Relocation expenses will not be paid.
You will serve as a Program Specialist in the One Health Coordination Office (OHCO), Office of the Deputy Administrator. This position is located in Riverdale, Maryland. The structure and guiding principle of the OHCO is to facilitate weaving One Health into the organization at all levels; and to incorporate One Health into everyday activities.
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APHIS is an emergency response agency. This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click: APHIS Emergency Response
The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
The duties may include, but are not limited to:
Provides administrative and programmatic support to multiple OHCO resources and is responsible for the overall management of administrative office procedures in the OHCO.
Prepares, in conjunction with the Director/Assistant Director, an annual operational budget request in accordance with Agency guidelines.
Prepares financial reports and reviews past performance of various program areas in order to forecast future levels of program activity/spending.
Works with the Director/Assistant Director in assessing and determining the overall efficiency and effectiveness of project operations.
Reviews and analyzes staffing requirements based on program needs and makes recommendations to the Director/Assistant Director to ensure efficient use of personnel.
As office Manager, organizes and expedites office support work, relieves the office of clerical, administrative or technically oriented tasks not requiring specialized experience and provides instruction or advice to others on behalf of the office.
Receives, refers and contacts employees within the agency, as well as outside the agency, ranging from other government agencies to the general public.
Organizes and expedites office program support work, relieves the supervisor and office of clerical, administrative or technically oriented tasks not requiring specialized expertise and provides instructions or advice to others on behalf of the office.
To qualify, you MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Applicants can qualify by meeting the EDUCATION requirements specified below and/or the SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE requirements.
GS-09: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a degree in Business Administration/Management, Finance, Human Resources, or Public Administration.
TRANSCRIPTS are required if:
You are qualifying for the position based on education.
You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.
This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university. For more information on submitting transcripts, click: Transcripts .
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-09 GRADE LEVEL:
Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the next lower level in the Federal Service. This experience may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors.
Examples of qualifying experience include, but are not limited to:
Experience with budget policies and procedures to provide accurate and timely accounting of project funds.
Interprets and implements administrative regulations or policies to provide advice and guidance to management, personnel and cooperators.
Communicates effectively both orally and in writing to deal successfully with people including the public and cooperators.
Experience managing a records management system and retention of files and records.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-09 GRADE LEVEL:
Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for that grade level. To learn more about combining education and experience for this series, click the following: Combining Education and Experience for Administrative and Management Positions .
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
DD214 (Member 4 copy) or other veterans' documents required to receive veterans' preference.
As a condition of employment, a background investigation may be required for this position.
Subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary period.
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This position is subject to unscheduled overnight details of undetermined lengths in the event of animal health emergencies or other conditions requiring immediate response, as required by the Agency. (Extensive periods of time may be designated for overnight details.)
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. Your resume must support that you meet the specialized experience requirements described above and are proficient in the following skills or competencies below. Please note you are not required to provide specific narrative responses to the skills and competencies described in this section.
Ability to perform administrative support functions
Ability to procure supplies, personal property and/or services for your employer
Ability to manage human resources
Ability to use computers, computer software and databases
Leadership, supervisory and management skills
Oral, written and interpersonal skills
Category rating procedures will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. The following quality categories will be used: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, and Qualified. Within each quality category, veterans' preference eligible will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Your final category placement will be based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure your resume provides enough detail to support your responses.
If, after reviewing your resume and / or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can / will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you.
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Eligibility for employee benefits depends on your type of appointment and your tour of duty (work schedule). Generally, you must be hired on a permanent basis and have a regular full- or part-time work schedule. For more information on potential benefits, go to: Federal Employee Benefits
For information regarding CTAP eligibility for displaced Federal employees click: Career Transition Assistance Programs
More than one selection may be made if another vacancy occurs within 90 days of the issuance of the certification of eligibles.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc) should contact: USDA's TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).
For information on filing a complaint of discrimination, click: Filing a Complaint
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