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Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist – Washington, District of Columbia
Minority Business Development Agency, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 288048Start Date: 07/13/2020End Date: 07/27/2020
Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Minimum Qualification requirements as noted below.Minimum Qualifications:GS-11: You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal government, performing the following duties: Preparing weekly reports and draft congressional communication for signature by senior agency officials. Preparing executive level informational memos, briefing packages and congressional or intergovernmental correspondence related to an organization’s grants, programs or accomplishments. Establishing and maintaining a reliable bi-partisan network with congressional offices, committees and caucuses in Washington, DC; intergovernmental organizations, state and local elected officials, and government agencies. Exercising and adhering to guidelines, standard protocols, and etiquette associated with congressional and intergovernmental operations. OR
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related; or a combination of the required experience and education for this grade level. Specialized Experience:GS-12: You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal government, performing the following duties: Designing short and long-term proactive strategies to engage legislative decision maker. Establishing and maintaining a reliable bi-partisan network with congressional offices, committees and caucuses in Washington, DC; intergovernmental organizations, state and local elected officials, and government agencies. Analyzing policies, legislative proposals and programs at the Federal, state and municipal level to determine impact on agency policies, programs, and/or constituents. Preparing senior agency officials for meetings and briefings with congressional offices, and state and local elected officials. NOTE(s): Education: You must submit a copy of your college transcripts (official or unofficial) to document education. Experience: Your resume must support your claim of experience or you may be found ineligible. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification. Time-in-Grade Requirements: Under competitive merit promotion procedures, any individual who is currently holding, or who has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under a non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet “time-in-grade” requirements (have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade of the grade for which you are applying). Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to current employees applying for a Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. NOTE: All current or former Federal employees must provide a copy of their SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one), “Notice of Personnel Action” that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure (1 or 2), and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). NOTE: 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. For work in the federal service, include the grade level for the position(s).
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