Executive Assistant

Fort Lee, Virginia
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time

  • Provides management information, advice, recommendations, and assistance to the Director/Executive Deputy Director and subordinate DCMA officials on a wide variety of projects, programs, issues, and initiatives.
  • Researches policy, regulations, and procedures to determine appropriate action.
  • Analyzes information, data and assesses progress of programs, projects, and processes. Organizes, manages, and presents information to the Director/Executive Deputy Director, to include recommendations on appropriate action.
  • Initiates and conducts studies and analyses on projects, issues, and problem cases.
  • Provides direction, executive guidance, and leadership in providing effective methods to issue taskings, and resolves problems.
  • Answers questions, corrects deficiencies, evaluates support to management, and assures that the Deputy Director's objectives are met.
  • Attends meetings, briefings, and conferences, as appropriate, on matters relating to the Director/Executive Deputy Director's activities, actions, and programs.
  • Reviews and directs actions required for incoming and outgoing correspondence, actions, meetings, and briefings.
  • Provides comments and/or coordination's prior to approval by the Director/Executive Deputy Director.
  • Reviews the Director/Executive Deputy Director's daily messages and incoming actions and recommends a course of action.
  • Works with other staff in the office of the Director/Executive Deputy Director to delegate tasks and suspense requirements to the appropriate DCMA activity and follows up to ensure completion.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive, Secret Access Required
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.


To qualify for an Executive Assistant, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in, or related to, this position. To qualify for the NH-03 level, specialized experience must be at the NH-02 or GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector.

Creditable specialized experience includes:
  • Applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess the progress of programs, projects or processes.
  • Planning and conducting a variety of comprehensive studies and reports.
  • Assessing, coordinating, evaluating, and integrating the work of others into products that effectively reflect management's position on a wide variety of management and mission-related issues.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

  • This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • FLSA: Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit: No
  • Selectee may be required to serve a trial/probationary period.
  • Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized at Management's discretion.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will be paid in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR). When you perform a civilian PCS with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information.
  • COVID19 - To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you will be required to report to the official duty location and may be expected to temporarily telework. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a specific period of time determined by your supervisory chain. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

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