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 Supervisory Veterans Service Representative in Roanoke, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Supervisory Veterans Service Representative – Roanoke, Virginia
Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 292304Start Date: 07/17/2020End Date: 07/30/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/30/2020. 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 by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-15 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-14. 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 you are requesting a reassignment or change to lower grade via this vacancy announcement, you must currently hold the GS-15 and the promotion potential of your current position must be at least GS-15. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-14) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is defined as expert knowledge of veteran benefit programs or VBA business lines and laws affecting veterans’ compensation and pension benefits to provide authoritative guidance and direction on claims and appeals processing. Supervised, managed, or served as a project lead to accomplish performance and project goals; possesses knowledge and/or practical application of employee relations (e.g., performance or conduct based actions) and labor relations (e.g., grievance process or negotiations) practices. 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: The work is primarily sedentary; some walking and light lifting within the work area may be required. Supervisory Probationary Period: This is a supervisory/managerial position. If appointed to this position, you must serve a one-year probation period unless you have previously completed one as a supervisor or manager. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at http://://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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