Accessibility Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 20, 2019
Closes
Feb 20, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - 20% or less


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals
  • The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized experience: 

    For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: 

    -Collecting and analyzing information related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); AND
    -Researching laws, regulations, guidelines, and approved procedures to provide findings; AND
    -Providing technical assistance and guidance on accessibility guidelines and standards.


    For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: 

    -Collecting and analyzing information, drawing conclusions and recommending solutions to problems; AND
    -Researching laws, regulations, guidelines, and approved procedures; AND
    -Responding to questions regarding accessibility guidelines and standards. OR

    EDUCATION: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Attach a copy of transcript or list of college courses designating semester or quarter hours earned to ensure proper credit. OR

    You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Credit will be given for partial experience so long as specialized experience and or required education or training meet or exceed the minimal level required for the position. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education. (Attach a copy of transcripts to ensure you receive proper credit).

    For the GS-9, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: 

    - Researching laws, regulations, guidelines, or procedures; OR
    - Collecting and/or analyzing documentation to assist in making recommendations; OR

    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D, if related. (Attach a copy of transcripts to ensure you receive proper credit). OR

    You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Credit will be given for partial experience so long as specialized experience and or required education or training meet or exceed the minimal level required for the position. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education. (Attach a copy of transcripts to ensure you receive proper credit).


    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

    For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.

    For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-9 level for 52 weeks.

    For the GS-9, you must have been at the GS-7 level for 52 weeks.

    Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a nontemporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. 
    - This is a non-bargaining unit position.


    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    - A one year probationary period may be required.
    - Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.  Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    - Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

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

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Analytical, Communication. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position.  Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.  You may be required to participate in a selection interview. 

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 92 or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.


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    Drug test required No


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