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 File Clerk in Danville, Illinois Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
File Clerk – Danville, Illinois
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 155824Start Date: 10/08/2019End Date: 10/28/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/28/2019. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: General Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-03 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of general experience would typically include, but are not limited to: answering phone calls, filing; correspondence; using fax machine, copier, scanning; and using personal computer. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have two years of education above high school. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED) . OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of general experience and education beyond high school. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED). You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Competency 1 – Ability to process documents and reports in accordance with established procedures.
Competency 2 – Knowledge and the ability to interpret, research and review documentation.
Competency 3 – Ability to provide support, such as, file retention or record tracking. Preferred Experience: Knowledge of medical terminology and medical filing systems. 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: This position involves periods of being sedentary and repetitive movements while document scanning. Work also involves bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, and pushing of records on the shelves. It may involve the use of a step stool to reach records on the top shelves and may, on occasion, involve lifting up to 25 pounds. It may involve travel between buildings, requiring pushing a cart, standing, walking, and climbing stairs. 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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