ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT, GS-09 (RECENT GRADUATE)


Vacancy ID: 804085   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-RG-13-804085   USAJOBS Control Number: 333230900

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 804085
1. Title of Job

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT (RECENT GRADUATE), GS-09
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 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 09.


09

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


001 ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

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:


99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC
251503017 Winchester, MA
240000031 Montgomery County, MD
297080510 Saint Louis, MO

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Please select the response that best describes your eligibility for the Recent Graduate Pathway Program. Select only one answer.

A. I completed all requirements for an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate with at least 2.8 GPA from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years.
B. I was released or discharged from active duty within the previous two years, where I am a veteran who, due to a military service obligation, was precluded from applying for a recent graduate position during any portion of the two-year eligibility period following completion of my degree or certificate requirements, provided that not more than six years have transpired since I completed the requirements for my degree or certificate.
C. I do not meet any of the descriptions above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Administrative Support Specialist, GS-09.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service to include experience conducting studies at management request, researches sensitive issues, analyzes and presents findings, and recommends administrative strategies or changes in internal operating procedures.
B. I have completed 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D).
C. I have a combination of specialized experience and graduate level education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
D. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

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.

3. Plan, organize and evaluate effectiveness of programs and procedures.

4. Implement changes to programs, policies, and/or procedures.

5. Develop strategies and methods to improve office operations.

6. Plan, organize and conduct operational reviews/studies.

7. Analyze data or results of studies and recommend administrative strategies or changes.

8. Review and interpret requests for programmatic action or information and detemine appropriate course of action.

9. Conduct programmatic studies to develop criteria and data for the evaluation of program objectives.

10. Interpret and apply existing guidelines to programmatic issues.

11. Interact with peers, general public, and/or industry representative on sensitive and/or non-sensitive matters.

12. Respond to inquiries addressing program management issues.

13. Prepare reports associated with study projects conducted.

14. Develop internal control policies and procedures.