Executive Assistant-0301-12


Vacancy ID: 784036   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-784036   USAJOBS Control Number: 330845900

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 784036
1. Title of Job

Executive Assistant-0301-12
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


6. Citizenship

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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 12.


12

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 Executive Assistant

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:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and which meets the Minimal Qualification Requirements for the Executive Assistant GS-0301-12.

1. From the Description below, select the one which best describes your education and meets the Basic Qualification requirements for the position.

A. Yes I have one year of specialized experience described above equivalent to the next lower grade level.

B. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

2.  Minimum Qualifications. For the GS-12 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks level.  For the GS-12 grade level, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.  Examples are skills demonstrated through administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work.

A. Yes I have one year of specialized experience described above equivalent to the next lower grade level.
B. No, I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

3. Are you a current Department Of Health And Human Services with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service, with FDA/CDER/ Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology?

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.

4. Coordinate with other offices based on expert knowledge of the Office Director's critical role in the organization and substantive nature of the work to be performed and the activities of the different organizations.

5. Conduct through review of documents detailing the Center's significant activities that impact the Office.

6. Maintain historical perspective as well as a critical, current knowledge of Office, Center, and Agency programs and activities through review of materials, documents and reports.

7. Relieve the Office Director of time consuming involvement in the management and coordination of special projects.

8. Efficiently monitor timely completion of work assignments received in the Office.

9. Use network and other systems initiatives to ensure continuity, coordination and innovative methodologies.

10. Analyze and compile significant information about Center and/or Agency activities for the Office Director's appropriate decision making.

11. Translate specific information on Center functions and activities required by the Office Director to prepare reports or presentations for use in high level meetings.

12. Obtain and coordinate responses for special information requested by executives both in and out of the Federal Government.

13. Analyze and provide advice on important issues and apprise appropriate members of the Office Director's staff.

14. Represent the Office Director at meetings, as necessary, with inside and outside organizations.

15. Serve as the liaison regarding clarification and dissemination of instructions, information, and decisions emanating from the Immediate Office and Sub-Offices.