PCPS, etc. as well as Excel to analyze, troubleshoot and problem solve.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify for this position at the FV-D (FG/GS 3-6) you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least six months of general experience that demonstrates 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.
OR,
To qualify based on education, you must have successfully completed one year above high school level in any field. This education must have been attained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college, or university.
OR,
To qualify based on education, you must submit a copy of your post-high school or college/university transcripts or certificates to fax number 404-393-0636 or you may upload to your USAJOBS.GOV account. Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration. Please include your name and this job announcement number on each page you send. If selected, official transcripts will be required prior to employment. Schools must bre accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Combination education and experience may be qualifying for this position. Refer to OPM's Operating Manual Qualification Standards at, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-IV/A/gs-admin.asp for more information. To qualify based on education you must submit a copy of your high school or college transcripts or certificates.

To qualify for the FV-E (FG/GS 7-8) band you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-D (FG/GS 3-6). Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For the FV-E band, specialized experience may include but is not limited to: compiling and tracking data, maintaining records, preparing travel orders and reviewing travel vouchers, purchasing office supplies or equipment, processing time and attendance records, providing standard information to other employees or customers on administrative policies, or compiling and consolidating information and preparing reports for review.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at the FV-E.

To qualify for the FV-F (FG/GS 9-10) band you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-E (FG/GS 7-8). Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to: analyzing information on a variety of programs and preparing reports, providing guidance and interpretation of administrative, financial, or budget policies, assisting with various analytical studies

Education cannot be substituted for experience at the FV-F.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your responses to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA). Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.
  • Selective Placement Factor: Skill in analyzing, reconciling and reporting financial activities related to operations.
Evaluation Criteria

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)
1. Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.
2. Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and carry out own work with diverse and competing priorities.
3. Ability to analyze, validate and correlate data as well as interpret and apply procedures, regulations and policies
4. Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for office management functions, such as preparing and editing correspondence, file management, document control, etc.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA), and Other Factors answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate. Answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.


We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

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Human Resources Assistant - Department of the Army - Austin, TX

Job Title:Human Resources Assistant
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:NG-BH-1161987-DE

SALARY RANGE:

$39,179.00 to $50,932.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Wednesday, August 27, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0203-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Austin, TX

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!


Type of Appointment: This is a Career/Career-Conditional Appointment and does NOT require membership in a compatible military assignment in the Army or Air National Guard. This is a full-time, non-dual status, competitive, permanent position.
Veterans Information: Veterans’ preference is not applicable to Technicians employed under Title 32 USC 709 (b).
Organizational StructureThis position is located within the Joint Forces Headquarters, Army National Guard, Human Resources Office in Austin, TX. The purpose of this position is to provide limited technical assistance to Human Resources Specialists within the office and to managers, supervisors, and technicians of the serviced organization for a wide range of human resources matters.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • You must submit your resume and supporting documents (see "How to Apply").
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory in this agency.
  • Must have a positive National Agency Check (NAC).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES:

As a Human Resources Assistant, you will:
  • Process a wide range of human resources transactions related to recruitment and placement, classification, employee relations, human resources development and/or incentive awards;
  • Provide procedural and technical guidance to managers, supervisors and applicants on recruitment and placement, employee relations, job qualification requirements, merit promotion procedures, transfers, methods of recruitment; etc.;
  • Assist in planning and developing courses based on the needs of the agency and the workforce, assist managers and employees with identifying available training;
  • Provide support with the employee recognition awards programs.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify for this position, you must have:
One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-06 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. Specialized experience may have been demonstrated by providing technical assistance on human resources matters; processing a wide range of human resources transactions (e.g. recruitment and placement, classification, employee relations, training, and/or incentive awards) etc.; and using an automated personnel system. 
Your resume must have complete information: Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing you experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.
Part-time or unpaid experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. 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 the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by Wednesday, August 27, 2014.






Condition of Employment:
This position meets the criteria of a Non-Dual Status Management Plan as follows: The position resides within the infrastructure and support functions of the state National Guard; the incumbent is not subject to mobilization, nor is the work described part of the military mission; and the incumbent does not perform a key advisory or essential administrative role that is inherently military. In addition, the position must meet one of the following: It does not have a comparable military function; the position is required in full-time (civilian) role when the organization, or similar military position, is mobilized to perform continuing post-mobilization functions; or the position requires a skill or competency that necessitates technical expertise or professional qualifications that cannot be readily found in the military structure of the state military force.

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Program Support Assistant - Department Of Veterans Affairs - San Francisco, CA

Job Title:Program Support Assistant - Facility Revenue Technician
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VX-14-BWS-1195364

SALARY RANGE:

$41,738.00 to $60,297.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Wednesday, August 27, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-06/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
San Francisco, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy ID: 1195364 

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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Background investigation may be required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

DUTIES:

This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-07. At the GS-06 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-07. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.

This position is located in the Facility Revenue satellite office in San Francisco for the West Consolidated Patient Account  Center (WECPAC) in San Francisco, CA.  Duties include, but are not limited to;

  • Collects, compile, and/or track data and program information in support of revenue.
  • Prepares, executes, and/or tracks revenue program specific information.
  • Organizes and retrieves computerized data.
  • Generates reports on a variety of data.
  • Provides answers to customer service regarding accounts receivable, means and co-payment test, and health insurance related issues.
  • Enters pertinent information into an automated tracking system.
  • Maintains accurate program specific data for maximum reimbursement while keeping compliant.
  • Uses and understand medical terminology and medical coding.
  • Performs healthcare support functions and operations such as account receivable, management, billing, pre-admission etc.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

GS 6 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess one (1) or more years of specialized experience that equips you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position at the GS-06 level? To be creditable, the experience must have been equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes; working experience in a healthcare environment performing revenue functions; using medical terminology and coding requirements; and performing account receivable management, billing, health information management, patient access, compliance, insurance and financial reporting.
GS 7 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess one (1) or more years of specialized experience that equips you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position at the GS-07 level? To be creditable, the experience must have been equivalent to the GS-06 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes; working experience in a healthcare environment performing revenue functions; using medical terminology and coding requirements; assuring the billing process is accurate and complete; generating financial reports and composing memoranda and correspondence; and performing account receivable management, billing, health information management, patient access, compliance, insurance and financial reporting.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
  • Knowledge of inter-relationship of healthcare support functions including third party accounts management, billing, health information management, patient access, compliance, insurance and financial reporting.
  • Ability to gather, compile, and analyze data for various aspects of assigned program or project areas.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and coding requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people of varying backgrounds.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This work is primarily sedentary although some slight physical effort may be required.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).



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.
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.


Veteran's 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 DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability.  If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.

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