To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/29/2018.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: 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-5 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-4.
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.
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.
TYPING PROFICIENCY: This position requires the skills of a qualified typist.
In addition to meeting the experience and/or education requirements, you must be able to type at least 40 words per minute.
Your typing proficiency must be documented on your resume.
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-4) Specialized experience is experience that equips the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position (listed below), and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-4); Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to clerical or administrative work performed in an office or professional healthcare setting.
OR Four years of successfully completed education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or equivalent is the normal prerequisite (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED); OR Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-05 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-05.
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 A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Ability to follow routine administrative procedures in a healthcare environment.
Ability to organize and plan the work of an office using adequate control procedures and prioritize workload.
Ability to compose and review written material for compliance with established rules, policy or procedures.
Ability to communicate information to others, both orally and in writing.
Skill in using automated office equipment and software, such as Microsoft Office Products.
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 involves duties which are performed in an office setting and which also may require walking throughout Nutrition and Food Service and the Medical Center.
Mental stress is created due to constant interruptions and rapidly changing priorities which require quick adjustments in work situations and routine.