> The Department of the Army
> Job Opportunity Announcement D23198
> Opening Date: April 27, 1998
> Closing Date: May 25,1998
> Pay Plan-Series: GS-1411
> Grade: 07
> Full Performance Grade (FPG): 07
> Position Title: Library Technician (OA)
> Salary: $26,532 to $34,487 per annum
> Region: Army National Capital Region
> Organization: PN - Joint and DOD Activity, Pentagon Library Information
> Duty Station: Arlington, VA, USA
> Area of Consideration:
> 1. Current Federal Career and Career-Conditional employees with
> Duties: Serves as senior Library Technician with major operational
> responsibilities for the Circulation Desk functions of the Pentagon
> Library, which supports the mission-related information requirements of
> the Department of Defense military and civilian personnel at all policy
> and decision levels and other authorized users in the National Capital
> Region. Circulation systems and patron registration service: Responsible
> for the daily operations: charging, discharging, renewing library
> materials; tracking reserves; monitoring and retrieving record and
> circulation databases, using established procedures and policies. Uses
> judgment about exceptions to policy regarding load periods and patron
> registration. Monitors reserve functions.
> Qualification Requirements: Applicant must have 52 weeks of
> time-in-grade at the next lower grade level.
> One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6
> grade level.
> Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with
> the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully
> the duties of the position.
> Applicant must be a qualified typist and self-certify a typing speed of 40
> words per minute.
> Selective Placement Factors/Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA's):
> PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL STATEMENT
> __________ I certify that my most recent Federal Performance Appraisal
> is rated at least fully successful (or equivalent). This performance
> appraisal is dated:______________.
> ___ I have not been rated for the following reasons:
> You must certify that you have a rating of at least fully successful
> (or equivalent) to be considered eligible for consideration. If reasons
> for not having a rating are justified, a fully successful (or equivalent)
> rating may be presumed.
> Applicant's Signature
> SUPPLEMENTAL EXPERIENCE STATEMENT: It is highly recommended that the
> applicants address the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) which are
> listed below. Applicants are encouraged to use a separate sheet
> of plain paper to describe their experience, education, and training
> which demonstrated possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities
> required for successful performance in each of the ranking factors
> below (Please sign and date each supplemental sheet). These statements
> are not used to determine minimum qualification requirements.
> METHOD OF EVALUATION: Applicants will be evaluated to ensure that they
> meet any selective factors, minimum qualifications, and eligibility
> requirements established by OPM. Applicants who meet all requirements
> will be evaluated further in terms of job-related knowledge, skills, and
> abilities, to determine the best-qualified candidates for referral to the
> selecting supervisor.
> Submission of the Supervisory Evaluation of Job/Related Factors is
> mandatory for current Federal applicants applying for promotion
> opportunity. (Employees who have relocated and can not meet this
> requirement must indicate so in the comments section below.)
> Please enter the appropriate number to indicate level of performance:
> 4 Superior
> 3 Highly Successful
> 2 Fully Successful
> 1 Marginal
> 0 Unable to Appraise
> Evaluation Factors:
> Factor 1: Knowledge of integrated library systems.___
> Factor 2: Knowledge of and extensive experience with the Inter Library
> Loan (ILL) functions of OCLC.__
> Factor 3: Ability to plan and organize work and to lead a work
> Factor 4: Ability to communicate with a diverse patron base, both orally
> and in writing.__
> Factor 5: Knowledge of the Library of Congress classification
> Factor 6: Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics
> software applications.__
> Supervisor's Signature
> Exceptions may be made for applicants that have no supervisor available to
> rate them. If no evaluation can be submitted, applicants MUST submit an
> explanation in the comment section below for the lack of submission.
> Standard/Other Requirements:
> This position is designated noncritical sensitive, as defined in DoD
> 5200.2-R and therefore requires that a personnel security investigation be
> adjudicated for security eligibility on a preappointment basis. This
> requirement may take up 90 days or longer to process.
> Permanent change of station funds will not be authorized.
> Direct Deposit: As a condition of employment, candidates appointed,
> competitively promoted or reassigned are required to enroll and
> participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer within 60 days
> following the effective date of that action.
> Application/Resume deadline: Application/Resume must be postmarked by
> the Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement.
> Failure to provide all of the required information may result in an
> ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
> Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, are required to complete
> a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
> registration prior to appointment. Failure to comply may be grounds
> for withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after appointment.
> Help speed the selection process by keeping your resume or application
> brief and by sending only the requested materials. Type or print
> clearly in dark ink.
> --Before hiring, an agency will ask you to complete a Declaration for
> Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment
> and to authorize a background investigation. The agency will also ask you
> to sign and certify the accuracy of all the information in your
> application. If you make a false statement in any part of your
> application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work;
> or you may be fined or jailed.
> --The law prohibits public officials from appointing, promoting, or
> recommending their relatives.
> --Federal annuitants (military and civilian) may have their salaries or
> annuities reduced. All employees must pay any valid delinquent debts or
> the agency may garnish their salary.
> HOW TO APPLY: You may apply with a SF-171 (Application for Federal
> Employment) OR any of the following alternative formats: OF 612
> (Optional Application for Federal Employment), a Resume or any other
> written format you choose provided it includes the following
> Job information
> --Announcement number, title and grade(s) of the job for which you are
> Personal Information
> --Full name, mailing address (ZIP Code), day and evening phone numbers
> (with area code)
> --Social Security Number
> --Country of Citizenship (Most Federal jobs require United States
> --Veteran's preference (To claim 5-point veterans' preference, or VRA
> eligibility attach a copy of your Member 4 of your DD-214, Certificate
> of Release or Discharge from active duty, or other proof of eligibility.
> To claim 10-point veterans' preference, attach a SF15, Application for
> 10-Point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof required by that form.)
> --The Defense Authorization Act of November 18, 1997, extended veterans
> preference to persons who served on active duty during the Gulf War from
> August 2, 1990, through January 2, 1992. The law grants preference to
> persons otherwise eligible and who served on active duty during this
> period, regardless of where the person served or for how long. The law
> also authorizes the Secretary of each military department to award the
> Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for services in Bosnia during the period
> November 20, 1995, to a date to be determined. The award of the Medal is
> qualifying for veterans preference. More information on veterans
> preference is available in the VetGuide that may be found on the United
> States Office of Personnel Management web site at www.opm.gov.
> --Reinstatement eligibility (Attach SF-50 proof of your Career or
> Career-Conditional status)
> --Highest Federal Civilian grade held (Also give job series and dates
> --High School Name, City and State (ZIP Code if known), Date of diploma
> or GED
> --Colleges and Universities name, City, and State (ZIP Code if known),
> majors, type and year of any degrees received (If no degree, show total
> credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours.)
> Work Experience
> --Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor
> --Give the following information for your paid and nonpaid work
> experience related to the job for which you are applying. (Do not send
> job descriptions.)
> Job title (Include series and grade, if Federal job.)
> Duties and accomplishments
> Employer's name and address
> Supervisor's name and phone number
> Starting and ending dates (month and year)
> Hours per week
> Other Qualifications
> --Job-related training courses (title and year)
> --Job-related skills (Example: other languages, computer software/
> hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed.)
> --Job-related certificates or licenses (current only)
> --Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments (Example:
> publications, memberships in professional societies, leadership
> activities, public speaking, and performance awards.) (Give dates but do
> not send documents unless requested.)
> INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS: Current Federal employees MUST submit a copy
> of their most recent SF50 to verify status. E.O. 12721
> candidates, NAF employees, and CIPMS employees must submit
> verification of eligibility. Employees eligible for personnel interchange
> are either NAF or CIPMS who have completed one year of service; may have
> the portability to move to a competitive service appointment and
> creditable time follows. Applications from current Army employees with
> competitive status will be accepted and rated.
> Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements for the position,
> including qualifications, time-in-grade and time after competitive
> appointment, within 30 days after the closing date of the announcement or
> the cut-off date.
> Applications received in government postage-paid envelopes, through
> government distribution, or by telefacsimilie will not be considered.
> All candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
> religion, color, sex, age, national origin, lawful political affiliation,
> marital status, union membership, or other nondisqualifying physical or
> mental handicap.
> If your resume or application does not provide all the information
> required, you may lose consideration for this job.
> Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the announcement only if
> Applications will not be returned
> FOR JOB INFORMATION CONTACT: Allen Kessler at 703-614-0119
> WHERE TO APPLY: Submit your application/resume to:
> Department of the Army
> Civilian Personnel Operations Center
> Army National Capital Region
> ATTN: SFCP-NR-S
> P.O. Box 430
> Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-0430
> AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
> SELECTION FOR THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS RESULTING FROM
> DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REFERRAL SYSTEM FOR DISPLACED EMPLOYEES.
> Vacancy announcements for the NCR can be found at
> This address also includes a resume package.