Technical Information Specialist (Recent Graduate)


Vacancy ID: 834559   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-OC-RG-13-834559   USAJOBS Control Number: 336761000

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 834559
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 U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or otherwise authorized to be employed?
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

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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 Technical Information Specialist

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:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

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 Technical Information Specialist, GS-09.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service.
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.

3. Tracks and manages web pages and projects via spreadsheet or project management software.

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.

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.

4. With assistance, converts documents from various formats to HTML, DHTML, XML, and PDF.

5. Maintains broad understanding of web technology.

6. Uses multiple technologies to communicate organization's programs to and among users.

7. Seeks out, gathers, and assimilates information from program managers for web communications.

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.

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.

8. Provides expertise in organizing and disseminating complex scientific, health, and regulatory information on a web site using state-of-the-art web information technology.

9. Helps assess organization's and external web users' information needs.

10. Works with staff at all organizational levels to help design, develop content, organize information, and create informational and educational web pages.

11. Ensures that content is in alignment with staff intentions, the mission and that it complies with policies.

12. Reviews, edits, evaluates, and provides feedback to staff on content they have developed for posting on the Internet and intranet.

13. Disseminates information to others working on web projects.

14. Provides content development, editorial work, information organization and page management for an assigned area.