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Pay Range:
$47,027 to $80,270 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-2210-7/11
Schedule:
Full Time
Duration:
Agency Employees Only
Apply by: 2017-12-08 Published: 1 week ago

This position is open to New Mexico VA Health Care System Employees only and falls under the requirements of the Merit Promotion Plan for Bargaining Unit Positions and will be posted for 5 business days as determined by the open and close dates of the announcement.Albuquerque is a major metropolitan area with a population exceeding 600,000 and is nestled between the Sandia Mountains and the Rio Grande.

Albuquerque is home to a growing TV/movie industry.

The climate is one of the best features, with very mild winters and warm summers and cool evenings.

Outdoor activities are vast and include hiking, skiing, mountain climbing, fishing, hunting, biking, year-round golf and tennis.Failing to submit any documentation that is required and listed under the "Required Documents" tab may result in loss of consideration.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless.

With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips.

Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide may other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

Relocation/Recruitment Incentive: Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are NOT authorized for this positions.Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement Friday, December 08, 2017A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Specialized Experience GS-07: Applicants 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:Translating detailed logical steps developed by others into language codes that computers accept where this required understanding of procedures and limitations appropriate to use of a programming language.

Interviewing subject-matter personnel to get facts regarding work processes, and synthesizing the resulting data into charts showing information flow.

Operating computer consoles where this involved choosing from among various procedures in responding to machine commands or unscheduled halts.

Scheduling the sequence of programs to be processed by computers where alternatives had to be weighed with a view to production efficiency.

Preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where this involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.

Such skills are typically gained in the computer field or through performance of work where the primary concern was the subject matter of the computer application (e.g., supply, personnel, chemical process control), and computer-related efforts were required to facilitate the basic duties.

Also, work in management analysis, program analysis, or a comparable field may have provided such skills.ORApplicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-07 level.

Applicants must possess one (1) full year of graduate level education OR superior academic achievement.

(TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED).ORApplicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-07 level.

To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned).

Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess.

Add the two percentages.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-07.

For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e.

50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e.

50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position.

Specialized Experience GS-09: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-07) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:Specialized Experience that demonstrated knowledge of computer requirements and techniques in carrying out project assignments consisting of several related tasks, such as typically is the case in development of minor modifications to parts of a system on the basis of detailed specifications provided.

The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent:Analysis of the interrelationships of pertinent components of the system; Planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment; and Personal responsibility for at least a segment of the overall project.OR Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-09 level.Applicants mustpossess master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years or progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D.

(TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED).ORApplicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-09 level.

To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned).

Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess.

Add the two percentages.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-09.

For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e.

50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e.

50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the positionSpecialized Experience GS-11: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-09) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:Experience that demonstrated accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques.

For example, assignments would show, on the basis of general design criteria provided, experience in developing modifications to parts of a system that required significant revisions in the logic or techniques used in the original development.

Accomplishments, in addition to those noted for the GS-9 level, normally involve the following, or the equivalent:Knowledge of the customary approaches, techniques, and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization; Planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls; andAdaptation of guidelines or precedents to the needs of the assignment.ORApplicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-11 level.Applicants mustpossess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three (3) full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to such a degree.

(TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED).OR Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-11 level.

To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned).

Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess.

Add the two percentages.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-11.

For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e.

50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e.

50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position.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.

Current New Mexico VA Health Care System employees only.

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