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 Library Technician in Phoenix, Arizona Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Library Technician – Phoenix, Arizona
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 560503Start Date: 01/08/2022End Date: 02/01/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/31/2022. 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-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. 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-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Troubleshoots and resolves, hardware, and software problems, before entering electronic help ticket, or contacting the help desk; Assists, and supports, the Education Services Training Specialists with system functions, assist staff with access to the system, and being able to independently problem solve issues related to entry, download of data, and issue resolution; Creates courses, registers employees for courses, develop participant lists, and communicates report information to employees, departmental services, and facility leadership. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementCommunicationPlanning and Evaluating 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 a mixture of sedentary and light physical activity. The regular and recurring work of the position involves sitting at a desk and extensive keyboarding though some work may require periods of standing. Duties require bending, reaching, and lifting to shelve books, restock supplies, and sort mail. Lifting cartons of books, and pushing carts loaded with books/magazines is also required. Work Environment: Work assignments are accomplished in the facility library in a general office setting involving everyday risks or discomfort. The work environment is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Occasional trips to other medical center areas will be required which may also require exposure to the outdoors. The work involves moderate risks requiring universal precautions and other safety procedures. Safety training will be attended as mandated by medical center policy. 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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