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CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2 - United States Postal Service - COLUMBUS, OH

Branch
Cincinnati District

Job Posting Period
09/19/2014 - 09/23/2014
This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being
invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title
CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2

Facility Location
COLUMBUS POST OFFICE
850 TWIN RIVERS DR
COLUMBUS, OH 43216-9712
CONTACT PERSON: SUPERVISOR CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPPORT, JOY ELL SIMS @ 614-469-4238

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2310-0046
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIED
HOURS: WILL VARY **STARTING IN THE AM * AVG UP TO 36 HOURS PER WEEK* WORKING MONDAY THRU
SATURDAY AS NEEDED * MAY INCLUDE SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS
SALARY RANGE: $15.30 AN HOUR
FINANCE NUMBER: 381792
BENEFIT INFORMATION: LIMITED BENEFITS INCLUDE: PAID VACATION DAYS * ACCESS TO HEALTH INSURANCE
UPON HIRE *OPPORTUNITIES FOR RAISES *
Persons Eligible to Apply
**APPLICANT MUST LIVE WITHIN A 40 MILE RADIUS FROM ZIP CODE 43216 **
**APPLICANT MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE FOR TWO YEARS PRIOR TO APPLYING**
**APPLICANT MUST APPLY ONLINE @ WWW.USPS.COM/EMPLOYMENT- PAPER APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER
ACCEPTED**
**KEEP CHECKING YOUR EMAIL FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB**
Questions regarding the online application process refer to the employment FAQs available on the left side of the webpage
at www.usps.gov/employment.
Functional Purpose
Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; maintains
professional and effective public relations with customers and others, requiring a general familiarity with postal laws,
regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and with the geography of the area.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Routes or cases all classes of mail in sequence of delivery along an established route. Rearranges and relabels cases
as required.
2. Withdraws mail from the distribution case and prepares it in sequence for efficient delivery independently or by another
carrier along an established route. Prepares and separates all classes of mail to be carried by truck to relay boxes along
route for subsequent delivery.
3. Handles undeliverable mail in accordance with established procedures.
4. Delivers mail along a prescribed route, on foot or by vehicle, on a regular schedule, picking up additional mail from relay
boxes as needed. Collects mail from street letter boxes and accepts letters from mailing from customers; on certain routes
may deliver mail that consists exclusively of parcel post, or the collection collection of mail.
5. Uses portable electronic scanner as instructed.
6. Delivers and collects charges on customs, postage-due, and C.O.D. mail matter. Delivers and obtains receipts for
registered and certain insured mail. Signs for such matter, except insured mail, at the post office before beginning route and
accounts for it upon return by payments of the amounts collected and delivery of receipts taken.
7. Deposits in the post office mail collected on the route upon returning from the route.
8. Checks, and corrects if necessary, mailing cards from advertisers bearing names and addresses of customers or former
customers on the route.
9. Furnishes customers with postal information and provides change of address cards and other postal forms as needed.
10. Reports to supervisor all unusual incidents or conditions relating to mail delivery, including condition of street letter
boxes and centralized delivery equipment.
11. Becomes proficient, when assigned to a route, in the casing of mail on other routes as assigned.
12. Works professionally with other employees in the office.
13. May as a CCA, perform clerical duties and be required to pass examinations on scheme of city primary distribution.
14. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: check hotels and other establishments to ensure that mail for
residents undeliverable as addressed is not improperly held; deliver stamps or other paper supplies to contract or classified
stations and other designated delivery points; serves at carriers' delivery window; receive and register where practical, all
letters and packages of first-class matter properly offered for registration; case mail and make deliveries on other routes as
assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor, Customer Services, or other designated supervisor.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. REQUIREMENTS:
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related
knowledge, skills, and abilities:
A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
CCA duties require arduous exertion involving prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling
heavy containers of mail weighing up to the allowable maximum mailing weight.
ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
CCAs must work their assigned tour and days of work. CCAs must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for
personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.
CCAs are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor
in such interactions, including wearing an approved uniform.
Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.
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.

Apply

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT HOLIDAY TERM - United States Postal Service - TALLAHASSEE, FL

Branch
Gulf Atlantic District

Job Posting Period
09/19/2014 - 09/26/2014

Job Title
CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT (HOLIDAY TERM)

Facility Location
TALLAHASSEE POST OFFICE
VARIOUS LOCATIONS
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301-9998

ATTENTION! We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to
receive our messages. Please add the following email addresses to your contact list right away to allow correspondence,
especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo account, or use a work or military email address!
ecareerworkflow@usps.gov
usps_support@panpowered.com
USPSeServices@geninfo.com

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT (HOLIDAY TERM)
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIABLE
HOURS: VARIABLE
City Carrier Assistant Employees (CCA#s) hold temporary appointments. Successful applicants for this posting will work
only from December 6, 2014 through January 2, 2015, to supplement the regular work force for seasonal hiring needs. The
use of CCA#s is discretionary and subject to business needs. Late evening and Sunday work may be required.
Duties are physically demanding and include moderate to heavy lifting, carrying, prolonged standing, walking and reaching.
ALL VETERANS MUST ATTACH MEMBER 4 COPY OF DD214. DISABLED VETERANS MUST ATTACH A COPY OF
DISABILITY RATING LETTER FROM VA DATED SINCE 1992.
SALARY RANGE: $15.30 PER HOUR
FINANCE NUMBER: 118891
Persons Eligible to Apply
***Desirable candidates MUST live within 50 miles of the Facility Work Location. Candidates will need to be present for
screening activities, including an interview in the Facility Location or vicinity. Serious applicants only need apply, please***
Note: Veterans who are entitled to veterans# preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may
apply for any posted position.
Functional Purpose
Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; maintains
professional and effective public relations with customers and others, requiring a general familiarity with postal laws,
regulations, products and geography of the area.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Routes or cases all classes of mail in sequence of delivery along an established route. Rearranges and relabels cases as
required.
2. Withdraws mail from the distribution case and prepares it in sequence for efficient delivery independently or by another
carrier along an established route. Prepares and separates all classes of mail to be carried by truck to relay boxes along
route for subsequent delivery.
3. Handles undeliverable mail in accordance with established procedures.
4. Delivers mail along a prescribed route, on foot or by vehicle, on a regular schedule, picking up additional mail from relay
boxes as needed. Collects mail from street letter boxes and accepts letters from mailing from customers; on certain routes
may deliver mail that consists exclusively of parcel post, or the collection mail.
5. Uses portable electronic scanner as instructed.
6. Delivers and collects charges on customs, postage-due, and C.O.D. mail matter. Delivers and obtains receipts for
registered and certain insured mail. Signs for such matter, except insured mail, at the post office before beginning route and
accounts for it upon return by payments of the amounts collected and delivery of receipts taken.
7. Deposits in the post office mail collected on the route upon returning from the route.
8. Checks, and corrects if necessary, mailing cards from advertisers bearing names and addresses of customers or former
customers on the route.
9. Furnishes customers with postal information and provides change of address cards and other postal forms as needed.
10. Reports to supervisor all unusual incidents or conditions relating to mail delivery, including condition of street letter boxes
and centralized delivery equipment.
11. Becomes proficient, when assigned to a route, in the casing of mail on other routes as assigned.
12. Works professionally with other employees in the office.
13. May as a CCA, perform clerical duties and be required to pass examinations on scheme of city primary distribution.
14. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: check hotels and other establishments to ensure that mail for
residents undeliverable as addressed is not improperly held; deliver stamps or other paper supplies to contract or classified
stations and other designated delivery points; serves at carriers' delivery window; receive and register where practical, all
letters and packages of first-class matter properly offered for registration; case mail and make deliveries on other routes as
assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor, Customer Services, or other designated supervisor.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
CCA duties require arduous exertion involving prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling
heavy containers of mail weighing up to the allowable maximum mailing weight.
ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
CCAs must work their assigned tour and days of work. CCAs must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for
personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.
CCAs are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor
in such interactions. May be required to wear uniform items.
Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.
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.

Apply

CASUAL MAIL HANDLER HOLIDAY SEASON - United States Postal Service - ANAHEIM, CA etc

Branch
Santa Ana District

Job Posting Period
09/19/2014 - 09/23/2014

Job Title
CASUAL (CEP)

Facility Location
SANTA ANA DISTRICT hires for the below Mail Processing Facilites:
ANAHEIM PROCESSING AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITY, 5335 E LA PALMA AVENUE ANAHEIM CA 92899
INDUSTRY PROCESSING AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER, 15421 GALE AVENUE INDUSTRY CA 91715
SANTA ANA PROCESSING AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER, 3101 W SUNFLOWER AVE SANTA ANA 92799

Position Information
TITLE: CASUAL MAIL HANDLER HOLIDAY SEASON
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARY BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEED, MUST BE AVAILABLE 7 DAYS PER WEEK
HOURS: VARY BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEED, MOST SHIFTS ARE EVENINGS/SWING AND NIGHTS/GRAVEYARD
SALARY RANGE: 12.00 PER HOUR
FINANCE NUMBER: 50224
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies.
We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer
contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Applicants, except for those who are on active military duty, preference eligible, or Veterans Employment Opportunity Act
(VEOA) eligible, must live within 50 MILES of the offices listed above in order to be eligible for this position because the work
is performed in the Facility Location and candidates will need to be present for immediate screening activities, including an
interview, in the Facility location or vicinity Note: Veterans who are entitled to veterans preference and/or covered by the
VEOA may apply for any externally-announced position.
- If you are a military veteran, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy #4) to your application under the
Veteran#s Preference tab.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System.
- Applicants must be age 18 at the time of hire (or age 16 with a high school diploma).
- Serious applicants only need apply.
Casual Mail Handler Holiday Season Position is temporary appointments for a MAXIMUM period of eight weeks from
November 15, 2014 to January 9, 2014.
Functional Purpose
Performs mail handling, mail processing, or a combination of such duties on a supplemental basis during a Casual Exception
Period (CEP).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Separates all class of mail.
2. Culls, faces, and cancels mail.
3. Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail. Empties mail from mail containers (bags, hampers, etc.) and loads mail into mail
containers. Performs other duties incidental to the moving and processing of mail and related mail handling equipment.
4. In addition, may perform other miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
5. Exercises normal protective care for equipment and materials used.
6. Exercises a normal regard for the safety of self and others.
7. Operates equipment assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Craft.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. These jobs do not have qualification standards. They are NOT TO BE FILLED without specific authorization from
Organizational Effectiveness, Employee Resource Management, Headquarters.
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.

Apply

Investigative Assistant - Office of Personnel Management - Washington DC, DC etc

Job Title:Investigative Assistant
Agency:Office of Personnel Management
Job Announcement Number:14-273-SWA-DH

SALARY RANGE:

$34,415.00 to $44,954.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Thursday, September 25, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1802-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Washington DC, DC
Aberdeen, MD
Fort Meade, MD
Concord, NH
Stafford, VA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Top Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:



This announcement will be used to fill vacancies through OPM-authorized Direct Hire Authority due to a Critical Hiring Need.   Veterans preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply.  For more information on OPM's authorization of Direct Hire Authority, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp

As an Investigative Assistant in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Federal Investigative Services (FIS), the incumbent will perform a variety of technical and administrative duties in support of the program.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)

DUTIES:

  • Perform administrative duties to assist the Supervisory Investigator and operations of the office.
  • Conduct record checks. Review a variety of records for suitability and personnel security purposes.
  • Prepare Reports of Investigation (ROI) summarizing information and stating pertinent facts.
  • Assist investigators who are conducting personnel background investigations for security clearance and/or suitability      for employment.
  • Enter and track data in the Personnel Investigations Processing System.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

For the GS-5:  At least one year experience equivalent to the GS-4 level in the Federal government to include organizing information, maintaining data base records (entering, searching for, retrieving, editing, and deleting data), using word processing and basic spreadsheet software to accomplish my work, reviewing basic documents (such as employment applications, claims for benefits, loan applications, contracts, or investigative forms) for accuracy and completeness.
OR I have have successfully completed four years of post-high-school education.
OR I have a combination of experience and education that meets the minimum qualification requirements.

Secretary - Department of the Navy - Quantico, VA

Job Title:Secretary (OA)
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:U.S. Marine Corps
Job Announcement Number:EA40318-08-1216795PD927413D

SALARY RANGE:

$47,212.00 to $61,377.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Wednesday, September 24, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0318-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Quantico, VA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!
This position is located at the Naval Medical Clinic, Quantico, VA.   The incumbent performs a variety of administrative duties providing clerical support such as preparing correspondence, serving as liaison, and scheduling appointments according to policies and procedures.  

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A pre-employment examination is required.
  • Must be a qualified typist.

DUTIES:


  • Performs a variety of administrative duties to the executive office and senior DoD officials including Flag level officers.

  • Maintains exclusive control over the Commanding Officer’s and Executive Officer’s appointments with complete authority for commitments time.

  • Prepares all correspondence originated by the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer.

  • Serves as the Command’s Protocol Office and first point of contact for Flag Officers, other VIPs and their family members who require medical services of the clinic.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.  Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

TYPING REQUIREMENT: You must be able to type at least 40 words per minute with 3 or fewer errors based on a 5-minute sample to qualify for this position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In order to qualify for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform successfully the duties of the position such as:
  • Providing clerical and administrative assistance to supervisors and staff.

  • Scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars using automated systems.

  • Receiving and screening telephone calls and visitors.

  • Handling all details related to official social obligations.

  • Maintaining assigned reports such as fitness reports. 


Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:  
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.  To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:  View Assessment Questions.



REQUIREMENTS: 
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

A pre-employment physical examination is required.

You must be able to type at least 40 words per minute with 3 or fewer errors based on a 5-minute sample to qualify for this position.

Administrative Assistant - Department of Defense - Pearl Harbor, HI

Job Title:Administrative Assistant (OA)
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:Defense Logistics Agency
Job Announcement Number:DLALndMartm-14-1217999-DE

SALARY RANGE:

$32,279.00 to $46,772.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-05/06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Pearl Harbor, HI

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Confidential

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


America's Combat Logistics Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.  

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position

DUTIES:

As an Administrative Assistant (OA), you will be responsible for the following duties:
·        This position may be filled at any grade level.  If selected at the GS-05 level, the selectee may be non-competitively promoted to the next grade level in the time frame allowed by the merit promotion regulations and upon recommendation of the supervisor.  Promotion is contingent upon satisfactory completion of any required training, regulatory requirements; demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position and the availability of work at the next level at the time of promotion.
·        At the GS-05 level, the incumbent will participate in formal and on-the-job training designed to prepare them for advancement to the target level position. Assignments are designed to provide diversified experience as a foundation for future responsibility.
·        Orders and maintains levels of supplies to accomplish mission work.
·        Maintains general correspondence files, current operating files and a library of regulations, related directives, manuals, procedures and guides.
·        Utilizes a variety of office automation technology to accomplish assignments such as Microsoft Office (MS), e- mail, copiers, fax and scanning machines.
·        Utilizes MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) to prepare and manipulate data for a variety of office reports, briefing documents, correspondence, memorandums, charts, tabulated data and textual material.
·        Schedules meetings using MS Outlook.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify for an Administrative Assistant (OA), your resume must support:
A.  Applicants for this position must be a qualified typist at a minimum of 40 words per minute.  You must certify your typing speed.  Applicants who do not meet this requirement will not be eligible for further consideration and will be found not qualified for this position.
B.  Applicants must demonstrate in their resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position.  To be creditable, specialized experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade level and that experience is equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector which is in or directly related to the work of this position.  
1.  At the GS-05 level, applicants must have one year equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level. Examples of creditable are:
·        Prepares a wide variety of recurring internal reports and documents from information obtained from the staff, files and other sources.
·        Coordinates the work of the office with the work of other offices and for recognizing the need for such coordination in various circumstances.
·        Utilizes office automation equipment to prepare reports and correspondence in final form.
·        Prepares and tracks orders and financial expenditures.
2.  At the GS-05 level, applicants may substitute education for the required specialized experience as follows: Possess at least four (4) years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the prerequisite and the course work must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work.  Creditable education must be from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.  If using your education to substitute for specialized experience, you MUST submit an official certified copy of your college transcript(s) by the closing date of the announcement.
3.  At the GS-05 level, combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet the total qualification requirements and may be computed by first determining your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required then determining your education as a percentage of the education required and then adding the two percentages together.  The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify you for this grade level.
4.  At the GS-06 level, applicants must have one year equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level.  Examples of creditable are:
·        Utilizes analytical skills in order to identify the correct rules, guidelines, regulations and precedents to apply in specific situations.
·        Evaluates management or program operations to perform duties such as planning the steps to take to complete assignments.
·        Identifies problems from collected data and selects solutions from alternatives in guidelines and precedent cases.
·        Monitors and provides assistance in areas of personnel management, training, operating procedures and work distribution. 
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:
·        Knowledge of administrative and management programs, functions and principles.
·        Skill in using Microsoft Office and its applications – Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher and Word.
·        Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
·        Ability to perform supply and procurement support services.



CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Work Schedule:  Full-Time
Tour of Duty:  1st Shift, Set Schedule, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Overtime Work:  Occasional
Security Requirements:  Non-Critical Sensitive with Confidential Access
Drug Testing Designated Position:  No
Fair Labor Standards Act:  Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position:  Yes
Emergency Essential: No
Reemployed Annuitant:  Does Not Meet Criteria - The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at: http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

School Support Assistant - Department of Defense - Fort Campbell, KY

Job Title:School Support Assistant
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:Department of Defense Education Activity
Job Announcement Number:14-CBL-201 External Amended

SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Monday, September 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Campbell, KY

WHO MAY APPLY:

All interested candidates in the Fort Campbell commuting area. You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools at Fort Campbell, Kentucky!


The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164.

The purpose of this position is to perform material management and support services, providing adequate and timely logistics support to the students, staff, and faculty of the Fort Campbell Schools.

If you are a Current, Permanent Federal Civil Service Employee, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement 14-CBL-201 Internal which is open to internal candidates.

You must answer ALL Suitability Questions in the Vacancy Questionnaire, numbers 3-11 with a yes or not. Failure to answer ALL Suitability Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete and your application will not receive consideration for the vacancy. This is an Excepted Service Position.

This vacancy announcement has been amended to change information in the qualifications.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • You must meet the Selective Service requirement
  • You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents
  • You must complete the questionnaire and/or knowledge, skills &
  • abilities/competency statement
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination

DUTIES:

Serves as property custodian maintaining a perpetual inventory of non-expendable property and supply records for durable items in the school. Verifies and records serial numbers upon receipt of goods, bar code items, and adds items to the accountable item listing in the automated material management system. Issues accountable items to faculty, school staff, contractors, parents, guardians, and students against sub-hand receipts. Conducts special, joint, or annual inventories of hand-receipt accounts in conjunction with the hand-receipt holder and adjusts records based on findings. Ensures adequate controls for accountable property are maintained by property holders by periodically inspecting classrooms to match serial/tag numbers against the sub-hand receipts. Turns in to or receives excess property from the servicing Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office (DRMO) and arranges appropriate transportation. Assures all supply transactions are recorded in an automated system and that copies of documents are filed appropriately to maintain an adequate automated and hard-copy audit trail. Compiles financial data to forecast the budget for replenishment of supplies and equipment and equipment repair. Monitors base-level support provided under the interservice support agreement including service contracts for school equipment, maintenance and repair, utilities, etc. As designated Government Ordering Official, uses GPC to purchase supplies and services for the school. Receives requests for GPC purchases from teachers, administrators, and other school staff. Make approved purchases by phone, catalog, Internet, or over-the-counter. Makes arrangements for unofficial travel through use of GPC. Reconciles monthly GPC statements.  Sets or revises stock levels for authorized items available through the supply system for school stockage. Assures school support requirements are prepared and submitted for the purchase of supplies and equipment.  Verifies the availability of supply funds, supply levels, emergency conditions, economic order quantities, and authorizations.   Follows up on requests when due-in-material is not received. Identifies maintenance and repair needs, and coordinates repair of of equipment. Identifies trends to the school principal to ensure funds are not exceeded or exhausted before the end of the year.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

For the GS-06 level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Education is not substitutable or creditable.

Specialized Experience - Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular competencies necessary to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-04. The normal full-time work week is 35-40 hours and the normal work year is 12 months. Part-time work is prorated in crediting experience. An applicant demonstrating 20 hours per week for a 12-month period would be credited with 6 months of experience.

Part-Time or Unpaid Experience - Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.



At the GS-06 level, education is not substitutable for experience.

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Customer Service Representative - Department Of Commerce - Arlington, VA

Job Title:Customer Service Representative
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Patent and Trademark Office
Job Announcement Number:ODM-2014-0021

SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Friday, October 3, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

This is a Part-Time, Permanent - Career/Career-Conditional appointment in the Competitive Service.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Arlington, VA

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. Citizens or Nationals

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time tour of duty 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. M-F. Exact schedule to be determined.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees, including engineers, scientists, attorneys, analysts, IT specialists, etc. all dedicated to accomplishing the USPTO’s mission, vision, strategic goals and guiding principles. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Careers Website.

This position is located in the Data Content Branch (DCB), Office of Data Management (ODM), and Office of Patent Information Management (OPIM). The DCB is responsible for a wide variety of functions, such as; accepting communications for the purpose of charging out applications to internal customers, accepting telephone and fax inquiries, processing correspondence received from external customers, and informing customers regarding status pending of allowed or patented applications.

The vacancy is also being advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement CP-2014-0020. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
  • You must meet the definition of specialized experience.

DUTIES:

As a Customer Service Representative, you will respond to a variety of telephone and personal inquiries by providing information to USPTO personnel and the public.Your duties will include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Making telephone and personal contact with internal and external customers regarding information relating to a patent application.
  • Responding to all status inquiries, by telephone, writing, email, facsimile or electronic data system.
  • Utilizing various statuses, location codes, electronic contents entry codes, and other codes contained in the Patent Application Location and Monitoring (PALM) database in determining the status of a patent application.
  • Updating PALM and appropriate electronic information systems.
  • Verifying receipt of correspondence, issues fee payments and or drawings by viewing electronic mailboxes.
WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time tour of duty 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. M-F. Exact schedule to be determined.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

You must meet the following United States Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) qualification requirements for the advertised position. OPM's prescribed Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp. You must meet all qualification requirements including time-in-grade (refer to 5 CFR 300.604 for more information on time-in-grade) by the closing date of the job announcement.
Specialized Experience: is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Candidates for the GS-07 grade level must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience for this position includes experience working in a call center environment responding to telephone and personal inquiries, providing clerical/administrative support services on routine matters, using computers such as internal databases and tracking systems.

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Military Pay Technician - Department of Defense - Fort Irwin, CA

Job Title:Military Pay Technician
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Job Announcement Number:D-DFAS-1218059-14

SALARY RANGE:

$31,628.00 to $41,122.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0545-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

05

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Irwin, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

DFAS' mission is to lead the DoD in finance and accounting by ensuring the delivery of efficient, exceptional quality pay and financial information. We take pride in serving the men and women who defend America. DFAS is seeking goal-oriented people who like a challenge and care about serving our country. We offer rewarding careers in finance, accounting, information systems, contracting services, human resources, clerical work and many other areas. For more information visit www.dfas.mil
Vacancy Information: This position is located at Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DMPO, Fort Irwin, California.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • This position may require up to 24% travel

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Background Investigation
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Obtain/Maintain Financial Management Certification

DUTIES:

  • Establishes, maintains, reviews, determines processes, and closes payroll accounts for active, reserve, or retired armed forces personnel and their annuitants.
  • Exercises precision in entering personnel actions, reviewing pay authorization documents, determining entitlements, and processing pay entitlement actions that serve as a basis for pay and leave computation and affect the disbursement of pay.
  • Conducts military payroll audits requiring in-depth research of historical records.
  • Provides assistance to customers regarding military payroll services.
  • Reviews completed or rejected military pay transactions, taking corrective action when necessary, and compiling information regarding the causes of incorrect pay entitlements.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-04) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.
Specialized experience is defined as experience performing a variety of support functions using standardized procedures to process payroll transactions such as entering data into an automated payroll system and correcting invalid/incorrect payroll transactions.
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Four years of successfully completed education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation, or the equivalent, is a prerequisite may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
Background or Security Investigation: This is a non-critical sensitive position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation which may delay your starting date. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the employment offer may be withdrawn. Individuals selected for this position are required to obtain and maintain a favorable security determination to occupy a sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain eligibility to occupy a sensitive position may result in termination. For more information see the security section of Understanding Vacancy Announcements.

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UTILITY SYSTEMS OPERATOR - Department of the Navy - Twentynine Palms, CA

Job Title:UTILITY SYSTEMS OPERATOR
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:U.S. Marine Corps
Hiring Organization:Department of the Navy, United States Marine Corps, Twentynine Palms, CA
Job Announcement Number:SW45406-09-1212121PG927162D

SALARY RANGE:

$23.62 to $27.59 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5406-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Twentynine Palms, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This position is located in Twentynine Palms, CA.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A pre-appointment physical examination is required.
  • You must obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

DUTIES:

·        Control water, chemical and air valves for possible waste product removal.
·        Oversee the operation of mechanical sludge de-watering equipment and control flow rate to suit conditions, rate of flow, concentration and type of influent as well as levels influent storage tanks.
·        Conduct sampling, testing and analyzing of results for analytical of the treatment process.
·        Apply written procedures, policies, instructions and notices to ensure work is performed according to guidelines.
·        Conduct tests and measurements to ensure adherence to prescribed State and Federal standards.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.  

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at:  http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-5400

Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying.  Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. 

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job.  Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is:  Ability to do the work of a Utilities Systems Operator without more than normal supervision such as: checking operations and controls, troubleshooting and clearing alarms and malfunctions at a water or wastewater facility.

In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire: 

·         Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc. and operation of utility systems.
·         Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
·         Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc. (other than blueprint reading) and use of measuring instruments.
·         Ability to exercise dexterity and safety practices.

Selectee must possess the following licenses/certifications:

·         State Wastewater Treatment Certification Grade II
·         State Distribution Operator Certification for Potable Water Grade D3
·         State Water Treatment Operator Certification Grade T1

Note: A copy of your certifications MUST be submitted with your resume. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for consideration.

Must possess and maintain a valid, current state driver’s license.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.



REQUIREMENTS:
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination. 

A Secret clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.  If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

Frequently climbs or descends ladders and works from ladders, standing and/or in confined spaces.  Sometimes works in strained or cramped positions.  Medium to heavy exertion will be required in locating and operating valves, equipment and tools, occasionally moving loads up to 250 pounds, with assistance, and individually lifting loads of 75 to 100 pounds.

Must wear personal protective clothing/gear. May be required to work in confined spaces, above and below ground level, and in damp/wet conditions while in contact with dynamic equipment, loud noise and unpleasant odors.  Abrasions, cuts, bruises and broken bones may result from accidents.