Test Administrator - Yakima, WA

Employer: Department of the Army

Job Description:
Open & closing dates: 10/08/2020 to 10/23/2020
Pay scale & grade: GS 4
Salary: $31,208 to $40,569 per year
(or $14.88 to $19.34 per intermittent hour worked)
Work schedule: Intermittent
Locations: Yakima, WA
Announcement number: WTEU205260714982DR2
Control number: 581147700

About the Position: As a Test Administrator, you will administer tests to individuals wishing to enter the military and high school students participating in the Career Exploration Program. This position does not provide guaranteed work hours each week, and work will be assigned on an intermittent "as needed basis". Intermittent employees are not eligible for benefits. Travel is req'd to testing sites, personally owned vehicles are required to be used and travel reimbursement is authorized.

• Conduct specified aptitude examination sessions ranging in size from 1 to 40 persons (Enlistment tests) and 1 to 250 persons (student tests).
• Conduct specified aptitude examination sessions ranging in size from 1 to 40 persons (Enlistment tests) and 1 to 250 persons (student tests).
• Monitor applicants to detect possible imposters and deals with those imposters.
• Maintain test room control and decorum with the assistance of military recruiters who assist in maintaining student test session control and test security.
• Prepare applicant packages and mails documents to appropriate offices for action.
• Pick up and return controlled test material at the designated storage, a remote testing location, or shipping point.
• Responsible for the maintenance of enlistment test booklets, student test booklets, and Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) at the local test site.

Travel Required:
76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Job family (Series):
0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant (https://www.usajobs.gov//Search/Results?j=0303)

Conditions Of Employment:
• Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
• Incumbent may be required to serve a two year probationary period.
• Incumbent may be required to lift objects up to 35 lbs
• Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a valid state driving license.
• Incumbent maybe required to travel up to 100% to perform duties.
• Incumbent will be working an intermittent work schedule. Regular work hours cannot be guaranteed.
• Incumbent must reside within 40 miles of the announcement location.

Who May Apply: US Citizens:
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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(https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/Transcripts.pdf) .

General Experience:
One year of general experience. General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled, such as, answering telephones, greeting visitors, handling sensitive material, filing and operating office equipment.
Education: Two years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of by 60. Add the two percentages.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
• Computer Skills
• Customer Service
• Integrity/Honesty
• Speaking

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html(http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html)

Additional information:
• 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.
• Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
• This is a Career Program (CP) 50 - General Administrative position.
• You may claim military spouse preference.
• If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
• Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
• Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
• Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.(http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/)
• 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(https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information) .
• Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package(https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/App_CK_list_external_1APR2019.pdf) (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé 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 when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
• Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
• Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
• Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance:
Not Required (https://www.usajobs.gov//Help/faq/job-announcement/security-clearances/)
Position sensitivity and risk:
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk(https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/job-announcement/security-clearances/)
Trust determination process:

Required Documents:
The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External)(https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/App_CK_list_external_1APR2019.pdf) .

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

1. Your resume:
• Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
• If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
• For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
• For additional information see: What to include in your resume(https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/).
2. Other supporting documents:
• Cover Letter, optional
• Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
• This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses(https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/Transcripts.pdf)

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
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(http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/) .

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.


Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/581147700
Base Pay: $31,208 to $40,569 YR

Posted on October 13, 2020

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