Administrative Assistant (OA) , GG-0303-06, Census-DE-(TG)

Washington D.C.
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 22, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • Type 40 wpm with 3 or few errors.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements.   Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility.  If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see  ADDC-2019-0060-DOC-TG, Administrative Assistant (OA), GG-0303-06, Census-DE-TG

    This is a Temporary Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 1 year. This appointment may be extended an additional year at management’s discretion.

    A trial period may be required.

    This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

    This is a BARGAINING unit position.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    Minimum  Requirement: .

    To be minimally qualified for this position applicants must have a typing proficiency of at least 40 words per minute with 3 or fewer error based on a five minute sample.  In Addition applicants must possess the specialized experience outlined below.

    Specialized Experience: For the GG-06, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes:

    Typing and proofreading correspondence. Composing non-technical routine correspondence.  Tracking both in-coming & outgoing correspondence.  Scheduling meetings, answering phones, responding to routine inquires.   Preparing time and attendance records.   Preparing conference registrations, travel orders, and vouchers.  Coordinating activities with other staff.  Experience developing and maintaining filing systems, as well as customizing electronic documents for ease of management.  Filing and retrieving documents.

    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,

    Education cannot be substituted at this grade level.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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

    Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility:  Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.

    Preference eligible with a service connected disability of 10%  or more will be at the top of the highest quality category (Gold).

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Knowledge of office procedures to support correspondence control systems.
    • Knowledge of office programs sufficient to screen requests for information, personally provide information from records, advise on procedures, and refer request to appropriate staff member.
    • Knowledge of time and attendance procedures.
    • Knowledge of travel regulations procedures.
    • Knowledge of office automation tools (MS Office).
    • Knowledge of SharePoint and interest/ability in becoming a SharePoint Administrator

    For more information on category rating, please go to:

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

    To preview questions please click here.

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    Drug test required No

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