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Job opening: SECRETARY (OA)

Salary: $55 383 - 71 999 per year
City: Newport
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a SECRETARY (OA) in theNAVAL WAR COLLEGE.


You will maintain and prioritize calendars based on mission requirements and knowledge of priorities. You will receive incoming telephone and in person calls, determine the nature of the call, and refer as appropriate. You will provide and coordinate office support and manage the day-to-day office operations. You will compose correspondence of a routine and nontechnical nature based on oral instructions, brief notes, and/or information available in office files and records. You will use word processing, spreadsheets, and graphic desktop software to create, edit, and manipulate correspondence, reports and briefings. You will act as liaison for travelers by making travel arrangements, preparing travel orders, and completing travel vouchers.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This position requires the ability to type at least 40 words per minute. Your response to the typing skill question on the Occupational Questionnaire will be used in your qualification determination.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Providing general administrative office duties; 2) Utilizing office automation software to generate, prepare, proofread, and edit correspondence, forms, or reports; 3) Arranging domestic and/or international travel, such as schedule transportation, reserve lodging, and prepare travel orders in accordance with travel regulations; and 4) Maintaining an office calendar, scheduling appointments, and preparing itineraries. NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address NAVAL WAR COLLEGE Naval War College Newport, RI 02841 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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