Secretary (OA) Job in Fort Harrison, Montana – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 Secretary (OA) in Fort Harrison, Montana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Secretary (OA) – Fort Harrison, Montana
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 325887
Start Date: 09/15/2020
End Date: 10/06/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/06/2020. 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-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6. 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. Note: 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. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-6 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Knowledge in collecting, analyzing, and organizing technical data and in maintaining data quality for storage and reporting purposes; skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a wide range of personnel within the agency and outside facilities. Knowledge of administrative regulations and operating procedures plus skills in applying fact-finding and investigative techniques (interviews, review of work procedures, instructions, records, and files) to gather factual data from which to make conclusions and recommendations. Knowledge of basic principles and practices related to the management of healthcare delivery systems to identify, analyze, evaluate and make recommendations. Knowledge of the Healthcare System’s organizational structure, clinical missions, programs and requirements. Knowledge of automated systems, databases, and spreadsheets used to monitor, extract, and analyze data, obtain reports and the skill to ensure data quality. Knowledge of and skill in the application of management principles, practices, techniques and methodology necessary to survey diverse and complex healthcare delivery services provided. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in order to develop reports, communications, presentations, informative materials, and public relations materials. Ability to present findings and recommendations both orally and in writing. NOTE: 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. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
AccountabilityAttention to DetailClericalComputer SkillsCustomer ServiceFlexibilityInterpersonal SkillsOrganizational Awareness 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 sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. Position requires walking, standing, bending, typing on a computer, and prolonged periods of sitting.

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