Program Support Assistant Job in Fort Thomas, Kentucky – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Program Support Assistant – Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 560458
Start Date: 01/07/2022
End Date: 02/01/2022

Qualification Summary
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-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06. 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 as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-06 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Knowledge of agency policies, procedures, and regulations as they pertain to patient transfers and non-VA care; knowledge of clinical practices, policies and established guidance as it relates to Patient Centered Management Module Clinical Support Data System, Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program and Mental Health Business Operations to support efficient outpatient clinic operations; knowledge of personal computing, word processing, spreadsheets, and relational data base programs needed for typing, organizing filing systems, scheduling meetings, face to face and virtual, and maintaining calendars; screening, sorting, and routing mail, coordinating and support program outreach and events; knowledge and skill in use of various software applications and their interoperable functions; knowledge of and ability to apply a wide range of principles, theories and processes with a high degree of resourcefulness, ingenuity and inventiveness to a variety of studies, investigations and assignments; knowledge of programs which ensure the workers are receiving the allotted resources to include the purchasing of supplies, equipment, tools, transportation services, career development support, accommodations, information technology including Internet access, marketing materials, and office equipment; knowledge of the practices and procedures involved in data collection techniques, validation, and review to assure compliance with reporting requirements and validity of the end product; ability to provide excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in order to prepare memoranda, letters, policies, procedures, and a wide variety of reports. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Administration and Management Customer Service Financial Management Information Management Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving 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 mostly sedentary and often requires long periods of sitting, intense concentration, with multiple tasks simultaneously requiring attention and completion. The position requires the ability to walk to various locations throughout the hospital when coordinating multiple administrative functions and ability to lift and store program supplies and equipment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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