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Vacancy Details

Grade: 07

1 Choose the statement that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience at or at least equivalent to Grade 5 level in the Federal service which is in or directly related to the work of this position that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. This experience could have been obtained in the public, private, or non-profit sectors.
  • I have one full year of graduate level education in an accredited college or university meets the requirements for positions at GS-7.
  • I meet the superior academic achievement provision described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a combination of graduate level education beyond the first year of progressive graduate study and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do NOT meet the requirements as described.
2 Do you have one year of specialized experience (Federal or other) at the GS-05 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. Specialized experience is defined as procuring supplies and services; providing budget, financial, travel, and personnel management support and performing other administrative functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Which of the following best describes your experience using automated software systems? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access (or other databases) and SharePoint.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint and Access.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Excel.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following best describes your experience using automated office applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access or other databases, and SharePoint)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access or other databases, and SharePoint.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access or other databases.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • I have experience with Microsoft Word.
  • None of the above.
5 Which of the following best describes your experience procuring goods and services? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in simplified acquisitions within the federal government by using a purchase order or requisition, a purchase card, and travel orders to include authorizations and vouchers for a program or unit.
  • I have experience in simplified acquisitions through accounts payable.
  • I have experience in procuring goods and services through a purchase order and a purchase card.
  • I have experience in procuring goods within the federal government.
  • I have experience in procuring goods outside the federal government.
  • None of the above.
6 Which of the following best describes your experience procuring travel orders for individuals? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience creating both international and domestic travel authorizations and vouchers within the Federal Government.
  • I have experience creating international travel authorizations and vouchers within the Federal Government
  • I have experience creating domestic travel authorizations and vouchers within the Federal Government.
  • I have experience creating domestic travel authorizations and vouchers for company personnel.
  • I have knowledge of travel reimbursement policies.
  • None
7 Which of the following best describes your experience with Simplified Acquisitions? Answer to this question is required
  • Which of the following best describes your experience with Simplified Acquisitions?
  • I have experience dispute resolution.
  • I have experience creating Purchase Orders, Requests for Quotes, and Statements of Work.
  • I have experience in Accounts Payable.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following best describes your experience providing administrative support for a unit, department, or center? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in providing general communication, timekeeper, unit human resource liaison, managed unit calendar, and act as general office manager.
  • I have experience in providing general communication, timekeeper, unit human resource, and managed unit calendar for conference room reservations.
  • I have experience in providing general communication, timekeeper, and acted as unit human resource liaison to field questions.
  • I have experience in providing general communication and acted as timekeeper.
  • I have experience in gathering and sending general communication for the purpose of exchanging information or to respond to questions including providing general information to co-workers and staff members, office visitors or responding to customer/client questions.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

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1 Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Individual referral (friend, relative, Smithsonian employee, school counselor, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Job fair or informational session
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  • Social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other)
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  • Other online source (USAJobs, Smithsonian website, Internet employment search)
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  • Community or professional organization
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  • Mass media (magazine, newspaper, radio, television, poster, telephone job hot line)
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