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 Cemetery Representative in Kent, Washington Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Cemetery Representative – Kent, Washington
Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 235851Start Date: 03/27/2020End Date: 04/16/2020
To qualify applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/16/2020. 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 within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. 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. If your most recent non-award SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional non-award SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one year time-in-grade. Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. Must have the ability to type at least 40 words per minute. Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license. You may qualify based on your experience, as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one 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. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: administrative/office work experience that includes work such as gathering data, coordinating meetings, establishing and maintaining an efficient filing system, using automated data processing equipment to generate a variety of reports, and establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: CommunicationComputer SkillsCritical ThinkingSelf-ManagementWriting 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: Standing, walking, bending, stooping and lifting of cemetery records, registers, cremains containers and other small items are required by the position. The position also requires assisting with the lifting and moving of caskets into or from vehicles and moving caskets placed on the wheeled biers into committal shelters. Requires prolonged periods of standing, walking and constant activity. Is required to operate a utility vehicle with manual transmission to transport remains. He/she performs these duties outside in all types of weather. Uniforms and protective gear are provided and must be worn. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
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