This position is located with the Economic Research Service, Information Services Division/Market and Trade Economics Division/ Food Economic Division/ Resource and Rural Economics Division in Kansas City, MO
The primary purpose of this position is to prepare financial or budgetary reports; assist in coordinating personnel actions; and maintain documentation and records in support of contract/vendor activities.
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Serves as the division contact for budget allocations and accounting management matters.
Provides guidance to Summer Interns and other personnel and provides training in general administration skills.
Participates in developing and implementing long- and short-range plans, policies, and procedures for administrative activities
Maintains a procurement tracking system and reconciles all activities.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
0341 Administrative Officer
Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
Time in grade:
Applicants must have one year at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade (e.g. one year at the GS-9 grade level for consideration for the GS-11 grade level).
Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience must be described for each grade level advertised. The specialized experience requirements for this position are:
At the GS-9:
Qualifying experience for GS-09 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-07 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience preparing financial or budgetary reports; assisting in coordinating personnel actions; and maintaining documentation and records in support of contract/vendor activities.
Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related.
A combination of education and experience
At the GS-11:
Qualifying experience for GS-11 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-9 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience preparing financial or budgetary reports; preparing procurement reports and documents; coordinating personnel actions; and advising management and staff regarding procurement and regulations.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
A combination of education and experience
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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This position does not have an education qualification requirement.
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