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Office Automation Assistant, GG-0326-06, Census-DOC-KML Full-time Job

4 months ago Professional Lakewood   152 views
Job Details

Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to provide general office clerical support.

This vacancy is for an Office Automation Assistant position in the Denver Regional Office located in Lakewood, Colorado.


Responsibilities

The individual selected for this position will:

  • Perform troubleshooting duties related to hardware, software, and/or telecommunications problems.
  • Edit and reformat electronic drafts of reports and materials.
  • Transmit and receive documents through networked computers.
  • Proofread materials to ensure conformance with office standards.
  • Identify, sort, and calculate data; and/or establish detailed procedures needed to enter and retrieve data for administrative and/or survey reports.


Travel Required

Not required


Supervisory status

No


Promotion Potential

06




Job family (Series)

0326 Office Automation Clerical And Assistance


Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • A one-year probationay period may be required.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see Denver RO-2020-0015, Office Automation Assistant, GG-0326-06, Census-DE-KML.

This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity not to exceed (NTE) 09/26/2020. This temporary promotion may be extended, terminated earlier, or made permanent at management's discretion. At the conclusion of the temporary promotion, the employee will return to their position of record.

A probationary period may be required.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.

Qualifications

Specialized Experience:

For GG-06, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service.

Experience for this position includes identifying and resolving hardware and software problems, and coordinating the replacement of laptop equipment; experience in providing clerical support to an office staff, using automated equipment and products to compile information; experience in the operating characteristics and advanced functions of automation hardware and software to create, edit and reformat electronic documents; experience using a database or spreadsheet software to enter, revise, sort or calculate and retrieve documents electronically or convert data into spreadsheets, graphic illustrations or text.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education


Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

  • CTAP

The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

  • Knowledge of hardware components may include personal computers, networked computers, plotters, scanners and printers to perform troubleshooting of minor system and/or software problems.
  • Knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and capitalization.
  • Ability to conduct research using electronic systems such as the Internet, CD-ROM or a database.
  • Knowledge of the capabilities, operating characteristics, and advanced functions of a variety of types of office automation software.

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

To preview questions please click here.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Required


Drug test required

No






Required Documents

Required Documents

A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
  • SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action," supporting your eligibility, with the exception of current Census Bureau employees.
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) documentation, if applicable (see other information).

CTAP Eligibles

CTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctap_guideline.pdf

CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice);
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.

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.




Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

U.S. Census Bureau offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.




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