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 Program Support Assistant (OA) in Greenville, North Carolina Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Program Support Assistant (OA) – Greenville, North Carolina
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 400347Start Date: 02/03/2021End Date: 02/24/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/24/2021. 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. 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. Proficiency Requirement: This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. You may 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 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: 1) Reporting of data/statistical results or program and project studies for Primary Care Services; 2) Retrieves and organizes computerized data from various sources; collecting, compiling, analyzing, and tracking program specific data and reports; 3) Identifying problems and recommending solutions; 4) Utilizing knowledge of Mental Health Service programs and computer skills to prepare data and reports related to administrative, clinical, and technical aspects of program initiatives; 5) Provides orientation for Mental Health Service personnel, management, supervisors ancillary service employees in the use of computer programs and coordinate meetings with other services in the facility. Note: This information must be FULLY supported in your resume. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementComputer SkillsHealth InformaticsInterpersonal Skills
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 basically sedentary, but a great deal of walking to all parts of the healthcare facility is required since the incumbent will be working with a variety of clinical and a administrative services. Work Environment: The work is typically performed in an office environment, but normal safety precautions are 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/.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!