Occasional travel - This position requires travel outside of the duty station 10% of the time.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
- Compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity which will require that you provide two forms of identification
- Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements
- A two year trial period may be required
- Subject to Random Drug Testing
- Must pass a pre-employment drug test
- Favorable suitability determination
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a "Q" Security Clearance
A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level or band in the Federal service i.e., GS-11, EN-00, or NN-02. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Coordinate Congressional hearing activities to ensure efficient and timely management and clearance of all testimony, transcripts, questions and answers, and inserts for the record and to provide information to Congress.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!
- Knowledge of Congressional operations and practices in developing legislation and exercising oversight and of OMB functional responsibilities and authority regarding programmatic issues and budgets.
- Skill in fact-finding and analytical ability in order to identify advance efforts in legislative development and to track and monitor Congressional testimony to develop recommendations.
- Knowledge of organizations, field elements and their programs, operations, objectives, and policies in order to relate Administration requirements to the activities, responsibilities, functions and requirements of Congress and OMB.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with key officials and Congressional committee staffs and subcommittees in order to further Congressional Affairs objectives in supporting the Administrator and Principal Deputy Administrator.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
There are no education requirements.
For this position education cannot be substituted for experience.
- The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
- More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
- Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
- Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
- All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be rated by our application system using the Category Rating procedure. A quality review will then be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME). Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (if applicable to the job), and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. The quality categories are usually defined as “Best Qualified”, “Well Qualified” and “Qualified”. Veterans Preference eligible will be listed at the top of whichever category your score places you in. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and higher.
Your performance appraisals and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other applicants.
If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
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