MISSION SUPPORT ASSISTANT (OA)


Vacancy ID: 821107   Announcement Number: LAG-FDA-821107-BTR-048-PN   USAJOBS Control Number: 335188400

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

821107


1. Title of Job

MISSION SUPPORT ASSISTANT (OA)
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

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

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

9. Languages

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

10. Lowest Grade

05
06
07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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

12. Special Knowledge

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

13. Test Location

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

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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

17. Service Computation Date

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

18. Other Date Information

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

19. Job Preference

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

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Mission Support Assistant (Office Automation)

21. Geographic Availability

481730113 Dallas, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special selection priority under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). 

Note:  To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Applicants must be able to type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5-minute sample, with three or fewer errors. Do you meet this proficiency requirement?

A. Yes
B. No

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. GS-5: Which of the following statements best describes your experience and/or education?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-4 grade level gathering data for routine reports, maintaining transaction logs, maintaining office files and records, ordering routine equipment and services, typing office documents, reviewing forms and other documents for completeness, and preparing graphs and chart.
B. I have successfully completed all of the requirements for a Bachelor's (or higher) degree from an accredited college or university.
C. I have a combination of education and specialized experience as described above, the total of which equals at least one year.
D. I do not possess the experience or education described above.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response. If you chose D as your response, you may indicate "not applicable."

3. GS-6: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level preparing a variety of administrative program documents and reports; monitoring transactions, maintaining records, processing requests for services and resolving discrepancies; and providing routine program information to users.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response. If you chose B as your response, you may indicate "not applicable."

4. GS-7: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-6 grade level coordinating administrative requirements with offices served; maintaining contact with offices having primary responsibility for administrative programs and obtaining most up-to-date information on procedural requirements; providing procedural assistance on routine administrative matters; maintaining databases and identifying trends or patterns; and compiling a variety of reports.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response. If you chose B as your response, you may indicate "not applicable."

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements. Be sure to describe in your resume or application materials your experience that supports your answers to the questions below. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume, clearly demonstrates you possess the experience and skill levels you claim in this questionnaire.

5. Provide the full range of clerical processes by applying knowledge of basic office procedures, such as, providing telephone and receptionist services, and handling incoming and outgoing correspondence and establishing and maintaining a filing system.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

6. Use various software packages (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, etc.) to create, edit, print, retrieve, or manipulate files.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

Provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response. If you chose A as your response, you may indicate "not applicable."

7. Interpret, understand, and apply administrative policies, procedures, and operating guidelines.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

8. Communicate orally and in writing with all levels of employees.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

9. Compose simple and complex correspondence or other written work in final form.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

10. Analyze, review, research, and gather information from various sources, and summarize for reports and/or correspondence, ensuring accuracy and close attention to detail.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

11. Interpret written material to provide guidance or respond to inquiries.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

12. Maintain files and retrieve requested information.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

Provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response. If you chose A as your response, you may indicate "not applicable."

13. Locate and assemble information for various reports.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

14. Use knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation in order to correct errors in outgoing correspondence and reports.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

15. Plan and organize work with minimal or no assistance from the supervisor.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

16. Respond orally to inquiries or requests for information (occasionally external to organization).

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

17. Provide guidance or assistance on office policies and/or procedures.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.