SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-08


Vacancy ID: 829603   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-829603   USAJOBS Control Number: 336253600

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 829603
1. Title of Job

SECRETARY, GS-0318-08
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

Check all that apply.

The following questions will be used to determine your eligibility for non-competitive hiring authorities.  If you do not meet one of the following Other Employment questions, leave the section blank.  If you meet one of the statements, you must support your answer with the appropriate documentation at the time of application.  Veterans must provide a copy of their DD-214, current and former civil service employees must provide copy of their latest SF-50 that shows their type of appointment and career status.  Answer all questions that apply.



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.)    


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?  This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as Veterans Recruitment Appointment, 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.


Are you eligible for the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)? (For information on VEOA appointments, see the OPM  website.)    


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

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 08.


08

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

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

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

Choose 001 – Merit Promotion if you have not held a permanent position at the grade level(s) posted in this vacancy announcement.

Choose 002 - Reassignment or Non-Competitive Promotion if on a permanent basis, you currently hold or have previously held a position at the grade level(s) posted on this vacancy announcement and the position had promotion potential to the GS-08 grade level or above.

 


001 COMPETITIVE PROMOTION
002 REASSIGNMENT/NON-COMPETITIVE

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:


391610061 Cincinnati, OH

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

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please answer yes or no to statement one.  Your response will determine if you are qualified for the GS-08 Secretary position.

1. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.

A. Yes
B. No

Please respond to the statement below.

2. I have the ability to type at least 40 words per minute.

A. Yes
B. No

Your response to the statement below will determine if you meet the area of consideration.

3. I am a current (career or career-conditional) federal employee, former employee with reinstatement eligibility, or I am eligible under special hiring authority (Schedule A, VEOA, VRA, etc.) within the greater Cincinnati commute area.

A. Yes
B. No

Your response to the statement below will determine if you are eligible for non-competitive referral.

4. Please select the appropriate response from the list below.

A. I am currently serving in a permanent position at the GS-08 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
B. I have previously served in a permanent position at the GS-08 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
C. I am eligible under Schedule A or VRA special hiring authority.
D. I am not eligible for non-competitive referral.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.
 
Note: Submission of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Maintains supervisor's calendar, schedules appointments and brief supervisor on matters to be considered before the scheduled meeting.

6. Researches and resolves time and attendance records.

7. Explains administrative policies and procedures to employees.

8. Organizes, compiles, reproduces and distributes briefing and other related materials.

9. Prepares travel arrangements and completes vouchers after travel has been completed.

10. Communicates with co-workers about workload distribution, priority cases, or similar issues.

11. Responds to inquiries and explaining policies and procedures.

12. Answers a variety of inquiries or forwarding the question to the appropriate person for response.

13. Uses database and spreadsheet programs to input data and print reports.

14. Uses word processing software to prepare letters and reports.

15. Uses E-mail, telephones, fax machines, etc. to coordinate work and communicate with other components or offices.

16. Reviews all outgoing correspondence for grammar, punctuation, snytax, and format.

17. Draft non-technical and/or technical correspondence.

18. Controls all correspondence.