Administrative Specialist (Promotion Potential Varies By Position)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 21, 2018
Closes
Mar 01, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel requirements will vary based upon the position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
Help
  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Apply online (See How to Apply section.)
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
    • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level)

    NOTE:

    For each job on your resume, provide:
    • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here.

    GS-7 Level - The GS-7 salary range starts at $44,941 per year. Generally, first time appointees to Federal civilian service have their salary set at the beginning rate of the grade for which they are selected; unless prior approval has been received to adjust the salary based on superior qualifications of the applicant. Salary will be based upon the location where you are selected.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service.

    Specialized experience is defined as
    • Performing a wide variety of administrative functions such as records management, data input in reporting systems
    • Making arrangements for large conferences.
    • Preparaing various workload reports and correspondence in response to non-technical inquires.
    • Collecting, compiling and presenting data utilizing spreadsheet and word processing software.
    OR

    Education: Applicants must have one of the following:
    • Completed at least one full year of graduate level education (18 semester hours or the equivalent); OR
    • Completed all the requirements for a Bachelor`s degree from an accredited college or university plus meet the Superior Academic Achievement provision. Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the baccalaureate level is fully qualifying at the GS-7 level. For information on what constitutes SSA, refer to Section 4-F at the following OPM Website: General Policies
    Combination of Education & Specialized Experience: Applicants must have a combination of graduate level education (beyond the Bachelor's Degree) and specialized experience (as described above) that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

    GS-9 Level - The GS-9 salary range starts at $54,972 per year. Generally, first time appointees to Federal civilian service have their salary set at the beginning rate of the grade for which they are selected; unless prior approval has been received to adjust the salary based on superior qualifications of the applicant. Salary will be based upon the location where you are selected.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is defined as:
    • Administering and monitoring administrative, clerical and internal management support functions for an organization.
    • Providing customer service to a wide array of internal and external customers.
    • Using spreadsheet software and word processing software to manage information.
    • Maintaining tracking systems.
    • Developing reports, and entering information into databases.
    OR

    Education: Applicants must have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree such as LL.B. or J.D., or 2 academic years of progressively higher level graduate education in a related field. OR

    Combination of Education & Specialized Experience: Applicants must have a combination of graduate level education (beyond the Bachelor's Degree) and specialized experience (as described above) that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

    GS-11 Level - The GS-11 salary range starts at $65,510 per year. Generally, first time appointees to Federal civilian service have their salary set at the beginning rate of the grade for which they are selected; unless prior approval has been received to adjust the salary based on superior qualifications of the applicant. Salary will be based upon the location where you are selected.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is defined as:
    • Coordinating and performing administrative support functions and responsible for confidential and/or complex administrative support tasks for an organization.
    • Providing analysis for administrative programs.
    • Using spreadsheet software and word processing software to manage information.
    • Maintaining tracking systems.
    • Developing reports and entering information into databases
    • Participating in conducting analytical studies relating to the organization and its activities.
    OR

    Education: a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related.. OR

    Combination of Education & Specialized Experience: a combination of graduate level education(beyond the Master's Degree) and specialized experience (as described above) that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

    GS-12 Level - The GS-11 salary range starts at $79,720 per year. Generally, first time appointees to Federal civilian service have their salary set at the beginning rate of the grade for which they are selected; unless prior approval has been received to adjust the salary based on superior qualifications of the applicant. Salary will be based upon the location where you are selected.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is defined as:
    • Conducting analytical studies and activities independently or jointly with other components
    • Assisting with day-to-day administrative tasks, including scheduling travel, timekeeping, leave and trainings.
    • Managing operations workflows around project development and execution.
    • Identifying complex administrative issues or problems and making recommendations and coordinating their resolution.
    • Assisting with coordination of events--both internal and external.

    Bargaining Unit status: VARIES BASED UPON POSITION

    If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

    If you are selected at the GS-5 or GS-07 level, you will participate in a developmental program. You will be given assignments and training to prepare you to be successful in the position.

    Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

    Read more

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application will be reviewed to determine whether you have: (a) demonstrated you meet the qualifications for the position; (b) provided all of the required documentation for consideration; and (c) whether you are among the candidates referred to the selecting official for consideration.

    A variety of assessments/assessment tools may be used to evaluate candidates for specific vacancies covered by this announcement. Candidates will be notified when further assessments are implemented and provided with instructions on how to access and complete the assessment(s).
    To preview questions please click here.

    Read more Security clearance Not Applicable


    Similar jobs