Support Services Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 14, 2019
Closes
Jun 22, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 19-AB-8-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Responsibilities

The Access Board (or U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board) is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. It operates with about 30 career civil service staff and a 25 member governing board of cabinet level representatives from Federal departments and public members appointed to fixed terms by the President. Key responsibilities of the Board include:
-Developing and maintaining accessibility requirements for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology,
-Providing technical assistance and training on these guidelines and standards, and
-Enforcing accessibility standards for federally funded facilities.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Administers the Records Management Program; provides expertise and leadership in the management, maintenance, retention, storage, retrieval, and disposition of records; serves as the subject matter expert on records and information management guidelines, policies, and procedures; provides guidance and support to others in their compliance with the Federal regulations related to managing records
  • Manages the operation and evolution of the library; establishes agency standards to meet the informational document needs; assures integrity, accessibility, and timeliness of the collection, including maintenance of an online catalog and desktop access information, and current and historical document resources; and develops, evaluates, and executes internal policy, procedures, and services.
  • Administers and performs work involved in the procurement of supplies and services. Establishes new and modified policies and operating procedures for obtaining products and services; resolves problems and prepares reports on procurement activities; identifies resource needs; selects vendors; executes purchases; manages the bankcard; reviews billings and resolves discrepancies; reconciles and completes reports; and maintains records
  • Serves as a Contracting Officer Representative; coordinates execution and monitoring of contract requests, reconciles program budget, and assists in monitoring contract performance and termination


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Possibly once per quarter

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • 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.

Qualifications

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

Specialized experience: For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized Experience for this position is experience that included responsibility for directing a variety of support services including managing and organizing records and documents, purchasing supplies or equipment, and interpreting and providing guidance on related policies and procedures.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
- Management analyst that included study, analysis, or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, practices, and procedures.; OR
- Administrative assistant work that included maintaining online records and websites; or other work that demonstrated knowledge of records management.: OR
- Military or civilian experience that included responsibility for directing a variety of support functions such as communications, procurement, property management, mail service, facilities, etc.
OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience: Master's Degree or equivalent graduate degree in public administration, business administration, industrial engineering, industrial management, or other administrative or management field related to the position, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
OR
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours may be combined with experience.


In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-09, you must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks.

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

Education

Additional information

- 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.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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: Administrative Management, Communication and Research and Analysis. 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.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Submit a copy of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page . If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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