Consumer Safety Technician (OA), GS-0303-05/06


Vacancy ID: 760674   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-DE-13-760674   USAJOBS Control Number: 328183900

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

Consumer Safety Technician (OA), GS-0303-05/06
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 05.


05
06

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Consumer Safety Technician (OA)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


RQ0930000 San Juan, PR

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Choose one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for Consumer Safety Technician (OA), GS-0303-05.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience maintaining an automated document tracking system; gathering information for evaluation; utilizing a personal computer and a variety of software applications and performing administrative office duties.
B. I have completed four full years of education above high school level.
C. I have a combination of post-high school education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
D. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

2. Choose one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for Consumer Safety Technician (OA), GS-0303-06.

A. Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience maintaining an automated document tracking system; gathering information for evaluation; utilizing a personal computer and a variety of software applications; performing administrative office duties and experience conducting fact-finding, problem analysis and problem solving task.
B. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

3. Can you type at least 40 words per minute with three or fewer errors based on a five (5) minute sample?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you possess experience and/or training using a personal computer and a variety of software to perform word-processing and database management?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Develop, compile, interpret, monitor and evaluate information/data from various sources taking appropriate action or making recommendations as necessary.

6. Develop methods and procedures for office automation tasks by identifying work simplification applications, and solves problems in existing methods or procedures.

7. Schedules and maintains appointment calendars.

8. Monitors and screens incoming and outgoing correspondence and action documents.

9. Proofread correspondence for content, grammar and format.

10. Receives and determines disposition of telephone call and visitors.

11. Research, compile and assemble background information in advance of important meetings, conferences, discussions, and other events.

12. Perform logistical coordination for meetings, conferences, etc by acquiring conference rooms, video equipment, auto visuals aids, conference phones, etc.Bottom of Form

13. Enter and retrieve information from a variety of systems preparing reports and spreadsheets as required.

14. Develop tracking system for office correspondence to ensure deadlines are met.

15. Conduct studies of existing procedures and makes recommendations or independently revises and develops alternative procedures.

16. Perform an analysis of designated segments of work and initiates action as appropriate.

17. Prepare appropriate forms and paperwork as required upon completion of the sample collection.

18. Create and/or edits letters, memorandums and reports.

19. Respond to request for information and/or data providing status, advice and materials to various internal components and external organizations.

20. Train others in the conduct of staff support work in technical areas providing advice and guidance.

21. Communicate with supervisors, co-workers, visitors and customers concerning related policies, practices, procedures and precedent guidelines.

22. Respond to request for information and/or data providing status.