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 in West Haven, Connecticut Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Secretary – West Haven, Connecticut
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 345483Start Date: 10/19/2020End Date: 11/06/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/06/2020. 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-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. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement and VEOA. AND You must 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 level 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: Knowledge of policies; The ability to note and follow-up on commitments; The ability to shift clerical staff to manage fluctuating workloads; Locating and summarizing information from files and documents; The skill and ability to coordinate workloads between offices; The ability to provide advice that may be used for conferences or reports. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Clerical – Knowledge of filing, typing, entering data, maintaining records, taking shorthand, and using and completing forms. Computer Skills – Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work. Flexibility – Is open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; effectively deals with pressure and ambiguity. Information Management – Identifies a need for and knows where or how to gather information; organizes and maintains information or information management systems. Customer Service – Works and communicates with clients and customers (e.g., any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit provides, including individuals who work in your agency or in other agencies or organizations outside the Government) to satisfy their expectations. Committed to quality services. 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. Resume 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. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts; driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
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