Operations Support Specialist (Transactions, Travel, and Procurement)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
- Three to five years of experience in general office, administrative, and operations support roles.
- Knowledge of accounting, budget, or other financial management related functions.
- Experience applying financial management procedures, practices, and instructions.
- Experience maintaining budget records and preparing budget reports.
- Experience making travel arrangements.
- Experience making purchases with a government- or corporate-issued credit card.
- Experience providing a high-level of customer service to numerous internal and external stakeholders.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, setting and meeting deadlines, and adapting to new priorities.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and collegial demeanor.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, to include the ability to draft and edit letters, reports, memoranda, and other official documents.
- Solid computer skills, to include proven experience using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is an EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, pregnancy and childbirth), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, veteran status, or other non-merit factor.
The Commission will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law as described in 5 USC 3328. If you misrepresent your experience or education, or provide false or fraudulent information, it may be grounds for not hiring you or dismissing you after you start. Making false or fraudulent statements can be punishable by fine or imprisonment.
As federal government employees, Commission employees are eligible to participate in federal employee benefits programs, to include: health insurance (multiple carriers & multiple options); life insurance (FEGLI-multiple options); retirement (FERS or CSRS if applicable); and the Thrift Savings Program (TSP-multiple options), the federal government's tax-deferred savings program. Employees accrue and may use annual and sick leave in accord with Commission policies and procedures.
This employment opportunity is also posted on the Commission website at: http://www.uscc.gov/about/job-opportunities.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The Commission will conduct internal evaluation based on applicants' cover letter and resume, to include qualifications and relevant experience. The Executive Director and appropriate staff will interview the top candidates. The Chairman and/or Vice Chairman may interview the final candidates. The final hiring decision will be made by the Executive Director.
Interviews will consist of two parts: 1) an in-person interview with the Executive Director and appropriate staff; and 2) a writing test, to include written responses to interview questions and demonstration of drafting and editing skills. Interviews will take approximately two hours.