Program Assistant, CG-0303-07/08

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 19, 2020
Closes
Oct 26, 2020
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Legal Division, Resolution and Receivership Branch, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of performing secretarial, administrative and technical support duties in connection with the management of the office.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

  • Assists the Deputy General Counsel and provides support to other Sections or Units within the Branch by performing a variety of secretarial administrative and technical support duties in connection with the management of the Branch's Sections or Units, and ensuring that the overall operations and general control environment of the Branch, Sections or Units, is functioning in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Performs routine research on select topics/issues in support of programs, as directed by the supervisor or other professional staff.
  • Receiving inquiries via telephone, in person, or in writing and determines the identity of the individual and the issue/purpose for making contact. When possible, personally addresses the issue or refers it to the manager or other members of the staff.
  • Prepares and types in final form letters, memoranda, reports and correspondence, which may include matters of a confidential or sensitive nature.
  • Establishes and maintains records, files, and work papers both in hard copy and electronic forms, for the immediate use of staff.
  • Assisting in tasks common to the Branch, Section, or Units as a whole, such as mail distribution, filing, telephone coverage, procurement of supplies, and making travel arrangements.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
08

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-07: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 06 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as assisting with performing administrative assignments using automated systems to retrieve, track and report data; preparing and typing memoranda/documents; and maintaining office files.

CG-08: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 07 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as performing administrative assignments using automated systems to retrieve, track and report data; preparing and typing memoranda/documents; and maintaining office files.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the 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.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.
  • Skill in handling assignments requiring accuracy, attention to detail, and producing quality work
    under tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of current mainframe, micro and PC-based software applications used in the Section; and skill in their use to input, update, and maintain data and generate various reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally with all levels of management and employees, and the ability to display well-balanced judgment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing with all levels of management and employees, and the ability to display well-balanced judgment.
  • Knowledge of current administrative programs, policies, and procedures, including, but not limited to: time and attendance reporting, travel, correspondence preparation and routing, mail services, records management retention and disposal, and procurement of office supplies and special services.

  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

    FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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