OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE - United States Postal Service - SAN DIEGO, CA

Branch
San Diego District

Job Posting Period
02/09/2016 - 02/26/2016

Job Title
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE

Facility Location
SAN DIEGO DISTRICT MARGARET L SELLERS PROCESSING & DISTRIBUTION CENTER
11251 RANCHO CARMEL DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92199-9990
CONTACT INFORMATION: Carole A. Orlen, Occupational Health Nurse Administrator 858-674-0191,
carole.a.orlen2@usps.gov

Position Information
Title: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE
FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt
Occupation Code: 0610-0002
Non-Scheduled Days: Saturday/Sunday
Hours: 10:00AM - 6:30PM
REQUIREMENT: Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in State of CA and Current CPR certification by closing date of this
announcement.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Advanced basic training as a Nurse Practitioner or Physicians Assistant
2. Certification in Occupational Health
3. Field experience in occupational/industrial nurse
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions
or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.
SALARY RANGE: $54,851 - $64,885 annual salary paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 56776
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by
the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings
Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits
(FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care
Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care
(day care) expenses are also available. We offer ten paid federal holidays as well as accrued vacation and sick leave.
Persons Eligible to Apply
All U.S. Citizens, permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the United
States. Applicants must be available for screening activities, including an interview. Applicants entitled to veterans’
preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position.
Applicants must apply online at www.usps.com/employment to be considered for this employment opportunity. You must
have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and
background checks will be conveyed by email. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allow
all correspondences to be received.
@usps.gov @geninfo.com
NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this
employment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses
may result in disqualification for this opportunity.
Current non-career Postal Service employees who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to usps.com/employment and use
your existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser
before going to usps.com/employment.
Functional Purpose
Assists in the coordination and implementation of Occupational Medical and Health Services programs within an assigned
District.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assists in the development and implementation of Health Promotion programs. Educates the field on general health
issues, wellness programs and medical education programs.
2. Serves as a resource and answers questions and inquiries from the field concerning, but not limited to, the following
programs: Fitness-For-Duty Examinations, Return to Work, Reasonable Accommodation, Serious Accident reviews.
3. Supports activities related to the pre-employment medical assessment process.
4. Assists in scheduling required medical examinations, drug screenings and other testing (e.g. Fitness-For-Duty
Examinations, Focused Examinations, and Return to work Examinations).
5. Prepares, updates and maintains confidential employee health folders.
6. Provides guidance and medical assistance related to the injury compensation process (e.g., contacting employees absent
from work due to illness or injury, reviewing medical documentation, and obtaining clarification of status and restrictions from
physicians).
7. Serves as a resource for various Safety programs as they relate to Occupational Health Services (e.g., safety reviews and
PEG audits).
8. As a member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), provides emergency medical care, as needed.
SUPERVISION
Occupational Health Nurse Administrator
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

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Realty Officer - General Services Administration - New York, NY

Job Title:  Realty Officer
Department:  General Services Administration
Agency:  Public Buildings Service
Job Announcement Number:  1602041MMDE

SALARY RANGE:
$132,619.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Tuesday, February 23, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1170-15
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full-time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
15
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
New York, NY
WHO MAY APPLY:
All United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island).
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Other
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
GSA has been repeatedly named by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the 'Best Places to Work in the Federal Government'.

As a Realty Officer, you will be managing the Leasing Division with responsibility for multiple functions including, but not limited to, long-range planning, leasing, space planning, assignment and utilization.

This position is located in the Public Buildings Service, Leasing Division, New York, NY. This office is responsible for assisting federal agencies in accomplishing their missions by providing lease acquisition services that deliver space timely, at best value, and with superior workplace solutions.


GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:
  • Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)
  • Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from
  • Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs
  • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Transit and child care subsidies
  • Training and development
At this time we are only filling one vacancy, however additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed.



This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number 1602040MMMP under Merit Promotion regulations. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion Procedures. Note: You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.













TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Apply online (See How to Apply section.)

DUTIES:


  • Exercises full responsibility and delegated authority for planning, managing, directing, coordinating, evaluating and executing the full range of the Division's programs in the support to real estate acquisition and lease acquisition program activities, including the national broker contracts, outleasing, site acquisition, realty business and e­tools, market analysis, lease delegations, lease acquisition policy, realty policy and strategy matters, acquisition consultation, lease reviews and audits and realty performance measures.
  • Provides input and recommendations concerning realty policy, space and site acquisition, outleasing, space management/utilization, workplace solutions, realty operations, customer support and significant trends, recurring problems, and similar management concerns as they impact the division work performed and the realty industry overall.
  • Participates in a broad range of strategic planning, programmatic, space management and account management issues for the regional Public Building Service (PBS) organization.
  • Establishes contacts with private industry to educate them on the realty operations and workplace solutions provided by PBS, and to establish an ongoing exchange of information to continually improve our working relationship with vendors and local business organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

The GS-15 salary range starts at $132,619 per year, if you meet the following qualifications. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

To qualify for a GS-15, you must demonstrate at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience with managing, coordinating and directing a commercial real estate leasing organization, division, or program with responsibility for the development and implementation of realty acquisition and leasing policy and procedures as well as oversight and evaluation of a lease acquisition program. Such experience may include overseeing professional brokerage firms; providing direction and guidance on real estate acquisition and leasing problems and issues; applying the functions, policies, programs, procedures, regulations and laws associated with a realty acquisition and leasing program; and serving as a senior liaison with high level management officials.

NOTE: Qualifications are based on length and level of experience. Therefore, in addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours per week if part time. Qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, so failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here.

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Serve a one year probationary period (unless you have previously satisfied this requirement).
  • Complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment" (OF-306) to determine suitability for Federal employment.
  • Undergo a background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication.
  • Complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, and obtain approval that no conflict or an appearance of conflict exists between your financial interest and this position.
  • Complete a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, unless this has been previously fulfilled.
  • Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

The Category Rating procedure is being used to rate candidates. If you are found qualified for the position, your responses to the self assessment vacancy questions will be used to place you in one of the following categories: Qualified, Well Qualified, Best Qualified. Your responses to the vacancy questions must be supported by your resume or the Human Resources Specialist may adjust your responses lower. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Appropriate documentation must be received to adjudicate veterans' preference.

You will be evaluated on the vacancy related questions that were designed to assess your overall possession of the following competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities:

-Extensive knowledge of the Federal Leasing and budgeting process. Particularly strong knowledge of leasing program. Reduce the footprint measure, Lease vacant space strategy and planning.

-Knowledge of complimentary and competing measures of other divisions and the ability to blend needs for sound business decisions for the benefit of the customer agencies and the taxpayer.

-Skill in collaboration with peers in other divisions within the organization.

-Knowledge of regional divisions operations. Knowledge of Leasing policies and guidance and ability to apply policies and guidance in a coherent, consistent, business-focused manner.

-Ability to demonstrate leadership and employee development skills and to hold employees and subordinate managers and self accountable.

-Ability to clearly understand the long-term needs of Division and to strategize a 3-5 year approach to workload management, succession planning and lease inventory patterns.


A variety of assessments/assessment tools may be used to evaluate candidates for specific vacancies covered by this announcement. Candidates will be notified when further assessments are implemented and provided with instructions on how to access and complete the assessment(s). Be sure to APPLY EARLY as most assessments must be completed fully and submitted before the announcement closing.

If you are an Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan eligible or a GSA Career Transition Assistance eligible, you must be considered well qualified (minimum score of 85) to receive priority. ICTAP/CTAP



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Trial Attorney - Securities and Exchange Commission - Los Angeles, CA

Job Title:  Trial Attorney
Agency:  Securities and Exchange Commission
Job Announcement Number:  16-EX-1621998-MJB

SALARY RANGE:
$141,612.00 to $233,450.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Thursday, February 18, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
SK-0905-16
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
16
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Los Angeles, CA
WHO MAY APPLY:
All groups of qualified individuals
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Other
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

JOB SUMMARY:

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission includes advocating for investors who seek to secure a future for their family, providing guidance and regulations for the nation’s securities industry in an increasingly global market, and taking action with an eye toward promoting the capital formation necessary to sustain economic growth.

A career with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public. The SEC provides:
  • Careers that broaden and deepen your already accomplished knowledge, skills and abilities;
  • An environment that allows you to work and learn with the nation's experts;
  • Benefits, compensation and career expansion opportunities; and
  • A balance between your professional and family life.
To find out more about the SEC, go to http://www.sec.gov
The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits plus the standard Federal benefits:
  • Paid dental and vision insurance;
  • Subsidy for health insurance, which supplements your health benefits premiums by $25 for self-only coverage and by $50 for family coverage;
  • Domestic Partner Health Insurance Reimbursement Program;
  • Mass transportation subsidy;
  • "WorkSmart" - Opportunities for flexible work schedules and expanded telework
If selected you will serve as a senior trial attorney responsible for litigating and trying complex and high profile cases in federal district courts and before administrative law judges, advising investigative staff, and furnishing support to the Department of Justice in criminal prosecutions.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • This position is open to US Citizens AND
  • persons lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship
  • as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B)

DUTIES:


If selected, you will join a well-respected team responsible for investigating possible violations of securities laws, recommending and litigating Commission action when appropriate, either in a federal court or before an administrative law judge, and negotiating settlements.
Typical Duties Include:

  • Developing, litigating and conducting trials of court cases and administrative proceedings that present
    unique legal, evidentiary and policy challenges and present the opportunity to establish legal precedent,
    and monitoring decisions that impact the SEC.
  • Overseeing the conduct of cases and making decisions regarding tactics and strategy to be employed;
    representing the SEC throughout the course of the litigation, including appeals when appropriate;
    addressing highly complex legal and factual issues; and efficiently managing SEC cases.
  • Providing expert litigation advice, including policy and regulatory recommendations by maintaining and
    exhibiting knowledge, insight, and understanding in order to respond to inquiries in pending or potential
    litigation.
  • Fostering productive work relationships with federal and state regulators and criminal authorities, and
    engaging in public outreach and representational opportunities to showcase the goals and strategic vision
    of the Commission.
  • Providing agency representation in negotiations and discussion with senior officials and/or lawyers and
    formulating proposed settlements that often have broad legal implications.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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.  
BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following
  • J.D. or LL.B. degree
    AND
  • Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement. 
SK-16: Applicant must have 4 year(s) of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, 3 year(s) of which includes: experience litigating civil or criminal cases in Federal Court; developing arguments addressing highly complex legal and factual issues, preparing complicated documents, conducting hearings or fact-findings.




Important Notes:
1. This position is open to all U.S. citizens and persons lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B).
2. Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in you not being considered for this position.3. Supplementary vacancies may be filled in addition to the number stated in this announcement.
4. FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL: This position has promotion potential to the SK-
16.
5. TRIAL PERIOD: This appointment may require completion of a two-year trial period. 
6. SECURITY CLEARANCE: Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.7. DRUG TESTING:  This position may be subjected to drug testing requirements.
8. PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Moving/Relocation expenses are not authorized.
9. DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
10. This position is in the collective bargaining unit.



Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees:  For information on how to apply through the Interagency Career Transition Assistance program (ICTAP) see http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictapTo exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must meet the Well Qualified criteria of the rating scale for this position.
Disability Employment: For information on disability appointments please visit: 
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:


If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the occupational questionnaire.  Your resume must support your responses to the occupational questionnaire. After review of your application materials, if you are determined to be minimally qualified, you will be referred to the selecting official.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
  1. Knowledge of rules and practices related to federal district court and administrative proceedings.
  2. Ability to litigate and prepare for trials and hearings including the development of case strategy, preparation of briefs, memos and other written materials.
  3. Ability to interact effectively with executives and board members as well as with senior officials, supervisors, co-workers, and office staff.
  4. Ability to communicate in writing to convey complex legal information.
  5. Ability to communicate orally in presenting cases in testimony and hearings.
The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete. To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link View Assessment Questions

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Health Technician - Department Of Justice - New York, NY

Job Title:  Health Technician (Paramedic)
Department:  Department Of Justice
Agency:  Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Job Announcement Number:  NYM-2016-0007

SALARY RANGE:
$57,171.00 to $73,764.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Wednesday, February 24, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GL-0640-09
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
09
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy - New York, NY
WHO MAY APPLY:
THIS IS A DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS.

Duty Location: MCC New York, NY
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.

We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 121 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.

In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.

Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37. Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
  • Selective Service Requirement. Click Here

DUTIES:

The Paramedic is often the first responder at the scene of sudden illness or emergency and sometimes encounters situations which may be life threatening. Upon arrival at the emergency scene, the incumbent must be able to assess the situation to determine the nature, extent, and seriousness of the emergency, assume primary responsibility immediately, and tactfully gain control and support of any bystanders. Determines, upon consultation with a medical provider (physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner), the most appropriate method of transportation to the local hospital. Determines the need for appropriate equipment to provide advanced life support.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:

Education Two full years of graduate education or a master’s degree. Graduate level education must be directly related to the work of the position.

NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide legible transcripts to receive consideration. All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. (If you are selected for this position, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.)

For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

OR

Experience You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
  • Experience in obtaining patient vital signs and performing venipuncture and initiating intravenous (IV) and/or intraosseous(IO) therapy.
  • Experience using various types of medical emergency equipment such as electrocardiogram (EKG), telemetry/defibrillator, suction, etc.
  • Experience determining the basic causes and medical implications of closed and open soft tissue wounds and stabilizing patients as established by protocols.
Selective Placement Factor: Applicants applying for this position, MUST also possess the following Selective Factor.

In the event you do not possess the Selective Factor, you will be found ineligible for the position.

Selective Factor:
  • Applicants must have and maintain a current, active, and unrestricted certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic.
  • Applicants must also have and maintain current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications.
NOTE: ALL applicants MUST submit proof of current, active and unrestricted license as a NREMT-Paramedic, AND ACLS and Health Care Provider (BLS) certifications.

Combination of Education and Experience: Combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience. This graduate level education courses must be directly related to the work of the position. This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications set to perform the major duties of this position as described above.

Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**


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 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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Based upon your self-reported responsesto the assessment questions during the application process, your application will be placed into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Applications will be reviewed from the top quality category. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement. If you are found qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to the responses you provided on the online assessment questionnaire.

NOTE: Candidates within the top quality category and who are eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your resume. Although veterans preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated", veterans preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.

In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest qualified category as defined by category rating procedures.

What Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are Required for this Position?

The following Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) are required:
  • Ability to communicate and deal effectively with physicians, superiors, peers and others (including patients).
  • Ability to use emergency medical equipment such as EKG, telemetry/defibrillator, suction, etc.
  • Skill in making patient assessments, selecting and initiating appropriate treatment during medical or surgical emergencies (life or death or severe injury).
  • Ability to assess and monitor a patient’s medical condition and to initiate appropriate treatment and/or transportation.
  • Knowledge of medication administration, doses, routes and side effects.

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Procurement Technician - Department of Defense - San Diego, CA

Job Title:  Procurement Technician
Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Defense Contract Management Agency
Hiring Organization:  DCMA Operations Directorate, Western Region Command
Job Announcement Number:  SWH816P81051721620577D

SALARY RANGE:
$40,215.00 to $52,278.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Friday, February 19, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1106-06
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:
7 vacancies in the following location(s):
San Diego, CA
WHO MAY APPLY:
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Other
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

JOB SUMMARY:


Join Team DCMA -- Challenge yourself!

The Defense Contract Management Agency serves as the independent eyes and ears of Department of Defense (DoD) and it partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.


Defense Contract Management Agency's website

There are two position in Santa Ana, CA; Carson, CA and San Diego, CA but Fullerton, CA only has one position.

Who May Apply:
· All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States
· Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel is required 5% of the time.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • PCS maybe authorized

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required
  • Tour of Duty: Full Time
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit: Yes

DUTIES:


·         Serves as a Procurement Technician on a contract operations team and is assigned a group of less complex contracts (i.e. firm-fixed priced) for which certain contract administration duties are performed.
·         Assists the Contract Administrator and other team members on portions of more difficult assignments, such as the collection and analysis of information pertaining to the administration of complex contracts (e.g. cost reimbursable type contracts).
·         Able to perform duties using complex automated contract management information systems (i.e. MOCAS, other government systems, or equivalent) and office automation application programs
·         Monitors contract administration actions for adequacy and timeliness using registers and suspense's
·         Verifies and corrects contract closeout data in the automated contract management information system.
·         Reviews contract data in the automated contract management information system for accuracy and completeness
·         Reviews and analyzes the contract data reports for adequacy
·         Expedites necessary actions to meet data calls and periodic reporting deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:


In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.

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: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-05). Specialized experience is defined as: receiving and analyzing a variety of procurement source documents; reconciling shipment invoices; and inputting information into and maintaining integrity of an automated database


Education can not be substituted for experience.

Please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards for specific Education/Experience requirements for this position located at: www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/index-Standards.asp.


Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the DATE THE REFERRAL IS ISSUED.





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/qualificationsand 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.

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's basic qualification requirements, and the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the duties of this position as described in this vacancy announcement. Resumes are rated using Category Rating procedures. If you meet the minimum qualification requirements, based on your possession of job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities your resume will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.



Other Requirements:
·Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
·One year trial/probationary period may be required.
·Multiple positions will be filled from this announcement.
·May require overtime work.
·Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized.
·Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
·Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
·Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 180 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.

Condition of Employment:
·Personnel security investigation required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:


Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (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 this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application 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.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

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Student Trainee (Field Examiner) - National Labor Relations Board - Los Angeles, CA

Job Title:  Student Trainee (Field Examiner)
Agency:  National Labor Relations Board
Job Announcement Number:  NL16DEU1414526SC

SALARY RANGE:
$54,664.00 to $71,058.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Tuesday, February 16, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-0299-09
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Recent Graduates
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
9
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Los Angeles, CA
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

JOB SUMMARY:


Become a part of a prestigious and elite Agency created by Congress in 1935 to administer the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law for relations between unions and employers in the private sector. The National Labor Relations Board is an independent Federal agency that has daily impact on the way America's companies, industries and unions conduct business.


The  Recent  Graduates  Program  is  a  program within Pathways that  provides  employment opportunities for recent graduates and individuals who have obtained degrees/certificates from qualified educational institutions or programs. Applicants must apply within two (2) years of completing their educational programs (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree or certificate completion to apply).
 

This position is assigned to a Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board and is responsible for assisting the region with casehandling work including investigating representation petitions, unfair labor practice charges, and election proceedings.

Position is located in Los Angeles, CA.

***Due to the high expected volume, this vacancy announcement will close once the first 50 applications have been received.***

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occassional Travel May Be Required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Selectee must pass a background investigation prior to appointment.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.

DUTIES:


The selectee of this position is responsible for performing the following duties:
·       Completing legal research, interviewing witnesses, preparing sworn statements, reviewing and analyzing documentary evidence, and drafting reports on investigations of unfair labor practice charges.
·       Preparing election agreements and/or stipulations for an election.
·       Conducting administrative hearings to develop a record in pre and post election settings to resolve unit placement.
·       Managing case files of all unfair labor practice and representation cases.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
To be eligible for the Pathways Recent Graduate Program, an applicant must have graduated no earlier than 2 years prior with an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctoral, or technical/vocational degree or certificate (degree or proof of completion of graduation requirements must be submitted) from a qualifying educational institution (except for veterans precluded from applying due to their military service obligation).

In order to qualify for this position at the GS-9, the applicant must have completed two (2) academic years of graduate level education or have a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree (transcripts must be provided).



Using Education to Qualify: Education must be accredited by an accredited 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). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx.  All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. (Note: If you are selected for this position based on education, an official transcript will be required, prior to your first day.)
You must meet all qualification requirements. (Required - if applicable) All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.



HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:


Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that your scores do not reflect that you meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position, you will lose consideration for this position.

You will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) and/or Competencies required for the position:


  • Ability to work as a member of a team and work under a supervisor.


  • Ability to use electronic case management systems, and other applicable systems to manage case files.


  • Ability to investigate challenged ballots or objections to a representation election.


  • Ability to prepare election agreements and/or stipulations for an election.


  • Ability to conduct administrative hearings to develop a record in pre- and post-election settings to resolve unit placement, voting eligibility, and conduct of election issues.


  • Ability to draft appropriate recommendations for disposition of unfair labor practice charges.


  • Ability to draft reports on investigations.


  • Ability to negotiate and draft settlement agreements.


  • Ability to prepare clear, concise written reports, recommendations, and letters and convey recommendations and analysis in formal and informal settings.


  • Ability to conduct legal research.


  • Ability to interview witnesses.


  • Ability to prepare sworn statements.


  • Ability to review and analyze documentary evidence.


    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position.

    If you meet the qualification requirements listed above, your application will be rated based on your online questionnaire and supporting documents. Your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If your final rating places you among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

    Administrative Support Assistant - Department of the Army - Whitefield, OK

    Job Title:  Administrative Support Assistant (Office Automation)
    Department:  Department of the Army
    Agency:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Job Announcement Number:  SWHB162116501603810D

    SALARY RANGE:
    $32,318.00 to $42,012.00 / Per Year
    OPEN PERIOD:
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Friday, February 19, 2016
    SERIES & GRADE:
    GS-0303-05
    POSITION INFORMATION:
    Full Time - Permanent
    PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
    05
    DUTY LOCATIONS:
    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Whitefield, OK
    WHO MAY APPLY:
    United States Citizens
    SECURITY CLEARANCE:
    Other
    SUPERVISORY STATUS:
    No

    JOB SUMMARY:


    Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America!  In 2015, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.


    About the Position:
    This is an Administrative Support Assistant (OA) position with the US Corps of Engineers (USACE), located at the Eufala Lake Office in Whitefield/ Haskell, Oklahoma.

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens and ICTAP Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)


    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Occasional Travel
    • Business travel (TDY) up to 15%

    RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

    • No

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • A background investigation may be required.
    • This position requires you to be able to type at least 40 words per minute.

    DUTIES:

    As an Administrative Support Assistant (Office Automation), you will be responsible for various duties to include, but not limited to:
    • prepare cost estimates
    • make travel arrangement, process vouchers, create travel orders
    • fund management for multiple funded accounts
    • fund database management
    • labor and payroll funding management
    • maintaining accurate records for audit purposes
    • timekeeping

    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:
    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).  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
    To qualify based on your 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 at least 3 of the following administrative support duties, such as: travel arrangements, processing travel vouchers, timekeeping, labor, payroll, hard-copy file maintenance, data file maintenance, budgeting, or fund maintenance for an office. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).
    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
    • Administrative Support
    • Communication
    • Office Automation
    • Funds Management Support



    Education Substitution:
    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
    A.) Have completed four years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. (NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted at time of application.)
    OR
    B.) Have some specialized experience as described above, but less than one year; and have more than two years but less than four years of education as described above. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. To compute the percentage of the requirements, the total has to equal at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond the second year by 30. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify). (NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted at time of application.)




    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.

     

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:


    Your application package (resume, transcripts, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
    Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
    • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

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