Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
Seattle District, Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington is one of the world's premier public engineering organizations, capable of providing a full spectrum of engineering services. Our strength lies in our technical excellence, our willingness to collaborate with our customers and understand their needs, and, our ability to facilitate creative solutions to achieve mutual goals. Our high-performing team members have a deep respect for each other, opportunities for professional growth, and, consistently strive to bring out the best in each other, our partners, and our customers. For more information visit http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/ and http://www.cityofseattle.net/ and http://www.monstermoving.monster.com/Find_A_Place/Relosmart/rs.asp
Other Advantages: Alternative work schedules, telecommuting, free parking, fitness center, cafeteria, on-site daycare, and transportation subsidy vouchers are available.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized.
Typing - Qualified typist is required (40wpm).
The Defense National Relocation Program is not authorized.
Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is less than 10 percent.
You will provide administrative support to Construction Support Branch. Primary duties include timekeeping, use of corporate automation systems to create, maintain and retrieve data, files and records management, as well as office automation duties. Utilize a variety of automated systems and software programs to produce documents for the office staff. Operate a computer, peripheral software/equipment to produce reports, maintain databases, and input/retrieve information from corporate Automated Information Systems (AIS). Procure new equipment, materials and supplies for the Branch through use of VISA, General Services Administration or other purchasing instruments. Ensure records, document files and technical material files are maintained and disposed of in accordance with Army regulations and local procedures. You will personally compose correspondence for administrative matters. Type material in final form from rough draft or oral instructions. Assure accuracy of material typed.
To qualify at the GS-06 level, you must show in your resume at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-05). Specialized experience is defined as work experience with administrative functions of an office, to include one or more of the following: training, timekeeping and/or travel. Must also have experience in accessing or locating information through the use of a personal computer.
Have successfully completed one half year of graduate level education directly related to the work of this position such as Human Resources, Business Management, Finance, Contracting, etc. One half year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent a half year of full-time study. If that number cannot be obtained from the school, 9 semester hours should be considered one academic year of graduate study. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR
Have a combination of graduate education and specialized experience as described above. To combine graduate education and experience, first determine your total qualifying specialized experience as a percentage of the experience required; then determine your graduate education as a percentage of the graduate education required. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 9. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
Education above the high school level must have been completed in a U.S. college, university, or other educational institution that has been accredited by one of the accrediting agencies or associations recognized by the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
A personnel security investigation is required.
Career Program 51 position.
Salary includes applicable locality pay.
Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
You may claim Military Spouse Preference.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating : Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
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