Job opening: Administrative Support Assistant (OA)
Salary: $42 022 - 60 703 per year
Published at: Jul 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory Direct Support Positions direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service
About the Position: This is a branch level Administrative Assistant (OA) position located at the Engineer Research and Development Center with the Business Support Divison.
Provide customer service and communicate clearly and interact via face-to-face, telephone, email, and other modes of communication.
Organize and prepare approval material for processes such as conferences, official correspondence, training, and foreign travel as required.
Establishes, maintains, and files office records; sorts mail.
Verify time and attendance using the automated financial management system, ensuring availability of funds and accurate timekeeping and leave reporting by staff.
Maintain branch files as required by applicable regulations. You will format, print, route and mail documents and correspondence as requested.
Anticipates clerical/administrative needs and prioritizes to meet deadlines.
Other Administrative/General Support Duties as assigned.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- This position requires a typing proficiency of at least 40 words per minute (WPM) based on a 5 minute sample with 3 or fewer errors.
- Appointment to this position is subject to a one year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315.
This announcement MAY be used to fill like vacancies six months from the closing date.
All qualification requirements, including time after competitive appointment, must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
This position is covered by the Science and Technology Laboratory Personnel Management Demonstration Project at the DK-303-3 (equivalent to GS-6/7). In accordance with the Federal Register Vol. 63, No. 57, dated March 25, 1998, an employee of the Laboratory Demonstration project must have a current average performance score of 2.5 or above in order to be selected for promotion. All applicants currently employed under a Laboratory Demonstration Project must include their most recent performance appraisal score as part of their electronic resume. If you are a Lab Demo employee submitting your resume for the first time, or if you have previously submitted your resume without your most recent score, you must submit your resume now with the following statement to be included in the section on your training: Current Performance Rating 2.5.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the 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.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes preparing written correspondence; organizing management calendar; and using automated systems to prepare reports, presentations and/or spreadsheets. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service DK-02 (GS-05).Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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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