SECRETARY (OA)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Closes
Apr 27, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S Citizen or National
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Drug Test Required
  • Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)
  • Suitable for federal employment
  • One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-08)within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.

    Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in performing high level secretarial and administrative duties for Senior Executive Level Staff or equivalent in an organization. Develops office procedures and practices to meet observed needs for efficient operation of the office. Reviews, analyzes, and initiates recommendations for new, revised, or modified administrative policies and procedures relating to secretarial functions. Handles inquiries or problems from senior level representatives independently, or refers them to the appropriate functional manager with follow-up to ensure action is taken.

    Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Substitution of Education is Defined as: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, or Master's or equivalent graduate degree such as LL.B. or J.D., may be substituted to meet the experience requirement when education is directly related to the position being filled. To be creditable, education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. (You MUST submit transcripts or proof of education to verify your claim)

    Combination of Experience and Education is defined as: A percentage of the education and experience which when combined totals 100% of the necessary education and experience to qualify for this position. To be creditable, education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. (Only education beyond the first 60 semester hours will count toward the percentage.) (You MUST submit transcripts or proof of education to verify your claim)

    • Moving expenses WILL NOT be paid. Recruitment, Retention and Relocation Incentives WILL NOT be authorized, however, only current Federal employees may be eligible for Retention and Relocation Incentives.
    • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • This is a Drug Testing position.
    • This position is subject to is subject to reassignment requirements, in accordance with the DISA Civilian Workforce Agility, Mobility, and Development Program.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov).
    • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Priority Consideration: If you are a displaced Federal Civil Service employee and attain a rating of at least 90, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under the ICTAP. For more information on ICTAP, click here ICTAP Guidance. NOTE: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are NOT ICTAP eligible.
    • If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

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

    IMPORTANT NOTE - YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. ERRORS OR OMISSIONS MAY AFFECT YOUR RATING.
    Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Eligible candidates will then be placed for selection consideration into 3 categories as described below:

    1. Qualified Category: Meets the minimum qualifications and demonstrates minimum experience and/or training only based on responses to occupational questionnaire.
    2. Highly Qualified Category: Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates full-performance level experience based on responses to occupational questionnaire.
    3. Best Qualified Category: Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates experience as an expert in the field or recognized as a senior specialist, team lead, etc.
    The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:
    • Communication
    • Customer Service
    • Leading People
    • Technical Competence

    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10180069

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