SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-5


Vacancy ID: 832865   Announcement Number: AB-13-17   USAJOBS Control Number: 336552800

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 832865


1. Title of Job

SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-5


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Please answer the following Employment Availability Questions by selecting either Yes or No.


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 (05-05) you will accept.


05

11. Miscellaneous Information

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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

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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

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 SECRETARY (OA)

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


381117005 Fort Totten, ND

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

WARNING STATEMENT: Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the résumé, and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.

1. Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference? Note: You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432. As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.

A. Yes

B. No

2. Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed? Note: You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.

A. Yes.

B. No.

3. Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility? Note: You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility. To determine if you are eligible, please go to the following website: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI3.asp

A. Yes.

B. No.

4. Incumbent will be required to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver's license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Do you possess a valid Drivers License?

A. Yes, I certify that I possess a valid State Drivers License.

B. No, I do not possess a valid State Drivers License.

5. For all positions titled as Office Automation or any clerical positions which has parenthetical title of Office Automation (OA), applicants must have typing proficiency of 40 words per minute (wpm) and knowledge of general office automation software such as, word processing, personal computer, electronic mail, database management, spreadsheet, etc.

To be eligible for (OA) positions, you must be able to: type 40 words per minute; possess knowledge of general office automation software, such as word processing, personal computer, electronic mail, database management, spreadsheet, etc.

NOTE: A falsification of this certification may be used as grounds for not employing you, or for dismissal.

DO YOU HEREBY CERTIFY THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN THIS SELF-CERTIFICATION STATEMENT?

A. Yes.

B. No.


6. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for GS-5 Secretary. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select. (NOTE: If qualifying based on education, you must submit a complete, legible copy of your official college or university transcript(s) with your application to document academic achievements and receive credit.).

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service which involved performing a range of clerical and/or secretarial duties to include arranging for conferences, meetings, and training sessions; preparing and reviewing correspondence; ensuring that all requests for action or information are acted upon and due dates are met; making travel arrangements; processing time and attendance records; maintaining office filing systems; and word processing (typing a variety of correspondence, reports, statistical charts, or similar). These examples are not all inclusive (refer to the summary of duties for specialized experience).

B. I have completed 4 years of progressively higher-level education leading to a bachelors degree in an accredited business or technical school, college or university above high school in any field for which high school graduation or equivalent is a prerequisite.

C. I have a combination of experience as described in A and education as described in B which totals 100% of the requirement for 1 year of specialized experience. The equivalent of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours (beyond the 2nd year of attendance) is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.

D. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

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. If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience and your self-rating is not supported, your score will be lowered.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task. (0 Point)

B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job. (1 Point)

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. (2 Points)

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. (3 Points)

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 Points)

7. Maintain security or confidentiality of records, equipment, or computer access.

8. Make copies, collates, and/or binds materials.

9. Create and maintain a computerized record system.

10. Process incoming forms, records, or other documents.

11. Maintain paper filing or record system.

12. Ensure that paper files are current and complete.

13. Search files, documents or other sources for information.

14. Maintain own or others' calendar or schedules.

15. Format letters or other documents (for example, setting margins or line spacing).

16. Verify accuracy and completeness of information on paper or computer documents or records.

17. Proofread letters or other documents for spelling or typographical errors.

18. Proofread letters or other documents for grammatical errors.

19. Correct mistakes in written or computer documents or records.

20. Review content of letters or other documents for completeness, correctness or consistency.

21. Review letters or documents to determine if they conform with policies or regulations.

22. Operate a personal computer or computer terminal.

23. Enter data into computer.

24. Use a keyboard to prepare letters or other documents.

25. Use a computer or word processor to create, edit, print, retrieve, or manipulate files.

26. Operate standard office equipment (i.e., telephone, typewriter, fax, photocopier, calculator).

27. Use a computer to process and analyze data.

28. Use software to create charts, tables, or graphs.

29. Keep up with new features in office equipment or technology.

30. Project a professional attitude and appearance.

31. Make or receive telephone calls.

32. Screen calls and decide to whom the caller should be referred.

33. Respond orally to inquiries or requests for information.

34. Respond to requests or complaints.

35. Follow-up on requests or complaints.

36. Contact others orally to obtain information.

37. Greet and refer visitors.

INSTRUCTIONS: As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

38. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF 50s) is received and is accurate.