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Job Title: Lead Voucher Examiner
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Albany, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Insurance, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Lead Voucher Examiner

Duties for the Lead Voucher Examiner include but are not limited to:
*Reports to supervisor on performance progress and training needs of employees, and behavior problems.
*Analyzes each voucher or invoice to determine propriety of payment to include required certifications by authorized officials.
*Determines the proper appropriation to be charged and proper authorization of expenditures.
*Resolves discrepancies and/or problems that are associated with the voucher certification process.
*Examines a full range of vouchers that have a wide range of complicating factors.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD: Lead Voucher Examiner/PD 03248A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/24/2018.

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 by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-06 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures work assignments of other employees are carried out by performing a range of duties;
  • Instructs employees in specific tasks and job techniques and provides available written instructions, reference materials and supplies;
  • Determines the proper appropriation to be charged and proper authorization of expenditures;
  • Examines vouchers, invoices, claims, and other request for payment for goods and services;
  • Verifies accuracy, and adequacy of documents or citations to ensure compliance with regulations and justifications for veteran and family member.
Note: Evidence of specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held on your resume. You must provide work experience information such as hours per week, salary, and starting/ending dates of employment (month and year format) to establish you have one (1) full year of Specialized Experience at or comparable to the required grade level.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Computer Skills
  • Insurance
  • Manages Human Resources
  • Technical Competence


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: Long periods of sitting in one location are required in completing transactions, using a computer with dual monitors as well as other standard office equipment.

None

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

  • Resume
  • SF-50


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 CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Disability Rating Letter
  • 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 by the closing date of this announcement, 09/24/2018.

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 by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-06 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures work assignments of other employees are carried out by performing a range of duties;
  • Instructs employees in specific tasks and job techniques and provides available written instructions, reference materials and supplies;
  • Determines the proper appropriation to be charged and proper authorization of expenditures;
  • Examines vouchers, invoices, claims, and other request for payment for goods and services;
  • Verifies accuracy, and adequacy of documents or citations to ensure compliance with regulations and justifications for veteran and family member.
Note: Evidence of specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held on your resume. You must provide work experience information such as hours per week, salary, and starting/ending dates of employment (month and year format) to establish you have one (1) full year of Specialized Experience at or comparable to the required grade level.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Computer Skills
  • Insurance
  • Manages Human Resources
  • Technical Competence


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: Long periods of sitting in one location are required in completing transactions, using a computer with dual monitors as well as other standard office equipment.
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