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 the Army. The opening is for a Navigation Project Assistant (Office Automation) in Wheeling, West Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Navigation Project Assistant (Office Automation) – Wheeling, West Virginia
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 224559Start Date: 03/04/2020End Date: 03/18/2020
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActNon-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleRe-employed AnnuitantReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience 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. GS-5: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes performing basic procurement and budget-related activities; reviewing incoming mail and determining what should be forwarded to supervisor or whether you can personally prepare a reply; preparing a variety of correspondence, forms, and memos ensuring correct grammar, format, and spelling is used. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). OR Education: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. GS-6: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes checking email and maintaining an office calendar for visitors, events, and meetings; compiling and maintaining information and statistical data to prepare various recurring and non-recurring reports on operational and administrative matters; maintaining training records; providing navigational support such as: recording water levels, relaying weather reports, and announcing boat traffic on a handheld radio; and providing timekeeping activities such annual leave, sick leave, and overtime balances. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). GS-7: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with property accountability activities for inventory of expendable and non-expendable property; projecting and estimating fiscal year allocations of contractual and non-contractual commits and obligations; coordinating travel arrangements with appropriate elements; respond to employee inquiries about benefits, pay, or leave; prepare requests for personnel actions in automated systems; and monitoring and maintaining ongoing overview of the office’s financial situation. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job at the GS-6 and GS-7 grade levels, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Proficiency Required: This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Management SupportSupply SupportWriting Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent
GS-05: 52 weeks at the GS-03
GS-06: 52 weeks at the GS-05
GS-07: 52 weeks at the GS-06
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at email@example.com. All are free to apply!