This position is located in the Federal Election Commission, Reports Analysis Division, Reports Processing Branch. As the Data Disclosure Assistant, you will be responsible for the preparation of disclosure reports from Federal campaign finance committees and other filers for data capture to finalize the process and make the data available to the public.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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As the Data Disclosure Assistant in this position, you will review and screen reports of receipts and disbursements and other miscellaneous documents filed by federal candidates, committees and other filers. Specifically, you will:
Serve as a liaison with the Reports Analysis Division staff to resolve issues such as omission of pages, data integrity issues, scanning of documents, changes, deletions, and/or other discrepancies.
Identify and code and/or check the coding of itemized financial data contained in disclosure documents utilizing various data inquiry programs.
Identify irregularities in reporting and errors in coding.
Assist the Branch Chief and Assistant Branch Chief with responding to questions and resolving any discrepancies with data entry.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. citizen or national.
You must be able to pass a background investigation.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see Legal and regulatory guidance below).
You may be required to serve a 2 year probationary period.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
Candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade).
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application.
A. Have at least one full year of specialized experience reviewing disclosure reports from federal campaign finance committees. This must include activities such as: (1) coding and/or checking the coding of financial data utilizing various data programs; (2) reviewing and screening disclosure reports for compliance with federal election campaign laws; (3) providing input into the development of procedures or manuals; and (4) assisting management with responding to data entry questions. This experience must be comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 level in the Federal service (obtained either in private or public sectors).
B. Have successfully completed at least one (1) year of graduate education in a field directly related to the work of this position. Examples of directly related fields include: Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Information System Management (M.ISM), or other closely related fields.
C. Have a combination of specialized experience and graduate education. This education is in a field directly related to the work of this position, as specified above. To compute, first determine your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required; then, determine your education as a percentage of the education required. Finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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, click here. You must provide translated transcripts.
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