Administrative Assistant (GG-07)

Washington D.C.
Feb 01, 2019
Feb 01, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • These are Drug Testing positions.
  • Pre-employment Drug Test Required.
  • In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GG/GS-6) in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is demonstrated by your level of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a wide range of administrative and secretarial functions.

    The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following: Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and correspondence procedures; ability to work efficiently in handling multiple assignments; ability to deal tactfully with various levels of personnel; ability to work within a team environment or as a lead secretary; and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook and appointment calendar. A description of how you possess these skills as well as how you meet the qualifications desired should be addressed in your resume.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

    There are no educational requirements for this position.

    Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit:

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process by e-mailing Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

    Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

    A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

    The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

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

    Applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. Your application will be rated based on your responses to vacancy questions and information provided in your resume to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the best qualified for this position and are within reach for consideration, your application will be referred to the selecting official.
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    Drug test required Yes