CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1 - United States Postal Service - MARION, VA

Branch
Appalachian District

Job Posting Period
01/28/2015 - 02/04/2015
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
MARION ,VA POST OFFICE FOR MORE INFO CALL (276)783-5051
200 PEARL AVE
MARION, VA 24354-9998
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.usps.com/employment. PAPER OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT
SALARY: 15.68 PER HOUR
NON SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
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.
SALARY RANGE: $15.68 Per Hour
FINANCE NUMBER: 515628
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational
needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of 1 hour for every 20 paid hours, and contractual pay raises. Upon
hire, you are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits Plan with a Postal Service
premium contribution. After one year of service, CCAs may also be eligible for health insurance under the Federal
Employees Health Benefits Program, dental and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision
Insurance Program, and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Persons Eligible to Apply
Applicants must live within commuting area 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
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.
NOTE: Exam 473 will be set up via email IMMEDIATELY after you apply. Exam process must be completed with 7 days of
applying.
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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Maintenance Worker - Department Of The Interior - North Rim, AZ

Job Title:Maintenance Worker
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Hiring Organization:Grand Canyon National Park
Job Announcement Number:AZSHRO 15-052 DEU-TMP

SALARY RANGE:

$17.36 to $20.25 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4749-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 hours

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
North Rim, AZ

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.



WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

This recruitment will be used to fill seasonal appointments. These appointments are not to exceed 1039 hours in a twelve month period, although positions may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.

For position specific information contact:  Ryta McCrary (928) 638-7633.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Required to wear uniform
  • Valid State Driver's License is Required

DUTIES:

Performs simple and routine maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, buildings, equipment and related utilities. Assists higher graded maintenance worker or tradesman in the performance of their work. Performs minor carpentry repairs using simple measures and hand tools on such tasks as replacing broken planks on picnic tables; broken windows; minor adjustments or replaces hinges, latches and catches. Performs minor painting using brush and roller according to instructions on projects where appearances aren't critical such as picnic tables and trash barrels. Performs minor plumbing repairs, tightening, replacing washers, unplugs drains. Receives, unloads and processes incoming shipments according to established procedures. Reports discrepancies and damage, performs routine maintenance on campground sites and trails using hand tools. Operates a light truck to pick-up supplies and transport materials. Cleans and services chemical toilets, restrooms and picks up trash.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Works from ladders, scaffolds and platforms and where surfaces to be coated, or the parts of systems worked on are hard to reach that require incumbent to stand stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, carries and sets up parts and equipment that weight up to 40 pounds.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  Work is performed inside and outside where dirt, spray and fumes are present.  Also required to work in inclement weather and/or wear protective equipment and clothing that are sometimes heavy and uncomfortable.
AREA/HOUSING INFORMATION:  This position is located at the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, which receives, approximately, 400,000 visitors between May 15 and October 15. The North Rim Unit of Grand Canyon National Park is 215 miles from Grand Canyon Village (4 hours by car). Elevation is 8000 feet, with temperatures ranging from -5 degrees in the winter to the mid-80's in the summer. During summer months, concession facilities are available, such as a restaurant, a small market, cabins and gas station. No schools are available near the North Rim. The nearest established community with a full range of services is Kanab, Utah 80 miles to the north. Permanent employees obtain housing either through a bid system or by assignment into shared furnished quarters.   Because of limited housing, when an employees is assigned shared quarters, the park is not able to provide accommodations for family member and pets.   For additional housing information contact the park Housing Office at 928-638-7796.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be physically fit and must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the elements listed in Section 25 of the Online Occupational Questionnaire to perform the duties of the position at the level for which they are applying. A specific length of time and experience is not required; however you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in your written application, that you possess sufficient knowledge, skill and ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.  All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. You must meet level 2 on the screen out factor/element and an average of level 2 on all factors/elements in the occupational assessment questionnaire.





Requirements1.National Park Service (NPS) uniformed position. Employee will be required to wear a uniform and comply with NPS uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided to defray the cost of the uniform.
2. You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid state issued drivers license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid state issued drivers license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid state drivers license.

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Visitor Services Information Assistant - Department Of Agriculture - Tofte, MN

Job Title:Visitor Services Information Assistant
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:15-TEMP-R91001-04-VIA-DT-RK

SALARY RANGE:

$13.68 to $13.68 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1001-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Temporary

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

few vacancies in the following location:
Tofte, MN

WHO MAY APPLY:

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

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.


This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.
This position is located on a Forest Service unit. The incumbent provides customer service and information of both a general and/or technical nature in support of a variety of forest services activities and programs.
This vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout the Eastern Region, Region 9. The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs.
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours. Considerable travel may be required. Some positions involve work that requires travel away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles).
Positions will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career- Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S.Citizen/National to apply.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.

DUTIES:

Assists in developing specific objectives for interpretive programs and displays, providing input to the annual plan of work. Inventories and prepares reports on the annual volumes of use, trends in public information needs, and public response to existing information output.
Accompanies a higher graded worker and makes regular visits to the various public schools and social groups. Makes presentations on subjects such as fire safety, environmental awareness, recreation activities, and litter prevention.
Maintains inventory of existing publications for public use. Prepares or assists in the preparation of informational exhibits which include photos, maps, etc. Maintains the Forest video, film, and slide library and audio-visual equipment.
Meets visitors and independently replies, either verbally or in writing, to phone and mail inquiries requesting general information about Forest Service activities, programs, and policies. Responds to a variety of questions covering all services that the forest/district may offer.
Assist in coordinating forest service presence with local and community special events, including parades, holiday activities, fairs, shows, and celebrations.
Monitors local newspapers for articiles related to the Forest Service. Clips and routes articles to the appropriate staffs.
Responsible as the forest/district collection officer for the sale of forest maps, passs and product permits. Maintains accurages records of sales to account for monies collected; prepares bill for collections, and transfers funds in a timely and accurate manner to lockbox.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
GS-04: One year of general experience. Examples include: Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. -OR
Successful completion of 2 year of study above high school. (One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours.) -OR
A combination of education and experience listed above.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
*** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


No Additional Requirements.

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Library Technician - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Loma Linda, CA

Job Title:Library Technician
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VX-15-LDC-1302073

SALARY RANGE:

$39,664.00 to $51,566.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1411-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Loma Linda, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:



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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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

DUTIES:

The Library Technician will be working at the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, Loma Linda, CA. This position serves as the main customer service point of contact for the Medical Library Section which is structurally organized under the Education Service. The primarily responsibilities for the day-to-day function and staffing is to perform a wide variety of duties related to acquiring, developing, coordinating, communicating, processing and transmitting medical information to support the healthcare system.
Major duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

·         Provides program assistance to the librarian on all aspects of the operation.
·         Provides full administrative support to the Education Service management team.
·         Prepares information for reports, budgeting and statistics.
·         Evaluates budget and make request for additional funds if needed.
·         Corresponds with vendors to ensure timely and cost effective payments.
·         Serves as the principal technician for reference and readers' advisory services in the special (medical) Library.
·         Materials acquisition and procurement.

TOUR OF DUTY: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Selective Placement Factor
This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to - and essential for - satisfactory performance of the job).  Selective Placements Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position.  Applicants who do not meet it will be found ineligible for further consideration.  The selective placement factor for this position is: Must possess the technical knowledge and experience with library science to navigate and access information resources using tools such as databases, cataloging, collection management, procurement, and knowledge-based research. 
PLUS
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Possess one (1) full year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position successfully that is equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Provides program assistance to the librarian on all aspects of the operation; provides full administrative support to the Education Service management team; prepares information for reports and statistics; evaluates budget and make request for additional funds if needed; produces accurate reports for management and service chief use in budget planning; corresponds with vendors to ensure timely and cost effective payments; serves as the principal library technician for reference and customer advisory services.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSA's) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position: (Narrative responses NOT required)
•        Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills related to office and program operations.
•        Ability to utilize electronic medical library collections, databases, standards, and professionally accepted techniques and methods of a library, library system, or specialist area such as medical library.
•        Ability to effectively perform control point (budget) and purchase clerk duties within established rules and
         regulations.
•        Ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing with staff, trainees, patients, and volunteers at
         all levels of the organization.
              Skill in applying the knowledge of the library’s computer hardware, software, and automated equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, lifting up to 30 lbs, dealing with dust/dirt, recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, use of a ladder, and recurring lifting.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
Note:  A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.



Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.


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

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Administrative Support Clerk - Department Of Commerce - Gaithersburg, MD

Job Title:Administrative Support Clerk (0A), ZS-0303-II (GS-3/4 equivalent)
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:National Institute of Standards and Technology
Job Announcement Number:NISTEL-2015-0013

SALARY RANGE:

$27,675.00 to $40,393.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Wednesday, February 4, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

ZS-0303-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Career-conditional/Career, Full-time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

03

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Gaithersburg, MD

WHO MAY APPLY:

All qualified U.S. citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
The incumbent will serve as the Administrative Support Clerk in the Fire Research Division.

Are you ready to explore your future with NIST?

Your application package may be shared with other selecting officials at NIST with opportunities like the one you are applying to. Additional selections may be made through this vacancy.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You must be registered for Selective Service
  • You must be suitable for Federal Employment
  • Time-in-grade must be met by the closing date of the announcement
  • You must be able to type 40 words per minute (WPM).

DUTIES:

In this position the incumbent will serve as the Administrative Support Clerk in the Fire Research Division.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Organize and maintain Group filing system
- Serve as the central point of contact for routine Group administrative questions
- Direct calls and inquires to appropriate staff
- Compose, create, proofread, review, and distribute various forms, documents, correspondence, and reports
- Entry of time and attendance
- Placing bankcard purchases for laboratory materials and supplies
- Prepare procurement documents
- Make travel arrangements



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Applicants must have 6 months of general experience which is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.

OR

1 year of education above high school.

OR

Equivalent combinations of education and 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.

Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at http:///www.opm.gov/qualifications

This position allows you to qualify and be considered based on your education. To receive this consideration, please submit a copy of your transcripts to document that you have met the education requirement. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. However, official transcripts will be required prior to a final offer of employment.

Foreign education: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Your resume must be complete (i.e., include dates of experience, salary, work schedule, etc.), detailed and relevant to the position.

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Program Support Assistant - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Los Angeles, CA

Job Title:Program Support Assistant
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:PG-15-CMc-1305522-ORD-BU

SALARY RANGE:

$35,582.00 to $46,260.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 13 Months

DUTY LOCATIONS:

5 vacancies in the following location:
Los Angeles, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy ID: 1305522 

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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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

DUTIES:

NOTE: This is a TERM appointment (not-to-exceed 13 Months). Term appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration. Term employees are eligible to earn leave and generally have the same benefits as permanent employees including health and life insurance, within-grade increases and Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan coverage. Term appointments may be extended without further competition.
This position is in the Research Service of the Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Health Care System located in West Los Angeles, CA.  The Program Support Assistant (Office Automation) performs the following duties:
• Providing administrative support to the research service
• Serving as a timekeeper
• Updating employee files
• Processing incoming and outgoing materials
• Answering the telephone and forwarding messages, emails and correspondence
• Developing reports, PowerPoint presentations, posters and flyers
• Scheduling appointments, meetings and conferences
• Assisting with travel requests
• Other related duties as assigned

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

TYPING PROFICIENCY: This position requires the skills of a qualified typist. In addition to meeting the experience and/or education requirements, you must be able to type at least 40 words per minute.
AND
One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS04 grade level of Federal Service.  Specialized experience is providing administrative support to a health services research center; maintaining electronic files; serving as a timekeeper; preparing reports, presentations and written communication; coordinating and preparing for meetings; and tracking requisitions.
OR
Four years of successfully completed education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.
OR
An equivalent combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience.  To determine if you qualify by combination, first determine your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determine the your education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
• Knowledge of timekeeping and computer software
• Ability to design and format presentations and reports
• Ability to coordinate schedules and meetings
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to manage office supply inventory

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:This position requires some errand running to help meet deadlines. Standing, walking between buildings and occasional transport of receivables will be required. The work will involve long periods of sitting at a desk at a computer, and frequent telephone interactions. Temporary storage of deliveries and lifting of 15-30 pound packages/boxes is required.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.



Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.


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

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Administrative Technician - Department of the Army - Warren, MI

Job Title:Administrative Technician (OA)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
Job Announcement Number:NCBV154661391312452D

SALARY RANGE:

$34,723.00 to $55,911.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Monday, February 2, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

DK-0303-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 5 Years

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Warren, MI

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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

About the Position: TARDEC

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is a major element of RDECOM and partner in the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. As a full life-cycle engineering support provider-of-first-choice for all DOD ground combat and combat support weapons and vehicle systems, TARDEC develops and integrates the right technology solutions to improve Current Force effectiveness and provide superior capabilities for the Future Force.

POSITION MAY BE CONVERTED TO PERMANENT WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • 10 %

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized.

DUTIES:

You will serve as the administrative technician within a TARDEC Business Group or designated group responsible for planning, coordinating, and performing a variety of administrative services. You will provide administrative and secretarial support to the immediate office by carrying out and coordinating all the administrative support activities required to accomplish the work of the organization. Work assignments cover a wide spectrum of duties, including developing internal administrative processes and procedures. Maintain close working relationships with Associate Director/Deputy Associate Director, team leaders, and team members to facilitate administrative actions and assure adequate responses to various administrative requirements. Perform various secretarial functions for the AD/DAD. You may be required to substitute for the Executive Assistant in the office of the business group Executive Director. May also be required to lead subordinate administrative staff.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience required:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: that involves experience in office automation, clerical functions, correspondence, and secretarial/administrative functions.

 You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
  • Knowledge of Office Automation
  • Skill in Administrative Duties
  • Skill in Communication



Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

At least four years of education above high school. This education must be 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. (Transcripts required)

or

a combination of creditable specialized experience as described in A, and some creditable education as described in B. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. The total should be at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your total semester hours of education by 120. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.) (Transcripts required)

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/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. Please include this information in your resume.

 




Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. 
  • This is a Career Program Position (CP) 51.
  • This position is a modified TERM position. It is temporary and may be extended up to a maximum of five years.
  • This position may be converted to permanent without further competition.
  • This is a DOD Demonstration Project position.

Staff Assistant - National Gallery of Art - Washington DC, DC

Job Title:Staff Assistant
Agency:National Gallery of Art
Job Announcement Number:NGA-15-11

SALARY RANGE:

$34,759.00 to $45,190.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Friday, January 30, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0301-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

05

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. Citizens and Nationals

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
APPLICATION LIMIT: This announcement has an application limit of 25 applications. Therefore applicants should apply as soon as possible. If the 25 application limit is never reached, then the job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Saving Time on Friday, January 30, 2015. Applicants NEED to ensure they provide ALL supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy.

The National Gallery of Art requires that you address the job factors on a separate cover sheet that must be uploaded and attached to your application. Failure to address the job factors may result in your application not being considered.

The incumbent will provide administrative assistance in the Corporate Relations Office.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Only U.S. citizens may apply for employment consideration.

DUTIES:

Assists the corporate relations office with implementation of a corporate fundraising strategy for specific special exhibitions, and other programs at the National Gallery and works with corporations to assist in the implementation of their sponsorships by:

Provides general office assistance with word processing, database management, typing, filing, faxing, drafting and distributing correspondence, maintaining office calendar, arranging and confirming meetings and appointments, greeting guests, answering phones, email, internet research, express and regular mailings, and photocopying.

Assists the corporate relations office in a range of fundraising activities. Supports DCR staff in creating and maintaining exhibition presentation books and images for prospective corporate sponsors. Drafts correspondence for DCR.

Helps the corporate relations office manage sponsorships with administrative tasks. Prepares materials requested be exhibition sponsors. Helps facilitate execution of sponsors’ requests from the respective Gallery departments, thus ensuring that the sponsors’ obligations and objectives are met. Maintains event and mailing lists in the database system, as well as the integrity of the database system. Compiles, formats and submits DCR’s event guest list to the Office of Special Events. Supports DCR staff in drafting contracts and letters of agreement between corporations and the Gallery. Provides general research on prospective sponsors for corporate relations office. Assists with all DCR travel plans and their requisite reimbursements.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Candidates must meet the following qualification requirements to be qualified for this position:
  • 4 full-time years of education above high school,
  • 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-4 level in the federal service; specialized experience is professional assistant work involving administrative assignments requiring tactful interaction with a diversified clientele such as high level donors, corporate executives, and administration officials.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these job factors to determine the best-qualified candidates. Applicants must describe their possession of each of these job factors individually in a one to two page cover letter as part of their application.

1. Knowledge of museum procedures and practices, including those pertaining to special exhibitions, educational programming, collections, management, public relations, and Gallery travel regulations and procedures.

2. Knowledge of corporate public relations, including promotion and publicity, and special events.

3. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and database management (Raiser’s Edge). Familiarity with research database procedures.

4. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with Gallery staff and members of the public.

5. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with sound knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Knowledge of general and specific research techniques and ability to analyze and coordinate information.

6. Ability to prepare correspondence for potential and current corporate sponsors.




Physical requirements: The work is mostly sedentary but requires frequent walking between the East and West Buildings and often requires extra early morning and late night hours in the event of exhibition openings. The incumbent must be able to stand for long periods of time during openings, to carry materials between buildings, and to assemble packages of sponsorship materials.

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Time and Leave Clerk - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Richmond, VA

Job Title:Time and Leave Clerk
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:PG-15-HAF-1307894-BU

SALARY RANGE:

$32,591.00 to $42,371.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0544-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE 1 Year

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Richmond, VA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy ID: 1307894 

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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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

DUTIES:

NOTE: This is a TEMPORARY appointment (not-to-exceed 1 year). This appointment may be renewed for additional service in accordance with Agency needs for 1 additional year. Temporary positions offer health insurance (if the employee is expected to work at least 130 hours per month for at least 90 days) but do not offer life insurance or retirement benefits and may be terminated at any time before the expiration date. The appointment to a Temporary position does not confer eligibility for promotion or reassignment to other positions or the ability to be non-competitively converted to permanent employment.
This position is located in the Patient Care Service/Nursing, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia. Duties include but may not be limited to the following:
  • Posts, examines, computes and balances hours on time and leave records.
  • Interprets and applies regulations regarding appointment entitlement, leave earnings, charges of leave, posting legal holidays, leave without pay, continuation of pay, authorized absence, etc.
  • Determines appropriateness of hours being charged and types of special pay.
  • Researches and resolves discrepancies found in time/pay issues.
  • Provides advice and guidance to employees and supervisors on applicable rules, regulations and procedures relating to time and leave issues.
  • Determines eligibility for pay and benefits based on set factors.
  • Maintains files of timekeeping records via regular paper files and electronically.
  • Performs word processing functions to produce memorandums, correspondence, and meeting minutes.
  • Provides support for administrative personnel in maintaining data on spreadsheets or databases.
  • Conducts orientation briefing of all new employees regarding timekeeping/payroll matters.
  • Initiates personnel action requests regarding items such as names changes, resignations, transfers, appointments, and leave without pay.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess (1) year of specialized experience that equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) needed to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-4 level in Federal service. Specialized experience includes: posting, examining, computing and balancing hours on time and leave records; utilizing standardized rules and regulations to accurately and appropriately post time and resolve discrepancies; using an automated data system to input information or adjustments, and to generate a variety of standard reports; maintaining files, creating, formatting and proofreading documents, and reproducing and distributing materials; and interacting appropriately with a wide variety of employees and supervisors. OR
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE (Transcript Required): Successful completion of (4) years of education above the high school level. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full time-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. OR
COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Transcript Required): Combination of successfully completed post high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
  • Knowledge and understanding of timekeeping policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of administrative and clerical policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of automated data systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Typing and recording functions of the timekeeping duties are sedentary. Timekeeping functions include and extensive amount of walking to units within the medical center. The employee will work under stress to meet deadlines.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.



Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.


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

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