Accounting Technician

Company Name:
Department Of The Interior
All U.S. Citizens - No previous Federal Service is required. This is a permanent position. Work Schedule is Full Time. Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website. This position is located in Winnemucca, Nv. Information about Winnemucca, NV and the surrounding area can be found Winnemucca Chamber of Commerce.
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee. U.S. Citizenship is required. Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required. Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal land. Direct deposit is required. Incumbent serves as the Field Collection Officer. In this capacity is responsible for the collection and deposit of all monies received by the field office, processing of billings, record-keeping, and grazing fee monies, service charges, material sales, reclamation fees, road maintenance, fees, map sales, copy fees, realty fees, contributed funds, wild horse and burro fees, performance and compliance bonds. Maintains accounts receivable, reconciles, balances, and makes required adjustments/corrections in the accounts receivable and analysis of suspense account monthly. Serves as the backup field office timekeeper and serves ad the field office coordinator for all travel. This position falls under the group coverage qualification standards for Clerical and Administrative Support positions. There is no Individual Occupation Requirement for this position. Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, you application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored.
The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
KSA 1: Knowledge of accounting terminology, processes and documents.
KSA 2: Ability to research a variety of procedural regulations and financial documents and apply them to specific instances.
KSA 3: Knowledge of Time and Attendance and Travel Management.
KSA 4: Ability to provide clear information or data both orally and in writing.
KSA 5: Skill in the use of automated systems used for collections and accounting work.
To preview questions please click here. Qualification Requirement Using Specialized Experience or Education:
To qualify using education you will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit all of your college transcripts; a certificate of diploma cannot be used to determine applicant qualification. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.
In order to be rated as qualified using specialized experience, we must be able to determine that you meet the definition(s) below; please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level of the position to be filled.
For GS-05: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-04) that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience is further defined as experience inputting, preparing, reviewing, and analyzing data in an automated database or accounting system. OR completed 4 years of education above high school in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the prerequisite. OR an equivalent combination of the specialized experience and education described above.
For GS-06: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-05). In addition to the specialized experience at the GS-5, applicants must have demonstrated experience classifying and coding of financial transactions such as payment vouchers; and preparing and reviewing financial documents to verify accounting data and necessary entries.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
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Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.
If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at or email us at . If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:
If qualifying based on education, all Copies of Transcripts that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.
All selections and tentative offers of selection are contingent upon submission and verification of 'official' transcripts.
Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.
For 0-point Sole survivorship veterans' preference (SSP), please provide the documentation you received granting this preference.
For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.
For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit VetGuide.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP and ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile:
Auto-Requested Fax: Allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet.
Uploading Documents: Instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.
Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.
You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Highly or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
May require completion of a one year probationary period.
BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas. !benefits.hms?orgId=3&jnum;=111168

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