Test Coordinator (OA)
Department of the Army - Jackson, MS

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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: This position is located at the Military Entrance Processing Command Military Entrance Processing Station, Operations Processing Section, Jackson, Mississippi. Incumbent will be responsible for coordinating, administering, and implementing all aspects of the Student Testing Program (STP).

Who May Apply:
Current Army Civilian Employee
DoD Transfer (Excluding Army)
Non-DoD Transfer
Appointment of Certain Military Spouses, E.O. 13473
Reinstatement Eligibles
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF)
30% Disabled Veteran
Executive Order 12721
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)


Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized

Evening and weekend work as required

Must be in possession of or have ability to obtain a drivers license

Frequent local travel and occasional TDY required (15%)

Personnel security investigation required

Serve as point of contact for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) program
Track receipt of controlled test material from school test sessions per regulation
Operate the ASVAB testing system to enter test scores
Utilize Microsoft programs to create charts and graphs
Schedule Test Administrators and proctors to support multiple test sites and sessions
Contact school officials to coordinate testing sessions

Specialized experience: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-06) . Specialized experience is defined as work which includes distributing and proctoring examinations. Scoring tests and data entry of results into automated system. Conducting inventory and ensuring security of all testing materials.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

Knowledge of Student Testing Program regulations, policies and procedures
Knowledge of test material inventory control
Skill in automated systems
Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Ability to coordinate with school officials

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Restriction.

Time in Grade Restriction: Must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-06 grade (or equivalent).

Education: There is no education substitution or requirement for this postion

Other Requirements:
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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.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be fully qualified typist (40 WPM)
Must be able to lift materials weighing 30-40 pounds

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.

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
Competitive salaries
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.

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• 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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