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Budget Technician – North Chicago, Illinois
U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 131627Start Date: 08/06/2019End Date: 08/19/2019
Who May Apply: Positions are open to: Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Finance, Accounting or Business Management or a related field. Short-term training programs (e.g. several two-week programs completed) are not considered an academic course of study. Current students who will graduate no later than 1 September 2019. Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their two-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion Applicants will be selected at the GS-05 level only. The target grade of this position is GS-07. After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position or to a term position (a project-based term of employment lasting between one and four years). To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must: Be a U.S. Citizen Successfully complete all the requirements of the Recent Graduate Program as defined in the Agency Participant Agreement. Demonstrate successful job performance. Meet the Office of Personnel Management qualification standard including any applicable positive education requirements and/or selection placement factors and any other designated special qualifications requirements and conditions of employment (e.g. medical standards) appropriate for the position to which being converted. To learn more, please visit the Office of Personnel Management webpage, Hiring Authorities: Students & Recent Graduates. In order to qualify, you must meet the experience and/or education requirements described below. 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. 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Preparing correspondence, documents and/or reports to aid higher graded employees; Utilizing automated financial reporting systems to create reports; Providing customer order information to answer inquiries; Communicating both orally and in writing to convey clear, concise advice to managers. Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade level in the federal service (GS-04 or equivalent.) Education Substitution for the GS-05: Successful completion of at least four full academic years of post-high school education from an accredited institute in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Finance, Accounting or Business Management , or a related field. (You must provide a copy of your transcripts.) Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-05: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education by 120. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify. (You must provide a copy of your transcripts.) You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Concepts, Policies, and Principles of BudgetDecision SupportFinancial StewardshipOral Communication
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