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Job opening: Secretary (OA)

Salary: $55 924 - 72 703 per year
Published at: Mar 27 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: Serves as the secretary and principal administrative assistant to the Commander of a Regional Dental Command responsible for multiple subordinate Dental Activities (DENTACs) spanning a broad geographic area. This position is located at Fort Belvoir, VA.


Receives and screen a wide variety of calls/visitors for the organization. Manage operational schedule of the organization command level. Make travel arrangements for management. Prepare routine correspondence, formal correspondence and other documents. Thoroughly reviews correspondence and other work prepared by others for content, correct grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and appropriate format. Uses a variety of office automation software in support of the organization. Reviews documents prepared by other staff; provides guidance on correspondence; and ensures the accuracy of correspondence prepared by subordinate units. Coordinate administrative, technical, and clerical operations in support of the administrative management of the organization.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • One-year probationary period may be required if not already served in accordance with 5 CFR criteria.
  • Temporary duty travel up to 10% of the time required.
  • Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance.


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 VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service which includes experience performing administrative/clerical duties which include preparing a variety of written correspondence such as reports, memorandums, and information papers; utilizing office automation equipment and software such as EXCEL, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; maintaining organization calendar and scheduling meetings; screening visitors and calls for the organization. Proficiency Required: This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5-minute sample with three or fewer errors. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Administration and ManagementAttention to DetailClericalCustomer Service (Clerical/Technical) Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, no substitution of experience is allowed.


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