Administrative Assistant

Alexandria, Virginia
Jan 31, 2019
Jan 31, 2019
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
  • A probationary/trial period may be required.
  • This position is telework eligible.
  • You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

    To qualify at the CU-09 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-08 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This must include experience managing the office's administrative functions; preparing, reviewing, or modifying documents, letters, or memorandums; utilizing automated systems to prepare presentations or reports, and monitoring and tracking budgets.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education cannot be substituted for qualifications to this position.

    SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes a locality rate of 42.87 percent for the Alexandria, Virginia geographical area.

    SELECTIVE SERVICE: 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. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at:

    This position is not in the bargaining unit.


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

    First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement. Second, if you have a complete application package, your RESUME will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications and specialized experience requirements (see "Qualification and Evaluations" section). You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience. Third, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questions. The numerical rating you receive is based on your responses to the questions. If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating may be adjusted and you may be excluded from consideration for this position.
    If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. To preview the application questionnaire, please click here: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following technical areas: Administration and Management, Computer Skills, Customer Service, and Writing.

    You will also be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following non-technical areas: Accountability, Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Decision Making, Flexibility, Influencing/Negotiating, Integrity/Honesty, Interpersonal Skills, Learning, Reading, Reasoning, Self-Management, Stress Tolerance, and Teamwork.

    Please Note: If you meet the qualifications required for the job, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Assessment. The invitation to the USA Hire Assessment will be sent from email address

    You must complete the USA Hire Assessment within (48 hours) hours of being sent the email invitation to be eligible for this job. Your results will be kept on record for use when applying for future jobs that require this USA Hire Assessment. You will not be allowed to re-take it for one year. Please note: It is important that you monitor your email daily, after you apply for the job so you don't miss the invitation. If you accidentally delete the invitation to the USA Hire Assessment or otherwise need the information re-sent (e.g., you feel you have not received it due to a SPAM filter), you should immediately contact to request the invitation to be re-sent. Requests to re-send invitations to the USA Hire Assessment must be received by BEFORE expiration of the (48 hours) window described above. Please also monitor your Spam/Junk email folder to ensure you do not miss the link to take the USA Hire Assessment. If you do not meet the qualifications required for the job, you will not receive an invitation to complete the USA Hire Assessment.

    If you are found ineligible for the position:

    1. You will receive an email message notifying you of your ineligibility.
    2. Your USAJOBS account will be updated to reflect your ineligibility for the position.
    3. You will not be considered further for the position.

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    Drug test required No

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