Administrative Assistant

Rockville, Maryland
Sep 28, 2021
Sep 29, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of Congressional Affairs. The supervisor is Eugene Dacus. This position is a non-bargaining unit position. This position requires no travel. Travel expenses associated with interview and/or relocation expenses associated with job offer will not be paid.

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As an Administrative Assistant in the Office of Congressional Affairs (OCA), you will be responsible for performing a wide range of administrative duties in support of the office such as: 1) Assembling material and information on projects usually involving staff actions prior to presentation to the Commission; 2) Using Microsoft Office and other office automation systems to produce memoranda, reports, and Congressional responses; 3) Preparing and/or reviewing extensive correspondence and other documents for proper grammar, spelling, and content and mailing to Congress; 4) Acting as a liaison in scheduling high level meetings; 5) Maintaining calendars; 6) Handling travel arrangements and vouchers; and 7) Interacting with visitors, and other stakeholders using tact and diplomacy; 8) Direct incoming internal NRC action items to the appropriate OCA staff; 9) Maintain office correspondence files.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This is a Drug Testing position.

Candidates must satisfy the required qualifications no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy 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 grade level (GG-10) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

Specialized experience includes experience that demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office and other office automation systems to produce memoranda and other documents and perform a variety of office automation functions such as time and attendance reporting, action item tracking, correspondence preparation, mailing and filing; travel document preparation and retrieval, and calendar maintenance.

A description of how you possess the specialized experience should be addressed in your resume and/or in the space provided for your vacancy question responses.


Educational requirements: None

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 by emailing at the following email address:

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