Program Services Specialist, GS-301-9


Vacancy ID: 832395   Announcement Number: MG-2013-01618-KJD-832395DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 336484900

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

1. From the descriptions below, select the letter that describes the education or experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform as a GS-0301-09 Program Services Specialist.

A. My resume supports at least one year of specialized experience in a position providing advisory services to management and staff on a variety of administrative programs and processes that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service.
B. I have master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
C. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to one year.
D. I do not have the education or experience as described above.

Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.  "Refer to Resume" will not be accepted. Maximum length of 250 characters.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. 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.

2. Processing requests for personnel actions.

3. Reviewing submitted documents for accuracy and completeness.

4. Answering questions and providing advice to supervisors, managers and administrative support staff on the required process and procedures.

5. Using an extensive and complex routing, filing, and tracking system for correspondence and/or documents.

6. Writing letters, memoranda, instructions, reports and guidance to others in an easily understandable written form.

7. Rendering information and ideas into easily understandable form.

8. Using office management software such as MS Office.

9. Articulating administrative requirements.

10. Exchanging information internal and external to the organization.

11. Providing guidance and counseling to internal customers.

12. Providing technical assistance to internal customers.