Job opening: Office Automation Assistant
Salary: $18 - 23 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Multiple Schedules
These positions are located in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, in the Resource Management and Science Division and the Visitor, Fire, and Resource Protection Division.
Open to the first 125 applicants or until 01/16/2024 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
Prepares a wide variety of correspondence and documents, including finalizing draft correspondence, reports, permits, DI-1's, travel documents and other related documents.
Prepares travel itineraries, makes reservations, prepares travel vouchers as needed from provided information, and maintains contact with travelers to assure timely submission of travel documents.
Makes copies of documents and sends facsimile copies as necessary to assist staff members with projects, deadlines and routine matters. Maintains office records and files.
Prepares and manages information for input and retrieval from a computerized database, utilize a computer and a variety of office automation software programs, review and process a variety of documents, and prepare written correspondence and reports.
Provides assistance to others in person or over the telephone. Provides accurate information to the public and/or internal customers in a concise and professional manner.
Serves as the payroll coordinator for the organization and responsible for payroll preparation and payroll record keeping including leave. Assists staff in resolving payroll questions
The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is May but can be variable due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks represent an extraordinary continuum of ecosystems (96% designated wilderness) arrayed along the greatest vertical relief (1,370 to 14,505 feet elevation) of any protected area in the lower 48 states. They are the highest, most rugged reaches of the Sierra Nevada Mountains (including Mount Whitney at 14,500 feet elevation) and feature the world's largest trees - Giant Sequoias. Sequoia National Park is the nation's second oldest national park (established September 25, 1890) and encompasses 404,863 acres. Kings Canyon was established on March 4,1940 and encompasses 458,847 acres. Both parks provide a wealth of recreational opportunities via 835 miles of trails, wild and scenic rivers, alpine lakes, and caves, along with a full range of overnight lodging prospects to choose from that include 14 campgrounds. For area information visit: https://www.nps.gov/seki/getinvolved/workwithus.htm.
All qualifications must be met by 11:59 EST on the closing date or when the applicant cut-off is reached (which may be sooner than 01/16/2024).
Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.
SELECTIVE FACTOR: This position performs administrative work and requires a typing speed of 40 Words per Minute (WPM). Failure to self-certify your skill in that area will result in your being determined ineligible.
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To qualify for this position at the GS-05 grade level, you must possess one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:
EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that includes using software programs such as, word processing, spreadsheet, or database (e.g., Excel, Access, Word, or similar operating systems); providing information or assistance to the public in a business or recreation setting; and compiling and analyzing information to report. You must include hours per week worked.
EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least four years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent was a prerequisite. This education was obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college, or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you must include transcripts.
Combination of specialized experience and undergraduate coursework that when combined equal at least 100% of the minimum qualification requirement. For example, 6 months of specialized experience (50% of the experience requirement), combined with three (3) years of college study (90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours). NOTE: Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement). One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. You must supply transcripts and include hours per week worked.
Volunteer Experience: 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.
ICTAP/CTAP Statement: Current surplus and current or former displaced Federal individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified means that the applicant meets the following: OPM qualification standards for the position; all selective placement factors, where applicable; special qualifying conditions that OPM has approved for the position, where applicable; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and is rated by the organization at least at the well qualified level on all competencies.
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution
with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities
to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your 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.
- Address Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271
- Name: Daniel Garner
- Email: [email protected]