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ISSUE DATE: MARCH 4, 2003
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 4, 2003
|Title, Series & Grade:
Off-Site Mail Operations Manager
($47,910 - $88,770)
Office of Administration
General Services Division
Washington, D.C. 20503
|Full Performance Level: GS-13
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to All Sources. (Due to potential delays in the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage applicants to submit an electronic application or fax it to (202) 395-1262, (202) 395-1194 or (202) 395-5608 to ensure safe and timely receipt of applications. We cannot guarantee that applications mailed will be received before the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.) APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE. APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
Important Information concerning this position follows. Please review all of the following prior to submission of your application.
MAJOR DUTIES: The Mail Operations Director serves as Off-Site Mail Operations Director and oversees, through the Department of Army, a staff of approximately 35 personnel carrying out the functions of processing mail and of mail delivery. The incumbent coordinates with Deputy Director of the General Services Division on mail processing changes or additions and other postal matters and is responsible for overseeing quality control aspects of mail processing. Monitors mail processing throughput and determine exceptional processing conditions that interrupt routine mail processing.
Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for facilitating communication between Department of Army and US Secret Service. Providing written and oral reports of incidents, emergencies, unexpected bottlenecks, and other problems that arise to the Office of Administration, coordinating delivery services to and from the White House.
The incumbent will be required to work with the Department of Army in order to plan work schedules on a week-to-week or month-to-month basis to ensure an even flow and distribution of work, quick handling of priorities, and achievement of schedules and deadlines established by others. As needed, the selectee will make recommendations arrangements for staff augmentation so as to improve workflow, improve job satisfaction, increase productivity, and improve cost-benefit ratios.
The incumbent will be required to develop internal operating procedures and similar material so as to ensure consistency in the treatment of certain actions and common understanding of regulatory material, providing answers to technical questions, interpreting guides pertaining thereto.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT: One year of specialized experience is required. Specialized experience is experience 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. To be creditable, the experience must be comparable to the next lower grade level in the Federal service.
NOTE: This announcement contains Quality Ranking Factors, which are considered a basic requirement of the position. Applicants who do not address and meet the Quality Ranking Factors will not receive further consideration.
QUALITY RANKING FACTORS:
If you omit any of the required information specified in Optional Form 510, "Applying for a Federal Job" your application may be rated INELIGIBLE.
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 IN A RATING OF INELIGIBLE. A SCORE OF 90 OR HIGHER IS DEEMED "WELL 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 on a case-by- case basis.
Users of the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call: (202) 395-1160.
HOW TO APPLY:
PLEASE NOTE: Due to potential delays in the mail system, we encourage applicants to submit an electronic application or fax it to us (202) 395-1262, (202) 395-1194 or (202) 395-5608 to ensure timely receipt of your application. We cannot guarantee that applications, which are mailed, will be received by the closing date of the announcement FAX to (202) 395-1262, (202) 395-1194 or (202) 395-5608 the following:
When you have finished and select 'Send', your resume will be sent to our agency. Electronic Resumes can only be sent using the special icon in our announcement. To apply on-line, you must prepare your resume and SEND it before midnight Eastern Time of the closing date.
After you complete and send OPM's online resume, you will receive a web page message stating that your resume (for the specified announcement number) was sent to our agency. This message serves as a confirmation of your mailing. If you do not receive this statement your resume was not successfully transmitted and you should try again. You may wish to fax a copy of this confirmation message with any materials that must be faxed in order to complete the application to 202-395-5608.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: A security clearance background investigation will be conducted.
DRUG TESTING: The applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment. After appointment, the employee will be included in the agency's random drug testing program.
EEO STATEMENT: Applications will be accepted from all qualified persons. Consideration will be extended without discrimination for any non-merit reasons, such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, age, membership or nonmembership in employee organizations, or non- disqualifying physical disability. Disabled applicants, disabled veterans, or any other applicants eligible for noncompetitive appointment under special appointing authorities not requiring competitive status are eligible to apply regardless of the area of consideration and should clearly specify their special eligibility on their application.
NOTE: Direct Deposit is REQUIRED: As a condition of employment, candidates appointed, competitively promoted or reassigned are required to enroll and participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
Displaced employees requesting special selection priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive priority consideration under the ICTAP. To receive consideration you must:
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