Program Support Assistant (Patient Safety)
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Time-in-grade: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet the Time-in-Grade requirement. Applicants must have held grade GS-5 or higher for at least 52 weeks to be eligible at the GS-6 grade level. GS-6 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Performing administrative and/or clerical procedures; running and pulling information from reports; developing reporting procedures; proficient in programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; researching problems related to program requirements; data collection and dissemination; and Aids with finding proper guidelines, references, and procedures. 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; religions; 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the incumbent sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, such as papers, books, small parts; set up for educational sessions. No specific physical demands are required to perform the work. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts, which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, or libraries. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.