Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command - Department of the Air Force

Other conditions of employment: Information Assurance Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of these duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal from this position. ***This is a Type 7 – Cat II/Type 1 designated drug testable position IAW AFMAN 44-198, Air Force Civilian Drug Demand Reduction Program based on access to CUI. A pre-employment drug test is required and incumbent will be subject to random drug testing. ******************************************************************************************************************************************************************* Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Adminstrative Support. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-06, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes:knowledge and ability in diagnosing and resolving problems with telecommunications and Local Area Network systems sufficient to carry out assignments which may not be typical in nature and require adaptation of standard procedures and established practices, skill in troubleshooting and resolving problems with information systems equipment such as minicomputers, scanners, laser printers, color printers, modems, terminals, and system file servers, and knowledge of procedures and regulations covering the review, validation and submission of a wide range of funds management and financial transactions. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-06 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-07 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of personal computer capabilities and limitations, peripheral equipment, software configuration, and DOD and Air Force automated data processing and networking standards, policies, and techniques to provide a substantial range of technical support and assistance to users of personal computers in the unit. Knowledge of an extensive body of rules, procedures, policies, and processes covering the review, validation, and submission of a wide range of funds management and financial transactions under appropriated funds and reimbursable accounts to process and extract budgetary data from a variety of forms, documents, and reports. Knowledge of word processing automation software functions to support office operations and ability to instruct and train users to produce a variety of textual documents such as letters, reports, memos, and form letters. A qualified typist required. Skill in performing arithmetic computations and ability to prepare and maintain a variety of financial records. Ability to plan, organize work, and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the primary financial and computer support assistant performing a variety of computer, financial, and office automation duties.