Test Administrator

Department Of Defense Doral , FL 33166

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




About the Position: As a Test Administrator in the Miami, Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). You will administer tests in military entrance test sites, high schools and other educational institutions to individuals wishing to enter military service, using your own vehicle to transport test materials and maintaining security and inventory of the test materials.

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  • Administer written tests in the local commuting area of this announcement, and up to a 100 mile radius when necessary, using your own vehicle to transport test material.

  • Conduct specified aptitude examination sessions ranging in size from one to 40 persons.

  • Provide a comfortable positive environment for testing at a predetermined time and place, and within the established timeframe.

  • Conduct quality control checks to ensure all forms are properly completed, and make corrections as needed.

  • Conducts pre-test and post-test briefings.

  • Maintain test room control and decorum, with the assistance of military recruiters, to maintain student test session control and security.

  • Account for the proper storage and safeguarding of testing supplies and equipment.

  • Retrieves and returns test material from storage facilities, remote testing locations, or shipping point. Transfer material to and from the test site.

  • Mail applicant packets to appropriate offices for action.

  • Resolves testing session problems and issues.

  • Provide test score reports to military recruiters for each potential enlistee.

Travel Required

76% or greater - You may be expected to travel 100% of the time for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

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

  • This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of 100% of the time.

  • The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.

  • This position requires the incumbent to work on an intermittent or unscheduled, on-call basis.

  • This position requires incumbent to work evenings and weekends as required.


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 Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

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

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

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

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or general 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 is required. 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: Providing instructions and briefings to individuals and groups; Reviewing documents for accuracy, and maintaining files; And interpreting and applying regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to an organization.


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


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 education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages.

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

  • Clerical

  • Customer Service

  • Oral Communication

  • Problem Solving

Time in Grade Requirement: Candidates may be advanced without time restriction up to GS-4, if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade the employee held within the preceding 52 weeks under his or her latest non temporary competitive appointment.


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.

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Test Administrator

Department Of Defense