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 Supply Technician in Asheville, North Carolina Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Supply Technician – Asheville, North Carolina
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 495952Start Date: 08/17/2021End Date: 09/07/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/07/2021. 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-5 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-4. 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: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-4 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) Providing supplies and material to clinical and administrative areas of a complex health care facility; 1) Scanning, barcoding, receiving, storing and distributing medical and surgical supplies, instruments and other material; 2) Monitoring expiration dates; cleaning assigned areas in accordance with aseptic principles; 3) Utilizing an automated system to maintain inventory; and 4) Answer customer questions regarding supplies and materials. Note: This information must be FULLY supported in your resume to be considered for this position.
OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. NOTE: Transcripts (official) must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation.. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have a combination of education and experience which may be used to qualify for this position if the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. NOTE: Transcripts (official) must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation. In addition, experience must be FULLY noted in your resume. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Attention to DetailCustomer ServiceReasoningTechnical CompetenceTechnology Application 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 requires standing and walking during the entire workday, and frequent reaching, bending and lifting of supply packages (occasionally weighing as much as 50 pounds). Work requires pushing loaded carts of medical supplies (weighing in excess of 100+ pounds). With proper assistance, moves heavier items’ weighing over 40 pounds. 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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