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IMMIGRATION SERVICES ASSISTANT (OFFICE AUTOMATION) – Queens, New York
Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 460954Start Date: 05/28/2021End Date: 06/07/2021
GS-05:You qualify at the GS-05level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to at least the GS-04level in the federal government, that equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties: Performing office automation duties using word processing to edit and reformat correspondence and reports.
Creating and maintaining spreadsheets/databases.
Responding to inquiries by phone and/or in writing.
Reviewing and verifying accuracy and completeness of submitted documents for benefits.OR
You may substitute successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree or a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a Bachelor’s degree for the experience required at the GS-5 grade level. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester or 45 quarter hours. GS-06:In addition to the requirements at the lower grade level(s), to qualify at the GS-06level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to at least the GS-05level in the federal government, that equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties: Performing office automation duties requiring different approaches and methods from one assignment to another.
Reviewing and screening applications for benefits to ensure validity of documentation submitted.
Providing routine information and assistance on applications for benefits.
Maintaining subject matter files, technical instructions, and/or operating procedures. GS-07:In addition to the requirements at the lower grade level(s), to qualify at the GS-07level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to at least the GS-06level in the federal government, that equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties: Analyzing and evaluating cases where expedited screening or resolution of requests for immigration benefits is necessary.
Determining whether requests for immigration benefits sought are valid and whether applicant is eligible.
Reviewing and screening applications for immigration benefits to ensure validity of documentation submitted and completeness of supporting documentation.
Preparing a variety of reports utilizing a number of software applications and retrieving information from other software systems (e.g., databases, spreadsheets, graphics, and word processing). The assessments for this job will measure: Manages and Organizes Information
Attention to Detail
Writing Please read the following important information to ensure you submit everything we need to consider your application:It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit your responses and appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience and education (if applicable), as it relates to this job opportunity announcement. USCIS will only review the first 5 pages of your resume to determine your initial eligibility/qualifications for a position. As such, please be sure to include content to support your eligibility/qualifications for this position within the first 5 pages. Please note that your full resume will be made available to the hiring manager if you are referred.Be clear and specific when describing your work history since Human Resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated and ranked based on your responses to the online questions.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information: Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
Employer’s name and address
Supervisor name and phone number
Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
Start and end dates for each grade/pay level if you’ve held a federal position.
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Salary Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide the above information may result in a finding of ineligible.
Note: Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.
Federal Experience:If you are using current or prior federal experience as a basis for qualifying for this position, the grade levels and length of employment (mm/dd/year) at each grade level must be listed in your work history. This information will be further validated if selected for this position.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources OfficeNational Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):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; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build criteria 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 service. Please provide the dates and amount of time/hours worked earning this experience.
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