Relocation expenses reimbursed No
A. Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree; (Transcripts Required)
B. A total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
In addition to meeting the Basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirement listed below.
You may qualify at the GS-09 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in federal service performing the following duties: 1) Providing basic library services and product; 2) Applying standard reference tools and established techniques and practices; and 3) Understand the concepts, theories, and information related to law.
2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's in library science or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., LL.B. or J.D., related to the position. (Transcripts Required)
You may qualify at the GS-11 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the federal service that demonstrates your ability to: 1) Providing advanced legal and legislative reference services utilizing technically complex resources and specialized finding aid; 2) Prepares justifications for acquiring new or additional materials for the collection; and 3) Prepares basic finding aids for related written products describing legal and legislative research methodologies.
3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in library science or doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) related to the position. (Transcripts Required)
You may qualify at the GS-12 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the federal service that demonstrates your ability to: 1) Developing resources directories, in both paper and electronic format; 2) Providing comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluative, and instructional services to individuals and groups; and 3) Prepares justifications for acquiring new or additional materials for the collection.
You may qualify at the GS-13 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the federal service that demonstrates your ability to: Providing content management, customer service and/or technical support in a large professional services environment; 2) Providing core technical, and program support for a law library's growing array of electronic information systems and services; and 3) Planning, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring the operations of the law library.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
All documentation must be in English or include an English translation. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.
Veteran Preference: If you are entitled to or claim veteran preference (VP), you should indicate the type of veteran preference (5 or 10 points) you are claiming on your résumé. In order to determine your eligibility, you can find additional information at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/.
NOTE: To verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214(Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. (1) If you are claiming 10-point preference, you must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 in addition to the supporting documentation required and identified on the reserves side of the SF-15, Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference. (2) If you are claiming 10-point DERIVED PREFERENCE as a relative you must submit Member Copy of the veteran's DD-214, and an SF-15, Application for 10-point veteran preference" in addition to the supporting documentation required and identified on the reverse side of this form. If you fail to do so, you will receive consideration as a non-veteran.
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Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org, and reference "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line. Additional information is found at: www.benderconsult.com.
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
- Manages and Organizes Information
- Information Management
- Communications and Media
Please Note: The Selecting Official may select additional candidates if more positions become available within 90 days after the HR office issues the selection certificate. Read more Security clearance Not Required Drug test required Yes