The Mission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
The Administrative Support Assistant works under the direction of the Administrative Officer and this team forms the principal source of the administrative support located on this field station. The field station has a variety of operational issues such as heavy public use, extensive law enforcement, urban area location, active visitor/training center and relatively uncomplicated budget issues such as a variety of functional areas and transaction, program changes, funding sources, and multiple accounts.
U.S. Citizenship or Naturalized U.S. Citizen
Resume' and supporting documents (See How to Apply)
Background investigation required
Fish & Wildlife Service uniform required
Selectee must successfully complete 1 year probationary period
Travel, transportation and relocation expenses will not be paid
Manages the administrative, fiscal and support services functions for the field office and provides administrative support coordination between the field office, regional office, and various state and Federal agencies.
Assists in reviewing, compiling, developing and preparing budget cost estimates and justifications to support the program activities of the field office.
Procures all supplies, equipment, services and repairs through appropriate supply sources.
Provides information and assists employees with forms, processes payroll records, initiates personnel actions and enters information into automated system.
Assists ADP users in resolving problems related to information technology systems.
Assists and instructs users on standard software and/or application programs.
Provides fiscal and administrative guidance to field station personnel.
Prepares correspondence, forms, reports and other documents with a wide variety of technical terminology.
To meet the minimum qualifications requirements for this position, you must have at least one year (12 months) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent pay systems. Examples of specialized experience must demonstrate that you have skill performing a variety of administrative support functions for an office staff that includes financial tracking and monitoring, procurement/purchasing, travel management, property management; and skill utilizing personal computer, peripherals and operating systems to create and process data and provide information technology support to staff.
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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
CATEGORY RATING : Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are: Best Qualified, Well Qualified and Qualified.
Your rating will be based on both your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your category rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position.
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 per cent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).
These links provide an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:
http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (member-4 copy) or other proof of eligibility that shows the dates you were on active duty and your character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are claiming Disabled Veterans' preference you must also submit documentation of disability (i.e. VA Disability Verification Letter) and the SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference." For more information on veterans preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ .
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
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