Management and Program Assistant

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Ashburn, Virginia
Posted
Aug 14, 2022
Closes
Aug 17, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Incumbent plans, develops, monitors, and executes actions required to manage the office's Administrative functions. Provides support to supervisors, managers, and other employees in day-to-day operations; which may include several of the following areas: fiscal management, travel, management information systems, contract administration, property management, procurements, and overall office management.

Typical specialized assignments may include: preparing and managing correspondence; compiling, tracking, and analyzing information for a wide variety of programs; entering and tracking budget expenditures; purchasing and inventory; establishing, organizing and managing files, documents, and records; providing advanced computer assistance; scheduling meetings; managing time and attendance; providing written or oral explanations of organizational policies; coordinating the implementation of new office policies and systems; maintaining calendars and travel records and arrangements.

Interprets guidelines, compiles and consolidates information, and prepares reports for assigned programs. Provides management assistance on the operations of assigned programs and the interrelationships of such programs. Has a broad understanding of how administrative, financial, and other businesses support assignments contribute to the activities of the organizational unit.

Performs various analytical studies, such as space management, travel administration, overtime usage trends, leave usage, etc., with limited review by a higher level or more experienced employee. Prepares administrative directives or revisions needed to implement recommendations.

Collects program information from FAA personnel and enters it into information systems. Tracks all financial, personnel, supply, and other such transactions through the office in both electronic and paper form. Reconciles data, validates transactions, and identifies and resolves discrepancies.

Ensures effective management of assigned agency property via the Automated Inventory Tracking System (AITS) Ensures internal control of property by conducting property inventories periodically by validating property assignment and locations. Assists in the preparations of budget estimates, justification statements, and budget execution plans and provides advice on such matters as the distribution of allotments and availability of budgetary funds for program purposes.

Assists in the preparations of budget estimates, justification statements, and budget execution plans and provides advice on such matters as the distribution of allotments and availability of budgetary funds for program purposes.

Modifies and maintains automated systems for tracking obligations and expenditures of funds throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget. Reconciles discrepancies to ensure effective use of funds. Reviews budget data for accuracy of technical treatment and format, mathematical accuracy, and conformance with budget policy and guidance.

Uses a wide variety of computer programs and software applications, including CRU-X, eLMS, and E2. Utilizes a variety of financial applications such as DELPHI, REGIS, PRISM, etc., as well as Excel to analyze, trouble shoot and problem solve.

Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager referring only those that cannot be resolved. Provides general administrative guidance to the staff and keeps manager informed of any issues.

Serves as liaison between other offices, internal and external to ATO, including Service Centers and FAA headquarters.

Work is reviewed periodically, typically through status reports and at completion to ensure timeliness and all aspects of quality.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • All or none of the candidates will be interviewed.


Qualifications

To qualify at the FV-F level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level (FV-E or FG/GS-7/8) in the normal line of progression. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as: Experience in preparing and managing correspondence, compiling, tracking, and analyzing information for a wide variety of programs, entering and tracking budget expenditures, purchases, and inventory, establishing, organizing, and managing files; providing advanced computer assistance; scheduling meetings; managing time and attendance; providing written or oral explanations of organizational policies; coordinating the implementation of new office policies and systems; maintaining calendars and performing travel administration.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability (KSAs): As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA section, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability.

Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Education

Education not applicable.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements. For Low-Risk (1), this position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.

Special Hiring Authorities: You may also be considered for this vacancy based on eligibility under Persons with Disabilities/Persons with Targeted Disabilities, the 30% or More Disabled Veteran Program, and Veterans' Recruitment Appointment. To be considered under one or more of these authorities, you must indicate eligibility in the Applicant-Preferred Conditions of Employment section of your questionnaire. In addition, you must submit appropriate documentation that provides evidence of eligibility as defined under "Required Documents."

Incomplete applications: Errors or omissions may result in you not being considered for the job.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by PASS: Regional Tech Ops and AEA.

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