Executive Technical Assistant

Rockville, Maryland
Jan 19, 2021
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of the Executive Director for Operations, Assistant for Operations Branch. The supervisor is Sherri Miotla, Deputy Assistant for Operations. This position is non-bargaining. Expenses associated with relocation may be paid. This position is subject to confidential financial disclosure reporting requirements.

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As the Executive Technical Assistant, you will be responsible for: (1) developing, evaluating, coordinating, reviewing, monitoring and, as otherwise assigned, advising the Executive Director for Operations (EDO), Deputy Executive Directors for Operations (DEDOs), Assistant for Operations (AO), and Deputy Assistant for Operations on budgetary, administrative and technical issues affecting the effectiveness and efficiency of those NRC program offices responsible for implementing agency-wide policies, programs, and assigned work products; (2) timely review of work products for alignment on EDO key messages in the assigned NRC program areas; (3) maintaining a general knowledge of major OEDO and assigned NRC program work underway; (4) identifying major issues requiring OEDO management attention to improve office effectiveness in completing assigned work; (5) coordinating with and remaining cognizant of key interfaces and issues between NRC program offices, with ACRS, with the Commission staff, with offices that report to the Commission, and with key external stakeholders and industry groups; (6) remaining cognizant of selected activities and assignments of other OEDO ETAs and Communication Specialist; and serve as a backup to related activities; and (7) as assigned, representing the OEDO on interoffice or interagency Task Groups to prepare recommended NRC policy and practice.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This is a Drug Testing position.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower (GG-14) grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes experience that demonstrates budget planning and performance management with analytical ability to plan and organize a variety of program functions with effective communication skills.


No education requirements for this occupational series.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to all vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
L Access Authorization

Drug test required

Required Documents

As an NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. You may do so either electronically, following the instructions below, or by sending one copy by email to:

Lisa.Feizollahi@nrc.gov (HR Specialist)

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