ISSUE DATE: March 12, 2001 ANNOUNCEMENT
CLOSING DATE: April 2, 2001 OA-01-10-MD
DELEGATED EXAMINING UNIT FOR THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE
U.S. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF
Title, Series & Grade: Vacancy Location:
Supervisory Librarian (Law) Office of Administration
GS-1410-13 Library and Research Services Division
($63,211-$82,180) Washington, D.C.
Full Performance Level: GS-13.
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: As a staff member of the Executive Office of the President
(EOP) Law Library, provides legal reference, research, and bibliographic
services in support of all EOP agencies.
Manages the EOP Law library that serves the White House Counsel?s Office as
well as all other members of the EOP legal community. Supervises one
professional librarian and one library technician.
Performs reference and research services in specialized legal areas such as
federal and state legislation, administrative law, international relations,
and case law.
Performs literature searches and prepares bibliographies and legislative
histories using both printed resources and online databases.
Keeps usage statistics and prepares monthly statistical reports.
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. Expert knowledge of literature and information sources, including
online databases, in legal and legislative areas such as international law;
federal, local and state legislation; administrative law; government
contracts; case law.
2. Expert knowledge of, and proven experience in, the management of a
law library, including the supervision of library personnel.
QUALITY RANKING FACTORS:
1. Experience in compiling legislative and regulatory histories.
2. Knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification system with
particular emphasis on the area of law.
3. Knowledge of the rules of English grammar and syntax sufficient to
express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
4. Ability to meet and deal effectively with library clients both in
person and by telephone.
5. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
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?.