|Date Posted||January 09, 2021|
This position is assigned to Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) Business Center (BC), Financial Management Division (FMD), Policy, Accounting and Reporting Branch (PARB).
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit with your application package evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution was appropriately accredited by an accredited body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. Education standards. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process; however, if selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Please refer to the "How to Apply" section for instructions on submitting the transcript.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON REFERRAL FOR THIS POSITION: This is a Direct-Hire Authority for 0510 Accounting series within FPAC-BC. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be referred to the selecting official and preference does not apply. There will be no rating system under which to award veteran's preference and additional hiring authorities are irrelevant due to the existence of the Direct-Hire Authority.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Visit the OPM website for information on how to apply as a CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP eligible. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section.
This position is being concurrently announced under FPAC Internal Merit Promotion Announcement Number FPCBC-21-10999049-IMP-JRH. Current FPAC-BC Federal employees or other eligible applicants may apply to both announcements to expand all possibilities of consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. See the above announcement for more information.
Promotion Potential: If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you will be placed under a career development plan, and may be non-competitively promoted if you successfully complete the requirements and if recommended by management. However, promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
Recruitment and/or relocation incentives may be authorized.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applications will be evaluated in accordance with Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Delegated Examining - Direct Hire Procedures and USDA policy. IMPORTANT NOTE ON REFERRAL FOR THIS POSITION:IMPORTANT NOTE ON REFERRAL FOR THIS POSITION: This is a Direct-Hire Authority for 0510 Accounting series within FPAC-BC. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be referred to the selecting official and preference does not apply. There will be no rating system under which to award veteran's preference and additional hiring authorities are irrelevant due to the existence of the Direct-Hire Authority. Applicants' resume's should show quality of experience and the extent they possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) or competencies.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may be found ineligible. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action up to including removal from the Federal service.
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To view the application form, visit: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10999048
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen. Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position. Veterans Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.