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Computer Operator

Full Time

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Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume. You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: BASIC REQUIREMENT GS-4 Level: You must have one year of general experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-3 grade level in the Federal service. General experience for this position includes: Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. This may be paid or non-paid experience. OR EDUCATION: Two years of education above the high school level (education may have been obtained in an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school). OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: An equivalent amount of combined education and experience. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position at a GS-5 or higher, you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-5 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of general experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience with operating functions primarily related to peripheral computer components such as mail machines and printers; recording control totals for on-line output reports; preparing problem logs; following processing schedule and alerting of missing output listings; filing on-line controls and responding to inquiries related to controls and control totals. Examples of qualifying experience may have been gained in positions in the operation of a computer or peripheral device used in support of computer operations, computer related occupations that involve programming, systems analysis, production control, scheduling, knowledge of computer terminology, media and data flow, and preparing and interpreting program and system charts or other work requiring comparable knowledge of computer processing techniques. OR EDUCATION:A Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of education above high school in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: An equivalent amount of combined education and experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-6 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience with standard, optional, and precedent rules and procedures to isolate and resolve common equipment and operating problems on multiprocessingmultiprogramming computer systems; Using operating systems configurations and equipment characteristics, utility software, and job control languages to activate, control, detect errors, and malfunctions. Examples of qualifying experience may have been gained in positions in the operation of a computer or peripheral device used in support of computer operations, computer related occupations that involve programming, systems analysis, production control, scheduling, knowledge of computer terminology, media and data flow, and preparing and interpreting program and system charts or other work requiring comparable knowledge of computer processing techniques. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-7 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-6 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience with standard, optional, and precedent rules and procedures to isolate and resolve common equipment and operating problems on multiprocessingmultiprogramming computer systems; Using operating systems configurations and equipment characteristics, utility software, and job control languages to activate, control, monitor and test processing of production workloads, detect errors, and malfunctions; Controls job distribution and resource allocation for processing requirements to link internal operating systems and utility programs with application programs and peripheral equipment; Develops new or revises operating procedures. Examples of qualifying experience may have been gained in positions in the operation of a computer or peripheral device used in support of computer operations, computer related occupations that involve programming, systems analysis, production control, scheduling, knowledge of computer terminology, media and data flow, and preparing and interpreting program and system charts or other work requiring comparable knowledge of computer processing techniques. AND MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: You must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the GS-05 grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position you are applying to. Advancement to positions up to GS-05 is permitted if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade held within the preceding 52 weeks. AND TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to “All US Citizens”. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM’s Qualifications Standards.

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