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Administrative Officer – Iowa City, Iowa
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 353685Start Date: 10/21/2020End Date: 11/10/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/10/2020. 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-09 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09.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 the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. 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: GS-09 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-07 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Providing analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations that includes knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents, experience accessing and using performance driven data-bases, demonstrated knowledge of computer systems and the ability to interpret findings and provide recommendations to management on resolutions of issues negatively impacting administrative activities, Providing coverage and support in a logistics role and inventory office and assists with requesting purchase orders. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work . OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education experience directly related to the work of the Administrative Officer position, may be substituted to meet the experience requirements for GS-09 position. GS-11 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to Assisting Executive Leadership, managers, supervisors, and external customers related to policies, developing policies, contracts, logistics and employee/building security, Preparing, tracking, and communicating Metrics, Analysis, and Congressional Responses to both Internal and External customers, Processing finance and budget transactions related to contracts, travel, and other budget items, Ensuring compliance with government administrative laws and understanding of policies governing a governmental program to include local techniques of operations, detailed procedures of various departments, and local policies and directives, Skill in oral communications with both administrative and operational staff, Creating, accessing, and using Performance Driven Data-bases. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a PhD. or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond successfully completed graduate education and specialized experience directly related to the work of the Administrative Officer position, which may be used to meet the experience requirements for GS-11 position. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Analytical ReasoningCreative ThinkingCustomer ServiceData ManagementFinancial ManagementManages and Organizes InformationOrganizational AwarenessProblem Solving 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, although some slight physical effort may be required. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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