Administrative Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 27, 2019
Closes
Mar 27, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses will be paid to USSS employees only.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Conditions of Employment If selected for this position, you will be required to:

    • Obtain and maintain a top secret Tier 5 clearance.  For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page.
    • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

    GS-9: You qualify for the GS-9 level (starting salary $56,233) if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level performing duties such as: performing time, attendance and leave duties as the Divisions’ timekeeper; implementing administrative programs, principles and policies; reviewing correspondence and planning and preparing budget and procurement requests. OR

    Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related OR

    A combination of graduate level education and experience. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    National Service Experience (i.e., 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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. Qualifications Must Be Met: The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    Interview Requirement: Interviews are required for this position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal from further consideration.

    See Qualification Section

    Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:

    • Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
    • Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
    • Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

    E-Verify Statement: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of the Office of the Chief Uniformed Division or the Special Services Division administrative and technical operations.  This Administrative Specialist position starts at a salary of $56,233 (GS-9, step-1) with promotion potential to $73,105 (GS-9, step 10).

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

    This position will require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been determined.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

    View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.

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

    Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the duties of the position. A score will automatically be calculated based on your answers to the vacancy specific questions. All answers provided in the online process must be substantiated by your resume. Upon review, your resume and/or supporting documents need to support your answer choices and reflect the one year of specialized experience requirement, in order to be considered.  If the one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the next lower grade level cannot be identified in your resume, you will be considered not qualified. The competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:

    • Knowledge of Federal regulations, policies, procedures and rules affecting premium pay entitlements, time and attendance, leave programs information and operations to perform a variety of technical and administrative duties.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the various administrative services programs and the ability to implement regulatory, policy and procedural changes that impact programs.
    • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in order to formulate, present, explain and interpret policies, issues and procedures.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under ICTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 85.0 for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.

    Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, the veteran must 1) be a preference eligible; or 2) be a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement. Veteran’s preference does not apply under Merit Promotion procedures. View VEOA information on Feds Hire Vets.

    Military Spouse Appointing Authority: Executive Order 13473, dated September 28, 2008, authorized the noncompetitive appointment of certain military spouses to competitive service positions. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) codified implementing regulations at 5 CFR 315.612, effective September 11, 2009. For more information click here.
     
    Interview Requirement: Interviews are required for this position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal from further consideration.

    Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience, no points will be assigned.


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    Drug test required Yes


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