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>From: 	Broadcast, All  
>Sent:	Monday, May 01, 2006 12:35 PM
>To:	Broadcast_All (ECA & IIP)
>Subject:	VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LIBRARIAN, GS-1410-13
>
>Announcement Number: 2006-092
>Originating Office: ECA-IIP/EX/HR/OPS
>Contact: Lucy Evans - (202) 203-7473
>Subject: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LIBRARIAN, GS-1410-13
>
>VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LIBRARIAN, GS-1410-13
>
>WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
>
>IN WASHINGTON, DC
>
>SALARY:  $77,353 - $100,554
>
>VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER:  AR105849
>
>OPENS:  05/01/2006                             CLOSES: 05/12/2006
>
>WHO MAY APPLY:  All U.S. citizens.
>
>Be the Face of America to the World! Get ready for the challenge of a 
>lifetime! Some of the most interesting work in the world is done by
U.S.
>Department of State employees overseas and in Washington, D.C.
>
>Job Summary:  This position is located in the Bureau of International 
>Information Programs (IIP), which serves as State Department's gateway 
>to a complex international information network of speaker programs, 
>interactive dialogues, information resource centers (IRCs), American 
>Corners (AC), library and book activities, print and electronic 
>publications, and current affairs Web sites.  As the principal 
>professional IIP/G bibliographer, the incumbent serves as a content and

>program specialist for IRCs and AC and is responsible for identifying 
>materials of potential interest to field posts and the Bureau and 
>ensuring that the use of these materials adheres to all relevant
copyright laws and requirements.
>
>Key Requirements:
>U.S. Citizenship is required.
>Application procedures are specific to this announcement.
>Selectee(s) must be able to obtain a security clearance.
>Relocation expenses will not be paid.
>
>Duties:  The incumbent serves as the principal bibliographer for IIP/G 
>and as a content and program specialist for IRC and AC, with 
>responsibility for identifying print and non-print materials (e.g., Web

>site and CD-ROMs) of potential interest to field posts and the bureau.

>The incumbent stays abreast of both electronic and print publishing 
>activities in the U.S. that can have a positive impact on public 
>diplomacy, as well as specific Public Affairs Sections (PAS) overseas.

>S/he conducts ongoing review of key publishers in subject fields of 
>relevance to the goals of public affairs sections of overseas posts, as

>well as the IRC and ACs for which they are responsible; interprets and 
>evaluates requests, and gathers/develops information vital to the 
>compilation of authoritative bibliographies and special book lists, 
>which can range from broad subject matter areas to highly specialized 
>and/or complex fields of information; evaluates and recommends 
>materials suitable for overseas use for library, IRC and AC program 
>purposes; writes/edits or reviews annotations for bibliographies sent 
>to the field that summarizes the content of titles listed and comment 
>on the potential usefulness of the title to post programming; provides 
>expert advice and guidance on copyright issues, laws, and requirements 
>relevant to the dissemination of bibliographic products overseas via 
>the internet and through traditional published means; clears materials 
>for use by foreign posts and embassies through appropriate channels, 
>e.g., publishers, authors, etc., and renders authoritative judgments on

>the appropriate use of materials; drafts policies and procedural 
>guidance on copyright, acceptable use and related issues, and ensures 
>programmatic activities adhere to them; and develops and delivers 
>training on these issues to a broad range of audiences, including other
librarians, embassy and post management and staff, etc.
>
>Qualifications:  Applicants for this position must possess professional

>knowledge of library sciences, as evidenced by one of the following:
>	
>Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science

>in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of 
>all work required for a bachelor's degree; OR A total of at least 5 
>years of a combination of college-level education, training, and 
>experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish 
>conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a 
>knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques

>of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and

>the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library 
>and information services.
>
>In addition to the above educational requirements, applicants must also

>have one full year of experience (equivalent to the GS-12 level in the 
>federal service) utilizing knowledge of a broad range of library 
>science techniques and processes related to preparing bibliographic 
>materials and related research, acquisition and dissemination 
>techniques in order to perform difficult duties; preparing annotations 
>or bibliographic essays that enable personnel to determine whether a 
>publication will be useful for their purposes; resolving cross-cutting 
>issues; adapting standard operating procedures to special or expedited 
>requirements; applying knowledge of copyright and acceptable use 
>regulations, policies, and laws; recommending/developing policies; and 
>advising other librarians, and making judgments organizational 
>practices, automation of processes, and other issues.
>
>Only education and experience obtained by the closing date of the 
>announcement will be considered.
>
>How you will be evaluated:  Once the application process is complete, a

>review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and 
>compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The

>numeric rating you receive is based on the degree to which your 
>background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required to 
>perform the duties of this position.
>
>VETERANS PREFERENCE: Five points may be added to the eligible ratings 
>of veterans who: Entered the military service prior to October 15, 
>1976; served on active duty during the Gulf War between August 2, 1990 
>and January 2, 1992, regardless of where the person served; or, served 
>in a military action for which they received a campaign badge or 
>expeditionary medal. Medal holders and Gulf War veterans must have 
>served continuously for at least 24 months or the full period for which

>called or ordered to active duty. Ten points may be granted to the 
>eligible ratings of disabled veterans; Purple Heart recipients; spouses

>or mothers of a 100 percent disabled veteran; or the widows, widowers, 
>or mothers of a deceased veteran.
>
>How to Apply:
>To apply for this position you will need to submit the occupational 
>questionnaire, a resume, and other supporting documentation as stated 
>in the Required Documents section of this announcement.  Instructions 
>for completing the occupational questionnaire are located in the 
>Required Documents section.  Submit your documents using one or a 
>combination of the methods outlined below.  Follow all instructions
carefully.
>
>Option 1- On-line Method - You are highly encouraged to submit all of 
>your application materials using the on-line method since it is the 
>most efficient way to process your application.  The on-line method is 
>available up until midnight Eastern Standard Time of the closing date 
>of the announcement.
>
>a.  If your resume is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, 
>you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the 
>bottom of this page.  Your resume will be attached only to the Online 
>Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session,

>not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.  
>After your resume is completed/edited, the system will automatically 
>take you to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire when you select one

>of your resumes and click on "Send updated resume" (the process takes 
>about 15-30 seconds).  Complete the Online Qualifications Questionnaire

>and click on the Submit button when you are finished.  After the 
>questionnaire is submitted you will receive a notice that indicates the

>submission was successful.  Please print this notice as proof of your 
>questionnaire submission.  If you wish to verify that a resume has been

>submitted, return to your USAJOBS Resume Builder account, and click on 
>"Track your online Applications."  The Application History displays job

>summary, job status, agency name, last application date, and 
>application status.  The "Application Status" column should show 
>"Resume Rcvd."  If it does not, you may call the point of contact
listed at the bottom of the announcement for assistance.
>
>b.  If your resume is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS 
>Resume Builder, click on this link to begin the process: TAG: Online 
>Questionnaire.  Complete the Online Qualifications Questionnaire and 
>click on the Submit button when you are finished.  After the 
>questionnaire is submitted you will receive a notice that indicates the

>submission was successful.  Please print this notice as proof of your 
>questionnaire submission.  Press the "To upload a customized resume or 
>additional supporting documentation for this position click here" 
>button to upload your resume and other application materials.  At the 
>Document Upload screen, select from the drop down menu the type of 
>document you are uploading and the file type.  Click the "Browse" 
>button and attach the file you want to submit. Please make sure you 
>select the correct document type
>(label) for the file you upload.  For example, select "transcript" as 
>the document type if you are uploading a transcript.  Click the 
>"Upload" button to submit the document.  You will receive an "Upload
Successful"
>acknowledgement when the file has been received.  Repeat the upload 
>steps for each of your additional application materials.  There is a 
>status screen below the "Upload" button that will show when your resume

>and other documents were uploaded.
>
>Option 2 - Fax Method
>If you are unable to complete the occupational questionnaire on-line, 
>you may complete and fax in a hard copy version of the questionnaire.  
>To obtain a hard copy of the questionnaire form, enter this URL into 
>your web
>browser:  http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf  and print 
>out the OPM Form 1203-FX.  Use the instructions found in Required 
>Documents for completing the questionnaire.
>
>The questionnaire and/or your other application materials may be faxed 
>in; however, you MUST use a cover page when faxing your materials.  To 
>access and print a copy of the cover page insert this URL into your
browser:
>http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf.  .  The Vacancy ID number 
>(AR105849), your SSN, name, address and phone number and the number of 
>pages should be written accurately and neatly on the cover page.  If 
>the information is inaccurate or incomplete you may not receive 
>consideration for this position.  The fax number to submit your
documents is:
>1-478-757-3144. 
>
>It is recommended that you keep the confirmation copy of your facsimile

>transmission.
>
>
>Required Documents: All application materials must be received by the
>closing date of this announcement.   
>
>The following documents are required: 
>
>*	Occupational Questionnaire 
>*	Resume - Please ensure that your resume contains the basic
>information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job link:
>http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf 
>*	Transcript - education must be from an educational institution
>accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department 
>of Education.
>*	Veterans' Preference Documentation, if applicable (e.g., DD214
or
>statement of service, VA letter, SF-15 - see Other Information section 
>for further details)
>
>Instructions for completing the occupational questionnaire:  Use the 
>following instructions in completing the questionnaire.  Be sure to 
>double check your answers before submission.
>
>Enter your social security number and Vacancy Identification Number
>AR105849 in the appropriate boxes.
>
>1.	Job Title:  Librarian
> 
>2.	Biographic Data:  All biographic information is required.
>
>3.	E-mail Address: Optional
>
>4.	Work Information: Optional
>
>5.	Employment Availability: Indicate your availability for full
time,
>part time, and temporary employment. Also indicate your availability 
>for travel.  You may omit the other employment questions.
>
>6.	Citizenship: A response to the citizenship question is required.
>
>7-8. Background and Other Information:  Leave these questions blank. 
>
>9.   Languages:  Leave this section blank. 
>
>10. Lowest Grade:   Please enter 13.
>
>11-13. Miscellaneous information, special knowledge, and test location:
>Leave these questions blank.
>
>14. Veterans' Preference Claim: If you are not entitled to veteran 
>preference, mark "No preference claimed."  Except for disabled 
>veterans,
>(1) those who entered active duty on or after October 15, 1976, and 
>before September 8, 1980, must have an authorized campaign badge; OR, 
>(2) those who enlisted after September 7, 1980, or entered on active 
>duty (through means other than enlistment) on or after October 14, 
>1982, must have: (a) completed at least 24 months of continuous, active

>duty service AND have served in a campaign or expedition for which a 
>campaign medal has been authorized; OR, (b) have served at least one 
>day during the period 08/02/90 through 01/02/92 AND have 24 months of 
>continuous, active duty service, or been a reservist activated during 
>that period.  Persons who retired from military service at the rank of 
>major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not entitled to veterans'
preference except as disabled veterans.
>
>15. 	Date of Active Duty:  If you have military experience, enter
your
>dates of active duty military service.
>
>16. 	Availability Date:  You may omit availability date if you can
begin
>work immediately; otherwise, provide the date you will be available for

>employment.
>
>17-19.   Service Computation Date, Other Date, and Job Preference:
Leave
>these questions blank. 
>
>20. 	Occupational Specialties: Enter 001
>
>21. 	Geographic Availability:  Enter 0675
>
>22. 	Career Transition Assistance Plan:  Indicate if you are
requesting
>consideration for either the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) 
>or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
>
>23-24. 	Job Related Experience and Personal Background
Information:
>Leave this section blank. 
>
>25.	Occupational Questions:  Respond to the following questions.
Mark
>only one response for each question. 
> 
>1.	This section will be used to determine if you possess the
education
>and/or experience needed to qualify for this position.  From the 
>description below, choose the letter beside the statement that BEST 
>describes your background relevant to this position.  Darken the oval 
>corresponding to that letter in Section 25, number 1 on the form or
>electronic application.  SELECT ONE LETTER ONLY. 	 FAILURE TO
RESPOND
>TO THIS QUESTION WILL RESULT IN YOUR BEING RATED INELIGIBLE.
>
>A.	I have completed 1 full academic year of graduate study in
library
>science in an accredited college or university, in addition to 
>completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree.
>
>	B.	I have completed a total of at least 5 years of a
>combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To 
>qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that 
>the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and 
>understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of 
>professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the 
>knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and
information services.
>
>	C.	My background does not match any of the above choices.
>	
>2.	This section will be used to determine if you possess the
additional
>experience and/or education needed to qualify for this position.  From 
>the descriptions below, choose the letter beside the statement that 
>BEST describes your background relevant to this position.  Darken the 
>oval corresponding to that letter in Section 25, number 2, on the Form
C.
>SELECT ONE LETTER ONLY.  FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION WILL 
>RESULT IN YOUR BEING RATED INELIGIBLE.
>
>	A.	I have one full year of experience (equivalent to the
GS-12
>level in the federal service) utilizing knowledge of a broad range of 
>library science techniques and processes related to preparing 
>bibliographic materials and related research, acquisition and 
>dissemination techniques in order to perform difficult duties; 
>preparing annotations or bibliographic essays that enable personnel to 
>determine whether a publication will be useful for their purposes; 
>resolving cross-cutting issues; adapting standard operating procedures 
>to special or expedited requirements; applying knowledge of copyright 
>and acceptable use regulations, policies, and laws; 
>recommending/developing policies; and advising other librarians, and 
>making judgments on organizational practices, automation of processes,
and other issues.
>
>	B.	I do not have one full year of experience as reflected
in A
>above.
>
>The following criteria will be used to evaluate your level of 
>knowledge, skill, or ability in certain areas required for this 
>position. For each item, choose the statement from the list below (A-E)

>that best reflects your level of experience and/or training in that 
>area. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25, on

>the form. Please select only one letter for each item.
>
>A - 	I have not had education, training or experience in performing
this
>task.
>    
>B - 	I have had education or training in performing this task, but
have
>not yet performed it on the job.
>    
>C -	I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was
>monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure 
>compliance with proper procedures.
>    
>D - 	I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have
>performed it independently and normally without assistance from a 
>supervisor or senior coworker.
>    
>E -	I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance
of
>this task due to my expertise in this area.
>
>3.	Utilize knowledge of a broad range of library science techniques
and
>processes related to preparing bibliographic materials and related 
>research, acquisition and dissemination techniques in order to perform 
>difficult duties.
>
>4.	Prepare annotations or bibliographic essays that enable
personnel to
>determine whether a publication will be useful for their purposes. 
>
>5.	Resolve cross-cutting issues. 
>
>6.	Adapt standard operating procedures to special or expedited
>requirements. 
>
>7.	Apply knowledge of copyright and acceptable use regulations,
>policies, and laws; recommending/developing policies. 
>
>8.	Advise other librarians, and make judgments on organizational
>practices, automation of processes, and other issues.
>
>9.	Serve as the principal bibliographer and as a content and
program
>specialist, with responsibility for identifying print and non-print 
>materials (e.g., Web site and CD-ROMs) of potential interest to field 
>posts and the bureau.
>
>10.	Stay abreast of both electronic and print publishing activities
in
>the U.S. that can have a positive impact on public diplomacy.  
>
>11.	Conduct ongoing review of key publishers in subject fields of
>relevance to the goals of public affairs sections of overseas
facilities. 
>
>12.	Interpret and evaluate requests, and gathers/develops
information
>vital to the compilation of authoritative bibliographies and special 
>book lists, which can range from broad subject matter areas to highly 
>specialized and/or complex fields of information.
>
>13.	Evaluate and recommend materials suitable for overseas use for
>library program purposes. 
>
>14.	Write/edit or reviews annotations for bibliographies sent to the
>field that summarizes the content of titles listed and comment on the 
>potential usefulness of the title to post programming.
>
>15.	Provide expert advice and guidance on copyright issues, laws,
and
>requirements relevant to the dissemination of bibliographic products 
>overseas via the internet and through traditional published means.
>
>16.	Clear materials for use by foreign posts and embassies through
>appropriate channels, e.g., publishers, authors, etc., and render 
>authoritative judgments on the appropriate use of materials.
>
>17.	Draft policies and procedural guidance on copyright, acceptable
use
>and related issues, and ensure programmatic activities adhere to them. 
>
>18.	Develop and deliver training on these issues to a broad range of
>audiences, including other librarians, embassy and post management and 
>staff, etc.
>
>19.	Resolve or recommend approaches to resolve routine and complex
>copyright infringements and violations.
>
>Produce, vet, and disseminate selective bibliographies via list serves 
>or Web sites, including the following:
>20.	reference annuals
>21.	presentation books
>22.	worldwide e-document services
>23.	authoritative subject bibliographies
>24.	American Corner content modules
>
>What to Expect Next:
>Applicants will receive notification advising them of their rating and 
>if they were referred to the hiring agency for consideration.  If your 
>name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly 
>by that office for a possible interview.
>
>Benefits:
>The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its 
>employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference 
>to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
>
>Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts 
>Program
>(FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care 
>expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:
>https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
>
>Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers

>over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:
>http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
>
>Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For 
>additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
>
>Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program
>(FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional 
>insurance, for additional information visit:
>http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
>
>Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program
>(FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and 
>their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult 
>children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
>
>Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered

>by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a 
>three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security 
>Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional
information visit:
>http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
>
>This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to 
>Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ei61.asp
>
>Other Information:
>1.  CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CTAP) - If you are currently 
>an employee of the Department of State you may be entitled to special 
>selection priority under the Department's Career Transition Assistance 
>Program (CTAP).  To receive this priority consideration you must:
>
>*	Have a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) separation notice, a proposed
notice
>of removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of 
>function outside the local commuting area, a Certificate of Expected 
>Separation or other official certification issued by the Department 
>indicating the position is surplus.  For example, a notice of position 
>abolishment or a notice stating your eligibility for discontinued
service retirement.
>
>*	Hold a position at GS-15 or below (or equivalent) and be (a) a
>current career or career-conditional competitive service employee in 
>tenure group 1 or 2; (b) an excepted service employee serving on an 
>appointment without time limit who has been given noncompetitive 
>appointment eligibility and selection priority by statue for positions 
>in the competitive service; or (c) an employee serving on a Schedule A 
>or B excepted appointment, provided that the position to which applying

>has the same appointing authority (i.e., Schedule A or B) of the 
>position from which being separated.
>
>*	Submit proof of your eligibility for the CTAP program with your
>application.  For example, a copy of a notice of proposed removal for 
>declining a transfer of function outside the commuting area or for 
>declining a directed reassignment or a notification issued by the 
>Department indicating that your position is surplus.
>
>*	Be applying for a position that is at or below the grade level
of
>the position from which you will or may be separated.  The position for

>which you are applying must not have greater promotion potential than 
>the position from which you will or may be separated.
>
>*	Have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at
least
>fully successful or equivalent.  Your rating of record must be 
>submitted with your application package.
>
>*	Be currently employed by the Department and be (a) in the same
>commuting area as the announced position or (b) occupying a position 
>beyond the local commuting area.  An eligible employee occupying a 
>position outside of the local commuting area of the position will not 
>receive priority consideration over an eligible displaced or surplus 
>employee in the same commuting area as the announced position.
>
>*	File your application within the timeframes stated in the
vacancy
>announcement and meet all the application criteria (e.g., submit all 
>required documentation, etc.).
>
>*	Be physically qualified, with reasonable accommodation where
>appropriate, to perform the essential duties of the position.
>
>*	Meet the basic qualification (including selective placement
factors)
>and eligibility requirements for the position, including any medical 
>qualifications, suitability, security, and minimum educational and 
>experience requirements.
>
>*	Meet any special qualifying condition(s) that OPM has approved
for
>the position.
>
>*	Be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position
upon
>entry.
>
>*	Be rated well-qualified for the position.  To be considered
>well-qualified applicants must earn a score of at least 85 which 
>distinguishes well-qualified candidates from minimally qualified 
>candidates on the rating criteria developed for the position.
>
>2.  THE INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP) - If 
>you are a displaced Federal employee you may be entitled to receive 
>special priority selection under ICTAP.  To receive this priority 
>consideration you
>must:
>
>*	Be a displaced Federal employee.  The following categories of
>candidates are considered displaced employees.  You must submit a copy 
>of the appropriate documentation such as RIF separation notice, letter 
>from OPM or your agency documenting your priority consideration status 
>with your application package.
>
>*	Current or former career or career-conditional (tenure group I
or
>II) competitive service employees who: (1) Received a specific RIF 
>separation notice within the last year; or  (2) Separated because of a 
>compensable injury, whose compensation has been terminated, and whose 
>former agency certifies that it is unable to place; or (3) Retired with

>a disability and whose disability annuity has been or is being 
>terminated; or
>(4) Upon receipt of a RIF separation notice retired on the effective 
>date of the RIF and submits a Standard Form 50 that indicates 
>"Retirement in lieu of RIF"; or (5)  Retired under the discontinued 
>service retirement option; or (6) Received a formal notice of proposed 
>separation for declining a transfer of function or directed 
>reassignment outside the local commuting area; or
>*	Former Military Reserve or National Guard Technicians who are
>receiving a special Office of Personnel Management (OPM) disability 
>retirement annuity under section 8337(h) or 8456 of title 5 United 
>States Code.
>
>*	Be applying for a position at or below the grade level of the
>position from which you are or have been separated.  The position must 
>not have a greater promotion potential than the position from which you

>were separated.
>
>*	Have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at
least
>fully successful or equivalent.  This must be submitted with your 
>application package.  (This requirement does not apply to candidates 
>who are eligible due to compensable injury or disability retirement.)
>*	Occupy or be displaced from a position in the same local
commuting
>area of the vacancy for which you are requesting priority
consideration.
>*	File your application by the vacancy announcement closing date
and
>meet all the application criteria (e.g., submit all required 
>documentation, etc.).
>*	Be rated well qualified for the position.  To be considered well
>qualified, you must earn the score cut-off of 85 which distinguishes 
>well-qualified candidates from minimally qualified candidates on the 
>rating criteria developed for the position.
>
>3.  If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and are claiming 
>5-point veterans' preference, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or 
>other proof of eligibility.  If you are still on active duty, you may 
>submit a statement of service from your unit which states the date you 
>entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign 
>medals you have received.  If you are claiming 10-point veterans' 
>preference, you must attach an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point 
>Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.  Letters 
>from the Veterans Administration documenting compensable service 
>connected disability must be dated within the past 12 months.  For more

>information on veterans' preference consult the Vets Info Guide at:
http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetsinfo.asp.
>
>4.  If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 you must 
>certify at the time of appointment that you are registered with the 
>Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under
Selective
>Service law, otherwise you will not be eligible for appointment.    
>
>5.  Appointed individuals will have to serve a one-year probationary 
>period unless excepted by regulation.
>
>6.  More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if 
>additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and
unit occur.
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Steven P. Kerchoff
Information Resource Officer for Mexico and Central America
U.S. Embassy Mexico
tel:  (011-52-55) 5080-2619
fax: (011-52-55) 5591-0053
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-Unclassified per E.O. 12958