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Job opening: Veterans Claims Examiner

Salary: $49 025 - 77 955 per year
City: Muskogee
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Part-time
The Veterans Claims Examiner (VCE) for the Regional Processing Office (RPO) determines eligibility and entitlement for Veterans benefits under Veteran Readiness and Employment Program (VR&E - Chapter 31). Incumbent provides general program and mission assistance, and technical and administrative support.

Requirements

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/24/2024. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. For a GS-09 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. If you are a current VBA employee requesting a reassignment or change to lower grade via this vacancy announcement, you must currently hold the GS- 07 (or higher) and the promotion potential of your current position must be at least GS- 09. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: GS-07 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Providing administrative support and customer service to internal and external customers in an office environment; and Applying procedures for data entry and record-keeping OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 1 year of graduate level education or a Bachelors Degree with superior academic achievement. Which demonstrates the competencies necessary to do the work. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. This can include a combination of specialized experience and a graduate education which totals at least one year. [To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify]. GS-09 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-07 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Interpreting regulations and applying laws required to evaluate and recommend determinations of eligibility; and Develop and evaluate evidence to make eligibility determinations regarding educational benefits OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have I have earned a master's or equivalent graduate degree (including LL.B. or J.D. if related) or I have completed two full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree and which demonstrates the competencies necessary to do the work. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. A combination of specialized experience and graduate education which totals at least one year. [To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify]. 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Most of the incumbent's work is sedentary, all General Education Determinations are performed on a computer. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

Education

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Contacts

  • Address Muskogee Regional Benefit Office 125 South Main St Muskogee, OK 74401 US
  • Name: Vernon Reagan
  • Phone: (303) 914-5499
  • Email: [email protected]

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