- US SENATE SERGEANT AT ARMS
- Washington D.C.
- Mar 22, 2023
- Apr 26, 2023
- Government and Public Services, Federal
- Full Time
Pay Band: SAA-3 - $48980-$73465
Remote Work Status: Onsite / FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Date Range: 3/21/2023-4/4/2023
This vacancy announcement closes at 7pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.
This is highly responsible professional work supervising the activities of Senate pages in the residential component of the Senate Page Program. Work includes providing a structured living and learning environment and ensuring the safety and well-being of pages. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Page Program Director.
Examples of Work
Supervises Senate pages; counsels pages and provides conflict resolution; develops and maintains positive communications and interactions with pages; provides assistance to pages as needed. Provides orientation and information to pages. Enforces code of conduct, guidelines, and other rules and regulations; recommends and carries out appropriate disciplinary actions. Plans and participates in programming designed for the educational, social, recreational, and cultural enrichment of the page experience. Coordinates selection and inventory of provisions for page meals. Provides first aid treatment; maintains and dispenses over the counter and prescribed medications to pages; communicates and coordinates with healthcare providers and parents/guardians. Responds to health and safety emergencies in accordance with established protocols and guidelines. Oversees the residence hall facilities; reports building maintenance issues to proper authority; assists with general upkeep of common areas. Performs administrative duties such as answering phones and maintaining paper and electronic records.
Work requires a Bachelor's Degree in social science or a related field and one year of experience proctoring residential centers or working with adolescents, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
- Knowledge of problems, concerns, and issues faced by adolescents.
- Knowledge of, or ability to learn, the Senate Page Program principles, practices, and procedures.
- Ability to mentor and provide feedback.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and to respond quickly.
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
- Ability to multi-task and to be detail oriented.
- Ability to oversee a residential program for adolescents.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a residential facility and requires regular travel throughout the DC metropolitan area. Work requires occasional walking, standing, bending, and safely carrying items less than 25 pounds. Expected to work unusual and, possibly, unexpected hours.
Licenses, Certification and Other Requirements
Position requires ability to obtain CPR Certification. This position may require the incumbent to reside in the Daniel Webster Senate Page Residence. For education requirements please see Minimum Qualifications.
Conditions of Employment
To be employed by a Senate employing office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:
1. Be a U.S. citizen;
2. Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);
3. Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or
4. Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).
Employment is contingent on background / security investigation results.
The SAA provides a highly competitive benefits package for all SAA staff. Our benefits extend beyond health care coverage to help provide employees with student loan reimbursement, professional development, transportation subsidy, TSP/retirement savings, access to our Employee Assistance Program, and more! For more information regarding SAA’s benefits, please visit https://sen.gov/OPPW
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the SAA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAA and need special assistance or an accommodation to complete the application process, please submit your request to SAAHRMedical@saa.senate.gov email with “Accommodation” in the subject line.
VOLUNTARY SELF-IDENTIFICATION FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE
If you are identifying as veterans' preference eligible under the VEOA, please use this link to complete your application for Veterans' Preference AFTER you apply for this position. The link will also be available on the "Thank You" page after you have submitted your job application.
Candidates only need to apply one time for veterans’ preference to be considered for all future veterans’ preference positions within the Senate Sergeant at Arms.
- All supporting documents must ONLY be provided within the Veterans’ Preference Application and within the stated deadline of the job announcement.
- Late applications for veterans’ preference will not be considered.
- Documentation to obtain veterans’ preference will not be considered if attached to the job application.
- If you need to revise or resubmit your Application for Veterans' Preference/documents, please withdraw your previous Application for Veterans' Preference and resubmit. If you require assistance, please email email@example.com.
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An applicant who declines to self-identify as a disabled veteran and/or to provide information and documentation regarding his/her disabled veteran’s status will not be subjected to an adverse employment action, but the individual may be ruled ineligible for veterans’ preference.