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Job Title: Program Support Assistant
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Computers, Software, Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Program Support Assistant
***FIRST CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO CURRENT SLC VAHCS EMPLOYEES***

Duties:
  • Collects, compiles and/or tracks data related to the EMS.
  • Performs database file searches and prepares, executes, and/or tracks program specific information relevant to program needs and changes.
  • Receives and processes documents and reports in accordance with established procedures.
  • Utilizes a variety of computer based programs to create spreadsheets, power point presentations and utilize VISTA specific programs, databases, etc.
  • Serves as a Purchase Card holder and adheres to all required guidelines with this system.
  • Performs time and attendance reporting.
  • Completes correspondence that includes executive level and controlled correspondence to VISN 19, service organizations, veteran's and their families, as well as Non-VA medical professionals.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; Occasional overtime may be required
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: / 10594-A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement, 09/17/2018.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience:
Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-04) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: customer service, prioritizing workload and managing multiple priorities, entering data, drafting correspondence, and having knowledge of various software packages.

OR

Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-05 level. Applicants must have successfully completed 4 years of education above the high school level. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial, or technical school, junior college, college, or university. (Transcript required)

OR

Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-05 level. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-05. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Time-In-Grade Requirement:
Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-05 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-04 level .

Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.


You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Speaking
  • Writing


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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts, or driving an automobile etc.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement, 09/17/2018.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience:
Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-04) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: customer service, prioritizing workload and managing multiple priorities, entering data, drafting correspondence, and having knowledge of various software packages.

OR

Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-05 level. Applicants must have successfully completed 4 years of education above the high school level. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial, or technical school, junior college, college, or university. (Transcript required)

OR

Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-05 level. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-05. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Time-In-Grade Requirement:
Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-05 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-04 level .

Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.


You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Speaking
  • Writing


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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts, or driving an automobile etc.
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