CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1 - United States Postal Service - USA

Branch
Northern Virginia District

Job Posting Period
11/25/2014 - 12/01/2014
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 1

Facility Location
WARRENTON
53 MAIN ST
WARRENTON, VA 20186-9998

Other location:
SPRINGFIELD, VA

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1
GRADE: -
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2310-0045
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
HOURS: VARIES
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, a lawful permanent resident alien, or a citizen of a
territory owing allegiance to the U.S.
Written Exam Required: Postal Exam 473 - Instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once you
successfully submit your online application.
WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK SATURDAYS AND WEEKDAYS AS NEEDED. MAY INCLUDE SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS.
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state driver#s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
documented driving experience.
BENEFIT INFORMATION: Limited benefits include raises, paid vacation days and access to health insurance as required by
law or after the first 360-day term, whichever comes first.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.usps.com/employment.
PAPER OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
CONTACT INFORMATION: (703) 698-6345
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 domain names to your safe sender list right away to allow our
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov
@panpowered.com
@geninfo.com
SALARY RANGE: $15.68 PER HOUR USD
FINANCE NUMBER: 519504
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on current postal pay policies. BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a
non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational needs. Limited benefits may include
paid vacation days, contractual pay raises, and access to the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits Plan.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Applicants must live within the local zip code area(s) in order to be eligible for this position because the work is performed in
offices within these zip code areas and candidates will need to be present for screening activities, including an interview.
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 procedures commonly used, 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 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 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.

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Family Readiness Support Assistant - Department of the Army - North Little Rock, AR

Job Title:Family Readiness Support Assistant (OA)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Reserve Command
Job Announcement Number:NCDE142795091255887DR

SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Monday, December 8, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
North Little Rock, AR

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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

About the Position:
This position is with the 79th Sustainment Support Command (SSC), 90th Sustainment Brigade (SUSBDE), 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC), located in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 20%.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

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

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • This position requires shift work and/or rotating shifts
  • This position requires overtime work.
  • This position requires a qualified typist

DUTIES:

The duties of this position include:
· Provide administrative assistance to the Commander and Family Readiness Group Leaders
· Schedule and coordinate various activities, events and training
· Prepare and distribute flyers, newsletters and calendars
· Develop call rosters and phone trees
· Establish and maintain websites
· Provide assistance to family members of military sponsors on areas of family services
· Provide accurate, tactful and confidential customer service
· Perform general clerical duties by receiving/routing calls, preparing correspondence and maintaining files
· Conduct periodic and special staff visits throughout the command Knowledge in organizing and delivering briefings to encourage providing support to our Soldiers and their Families
· Maintains day-to-day awareness regarding public, military or administrative issues impacting the families of deployed military personnel
· Assists with instructing/training related to Family Readiness issues



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 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: work that involves communicating with soldiers and their family member, utilizing knowledge of community resources and social service agencies to aid the family readiness program, utilizing knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to properly prepare correspondence and reports, and experience operating office equipment such as a computer, printer, fax machine an telephone.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
·Knowledge of Family Programs
·Knowledge of Automated Systems
·Ability to Communicate in Writing
·Ability to Communicate Orally




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 definition(s) below:
Education: Education may be substituted for specialized experience with six months (9 semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education from an accredited college or university. (If qualifying based on education, you must attach a copy of your transcripts.)

Combination of education and specialized experience: A combination of education and specialized experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 9. Add the 2 percentages. Note: For the purpose of qualifications,1 full year of graduate education is equivalent to 18 semester hours. (Note: If qualifying on a combination of education and experience, you must attach a copy of your transcripts).
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
If using education to qualify, such education must be related to the position and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

 



Other Requirements:
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.

Park Ranger - Department Of The Interior - USA

Job Title:Park Ranger (Protection), GS-0025-05/07
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:SROC-SEKI-15-1258463

SALARY RANGE:

$18.68 to $21.28 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Monday, December 8, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0025-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours

DUTY LOCATIONS:

25 vacancies in the following location(s):
Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Sequoia National Park, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


Experience your America by building a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired, the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.


The Seasonal Recruitment Operations Center is currently accepting applications to fill up to 18 temporary positions at Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park. Appointments made under this announcement are limited to 1039 hours (six months) in a service year and may be terminated at any time. Appointments under this announcement are eligible for rehire and/or extension (when initial appointment is less than 1039 hours) if workload and funding allow. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: May, 2015

The selectee will be employed for the summer of 2015 typically mid-May through mid-September.

AREA INFORMATION: Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park are jointly administered by one Superintendent and administrative staff with headquarters located at Ash Mountain. Within the administrative jurisdiction of these Parks lie the heart of the rugged Sierra Nevada encompassing over 1,300 square miles of spectacular granite mountains, deep canyons and magnificent forests.

for additional area information please visit https://www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm

This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.

This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a NPS Type II Law Enforcement Commission.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain state issued driver's license.
  • Must pass the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) prior to start date.
  • Pre-employment medical exam and drug testing are required.

DUTIES:

MAJOR DUTIES: Performs law enforcement throughout the park such as road patrols, traffic enforcement, boundary integrity, hunting patrols, backcountry and wilderness patrols, etc.  Investigates motor vehicle accidents and issues citations.  Responds to emergency calls and takes action necessary to preserve the peace, resolve problems, protect visitors and resources, apprehend violators, and ensure compliance with regulatory and administrative requirements.  Gains compliance with laws and regulations through the issuance of warnings, citations or through custodial arrests.

Frontcountry duties include providing resource and visitor protection and education; providing emergency services in assigned duty area; enforcing park rules and regulations; investigating crimes and motor vehicle accidents; providing emergency medical services; performing search and rescue duties in remote and hazardous area; performing resource management, wildlife management, and visitor service duties.

Backcountry duties include providing resource and visitor protection and education; performing backcountry patrols in mountainous terrain both on and off trail, on foot or pack animals; making visitor contacts with emphasis on Leave No Trace education; enforcing park rules and regulations; conducting various resource and wilderness management projects; documenting resource and social impacts; and performing emergency services as needed. 

In addition, GS-7 incumbents will also be expected to recognize, preserve, document, and gather evidence at crime and accident scenes. They will perform assigned resource management duties and tasks supporting the mission of the park, participate in the development and implementation of resource management plans, and educate the public about the parks resources. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Rigorous field work requires above average physical performance, endurance and superior conditioning.  This includes prolonged standing, walking over uneven ground, and recurring bending, reaching, lifting and carrying of items weighing over 50 pounds and shared lifting and carrying of heavier items, and similar strenuous activities requiring agility and dexterity.
Duties often involve working in isolated outdoor environments while exposed to severe weather conditions.   Dangerous persons must be physically confronted, subdued, and apprehended many of whom are known to carry weapons.   There is a high-stress component associated with much of the incumbent's work assignment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Duties require extended periods of outdoor work and exposure to conditions including temperatures well below freezing to in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Investigations are conducted on foot, in four-wheel drive vehicles, or other forms of conveyance in remote back country settings. Emergency service and law enforcement work requires entry into hazardous environments, exposure to dangerous persons, animals, and substances, and potential exposure to infectious diseases.  Long periods of surveillance work may be required in cramped or unpleasant locations and under unpleasant conditions.  A wide range of personal protective equipment and clothing is required to be used and work, some of which may be uncomfortable, hot or inconvenient to wear.   Adherence to specific safety procedures and other precautions is required. 
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: selectees will be employed in the summer of 2014 from approximately mid-May through mid September. Please note: The Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of California may pose human health problems due to air pollution. If you need detailed information on air pollution in this area, please contact the Parks' Air Resources Specialist at (559) 565-3777.
Anticipated entry on duty , May 2015

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Monday, December 08, 2014 (unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement).
To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate that you possess either the specialized experience or the education as described below.  Equivalent combinations of experience and education may also be used to qualify.
Selective Placement Factor (Mandatory Screen-Out):  Minimum Age Requirement.
This position has a mandatory requirement that applicants must be at least 21 years of age. (MUST SUPPORT IN RESUME OR WILL BE RATED INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION)
Selective Placement Factor (Mandatory Screen-Out):  Law Enforcement Commission.
Applicants must meet one of the following criteria by the entrance-on-duty (EOD) date to be considered for these positions:
  • Currently hold, or have previously held (within the past three years), a National Park Service Seasonal (Level II) or full (Level I) law enforcement commission, or equivalent within the past three years. 
  • Successful completion a Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program during the last three years, but have not yet received a National Park Service Seasonal (Level II) Law Enforcement Commission .
  • Will successfully complete a Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program by the entrance on duty date from one of the approved participating academies found at  http://www.anpr.org/academies.htm.   NOTE: This is not regular police officer training.
Applicants must certify in their supporting documents the possession of at least one of the above criteria.  Please include in your resume your commission number with expiration date or your anticipated graduation date from an approved NPS Seasonal Law Enforcement Academy. (MUST SUPPORT IN RESUME OR WILL BE RATED INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION)
Selective Placement Factor (Mandatory Screen- Out):  Driver's License.
Possess a current valid state driver's license in good standing. Upon tentative selection, you will be required to submit driver's license information. If you do not meet the requirements of this selective factor, you will be rated ineligible for these positions. (MUST SUPPORT IN RESUME OR WILL BE RATED INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION)
Selective Placement Factor (Mandatory Screen-Out):  Emergency Response (GS-07 Only)
Possess a current certification as an EMT, Advanced EMT (AEMT) or Paramedic through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) or the equivalent through a State Emergency Medical Service Organization. 
IMPORTANT NOTE:  In order to be deemed qualified applicant must provide in the resume the skill set you possess for the selective placement factor.  If this skill is not documented in the resume the applicant will be deemed not qualified.
Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB)
Applicants are required to pass the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) prior to entering law enforcement positions.  The duties of this position require arduous physical exertion involving walking, running, lifting, standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. The Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) is a fitness test consisting of five different components: 1) agility run – measures the ability to get up from the ground and sprint while changing directions; 2) bench press – measures the upper body strength for one repetition; 3) 1.5 mile run – measures cardio/respiratory fitness; 4) sit and reach – measures the flexibility in the lower back, legs and shoulders; and 5) body composition – measures the body fat.   Prior to appointment, applicants will be tested in all five components, but only the agility run, bench press and 1.5 mile run will be measured for a passing score in the 25th percentile (age and gender adjusted) of these components.   These procedures will ensure that law enforcement officers are capable of performing strenuous physical training and law enforcement duties. Applicants shall be disqualified for appointment if they fail to meet any physical requirements.   Probationary or seasonal employment is subject to termination for failure to meet the 25th percentile in each of the identified components being measured.
For the GS-05 grade level
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the federal service.  Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of specialized experience could include Park Guide or tour leader; law enforcement or investigative work; archeological or historical preservation research work; forestry and/or fire management work in a park, recreation, or conservation area; management, assistant, or program specialist work involving the development and implementation of policy related to protection, conservation, or management of park areas or similar operations; or other similar work.  –OR-  B. A 4 year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with 24 semester hours of related course work.  One year of full time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours. – OR-  C. Equivalent combinations of education and experience.

For the GS-07 grade level
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the federal service.  Specialized experience is experience performing law enforcement duties for the protection, conservation, use, and management of natural and/or cultural resources in park areas or similar operations, which involved the application of law enforcement authorities and procedures to protect visitors and resources. –OR- B. One full academic year of graduate education related to the occupation.  One year of full time graduate education is defined as 18 semester hours. –OR- C. Equivalent combinations of education and experience.   
Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience.  In order to receive credit for experience, your resume must clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year ), and the number of hours worked per week.
Credit for experience is given on a 40-hour workweek.  Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience.  No additional credit is given for overtime.
In describing the nature of your duties (your experience), please be clear and concise. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors. The OPM Qualification Standards Handbook is available for review at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications 



IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY, you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims.  Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) a list with all your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course.  All materials must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. Course work in fields other than those specified may be accepted if it clearly provides applicants with the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance in the position to be filled.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html  All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.

Foreign Education:   Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education that is recognized by the Secretary of Education from an accredited body http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/


Applicants must possess a valid state driver's license. This position requires that you operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit a completed GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you.  Your employment, after your tentative selection, will be contingent upon receipt of these documents in a timely manner and that those documents establish, to the satisfaction of the selecting official, that you possess a valid driver's license. 
  • Minimum Age - Prior to appointment, applicants must meet the minimum age requirement of 21 years old
  • Selectee will be required to carry a firearm while performing duties and maintain firearm proficiency.   Therefore, must be free of any domestic violence convictions.
  • This is a drug testing designated position.  The individual selected for this position will be subject to and must pass a drug test prior to entrance on duty.  Incumbent may be subject to random testing.
  • Must wear the National Park Service uniform and comply with National Park Service uniform standards.
  • May be assigned to work nights, early mornings, rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Occupancy in government housing is not required for this position.
  • Government housing may be available.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • All federal employees are required to have federal payments (salary) made by direct deposit.
  • Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service ( visit www.sss.gov )

Recreation Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Benning, GA

Job Title:Recreation Assistant (Physical Fitness)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:SCNAFEA141270160

SALARY RANGE:

$9.50 to $9.50 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Monday, December 1, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0189-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Benning, GA

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.
This position is with the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Community Recreation Division; Gyms/Fitness.
Flexible positions will normally be scheduled 0-40 hours per week dependent upon the needs of the organization.  There is no set guaranteed number of hours for flexible positions.
Schedule will include nights, weekends and holidays.


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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required

DUTIES:

Assist in the planning markets and conducts an ongoing program to provide conditioning programs for facility users. Instructs in the proper conditioning and training for aerobic and muscular fitness, and flexibility.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Demonstrated work experience that enables the candidate to independently carry out a basic physical fitness program, and a Fitness or Personal Trainer Certificate.






CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1.  Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
2.  Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 
3.  Successfully completion of all required background checks in accordance with AR 215-3.

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

5.  Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.


Accountant - Department of Defense - Indianapolis, IN

Job Title:Accountant
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Job Announcement Number:D-DFAS-1268993-15

SALARY RANGE:

$39,357.00 to $75,720.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0510-07/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

40 vacancies in the following location:
Indianapolis, IN

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 in DFAS-Indianapolis, Indiana.

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:

The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position. For vacancies filled at less than the full performance level of the position, duties will be developmental in nature.
  • Provides professional accounting advice and assistance in the application and compliance of generally accepted accounting principles, policies, and procedures.
  • Reviews, analyzes and modifies operating programs, practices, and procedures related to receiving, controlling, validating, recording, and reporting accounting transactions affecting the asset, liability, revenue, expense, and budgetary accounts of supported organizations.
  • Assists in establishing and monitoring internal controls to identify problem areas, determine actions required to improve operating program effectiveness, and ensure and maintain the integrity of financial and accounting information.
  • Applies knowledge and understanding of automated data processing systems as they apply to accounting systems and "feeder" systems and the ability to deal effectively and logically in solving program/system issues.
  • Performs special audits, studies, reports and/or, analysis to evaluate the status of the financial health and/or position of accounting operations based on balanced scorecard measurements or indicators.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Basic Requirement: This position has a positive education requirement. To qualify for this position you must meet one of the basic requirements described below.
Completion of all requirements for a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.
OR
Candidates may also qualify through a combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of accounting experience or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses, which may include up to 6 hours of business law, OR a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement, qualified applicants must possess:
For the GS-07 Level: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-05) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as: applying accounting laws, principles, systems, policies, methods, and practices to provide routine technical guidance to managers, employees and/or customers; evaluating reports from financial systems; gathering financial data from various sources related to a specific financial issue; and researching accounting policies and laws to resolve common issues.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR THE GS-07 LEVEL: One full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement (SAA) may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
For the GS-09 Level: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-07) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as: providing professional accounting services, advice, assistance, and information to an assigned area by applying accounting concepts, principles, and methods to the day-to-day accounting operations and automated accounting systems.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR THE GS-09 LEVEL: A Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
For the GS-11 Level: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-09) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as: providing professional accounting services in the interpretation and application of accounting principles, policies, and procedures; designing, implementing and assessing internal control processes; conducting studies of financial management execution activities; enhancing the validity, accuracy, and integrity of accounting processes.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR THE GS-11 LEVEL: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.


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.
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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Advanced Medical Support Assistant - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Manchester, NH

Job Title:Advanced Medical Support Assistant
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:JT-15-VIC-1270035-BU

SALARY RANGE:

$38,542.00 to $50,100.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Manchester, NH

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1270035

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

“As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless.  Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
  • Background and-or Security Investigation required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Application for Associated Health Occupations VAF 10-2850C REQUIRED
  • USA Jobs resume or resume that meets criteria for federal employment
  • Must be a US citizen

DUTIES:

The incumbent serves as an Advanced Medical Support Assistant in the interdisciplinary coordinated care delivery model of PACT in the Primary Care clinical area. 
-Responsible for performing receptionist duties and customer service
-Receives and initiates phone calls
-Schedules appointments, including interpreting and verifying provider requests in accordance with VHA national scheduling guidelines
-Schedules, cancels, reschedules patient's appointments and/or consults
- Enters no-show information
- Utilizes and monitors electronic waitlist
-Ensures encounter forms are completed
-Completes pre-registration when applicable
-Verifies and updates demographic and insurance information
-Performs basic eligibility and pre-authorization requirements
-Maintains Primary Care Management Module
-Acts on New Enrollee Appointment Requests lists
-Assists in the capture of workload by assisting with correction of Encounter Action Required Report and identification of questions in eligibility information
-Manages position responsibilities with little supervision as well as sets priorites and deadlines adjusting flow and sequencing of the work to meet team and patient needs

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Functional Statement Title/#:  Medical Support Assistant, #000000


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Basic Requirements:   

a. Citizenship.
 Citizen of the United States.

b. Experience and Education

(1) Experience.
 Six months experience of clerical, office or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position; or

(2) Education.
 One year above high school; or

(3) Experience/Education Combination.
 Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable.

c. Certification.
 None required.

d. Foreign Education.
 To be creditable, education completed outside the U.S. must have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education must have been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U. S. programs.
 
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Grade Determination:
GS 6 Advanced MSA
One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level.

Creditable Experience:
(1) Knowledge of Current MSA Practices. To be creditable, the experience must have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with current MSA responsibilities. Experience satisfying this requirement may be paid/non-paid employment as a MSA.
(2) Quality of Experience. Qualifying experience must be at a level comparable to MSA experience at the next lower grade level.

(3) Part-Time Experience. Part-time experience as a MSA is creditable according to its relationship to the full-time workweek. For example, a MSA employed 20 hours a week, or on a 1/2-time basis, would receive 1 full-time workweek of credit for each 2 weeks of service.

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. Candidates must demonstrate the KSA’s below:

 1.       Ability to collaborate, communicate, set priorities, and organize the work in order to meet deadlines, ensuring compliance with established processes, policies, and regulations.
2.       Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both orally and in writing, in order to meet program objectives. This may include preparing reports in various formats and presenting data to various organizational levels.
3.       Advanced knowledge of the technical health care process as it relates to access to care.
4.       Advanced knowledge of managing a clinic. This includes independently utilizing reference sources, decision making, and empowering the team to collaborate and resolve problems within a complex systems environment.
5.       Advanced knowledge of policies and procedures associated with operational activities that affect the patient flow, patient care, and the revenue process.
6.       Advanced knowledge of medical terminology due to the technical nature of language utilized by clinicians.



References: VA Handbook 5005/53, Part II, Appendix G45, Medical Support Assistant Qualification Standard, dated June 2012, http://vaww.va.gov/OHRM/Directives-Handbooks/Documents/5005.pdf.


Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment.  You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.   If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

Physical Requirements:
The majority of the work is performed in an office setting, primarily while seated.  The position requires some standing, ambulation, bending and carrying of items such as training manuals.  In addition, there can be increased stress due to the intensity of a patient/customer complaint or concern.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.


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



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Operations Clerk - Department of the Navy - Dahlgren, VA

Job Title:Operations Clerk
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Commander, Navy Installations
Hiring Organization:Naval District Washington
Job Announcement Number:D-0075-14

SALARY RANGE:

$12.03 to $16.70 / Per Hour
Dahlgren - Youth Center

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Tuesday, December 9, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0303-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Dahlgren, VA

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

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.


The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.

    DUTIES:

    The CYP Operation Clerk performs a combination of duties related to one or more components of the CYP. Duties are related to record keeping and reporting, liaison with families and programs, and collection and monitoring of fees and supplies.  Prepares and maintains assigned reports, correspondence and statistical and financial data pertaining to components within the CYP (e.g. CDC, CDH, SAC, YP, R&R and USDA.) Ensures child registration and enrollment paperwork is complete and current. Ensures that all USDA food program records are accurate, up-to-date and readily available.  Review and completed paperwork for background checks. Maintains offices files and records. Prepares necessary daily, weekly and monthly reports in compliance with reporting policies and procedures and ensures they are submitted in a timely manner. Notifies supervisor of any discrepancies and informs supervisor of any issues/problems that can not be resolved.  Provides front desk coverage, logs children in and out of facility and informs and answers questions regarding programs and services, patron financial obligations, waiting lists, events and policies and procedures.  Assists with dissemination of information to CDH providers regarding training schedules, certification processes, application status and USDA reporting requirements. Takes phone calls and responds to inquiries.  Performs assigned resource and referral duties and assists in maintaining current waiting list.  Collects fees and charges, and records payments in accordance with proper procedures. Notifies supervisor of all delinquent payments.  Completes a daily activity report and ensures proper deposit of funds in accordance with established cash handling procedures.  Responsible for monitoring supply levels.  Completes all DoN training requirements.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    High School graduate or equivalent AND 2 years of administrative experience.  Must have cash handling experience.  Knowledge of administrative support functions.  Knowledge of general office automation software in order to accomplish various work assignments. Ability to operate a computerized data base.  Working knowledge of computer keyboard and Child and Youth Management System or equivalent data base system. Ability to maintain accurate reports and records. Knowledge of military CDC, CDH, SAC, YP, R&R and USDA Food Programs.  Experience working with military families preferred. Strong interpersonal skills.  Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.



    High School graduate or equivalent


    Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as condition of employment  for working with Children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.
    Must be able to pass a background investigation that includes a National Agency Check with Written Records (NACI).
    Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
    Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD's Child and Youth Programs.


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