Administrative Assistant

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 26, 2019
Closes
Apr 26, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must meet specialized experience to qualify.
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
  • Review Required Documents Section as documents are required by closing date
  • Announcement also advertised STATUS & VEOA Applicants OST.M-2019-0026
  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
    • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: You must complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • TIME-IN-GRADE: - Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
    • DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • TYPING: You must possess a typing speed of at least 40 words per minute with three (3) or fewer errors.
    • SECURITY CLEARANCE LEVEL: Secret Clearance required to be obtained and maintained.
    • Pre-Appointment & Random Drug Testing Required.

    To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the education or experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

     
    FOR THE GS-05, to qualify on experience, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the following:

    • Experience administering a range of administrative functions in the area of office management, human resources, records management and security acquisition in order to ensure coordination of business practices.
    • Experience coordinating the day-to-day administrative work of an office which includes maintaining files; correspondence management systems; preparing and editing documents, travel, time and attendance.

    To qualify on Education: 

    • Have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study above high school. This education was obtained in an accredited business, secretarial, or technical school, junior college, college, or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.

    OR

    Have an equivalent combination of specialized experience and education, as described above. 

    FOR THE GS-06, to qualify on experience, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the following:

    • Experience in providing a range of administrative support for an organization or office including time and attendance, procurement of office supplies AND utilizing automation (i.e. travel, controlled correspondence, time & attendance systems) in support of administrative processes.

    You cannot qualify for the GS-06 on education, you must have experience.  


    For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link:  https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

    Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.

    Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.





    Displaced employees may be eligible for ICTAP or CTAP priority consideration. For more information, please review the OPM Employee's Guide to Career Transition.

    EEO STATEMENT: The Department of Transportation (DOT) maintains a model federal work environment that is free of discrimination. DOT ensures equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, or protected activity.

    This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days for these locations.

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

    DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. 

    If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of four categories: Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze, which is based upon your responses to the vacancy questions. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference that have provided supporting documents will receive selection priority over non-veterans. The top rated applications will be reviewed for the quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position.

    Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. The answers you select in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package.  If upon review, it is determined that your described work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, your application may be updated or you may not be referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough details to support your answers. The Automated Staffing Office is ultimately responsible for determining your final rating.


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    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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