Information Specialist ZA-1001-III (GS-12/13 Equivalent) Job US Department of Commerce Gaithersburgby admin on more than 30 days
US Department of Commerce Hiring 2020 - US Department of Commerce need a new worker to apply Information Specialist, ZA-1001-III (GS-12/13 equivalent) that will be placed in Gaithersburg.
US Department of Commerce Job Vacancies 2020Description :
- Job family (Series)
1001 General Arts And Information
RequirementsRequirements Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. citizen
- You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov)
- You must be suitable for Federal Employment
- Merit applicants must meet time-in-grade/band requirements, as applicable
Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Time-in-grade/band requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement unless eligible for special hiring authority, reinstatement eligible, non-current Federal employee applying as a VEOA eligible which do not require time-in-grade/band.Qualifications
To qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level (ZA-II at NIST). Specialized experience is defined as experience processing and tracking administrative and technical programmatic information in structured databases and collaborative, computer-based content management systems. Examples of specialized experience include: analysis of internally derived information; experience with SharePoint and the ability to use Sharepoint in a multi-faceted work environment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/
Applicants may request reconsideration of their qualifications determination within three business days from the date their applicant status was changed. Applicants should email the Agency Contact listed in this vacancy announcement with their written request listing the announcement number; explaining why the original determination was improper; what factors were not considered; and, should provide any other pertinent information that would enable reevaluation.Education Additional information
A probationary period may be required.
This position is covered by an Alternative Personnel Management System (APMS). This system replaces the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and grade with career paths and pay bands. For information regarding how the pay bands correspond to the General Schedule, click here.
Applying under a Special Appointing Authority (i.e., VRA, 30% or more disabled veterans, Peace Corps, Schedule A/persons with disabilities): if you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, you will be forwarded to the selecting official for consideration and may be contacted for an interview. If two or more VRA candidates apply and one or more is a preference eligible, Veterans' preference will be applied.
Applying as a Merit Candidates: Your responses to the job questionnaire will serve as the basis for identifying best qualified candidates. Best qualified Merit and Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles (i.e., candidates in the GOLD category) will be forwarded for consideration to the selecting official and may be contacted for an interview. Candidates must also meet time-in-grade/pay band requirements for consideration. Non-competitive consideration will be given to those Merit candidates that have held a position with the same promotion potential as the position advertised. Documentation (in the form of an SF-50) is required to show proof of promotion potential or highest grade held. In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
Applying as an Agency Based candidate (i.e., outside the Federal government), your application package will be placed in one of three categories based on your responses to the assessment questions; Gold, Silver, or Bronze. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If non-veterans can be referred, the Best qualified (i.e., candidates in the GOLD category) will be forwarded for consideration to the selecting official and may be contacted for an interview. More information about the three categories can be found at: Category Rating
Applying as a CTAP or ICTAP candidate: CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information regarding CTAP and ICTAP appointments and eligibility can be found atCTAP/ICTAP
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered.
Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, salary, duties performed for each position, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level/pay band.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
- Skill in SharePoint or other content management and collaborative system.
- Ability to understand complex workflows and data requirements.
- Ability to understand diverse administrative data to enable useful extraction and distribution of information.
- Skill in using databases and spreadsheets.
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
To preview questions please click here.
Background checks and security clearance Security clearance
Not RequiredDrug test required
NoPosition sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)Trust determination process
Required DocumentsRequired Documents
The documents you are required to submit vary based on how you're applying (i.e., as a veteran or disabled veteran, current or former Federal employee, etc.). Please review the information on the following link to determine if there are any documents you need to providehttps://www.nist.gov/careers/information-new-employees/applying-jobs-required-forms
Failure to submit required documents, based upon how you apply, may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted. Official documents are not required at the time of application, copies are sufficient. If selected, official documentation must be submitted prior to appointment.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
NIST offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employee Retirement System. NIST also offers a broad array of work-life flexibilities and services to employees such as flexible work schedules, teleworking transit subsidies, on-site child care, fitness center, credit union, employee assistance programs, and free parking. Learn more about NIST's work life programs by clicking here.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
Serve in a key role in optimizing the quality, availability, management, and content of a variety of information.
Your application package may be shared with other selecting officials at NIST with opportunities like the one you are applying to. Additional selections may be made through this vacancy.
This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the date the first 100 applications are received or July 14 , 2020, whichever comes first.
The individual selected for this position will be an employee of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland. The selectee will serve in a key role in optimizing the quality, availability, management and content of a variety of information for the Office of Acquisition and Agreements Management and will independently identify opportunities and engage staff to optimize program and administrative effectiveness and efficiency within the organization. Responsibilities will include internal and external web content related to the organization; establishment of an internal content management system to include administrative and operational guidelines and policies; data tracking and collection; development and implementation of a strategic communication plan. Data management may encompass a broad range of areas including financial; workforce management; safety; policy and operational requirements; travel; and acquisition, grants and agreements related metric management.Travel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status
Help This job is open to
- Individuals with disabilities
- Federal employeesCompetitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
- Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
- Military spouses
- Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
- The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
* All qualified U.S. citizens * Current Federal employees serving under a career or career- conditional appointment in the competitive service; * Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; * CTAP/ICTAP eligible; * National Service (Peace Corps & VISTA); * Applicants eligible under special hiring authorities (i.e., Appointment of certain military spouses, Schedule A); OR * Veterans who are eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).
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