<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />One Administrative Officer position is a shared position within VISN Nutrition and Food and Hampton Nutrition and Food Service Lines. The position is located at Medical Center Hampton in Hampton, Virginia. <br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Administer space and equipment programs.</li> <li>Review outgoing correspondence, under the supervision of leadership for determination of accuracy of information, proper composition, proper format, and whether such correspondence conforms to current VA policies, instructions, and regulations.</li> <li>Administer the internal review, quality and productivity initiatives for the Service Line.</li> <li>Develop the need for and maintain an awareness of available resources, an make recommendations to leadership regarding needs, distribution or redistribution of these resources.</li> <li>Monitors purchase card reconciliations are done properly and in a timely manner.</li> <li>Coordinates the personnel management program for Nutrition and Food Service Line, by overseeing all aspects of human resource requirements.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job</li> <li>Designated and/or random drug testing may be required</li> <li>Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959</li> <li>You may be required to serve a probationary period</li> <li>Subject to background/security investigation</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8AM – 430PM (0800-1630)<br /> Compressed/Flexible: Not Available<br /> Telework: Not Available<br /> Virtual: Not Available<br /> Position Description/PD#: Administrative Officer/2777<br /> Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized <br /> Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required</strong><br /><br />You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:<br /><br /><strong>Basic Requirements:</strong><br /><br /><strong>GS-0341-9</strong>:<br /> <strong>Specialized Experience</strong> : Applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-07) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.<br /><br /><strong>OR </strong><br /><br />Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-09 level. Must meet one of the following: <ul> <li>Master's or equivalent graduate degree</li> <li>2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree LL.B. or J.D., if related</li> </ul> <strong>OR</strong><br /><br />Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-09 level.<br /><br />You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:<br /> <ul><li>Administration and Management</li><li>Communication</li><li>Manages Resources</li><li>Standards</li><li>Technical Competence</li></ul><br /><br />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; religions; 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.<br /><br /><strong>Note</strong>: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. <br /><br /><strong>Time-In-Grade Requirement</strong>: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.<br /><br /><strong>Physical Requirements</strong>: Typically, the incumbent sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, such as, papers and books.<br /><br />Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.<br /><br />To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/17/2019. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><strong>GS-09 – Must meet one of the following:</strong> <ul> <li>Master's or equivalent graduate degree</li> <li>2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree LL.B. or J.D., if related</li> </ul> **A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.<br /><br /><strong>PLEASE NOTE</strong>: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html . All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave</strong>: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.<br /><br />The <strong>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan</strong> (ICTAP) and <strong>Career Transition Assistance Plan</strong> (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .<br /><br /><strong>Placement Policy: </strong> The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.<br /><br />It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.<br /><br />This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.<br /><br /><strong>Special Employment Consideration:</strong> VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.<br /><br /><strong>Veterans and Transitioning Service Members</strong>: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.<br /><br />For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.<br /><br />If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application . <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br /><strong>IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.</strong><br /><br />Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.<br /><br /><strong>Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Resume Reminder</strong> – Your resume must include the following for each job listed:<br /> 1) Job title and grade level/salary. In order to show that you meet time-in-grade, you must document grades you have held and how long you have held them;<br /> 2) Duties (you must include enough detailed information to support your specialized experience);<br /> 3) Month, day and year start/end dates (e.g. 04/02/2007 to 04/13/2008);<br /> 4) Number of hours worked per week for all jobs listed<br /> 5) Full Name and address of Employer<br /> 6) Name of Supervisor or Contact name<br /> 7) Complete phone number of Supervisor/Contact <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:<br /> <ul><li>Resume</li></ul><br /><br /><strong>ARE YOU A CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE?</strong><br /> If applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service, provide a copy of your most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one year time-in-grade. If stated as "required" in the "Required Documents" section of the announcement, provide a copy of your most recent signed Performance Appraisal (typically this will be the previous fiscal year's appraisal).<br /><br />The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.<br /> <ul><li>DD-214/ Statement of Service</li><li>Disability Letter (Schedule A)</li><li>Disability Letter (VA)</li><li>Resume</li><li>SF-15</li><li>SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action</li><li>Transcript</li></ul><br /><br /><strong>Veterans' Preference:</strong> When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. <strong>Documentation is required to award preference. </strong>For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http: www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx . <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.