Chief Counsel Employees will be given first consideration. To receive first consideration Chief Counsel employees must be on the Master First Consideration List. The Master First Consideration List is for reassignments only. To apply for a promotion, Chief Counsel employees must contact Camille Schwarz at 469-801-1062 for information.
WHAT IS THE OFFICE OF CHIEF COUNSEL? The Office of Chief Counsel, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service.
The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable administrative experience in a legal environment. The Office of Chief Counsel is a great place to work with an excellent benefits package and family-friendly atmosphere.
The Associate Chief Counsel (Finance and Management) supports the administrative, financial, and managerial programs of the Office of Chief Counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel on all management matters for the organization nationwide. The Field Operations function of Finance and Management is responsible for supervising and coordinating administrative, program and clerical support duties for all of Chief Counsel's field functions, located in over 50 cities nationwide.
WHAT DOES A SECRETARY DO? As a Secretary (OA), you will provide assistance to the legal staff. Your duties include receiving visitors and phone calls; receiving, opening, reviewing and distributing mail and faxes; preparing and assembling documents; establishing and maintaining files; scheduling and making travel and hotel arrangements; and composing and preparing correspondence.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-06. You will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
Assists attorney in preparation of cases.
Scans documents into an electronic format and makes any corrections so that electronic version mirrors original.
Fully utilizes basic office software systems to prepare complex reports and documents.
Serves as a CASE-TR operator.
Receives visitors and phones calls.
Receives, opens, time stamps, reviews, and distributes all incoming mail and faxes. Prepares and assembles legal documents.
Establishes and maintains chronological legal files and documents, correspondence, and other material.
Schedules and makes all necessary travel arrangements.
Maintains attorney's calendar and establishes reminders.
Composes and prepares routine correspondence of a non-technical nature.
Additional administrative office duties may be assigned.
Some travel may be required
Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
Typing Proficiency: A typing proficiency of 40 words per minute with no more than three errors is required. Proof of an acceptable typing speed must be submitted with the application in one of the following ways: 1) SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action", which shows Federal employment in a "typing", "office automation" or stenography" position; or 2) A current notice of test results (from an appropriate testing authority) based on a five-minute typing test which includes words per minute and error rate ; or 3) Self certify by indicating typing speed on application.
This position requires office automation skills. Some examples of office automation software include electronic spreadsheet, database management, desktop publishing, calendar and electronic mail.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: GS-05: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: answering phones and greeting visitors; preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents; maintaining office records and systems; and locating and compiling data or information from files and other data sources. OR GS-05: You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 4 years above high school. ORYou may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.
The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
This position has promotion potential to the GS-6 level upon meeting time-in-grade rquirements and demonstrating possession of the required competencies.
This position requires mandatory reassignment to the Legal Assistant Series (GS-0986) after the secretary gains the specialized experience (Knowledge of legal terminology and formats) needed for movement to the GS-0986 series.
This position is located in the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD). CPD seeks to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons. The primary means toward this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 . If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
Provide technical advice and guidance for the full range of CPD programs and new initiatives to applicants, grantees, community organizations, elected officials, citizens and others in the planning, execution and implementation of program and community development needs and initiatives.
Provide instruction and regulatory guidance in completing application and submission requirements, providing clear and concise interpretation of the regulatory requirements and ensure applicant/grantees have a clear understanding of the processes and procedures associated with the programs.
Research and make recommendations to team members or managers on policy, management, resources and procedural requirements in support of HUD programs.
Proactively assist in the development of a technical assistance delivery plan for assigned program areas that includes anticipated outcomes, training strategies, action plan, timelines, resources needed, measurements and other required information. Research and analyze local community-base trends, marketing strategies, approaches and best practices in improving CPD programs.
Participate in the delivery, development, design and improvement of new/current training or workshop used in instructing grantees on program requirements, submission procedures, program interaction, capacity building and leadership development; and increasing individual and program effectiveness.
Occasional travel may be required
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Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
- Serving as a liaison to state or local governments in providing advice and guidance on grant applications and approaches; - Monitoring community development activities on-site for compliance with program requirements and ensuring that program activities achieve the maximum utilization of funds.
For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
- Assisting with monitoring community development activities and assisting grantees with grant applications and ensuring applications meet program requirements. OR You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related OR You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.
The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here
This position located in the Physical Security Section of the Security Branch, Security Services and Assessments Division, Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected, you will serve as a Physical Security Specialist within the Technical Security Unit, responsible for the application of physical security measures and programs designed to safeguard personnel. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Ensuring compliance with TSA's physical security requirements
Identifying routine and complex problems associated with the effectiveness of security related operational policies and procedures. Assisting in the review and development of general physical security policy and direction for application on an organization-wide basis.
Installing, modifying, maintaining and repairing complex perimeter protection systems; alarm and intrusion detection systems and devices; electronic access control systems; closed circuit television systems; locking hardware and other state of the art security systems and devices at TSA Facilities nationwide. Using basic electronic skills and troubleshooting electronic circuitry, electrified locking hardware and DC circuits as they relate to the above referenced systems. Effectively and efficiently using machines, tools, and specialized equipment; using computers and specialized computer applications to analyze and communicate information in the appropriate format.
Serving as a technical specialist in the nationwide deployment of HSPD-12. Using knowledge of security programs, Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12), and activities in other components of DHS and other government agencies that impact, are impacted by, or otherwise relate to TSA security programs and operations in order to provide technical solutions, guidance, design and implementation for state of the art security systems.
Serving as principle technical specialist, project lead, team lead and subject matter expert for physical security and addressing more complex security issues. Assisting Section leadership in the planning and use of funding and resources. Setting and coordinating priorities for IT and physical security projects ensuring deadlines are met.
Some travel required.
Must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
Must possess and maintain a Top Secret clearance.
Selective Service registration is required.
Must be physically fit to climb ladders, cat walks, & inspect crawl spaces
See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section
To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to the GS-13), you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the SV-H or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experienceis defined as:
Experience applying security disciplines (e.g. Access Control, Physical Security, Locks, CCTV), state of the art electronic security equipment and devices for implementing protective methods and security procedures and physical security program principles, concepts, regulations, practices, methods and techniques; applying a comprehensive knowledge of a broad range of access control, operational security and technical security design and application concepts;
Experience utilizing security programs, Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12), and activities in other components of DHS and other government agencies that impact, are impacted by, or otherwise relate to TSA security programs and operations;
Experience applying installation, administration, maintenance and troubleshooting of operational security programs including access control, video assessment and surveillance, locking hardware and system circuitry, and intrusion detection systems; advanced knowledge of vulnerability and risk assessments; and
Experience dealing with physical security techniques and electronic countermeasures and application into a Risk Based Model and environment.
National Service Experience (i.e., 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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
There is (1) position located in Engineering Service at the VA Medical Center in San Diego, CA. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
·Operates Cogeneration Plant and respond to Utility and in house power outages;
·Operates Boiler Plant with two high pressure natural gas fired 700 horsepower fire tube and one high pressure 25,000 pound per hour water tube heat recovery boilers and pollution systems;
·Operates Chiller plant with three 1200 ton centrifugal and one 500 ton absorption chillers and associated cooling towers for space cooling, electronic controls and variable speed drives;
·Operates Central Plant Auxiliary Systems;
·Reads gauges and meters, record readings, and make needed adjustments for HVAC systems;
·Uses pressure and temperature digital and analog gauges, transmitters and sensors;
·Documents pertinent observations and adjustments for plants using established checklists, forms, worksheets, and log books.
Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday - Friday 12:00am – 8:00am/8:00am–4:00pm/4:00pm – 12:00am; may include overtime/shift/weekend/holidays; on a rotating shift basis needing operators to work all shifts 24/7/365, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized. Details will be given at time of interview.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
Pre-employment physical required.
You may be required to serve a probationary period.
Background investigation may be required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c). For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.
You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
·ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF A UTILITY SYSTEMS OPERATOR WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION. (SCREEN-OUT)
·Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair.
·Operation of equipment, machinery.
·Use of measuring instruments.
·Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, (other than blueprinting reading). Physical effort and work conditions: Frequently lifts and carries weights of various loads above 50 pounds. Uses electrical, mechanical systems and forklifts to lift motors, pumps and other machinery overhead for replacement of repair. Extensive walking to inspect, troubleshoot and maintain plant equipment and take hourly readings, working on ladders and platforms, carrying equipment, parts and tools. All work is on a rotating shift basis, operators must be able to work all shifts 24/7/365, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your responses.
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. Veteran's Preference: When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference ," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
This position is located in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the largest national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. Its primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States related to the African American experience; to conduct scholarly research designed to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in the field of African American history, to publish findings for both scholarly and general audiences; and to interpret historical developments through public exhibits and programs as well as digital content.
ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 250 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 250 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 250.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.
The incumbent of this position reports to the Supervisory Museum Curator of Religion and performs a variety of financial, contracting, procurement and administrative duties as needed with a large degree of independence within general guidelines and goals established by the supervisor, including:
obtaining office supplies and equipment; preparing and processing travel arrangements/vouchers; submitting time and attendance; preparing reports; reconciling purchase card transactions; maintaining office files and calendars, and conference set-ups using various automated systems;
reviewing and editing official correspondence, internal memoranda, reports, briefings slides, and other documents prepared by senior staff for correct format, grammar, spelling, and punctuation prior to submitting for signature or distribution;
making arrangements for conferences, briefings, and meetings; establishing locations; ensuring audio-visual equipment is available; coordinating with attendees and ensuring materials are prepared and received prior to meetings;
following up on commitments at meetings and summarizing meeting notes for use by appropriate management officials; and
entering and tracking income and expenditures; analyzing and reconciling accounts; ensuring accounting reports are received; verifying and reporting discrepancies.
Pre- and post-appointment background investigation
Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as composing and editing written correspondence; managing/tracking a variety of funds, including fund reconciliation; performing procurement; creating travel authorizations/vouchers in the agency Travel System; researching information from various sources; establishing and maintaining office files and schedules, and assisting staff with coordinating work with internal and external customers.
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.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Or Education: One full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement in a field related to this position may be substituted to meet the experience requirement.
Superior Academic Achievement Provisions:
A Bachelor’s degree in any field, plus at least one of the following superior academic achievement provisions:
1. A grade-point average (GPA) of B (3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale) for all completed undergraduate courses, or courses completed in the last two years of undergraduate curriculum; or
2. A grade-point average (GPA) of B+ (3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale) for the required courses in your major field of study, or required courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study; or
3. Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university, or major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study; or
4. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society, other than freshman honor societies. Honor societies that have been approved are listed in the American College of Honor Societies. Booklet of Information (1992-95) and/or Baird’s Manual of American College Fraternities (1991).
To verify your claim for this provision, please submit a college transcript(s) showing that you maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for all 4 years of undergraduate courses, or on all undergraduate courses completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum, including all transferred courses.
Note: GPAs are to be rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) was taken on a pass/fail or similar basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honor society.
Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications; for example, a half year of experience and a half year of graduate education beyond the first year in the field may be qualifying.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
Position is being advertised concurrently under vacancy announcement BR-GP-OT-17-33, for current Federal employees serving under competitive service career or career-conditional appointments, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, VEOA eligible veterans or persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special appointing authorities (such as 30% disabled veterans). If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.
Reclamation is seeking an entry-level professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as an Administrative Support Assistant. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.
Here is a great opportunity to join an organization with excellent growth potential!
LOCATION: Great Plains Region, Oklahoma-Texas Area Office, Administrative Services Group, Austin, Texas.
Promotions to the next grade/salary level are neither guaranteed nor automatic, but based on supervisor initiation.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
-Perform various clerical support and typing duties.
-Responsible for proper grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation and formatting on correspondence.
-Make arrangements necessary for travel and processes travel vouchers.
-Verify and certify time and attendance data in the electronic time keeping system.
-Track and monitor funding information for contracts and agreements.
Travel up to 1-2 nights per month may be required for this position.
U.S. Citizenship or National.
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
For veterans consideration, submit document(s) under Required Documents.
You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (See How to Apply).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
GS-05: Successful completion of 4 years above high school leading to a bachelor's degree -OR- 1 year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal service -OR- a combination of education and experience.
GS-06: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service.
GS-07: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-06 level in the Federal service.
DEFINITION OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as follows:
GS-05: Experience that includes at least two (2) of the following: preparing correspondence and reports; sorting and distributing mail in an office setting; maintaining databases; requisitioning supplies; screening and routing phone calls.
GS-06: Experience that includes at least three (3) of the following: editing and preparing correspondence and reports; performing research to support special projects; building and maintaining databases; verifying time and attendance data in a time keeping system; providing technical information to callers about office functions or assignments.
GS-07: Experience that includes at least four (4) of the following: preparing, editing and routing correspondence and reports; performing technical research to support special projects and tracking them to ensure timely submission; maintaining major administrative file database/library; coordinating/tracking office budget; recommending actions for change or resolution to office budget issues that arise.
This vacancy announcement allows substituting education for experience. You must submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable) to support your education if you are substituting education for experience. Transcripts must include the name of the college or university and date the degree was conferred.
Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, applicants must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs. For further information visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
You must meet all qualification requirements and any selective placement factors by the closing date of this announcement.
There when you need us! Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.
Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest's Puget Sound region, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) is the Defense Department's premiere military installation in the northwest and is the most requested duty station in the Army. Fort Lewis, named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark expedition, is one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the United States and consists of 87,000 acres of prairie land cut from the glacier-flattened Nisqually Plain.
For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.
Accept this challenge and become an important team member of the Child and Youth School Services. Positions are located at various Child Development Centers, School Age Services and Middle School/Teen Centers throughout Joint Base Lewis McChord. The JBLM CYSS centers are state-of-the-art facilities accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The centers provide full-day child care, part-day preschool, Strong Beginnings and hourly child care for youth ages six (6) weeks old to five (5) years old; or before and after school, open recreation programs, summer and vacation camps, outdoor recreation programs and field trips/tours for children ages six (6) years old to seventeen (17) years old.
Receives children, youth, parents, and other visitors in a courteous manner. Answers telephones, takes a message or personally provides desired information. Provides customer service expected in a "First Choice" organization. Utilizes an electronic cash register system and calculator to compute and record individual transactions and to enter data into predefined categories for regulatory signed statistical reports and tracking of income data as required. Inputs data into CYMS. Provides administrative support including typing/word processing, mail preparation, copying, distribution, telephone calls, and travel orders for CYS personnel. Using office automation equipment and word processing software, prepares a variety of correspondence, memorandums, briefings and Daily Activity and other reports required for day-to-day operation. Maintains records, files, statistical data, and suspense system. Initiates Civilian Personnel actions and helps track background clearance checks. Assists in maintaining leave records, and time and attendance records. Understands and articulates policies relating to patron fees, waiting lists and program events. Coordinates vacancies and reservations for the hourly care program as required. Ensures risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.) are followed. Monitors and orders office supplies and resources. Assists in facility key control. Performs other duties as assigned.
For training purposes and assistance
Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
A one year probationary period may be required
Minimum Qualifications:Skill in operating a manual or electric typewriter and current automation system and software (Microsoft Windows, Word, Power Point, Excel) required. Must be able to type 40 wpm. Knowledge of grammar, spelling, capitalization and punctuation and composition techniques needed to accurately type a variety of material from written sources or voice recordings. Possess the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Highly Preferred Criteria: Knowledge of formats, forms, typing policies and common terminology of the program for which the work is to be performed.
Conditions of Employment:1. A one-year probationary period may be required. 2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements. 3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty. 4. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check. 5. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position. 6. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical is required. 7. Schoolteachers, childcare center workers, youth program workers, and volunteers are administered appropriate vaccines against communicable diseases in accordance with ACIP adult immunization schedule recommendations, unless already immune, based on seroimmunity, physician diagnosed illness, or documented proof of immunization. 8. Must be able to work on a variable hours including split shift. 9. Social security card and photo ID must be provided at time of appointment.
NOTE (1): Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.
NOTE (2): No person, regardless of circumstance, will be approved to provide child care services and/or approved for hire in positions designated as having regular and recurring contact with children if the background check discloses that the individual has been convicted for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim or a felony drug offense.
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.
We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 121 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.
Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37. Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.
Serves as a receptionist for visitors entering the institution, provides necessary information, and arranges for contacts with appropriate departments. Processes all visitors entering the institution by checking their identification, and using a metal detector to ensure no weapons and contraband enter the institution. Stamps visitors' hands prior to their entry into the institution. During inmate visiting hours, incumbent search visitors' packages, bags, briefcases, and purses for weapons and contraband. Checks all visitors' identification upon departure from the institution to ensure against potential inmate escapes. Maintains all inmate visitor files by making folders for new inmate visiting lists and removing the files of inmates who have left the institution by routing the files back to the appropriate housing unit.
Maintains changes to visiting files on a daily basis. Operates telephone switchboard. Receives all incoming telephone calls and requests, and refers them to the appropriate department or individual for resolution.
Initiates and responds to numerous calls within the institution, ascertaining the caller’s identity before any exchange of information. Executes emergency measures given over the switchboard.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
Successfully completed 2 years of education above high school level in any field for which high school graduation or equivalent is the normal prerequisite is creditable. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One-year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide legible transcripts to receive consideration. Transcripts must include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. (If you are selected for this position based upon your education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.)
For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
One year of progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
Experience in maintaining changes to visiting files on a daily basis.
Experience in receiving incoming telephone calls and requests, and refers them to the appropriate department or individual for resolution.
Experience in initiating and responding to numerous calls within the institution, ascertaining the caller’s identity before any exchange of information.
Combination of Education and Experience:
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here