Program Coordinator (Open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees)
Federal Highway Administration - Department of Transportation
To determine which grade(s) you are eligible for, review the following grade specific details. You will be asked questions as part of your application but make sure to verify how you meet this experience and/or education in your resume and/or uploaded transcripts or you may be deemed ineligible. For the GS-07: To qualify on Experience, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level, which included performing work such as, or related to: Experience performing program support duties to an organization such as budget, coordinating with other organizations/offices, or monitoring administrative processes and functions. Or, to qualify on Education, you must have at least 1 year of graduate-level education OR a Bachelor’s degree with Superior Academic Achievement**. Transcript(s) are required for verification. You can also qualify based on a combination of graduate level education and experience. This must be fully supported in your included resume and transcript(s). **Superior Academic Achievement is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. (In order to be creditable under this provision, superior academic achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled.) 1. Class standing — Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. 2. Grade-point average (G.P.A.) — Applicants must have a grade-point average of: 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. For the GS-09: To qualify on Experience, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level, which included: Experience performing program support duties to an organization such as budget, coordinating with other organizations/offices, or monitoring administrative processes and functions; AND Experience gathering data and providing recommendations to management or leadership on at least one of the programs such as: financial, program management & program analysis, civil rights, or emergency management. Or, to qualify on Education, you must have at least 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree, or have been awarded a master’s or equivalent graduate degree. Transcript(s) are required for verification. You can also qualify based on a combination of graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported in your included resume and transcripts. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will also be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Customer Service Administration Accountability Oral & Written Communication Organizational Awareness For all types of consideration, 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 Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date. Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Provides primary management support to a division office and customers by planning, performing and coordinating all functions necessary for efficient operation. Provides recommendations on a range of program-related activities to the Division Office Staff and State DOTs to deliver the Federal-aid highway program. The incumbent may provide mission support to other Divisions as part of the field office resource sharing model.