Test Administrator

Department of Defense Astoria, OR
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: As a Test Administrator, you will administer tests to individuals wishing to enter the military and high school students participating in the Career Exploration Program. This position does not provide guaranteed work hours each week, and work will be assigned on an intermittent "as needed basis". Intermittent employees are not eligible for benefits. Travel is required to testing sites, personally owned vehicles are required to be used and travel reimbursement is authorized.

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Responsibilities

* Conducts specified aptitude examination sessions ranging in size from 1 to 40 persons (Enlistment tests) and 1 to 250 persons (student tests).

* Administers the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Enlistment Test Session to determine individual qualifications for enlistment into military service either in written form or via computer.

* Administers Student Test Sessions at high schools and other educational institutions.

* Instructs applicants on testing procedures and starts, observes, times and ends the test or test segment as directed.

* Monitors applicants to detect possible imposters and deals with those imposters.

* Maintains test room control and decorum with the assistance of military recruiters who assist in maintaining student test session control and test security.

* Distributes and collects test material, answer sheets and other test takers? forms.

* Conducts quality control checks to ensure that all forms are properly completed, and makes corrections as needed.

* Picks up and returns controlled test material at the designated storage (which might be the MEPS Station, a remote testing location, or the employee?s home) or shipping point (e.g., commercial parcel shipping services).

* Reviews applicant test admission form(s) prior to admitting for testing and ensures that only scheduled or authorized participants are admitted to the test site.

Travel Required

50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

4

* Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

* Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State driving license.

* Incumbent may be required to undergo a two year probationary period.

* Incumbent may be required to travel up to 50% of the time to perform duties.

* Incumbent may be required to lift objects up to 30 lbs.

Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

* 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

General Experience: One year of general experience. General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled, such as, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and filing and operate office equipment.

OR

Education: Two years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of by 60. Add the two percentages.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Customer Service

* Integrity/Honesty

* Speaking

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-03).

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.