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 Recreation Aid (Lifeguard) in Martinsburg, West Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Recreation Aid (Lifeguard) – Martinsburg, West Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 76380Start Date: 04/02/2019End Date: 04/15/2019
English Language Proficiency: In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), No person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. You must be proficient in basic written and spoken English to meet the requirements of this position. ~AND~
This position includes two Selective Placement Factors (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to – and essential for – satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration.
The Selective Placement Factors for this position are: You must hold a current Red Cross lifesaving certificate AND a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. You must submit copies of your certifications with your application to receive credit. ~AND~
In addition to meeting the English Language Proficiency and Selective Placement Factors, to qualify for this position at the GS-2 level, you must meet one of the following requirements:
Experience: You must have at least three (3) months of general experience in (1) any type of work that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of the Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard), or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation such as providing lifeguard services. NOTE: Experience must be fully documented on your resume and must include job title, duties, month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week. ~OR~
Education: Successfully completed high school graduation or the equivalent. NOTE: A copy of your high school diploma and/or transcript must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation. You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Applies Technology to TasksClericalTechnical Competence IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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. 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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