Administrative Officer

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. Find yourself at EPA.


At the entry level of this position, you will:

• Formulate and recommend administrative plans and procedures and implement existing administrative regulations.
• Screen all personnel action requests and coordinate materials for management review.
• Serve as Custodial Officer accountable for office property, procurement, transfers, and disposal of equipment.
• Compose and prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, records, briefing materials, and statistical and narrative material required to support the organization.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.


To qualify for the GS-09 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-07 level defined as assisting in the formulation of administrative plans or procedures; composing and/or preparing various correspondence or documents required to support the organization; and screening action requests for management review.

To qualify for the GS-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to a GS-9 defined as interpreting administrative policies or implementing procedures to cover internal operations; compiling required documents or reviewing and tracking personnel actions; and monitoring the procurement of supplies, property, and services.

Note: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels to meet minimum eligibility requirements.

-Well organized individual
-Quick learner
-Skill in written and oral communication
-Microsoft Office suite proficiency
-Eligibility to qualify for federal government positions at the GS-9/11 level.


GS-09/11 with a full performance level at the GS-11

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Email your resume, cover letter, professional references, and proof of NCE to Karly Scholten, at the EPA Region 8 Office in Denver, Colorado ([email protected]) by June 30, 2024.

Note: Your cover letter should clearly indicate the position for which you wish to be considered.

Selection will be made without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicapping condition, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

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