The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Interior. The opening is for a Visitor Use Assistant in McLean, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Visitor Use Assistant – McLean, Virginia
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 18950Start Date: 11/29/2018End Date: 12/13/2018
To qualify for this position at the GS-05 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: Experience: ONE year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 04 level. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Experience may have been in providing information or assistance to the public, handling, tracking and depositing monies, and using office software programs to include Microsoft Works, Excel, or similar programs. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of at least the GS 4 grade level in the federal service. Education: Four years of education above high school (120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours) or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. Combination Education and Experience: An equivalent combination of education and experience. NOTE: 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. For example, I have 9 months of specialized experience (75% of required experience) and 75 semester hours of college (25 percent of the required education) (15 semester hours beyond the second year and the equivalent of 3 months of specialized experience). You meet 100 percent of the requirement for 1 year of specialized experience and is qualified for the position. 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 include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!