International Administrative Specialist

U.S. Department of Labor

About the organization

The Office of Trade and Labor Affairs (OTLA) means making a difference in the lives of workers in the United States and around the world! OTLA is the voice of the Labor Department in U.S. international trade and investment policy. We work to protect the rights of American workers and workers around the world by negotiating strong labor rights provisions in our trade agreements, emphasizing the importance of labor rights in trade policy, enforcing those commitments, and funding projects around the world to help promote worker rights. We focus heavily on free trade agreements and trade preference programs.


Serves as the subject matter expert and focal point for a wide variety of administrative functions (e.g., human resources management, management analysis, budget and financial operations, administrative planning, contracting and procurement, training, space management, correspondence control, and travel management) that support multiple OTLA Divisions.
Leads and/or conducts a wide range of analytical projects and comprehensive studies that require independent research, data collection, and analysis of interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of administrative operations, functions, and activities throughout OTLA.
Assists with certain human resource-related functions including the development of hiring vacancy packages, onboarding/offboarding of staff, and training of staff.
Develops, initiates, and implements new or revised administrative policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility to meet organizational needs and to resolve administrative management challenges.
Plans, and/or develops, and leads initiatives and processes associated with customer service standards.
Serves as DOL representative in the management of contracts or designated purchase cardholder responsible for small purchases of goods and services in accordance with Departmental and Federal regulations.
Provides technical support and assistance to ILAB staff in travel management.


Please see full announcement on USAJOBS for qualifications at the GS11 and GS12 level.


$78,592 - $122,459 per year

Application instructions

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