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Substitution of Education/Specialized Experience Requirements:
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, the HR Office must be able to determine that the applicant meets the education and/or specialized experience requirement – this information must be clearly supported in the resume. GS-09: To qualify at the GS-09 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade in the Federal service -OR- two full years of graduate education or a master’s degree that is directly related to the work of the position -OR- a combination of specialized experience and related graduate education. Specialized experience at this level is defined as: Experience in interpreting and reviewing results of laboratory tests performed to ensure materials acceptability; AND experience performing materials testing in accordance with the American Society for Testing and Materials and other national testing standards. Applicants who do not meet the definition of specialized experience or education will be determined as not qualified and will be ineligible for consideration. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. Applicants will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. If selected, the selectee will be required to provide official college transcripts to verify educational qualifications. An official transcript must be sent directly from the University’s Registrar’s office and must be provided from the institution awarding the degree. Academic transcripts certified by notary publics are NOT official. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to reporting to work as a condition of employment. Failure to submit official transcripts may be grounds for dismissal or rescission of the job offer.
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