U.S. Army Medical Command Office Automation Assistant in United States
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.
This position is located at:US Army Medical Activity-Korea (USAMEDDAC-K), Deputy of Outlying Health Clinics,duty station in Yongsan, South Korea.However, the position is scheduled to be relocated to USAG Humphreys, Korea as a result of the Yongsan Relocation Plan. These positions will be filled in one or more of the following locations: Camp Red Cloud Uijongbu-Area I, Camp Casey -Area I, USAG Yongsan Seoul-Area II, K-16 Songnam-Area II, Camp Humphreys Pyong Taek-Area III, and USAG Henry Daegu-Area IV. USAG Yongsan Seoul-Area II, Camp Humphreys Pyong Taek-Area III, and USAG Henry Taegu-Area IV. Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
- Federal Employees
- Military Spouses
- Family Members
- 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating
- 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
- 5-Point Veterans' Preference
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS Positions
- Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
- Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%
- Excepted Service Overseas Family Member Appointment
- Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
- Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
- Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
- Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
The duties of this position include:
- Ensures medical descriptions conforms to mandatory terminology and arrangements.
- Prepare document in final form to include; spelling, punctuation and syllabication.
- Proofread and edit correspondence to ensure compliance with regulations
- Create documents such as letters, memorandums, reports and correspondence using Microsoft Word.
- Utilize various office automation equipment.
- Occasional Travel
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
- You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Federal Employees, Veterans, Military Spouses, Family Members
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
- The initial overseas tour AREA I Uijeongbu is one year (12 Months).
- The initial overseas tour AREA II Seoul is three years (36 Months).
- The initial overseas tour AREA III PYONG TAEK is three years (36 Months).
- The initial overseas tour AREA IV Daegu is three years (36 Months).
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Performing administrative duties to include; receiving and screening visitors and phone calls, operating application programs on a computer, update, revise or manipulate spreadsheets; retrieve and/or research databases for presentations; preparing a variety of correspondence requiring accuracy in spelling, grammar, formatting and spacing. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service, GS-04.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Interpersonal Skills
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-04).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
Education Substitution for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a 4 year of education above the high school level. Post-high school level education must have been obtained in a business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university that has been accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination of Education and Experience for Specialized Experience:To qualify applicants must possess a combination of post-high school education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
Other Requirements: Click herefor expanded definitions.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
- This position requires the incumbent to be a qualified typist.
What To Expect Next
If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Review our benefits
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
- U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
- Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
- On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.
- In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.
- Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.
- Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval)
- Selectees recruited outside the U.S. will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire.
- Overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V1250.pdf
- For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 51 position
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474334000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 2017-07-15 to 2017-07-24
Salary: $28,545 to $37,113 / per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 5
Series: 0326 Office Automation Clerical And Assistance
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time
Job announcement number: FEFD171349694479
Control number: 474334000