Technician - San Antonio, TX
SALARY RANGE: 32,418.00 -
52,203.00 USD /year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday,
January 04, 2010 to Thursday, February 04, 2010
POSITION INFORMATION: Full
Time Career/Career Conditional
DUTY LOCATIONS: vacancy(s)
in one of the following locations: 1 vacancy - FORT WORTH,
TX; 1 vacancy - SAN ANTONIO, TX
WHO MAY BE
CONSIDERED: United States Citizens
Become a part of the
Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department
of Health and Human Services you can give back to your community,
state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans
everywhere. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer and
better for all Americans.
you interested in a career with real growth potential? Do you want
the freedom to work as a team member on exciting and relevant projects?
Are you interested in improving food safety? If so, perhaps you
would be interested in a career with the Food and Drug Administration.
must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
Driver's License required.
expenses will not be paid.
bonus will not be paid.
Duty Location Info:
1 vacancy - FORT WORTH, TX; 1 vacancy - SAN ANTONIO, TX
compile, interpret, monitor and evaluate information/data
studies of existing procedures, recommend and develop alternative procedures
receive and respond to requests for information/data
and retrieve information from a variety of systems (e.g., recall,
emergency, consumer complaint, DEI, FSIS Residue Violation System,
samples and management control/tracking)
a variety of non-complex samples; e.g., certain types of consumer
complaint and import samples
software programs such as word processing, database, spreadsheet,
electronic mail in order to create and/or edit letters, memos and
inspectional equipment and materials, calibrate equipment and
arranging for repairs, perform general office work such as
mailing, filing, maintaining calendars of activities and
appointments, travel arrangements and schedules, timkeeping,
answer phones and greet visitors
of non-complex samples requires some travel
To qualify at the GS-05
level, you should have an education and/or experience level that
meets one of the following:
A.) One year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the
Federal service performing clerical/administrative duties which involved:
receiving visitors/phone calls, directing caller to appropriate staff;
maintaining files; maintaining policies/procedures/documents for ready
reference; maintaining office supplies; arranging equipment repair,
and/or office moves; performing travel-related duties; reconciling
leave/overtime or similar related duties.
B.) Completed four years of education above the high school level in any
field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal
prerequisite at an accredited business, secretarial or technical school,
junior college, college or university.
C.) A combination of specialized experience described in letter A.
above and post high school education described in letter B. above in
excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) that
totals at least one year. One full academic year of study (30 semester
hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized
To qualify at the GS-06
level, you should have one year of specialized experience equivalent
to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service performing
clerical/administrative duties which involved: compiling information;
searching files, HR, security, travel, training, files management,
budget, supplies and inventory, property accountability, or space
management; developing/implementing office procedures, maintaining
employee records, performance appraisals, job descriptions, etc.
To qualify at the GS-07
level, you should have one year of specialized experience equivalent to
at least the GS-06 level in the Federal service performing
clerical/administrative duties which involved: performing a variety of
administrative assignments including: managing key staff activities;
coordinating large meetings; providing complex information to customers;
researching data for complex correspondence and reports on variety of
ARE YOU USING YOUR
EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?
You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your
educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts
are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses,
grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be
submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION:
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities
to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education
credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that
specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such
education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a
U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application
process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation
will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment
questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The
numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the
questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your
background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this
position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting
documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your
qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this
position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or
omissions may affect your rating. Your qualifications will be evaluated
on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Knowledge of Administrative Regulations, Procedures and
- Ability to Make Decisions and Problem Solve.
- Knowledge of Computer Software.
- Ability to Communicate Orally and in Writing.