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 an Administrative Support Assistant in White City, Oregon Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Administrative Support Assistant – White City, Oregon
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 82405Start Date: 04/12/2019End Date: 05/02/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date (04/15/2019) of this announcement. 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. You may qualify based on the specialized experience, as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Work assignments that involves policies and procedures of the functional and administrative areas to coordinate and resolve questions/problems; Maintained effective working relationships with both internal and external customers to serve as a point-of-contact for assigned projects; Applied skill in written and verbal communicates to explain status of project and make presentations to higher level employees; Utilized automation systems sufficient to input and retrieve pertinent information for assigned projects. There is no education substitution for specialized experience. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Knowledge of floor plans and how to read them. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audience types. Strong computer skills to include data input. Strong grammar and proofreading skills. How you will be evaluated – IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job-related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for 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; 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: Normally work is sedentary in nature. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts, step ladders or on occasion may operate a motorized cart. On infrequent occasions work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity. 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/.
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!