ISSUE DATE: February 06, 2001 ANNOUNCEMENT
CLOSING DATE: February 21, 2001 OA-01-08-MD
DELEGATED EXAMINING UNIT FOR THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE
U.S. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF
Title, Series & Grade: Vacancy Location:
Library Technician Office of
GS-1411-07 Library and Research
($29,966 - $38,954) Washington, D.C.
Full Performance Level: GS-07.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to All Sources.
RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID
STATUS CANDIDATES: Current Federal employees serving under permanent
appointments in the competitive service, or former employees with
reinstatement eligibility will be considered under the agency?s Merit
Promotion procedures. Those Status applicants who wish to also receive
consideration under the competitive procedures applicable to Non-Status
applicants, must submit two applications. Mark one application, ?Merit
Promotion? and the other ?Delegated Examining?.
MAJOR DUTIES: Performs serials processing, of both paper and microform
copies using the automated library system or manually as required. Process
consists of: receiving, checking in, stamping and marking, and shelving
materials in designated locations. Keeps track of and claims missing
issues of serials. Updates onlinge records as appropriate.
Shelves books using the Library of Congress Classification system. Shelves
journals and newspapers alphabetically by title and date. Re-shelves
that has been used by library staff and patrons.
Files microform and update service library materials. Shifts micoroform
collection as necessary.
Opens, sorts, and distributes approximately 325 items of mail daily. Works
with mail room staff to resolve mail delivery issues.
HOW TO APPLY: Send (1) an Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF
612); or a resume; or the SF-171, Application for Federal; or other written
application, ensuring that all required information show in the flyer OF
510, Applying for a Federal Job, is included in you application, (2) your
latest SF-50 ?Notification of personnel Action? and Performance Appraisal,
if you are a current or former Federal employee; (3) on a separate sheet,
narrative summary of your experience and/or education which concisely
addresses each of the Selective Factors and Quality Ranking Factors, and
(4) if applicable, SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran Preference. In
addition, please complete the attached EOP Applicant Background Survey and
submit it with the above documents. This form is voluntary and optional.
It will not be part of or considered with your application. It will be
used for statistical purposes only. Prohibited political recommendations
with respect to Federal employment will be returned to the applicant in
accordance with 5 U.S.C.3303. Users of the Telecommunications Device for
the Deaf (TDD) may call: (202) 395-1160.
WHERE TO APPLY: Completed form(s) must be sent to: Executive Office
of the President
Office of Administration
Human Resources Management Division
725 17th Street, NW, room 4013
New Executive Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20503
Applicants submitting applications in postage-paid Government envelopes are
reminded of the legal prohibition against the use of such envelopes or
other Government property for other than officially approved activities.
These prohibitions are contained in 18 U.S.C.1719.
APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: A security clearance will be conducted. Applicants
selected for employment must be 18 years old when appointed.
DRUG TESTING: The applicant tentatively selected for this position may be
required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to
appointment. After appointment, the employee will be included in the
agency?s random drug testing program.
Applicants will be accepted from all qualified persons. Consideration will
be extended without discrimination for any non-merit reasons, such as race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, political affiliation, marital
status, age, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, or
non-disqualifying physical handicap. Disabled applicants, Disabled
Veterans or any other applicants eligible for non-competitive appointment
under special appointing authorities not requiring competitive status are
eligible to apply to announcement limited to status candidates and should
clearly specify their special eligibility on their application.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have education and/or
experience in accordance with OPM standards. Copies of the OPM
qualification standards are located in any Federal Personnel Office or may
be found at OPM?s website www.opm.gov. Candidates must have one year
specialized experience equivalent to the next lower Federal grade level,
which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled,
and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills,
and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. NOTE:
This announcement contains Selective Factors, which are considered a basic
requirement of the position. Applicants who do not meet these Selective
Factors will not receive further consideration
1. Knowledge of the terminology, functions, and organization of a
specialized library. Understanding of filing and updating systems used for
2. Knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification system to enable
the incumbent to shelve and locate materials in the EOP Library collection.
QUALITY RANKING FACTORS:
1. Knowledge of data processing techniques applied to library materials
check in function.
2. Ability to operate a personal computer and typewriter accurately. A
qualified typist is required.
3. Knowledge of the rules of English grammar and syntax sufficient to
express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE.
NOTE: Applicants are requested to provide an attachment addressing each of
the Selective and Quality Ranking Factors listed above.
If you omit any of the required information specified in Optional Form 510,
?Applying for a Federal Job? (copy attached), your application may be rated
APPLICANTS MUST INDICATE THE LOWEST ACCEPTABLE GRADE AT, WHICH THEY WISH TO
BE CONSIDERED. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERATION ONLY AT THE
HIGHEST GRADE LEVEL FOR WHICH THE APPLICANT IS QUALIFIED.
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on
granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
BASIS OF RATING: APPLICANTS WILL BE RATED BASED ON AN EVALUATION OF THEIR
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION AND ON THEIR WRITTEN RESPONSES TO EACH OF THE
SELECTIVE AND QUALITY RANKING FACTORS LISTED ABOVE. APPLICANTS SHOULD
PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENT (ON PLAIN PAPER, NO FORM REQUIRED),
ADDRESSING EACH FACTOR SEPARATELY IN NARRATIVE FORMAT WITH DETAILED ANSWERS
AND EXAMPLES OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE. FAILURE TO ADDRESS THE SELECTIVE
FACTORS MAY RESULT IIN A RATING OF INELIGIBLE. A SCORE OF 90 OR HIGHER IS
DEEMED ?WELL QUALIFIED?.