Saturday, November 30, 2013

Program Specialist, MPS/PHY, GS-301-7/9/11 NF (Closes: 12/12/2013)

To qualify at the GS-7 level, you must have one of the following:
1. At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: collecting data and evaluating information, reviewing budget data to monitor expenditures, and assisting with database queries. OR
2. At least one full year of graduate level education. OR
3. Superior Academic Achievement - possession of a Bachelor's degree with one of the following: In the upper one-third of your graduating class; OR a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4 point scale for all course work, or based on courses completed during your final 2 years of coursework. OR
4. A combination of post high school education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

To qualify at the GS-09, you must have one of the following:
1. At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include engaging in ongoing analysis of business processes to continually identify and recommend solutions to problems, using quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques, developing and presenting factual evidence both in writing and before an audience to support enhancements in the methods of performing work, reviewing data for trends related to business processes, interpreting those trends, and determining causes and possible courses of action. OR
2. A master`s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR
3. A combination of post high school education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

To qualify at the GS-11, you must have one of the following:
1. At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of business operations and programmatic processes using qualitative and quantitative techniques; choosing, interpreting, or adapting guidelines for application to specific issues or subjects studied; planning and carrying out projects to improve administrative support efficiency and productivity; gathering data and analyzing, evaluating and interpreting trends to enhance work performance; completing reports and making recommendations to managers related to internal administrative operations. OR
2. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR
3. A combination of post high school education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

Education may be substituted for experience as described in "Qualifications."

You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.

You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.

All online applicants must provide a valid email address.  If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

This position is in the bargaining unit.

Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used. Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
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