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 Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Program Support Assistant in Nashville, Tennessee Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Program Support Assistant – Nashville, Tennessee
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 51951Start Date: 02/12/2019End Date: 03/01/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/01/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5.The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: gathering and maintaining expenses; compiling reports from data provided; initiating travel arrangements and coordinates all correspondence with office automation programs including Microsoft Office, VISTA, and TMS; maintain calendars for scheduled events and occurrences; preparing graphs, spreadsheets, memorandums. OR, Education: As a general rule, education is not creditable at the GS-6 level. However, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position. A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.OR Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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. Physical Requirements: The work is normally sedentary, but includes some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items such as papers and books. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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