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Program Specialist – Washington, District of Columbia
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 277916Start Date: 06/23/2020End Date: 06/29/2020
Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management’s General Schedule Qualification Standards. Specialized Experience Requirement: For the GS-14: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as the following: Developing long and short range plans to include programming, budgeting, integrating, and evaluating complex programs for the agency; initiating and leading high priority special projects, studies, and initiatives encompassing difficult and diverse functions or issues that affected critical aspects of major agency programs; recommending the revision of programs and procedures to facilitate operations in the face of technical or administrative obstacles. 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). 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. TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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