Administrative Assistant

US Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Job Location : Atlanta, GA, USA

Posted on : Sat, 25 Jan 2020 03:54:01 GMT

Job Description :
    Duties Summary

    These positions are located in: Region II, Division of Reactor Projects Branch 6 Atlanta, Georgia Supervisor is: Jamie Heisserer

    This is a bargaining unit position. The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. The individual selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

    Responsibilities

    As an Administrative Assistant with the NRC, you will perform a wide range of administrative duties to support the operations of your office. Your responsibilities will include typing letters, memos, reports and other correspondence, as well as utilizing a computer with word processing software or other automated systems. You may also handle sensitive documents in accordance with Privacy Act requirements and NRC security regulations. You will be processing time and attendance, as well as making travel arrangements, facilitating property management, and maintaining electronic calendars. You will also maintain files, place and receive phone calls for professional personnel, and receive and distribute mail.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07

  • Job family (Series)

    0318 Secretary

  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Background investigation leading to a Q clearance is required.
    • U.S. Citizenship Required.
    • Drug testing is required.

    You must answer the job specific vacancy questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a wide range of secretarial and administrative duties such as described below. The ideal candidate should demonstrate within his/her resume the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide sufficient details regarding your experience as it relates to this position: (1) Demonstrated proficiency with microcomputer-based word processing systems (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, E-mail, etc.) (2) Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, sufficient to prepare and review outgoing professional reports and correspondence for correctness, proper format and completeness. (3) Demonstrated initiative and ability to provide administrative support and coordination in a variety of areas (time and attendance reporting, security, records management, travel scheduling, etc.). (4) Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing and ability to deal tactfully, efficiently, and professionally with all levels of personnel. (5) Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in handling multiple assignments with competing priorities, often under considerable pressure to meet deadlines.

    In addition to your resume, you are strongly encouraged to use the available space provided to supply this information Must be proficient in typing and in the use of office automation systems to produce memoranda, reports, letters and other textual or graphical documents. Examples of Specialized Experience include, but are not limited to: legal secretarial work; executive administrative work; medical administrative work; accounts management work; insurance office administrative work; or other responsible office/administrative work beyond receptionist duties that require data input/management/report generation, claims processing, filing system establishment and maintenance, correspondence management, timekeeping, travel processing, conference or meeting planning, maintenance of calendars, etc. You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

    Education

    Additional information

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Disability Program Coordinator at (301) 287-0739 or TDD 240-482-3217. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. The selectee will be required to complete a Declaration of Federal Employment , (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service. A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145 (b) waiver you need favorable education verification, and reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance. The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. The Individual selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

    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. If you meet the minimum requirements your application will be referred to a rating official or panel. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any 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. NOTE: You MUST respond to the job-specific questions associated with this announcement online via USAJobs in order for your application to be accepted as complete. Abbreviated responses to the vacany questions, such as significant experience or see resume do not provide enough information and will not be considered as acceptable answers to the questions. Failure to answer these questions will result in an ineligible evaluation. To preview questions please click here.

    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Q Access Authorization

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    List of supplemental material that may be applicable:

    If you are a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available.

    If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility.

    If you have status but wish to be considered under both merit promotion and competitive procedures you must e-mail the Servicing Human Resources Specialist for this vacancy by the closing date of the announcement.

    If you are a Veteran claiming 5-point Veterans' Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility. If you are a Veteran claiming 10-point Veterans' Preference, you must submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof required by that form. You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

    If you are applying for a position that requires a college degree, you must submit your College Transcripts.

    All selectees will be required to complete a Declaration of Federal Employment , (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service. You can find this form at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf.

    All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents: 1. Use the USAJoBs feature to download documents from your USAJoBs portfolio; or

    2. use the Upload feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pfg, and .doc; or

    3. use the Fax feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    As an NRC employee you will enjoy excellent Federal Benefits, including: comprehensive health and life insurance plans; Flexible Spending Account Program for health and dependent care; Long Term Care Insurance; Dental and Vision Insurance; retirement savings and investment plan similar to 401(k) (Thrift Savings Plan); annual (vacation) and paid sick leave; family friendly leave policies; 10 paid holidays per year; transit benefits. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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