This position is located in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in the following Divisions:
This position's primary purpose is to provide administrative clerical support. Learn more about this agency
As a Office Assistant (OA)your typical work assignments may include:
Coordinates office support services for programs and office needs concerning the following functional areas; such as fiscal and procurement, asset forfeiture, vehicles, travel, and personnel. Types reports, memoranda, subpoenas, and correspondence.
Queries Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Information System (NADDIS) and other information systems to obtain vital information concerning vehicle and aircraft registration, telephone subscriber information, street directory information, and utility checks.
Reviews travel requests and obligates funds in automated financial system. Provides personnel liaison assistance in the areas of employment, employee orientation, time and leave, employee benefits, awards, classification and pay, and employee relation matters.
0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen
You must submit to a pre-employment drug test.
Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
You may be required to serve a probationary period.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
DEA uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States.
Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/).
Current Federal employees cannot transfer unused Time Off Awards to DEA.
Applicants must meet the Specialized Experience requirements as noted below. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying specialized experience equivalent GS 303-7 to qualify for the GS-8. Specialized 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, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience for this position includes
GS-08: Must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level or pay band in the Federal service that includes performing the following duties: maintaining logs and files; tracking and obligating funds in an automated financial management system; preparing correspondence and reports; and reviewing documents for accuracy and completion.
PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must be able to type 40 words per minute based on a 5-minute sample with 3 or fewer errors.
Competencies: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competencies in the following areas:
Administration and Management
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-8 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.
Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date of this job opportunity announcement. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this job opportunity announcement. Be clear and specific when describing your work history, human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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