Secretary (Office Automation)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 18, 2019
Closes
Apr 18, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • Requires a trial period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements.  Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

    Typing Proficiency: A typing speed of 40 words per minute (based on a 5 minute sample with 3 or fewer errors) is required for this position.

    Typing proficiency may be self-certified by the applicant's specific statement of speed and error rate in the application material; or the applicant may attach a certificate of proficiency dated within the last three years; or proficiency may be addressed within the narrative description of past experience contained in the application material submitted. Possession of typing proficiency must be clearly evident in the application material. Failure to document possession of typing proficiency is cause for disqualification.

    GS- 07

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-06, in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies to successfully perform a full range of clerical and administrative duties that are typically in or related to the position to be filled.

    Examples of specialized experience would typically include but are not limited to screening telephone calls and visitors, maintaining supervisor's appointment calendars and schedules, reviewing and routing incoming correspondence or other materials, reviewing outgoing correspondence and documents for proper grammar, punctuation, format and style, using various word processing and other automated systems to prepare correspondence, memoranda, and other documents, maintaining time and attendance records, establishing and maintaining hardcopy or electronic filing systems, making travel arrangements, and providing advice to others on various administrative procedures.

    GS-08

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-07, in the federal service.

    Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies to successfully perform a full range of clerical and administrative duties that are typically in or related to the position to be filled.

    Examples of specialized experience would typically include but are not limited to screening telephone calls and visitors, maintaining supervisor's appointment calendars and schedules, reviewing and routing incoming correspondence or other materials, reviewing outgoing correspondence and documents for proper grammar, punctuation, format and style, using various word processing and other automated systems to prepare correspondence, memoranda, and other documents, maintaining time and attendance records, establishing and maintaining hardcopy or electronic filing systems, making travel arrangements, and providing advice to others on various administrative procedures. In addition, experience that demonstrates knowledge typing proficiency: A typing speed of 40 words per minute (based on a 5 minute sample with 3 or fewer errors) is required for this position.

    Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.

    If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position.   Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.

    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

    Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

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

    Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection.  ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 90 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 and 27 to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP/CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

    Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

    • Manages and Organizes Information
    • Self-Management
    • Customer Service
    • Communication Skills-Oral
    • Communication Skills-Written

    The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview).  Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc).  The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings.  Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses.  If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.


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    Read more Security clearance Not Required

    Drug test required No


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