Printing Services Assistant

Falls Church, Virginia
Oct 16, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current permanent SSA employees in Washington, DC/Falls Church, VA Headquarters (including Springfield, VA Mega-Site, Alexandria, VA (Ford Avenue) and Arlington, VA) commuting area and employees filing under the SSA-4100 provision.

The SSA-4100 provision applies to employees whose permanent or temporary duty station is outside of the Washington, DC/Falls Church, VA Headquarters (including Springfield, VA Mega-Site, Alexandria, VA (Ford Avenue) and Arlington, VA) commuting area.

Employees who currently have an Availability for Assignment form (SSA-4100) on file will not be automatically considered for this position. Employees applying under the 4100 process must complete the electronic filing procedures listed in the How to Apply section.

Applications for noncompetitive consideration will be accepted from SSA employees in the area of consideration who are currently serving under the following types of appointments: Schedule A, Reg. 213.3102 (U) appointments for individuals with disabilities; Veterans Recruitment Appointments; and time limited appointments for veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Applicants serving under these provisions do not need to submit copies of your disability or Veteran's documentation. However, you must submit a current SF-50 that provides information on the appointment authority under which you were hired. Otherwise, you will not receive non-competitive consideration.

NOTE: Excepted service employees serving under Schedule A appointments for Attorney positions or Pathways Programs appointments (Presidential Management Fellows, Recent Graduates, and Interns) are not eligible for consideration.

LOCATION: This position is located in the Office of Adjudication and Review, Office of Budget, Facilities and Security, Division of Material Resources, Media Productions Branch, Falls Church, VA.

TOUR OF DUTY: Flextime | Full-time | Alternate work schedules may be available.


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Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • All application materials must be received by the closing date.
  • Applicants must be in good standing.
  • Applicants must have a fully successful rating of record.
  • Official Personnel Folders will not be reviewed.
  • Requests for copies of application documents will not be accepted.
  • All application forms submitted become the property of SSA Human Resources.
  • Applicants will be rated using a 100-point scale and evaluated according to the following criteria:

    • Experience Assessment: 50 points
    • Performance Appraisal: 35 points
    • Awards: 10 points
    • Career Achievements: 5 points
    The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are necessary to perform the duties of the position:
    • Ability to perform administrative tasks.
    • Skill in using reprographic equipment.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
    • Skill in using software applications, such as Word, Excel, etc.

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-5 level, or equivalent, which is in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience includes printing and publishing processes and equipment and facility production capabilities; Knowledge and skill to set up, monitor, adjust, and operate equipment and controls; skill in operating scanners and creating images or documents.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants for promotion must have 52 weeks at GS-5.

    Time in grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Position to be filled under the provisions of the SSA/AFGE Merit Promotion Plan. Additional selections may be made within 3 months of the date of the initial selection.

    LOCALITY PAY: Salary will be set in accordance with locality pay provisions. Candidates currently receiving a higher locality pay than the office applied for are advised that should they be selected, they will lose entitlement to the higher locality pay.

    OTHER NOTES: This position is a career ladder leading to GS-7.
    This position is not eligible for telework.
    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    Only 1 vacancy will be filled between SV-10051400 Printing Services Assistant and SV-10051759 Printing Services Assistant (COTA).

    The work requires long periods of standing, frequent bending, stooping and walking during equipment setup, adjustment, operation and maintenance. The incumbent lifts, on a recurring basis, light to moderately heavy objects (under 50 pounds) such as boxes of paper, chemicals, and other equipment supplies.

    The work is performed in a copier/duplicating production center. Moderate risks and/or discomforts occur from paper dust, machine noise, dry ink, glue, etc. Extra safety precautions are required when cleaning jams from the finishing unit and fuse (to avoid burns from extremely hot surfaces).

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants will be assessed using the rating criteria listed in the following link:

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