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 (OA) in Birmingham, Alabama Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Program Support Assistant (OA) – Birmingham, Alabama
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 633997Start Date: 11/04/2022End Date: 11/29/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/28/2022. 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, Skills and Abilities: Applicant must be able to demonstrate the following KSAs: Use of computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish workload. Identifies a need, gathers, organizes, and maintains information; determines its importance and accuracy, and communicates it by a variety of methods. Effectively expresses information to multiple audiences through clear, convincing oral and written communications. Demonstrates logical thinking when describing facts and concepts, and shapes communication s to meet the needs of a specific audience. Actively listens to others and demonstrates understanding of their comments and/or questions. Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements. Determines short- or -long-term goals and strategies to achieve them. Coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals and monitors progress and evaluates outcomes. Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Communications Computer Skills Manges & Organizes Planning & Evaluating Teamwork 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 sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, small parts; or driving an automobile, etc. Work Environment: The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, or libraries. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. 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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