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 Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Program Specialist – Indianapolis, Indiana
Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 599911Start Date: 06/15/2022End Date: 07/06/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/05/2022. 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 (unless if in the commuting area and eligible for a non-competitive hiring authority such as Schedule A, or VRA). For a GS-09 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07 level. 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. Examples of appropriate SF-50’s include: Within grade increases; Promotions; or 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-7) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as having knowledge of policies and regulations related to benefits, recruitment and staffing, and/or employee and labor relations. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Providing counseling to employees on complaints or inquiries. Providing managers and employees with information and interpretations of the organization’s HR policies, procedures and guidelines. Guiding employees in resolving primarily common work-related or personnel problems. Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a master’s or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years (36 SH) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., if related. Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond undergraduate level. Note: To compute the combination of education and experience percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Physical Requirements: This position is primarily sedentary with some walking, standing, bending, and carrying or lightweight items (eg. folders, claims files, etc.) For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at http://://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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