Special Assistant

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 6/30/2020
Description This position is located in the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Medicaid and Chip Operations Group (MCOG).

As a Special Assistant, GS-0301-14, you will serve as a Special Assistant to senior level management with responsibility for providing authoritative recommendations on key issues affecting the operations of the Group's programs.

In order to qualify for the GS-14, you must meet the following: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one year (52 weeks) of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal government, obtained in either the private or public sector, to include:
  1. Analyzing healthcare programs and policies to advise management;
  2. Coordinating of special initiatives and/or projects across the organization ensure that information is aligned with strategic goals;
  3. Developing of documents (i.e. briefing papers, analytical reports, standard operating procedures, guidelines, issue papers, administrative management reports, etc.) to ensure compliance with quality standards; AND
  4. Recommending administrative initiatives to senior management or key stakeholders.
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). 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.

Time-in-Grade: To be eligible, current or former Federal employees and current or former Federal employees applying under the VEOA eligibility who hold or have held a permanent General Schedule position in the previous year must have served at least 52 weeks (one year) at the next lower grade level from the position/grade level(s) to which they are applying.

Click the following link to view the occupational questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10849585

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