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 Telephone Operator in Wichita, Kansas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Telephone Operator – Wichita, Kansas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 446297Start Date: 04/27/2021End Date: 05/17/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/17/2021. Current Title 38 Hybrid employees: To qualify for a Title 5 position based on the Interchange Agreement, you must meet the following:
1. Be currently serving under a permanent appointment.
2. Served continuously for at least 1 year in the other merit system prior to appointment under the interchange agreement. Current permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees may apply for consideration under this vacancy announcement. Grade Determination (GS-4)
Experience: Applicants must have One year of general experience showing responsibility in clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled; OR Education: I have successfully completed 2-years of study above high school. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business or technical school, junior college, college or university for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business or technical school; OR Combination: I have equivalent combinations of creditable experience and education. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience are also qualifying. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) Physical Requirements: The work is mainly sedentary in nature but requires a high degree of concentration and the ability to work under pressure and stress within specified time frames. 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 will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
ClericalCustomer ServiceDecision MakingOrganizational AwarenessTechnical Competence 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. 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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