SECRETARY (OFFICE AUTOMATION)
Department of the Air Force - Whiteman AFB, MO

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win …in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

IF APPLICABLE : Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Must be able to type at least 40 WPM

DUTIES: Back to top · The primary purpose of this position is t o serve as the principal office assistant, performing various administrative and clerical duties in support of the Host Wing Commander. Performs office automation duties such as word processing in support of the administrative and clerical work. There is a system of formal internal procedures and administrative controls, formal coordination among internal and external units, and formal reporting requirements which is sufficiently complex to require continuous attention on the part of the secretary.
· Prepares a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring personal and executive correspondence, reports, and other documents from information obtained from the staff, files, and other sources .
· Reviews and processes incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports, and other materials submitted for the Commander’s signature .
· Receives telephone calls, greets visitors and ascertains the nature of the calls or visits, screening those that can be handled without supervisor’s help .
· Maintains supervisor’s calendar, coordinates meeting arrangements, and schedules meetings and/or conferences including those involving staff from outside the immediate office. Independently notes and follows up on commitments made at meetings and conferences by staff members.
· Performs other clerical and administrative work in support of the office/organization.
· Uses varied and advanced functions of word processing software to create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other textual documents.
This vacancy is being re-announced. Candidates who applied for Vacancy# 4K-AFPC-839624-799686-KO must self-nominate for this Announcement in order to receive consideration.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: O ne (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-06) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include k nowledge of the duties, priorities, commitments, policies, and program goals of the organization sufficient to perform non-routine assignments, such as independently noting and following-up on commitments made at meetings/conferences; shifting clerical staff in subordinate offices to respond to fluctuating workloads; advising other clerical staff on preparing correspondence, requirements for various reports, and interpreting new instructions and procedures; or locating and summarizing information from files and documents that requires recognizing which information is, or is not, relevant to the problem at hand.

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To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CLER

Federal Time-In-Grade (TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-06 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of extensive rules, procedures, or operations applied to secretarial and clerical assignments to perform the procedural and administrative work of the office, such as preparing and editing documents, maintaining files/records, making and preparing travel arrangements, locating, assembling and composing information for various reports, inquiries, and nontechnical correspondence.

2. Knowledge of office functions and commitments of supervisor and staff to prepare and review correspondence, to screen telephone calls and visitors, to maintain supervisor’s calendar, and to perform other substantive or administrative work of the organization.

3. Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to accurately prepare and edit written correspondence and reports.

4. Knowledge of word processing automation software functions to support office operations and produce a variety of textual documents such as letters, reports, memos, and form letters.

5. Skill in typing; a qualified typist is required.

6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT : · May be required to have/obtain a security clearance.
· The incumbent must have the ability to type a minimum of 40 WPM.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS: Back to top Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, February 26, 2013

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 845344. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 .

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement. · Online Application (Questionnaire)
· Resume - If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.

If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here :
· Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print. The fax number is 478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO: AFPC RSC
Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: (800)382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Air Force Personnel Center
509 FSS/FSMC
509 SPIRIT BLVD STE 104
WHITEMAN AFB, MO
65305-5021

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force...