Administrative Support Assistant

Herndon, Virginia
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time

As a Administrative Support Assistant at the GS-0303-7, some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Planning, coordination, and execution of administrative functions, resource allocation, and/or production.
  • Perform administrative functions supporting the deployment of staff to various disaster sites to assist disaster survivors.
  • Implement policies and procedures on the acquisition of supplies and services.
  • Monitor the accountable property function as required.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office Suite and Internet Explorer applications/programs to complete assignments.
  • Mandatory Overtime: In order to respond quickly and efficiently to disaster survivors, substantial compensated overtime hours may be required while on assignment (up to seven days a week and twelve to fourteen hours a day).
  • ASC is located in the business area of Herndon, VA. It is conveniently located near various eateries and shops and is accessible via public transportation.
  • By applying for this position with SBA's Office of Capital Access (OCA), you can enjoy challenging but satisfying work and join a highly motivated and diverse team that helps families and businesses rebuild their lives after a disaster.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government travel credit card.
  • Favorable background investigation and credit check are required.
  • Mandatory Overtime: In order to respond quickly and efficiently to disaster survivors, substantial compensated overtime hours may be required while on assignment (up to seven days a week and ten to fourteen hours a day).
  • Credit Score must be at least 500.
  • U.S. citizenship is required.


Generally, time in Non-Pay status is not creditable towards the specialized experience requirement listed below.

You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer. Average work hours must be stated on resume to quantify each period of work experience or that experience will not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement.
You must address the specific specialized experience required for each grade level of this position on your resume or application or you will be rated "Ineligible" for that grade level.

GS-07: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-06 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position. In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Experience in at least (1) of the following administrative areas: Travel, Payroll, Procurement, Accountable Property, Records management, Mailroom/Supply Management, and/or Facilities;
  • Using Microsoft Office software and using other automated systems designed to accomplish and manage the work in an administrative services department, such as accountable property, facilities, records management, physical security, etc; AND
  • Communicates courteously through verbal and written communications such as email, memos, etc.


GS-07: There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

Qualification Standards:
Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Series 0303 (

Additional information

If you work or are expected to work at least 90 consecutive days and 130 hours per month, you will become eligible for health insurance benefits only.