Administrative Assistant (May close any time after 7/21)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 06, 2017
Closes
Jul 24, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH USAJOBS or EMAIL- APPLY ONLINE AT www.cbo.gov/careers by July 21, 2017, to ensure consideration.

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. It seeks an experienced administrative assistant to support multiple divisions in the agency. The assistant will provide administrative support for executives and managers and will also serve as a resource for other staff.

Responsibilities include receiving and referring telephone callers and visitors, tracking budget information, managing executives schedules, preparing training and travel documents for staff, maintaining intranet pages, producing cost estimates and other Congressional correspondence, compiling data and briefing materials, coordinating agency functions, preparing time and attendance records, collecting and distributing mail, and filing, as well as performing other administrative duties for an array of requirements throughout the agency. The assistant will interact with staff at all levels of the organization, as well as with Congressional staff, leadership of other federal agencies, people at professional and academic institutions, and the public.

Qualifications
Candidates must have at least three years of administrative experience supporting senior-level staff; expertise in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in a Windows PC environment; and the ability to develop and maintain paper and computerized record-keeping systems.

This position requires the flexibility to track, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks at once in various parts of the organization. In addition to outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, candidates must have superb interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills. They must also have the ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion. They should be self-starters who can anticipate and troubleshoot problems and be very flexible in accommodating demands.

Candidate must have, or be able to get, a favorably adjudicated Public Trust (Tier 2) Investigation which includes a credit check. A higher level security clearance may be accepted in place of the Public Trust.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Tier 2 Background Investigation
  • Candidates must have at least three years of administrative experience supporting senior-level staff; expertise in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in a Windows PC environment; and the ability to develop and maintain paper and computerized record-keeping systems.

    This position requires the flexibility to track, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks at once in various parts of the organization. In addition to outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, candidates must have superb interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills. They must also have the ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion. They should be self-starters who can anticipate and troubleshoot problems and be very flexible in accommodating demands.

    Candidate must have, or be able to get, a favorably adjudicated Public Trust (Tier 2) Investigation which includes a credit check. A higher level security clearance may be accepted in place of the Public Trust.

    See Qualifications above

    High school diploma or equivalent

    Job filled by alternative hiring process not in the competitive service.

    Public Trust - Background Investigation


    DUTIES:

    Responsibilities include receiving and referring telephone callers and visitors, tracking budget information, managing executives schedules, preparing training and travel documents for staff, maintaining intranet pages, producing cost estimates and other Congressional correspondence, compiling data and briefing materials, coordinating agency functions, preparing time and attendance records, collecting and distributing mail, and filing, as well as performing other administrative duties for an array of requirements throughout the agency. The assistant will interact with staff at all levels of the organization, as well as with Congressional staff, leadership of other federal agencies, people at professional and academic institutions, and the public.