QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the following eligibility and basic qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
A. RESTRICTION ON MOVEMENT: General restriction on movement after competitive appointment CFR 330.501: Employees must meet the three (3) month restriction on movement since their latest Career or Career Conditional competitive appointment.
B. TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: (POSITIONS ABOVE THE GRADE 5): Under merit promotion procedures, Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade of the position announced to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. Time is credited based on calendar time served in a grade, regardless of the number of days or hours worked. If you currently hold or have previously held a position at the same (or equivalent) or higher grade/ level in the Federal government as of this announcement, you will meet the TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT.
BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
GRADE-7 LEVEL: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level in the federal government. Specialized experience is experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be qualifying, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate extensive knowledge of applicable programs, policies and procedures to analyze and evaluate information, interpret guidance, draw conclusions, coordinate studies or projects, and provide effective management/program support; Ability to coordinate, or advise on work efforts; discuss findings and resolve problems; Experience with tasks such as extracting information, assembling reports, and administratively monitoring contractor compliance; Thorough knowledge of work functions of assigned area and familiarity with objectives to identify problems and gather information; Ability working with automated software programs and computer equipment to prepare documents, input data, and compile and generate reports. This knowledge should be demonstrated using requisition processing, including RTS.
PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT (OFFICE AUTOMATION): In addition to meeting experience or education requirements, applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with 3 or fewer errors. Applicants may be asked to provide a certificate of proficiency from a school or other organization authorized to issue such certificates by the Office of Personnel Management local office, or self-certifying their proficiency (which may be verified at a later step in the process). Performance test results and certificates of proficiency are acceptable for 3 years.