Secretary (OA)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

About the organization

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Find out more at www.fws.gov.

Duties

As a Secretary (OA) your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Schedule activities for the ARD/Deputy ARD/Regional Chief and maintain calendar, committing time for appointments, conferences, speaking engagements, and preparing travel arrangements
Respond to routine and non-technical requests for information and refers inquiries to appropriate office or staff.
Review incoming mail and determine items which should be brought to the attention of the ARD/Deputy ARD/Regional Chief; prepare responses for review.
Serve as initial point of contact for Controlled Correspondence to be signed by the Department of the Interior-Secretary, Fish and Wildlife Service-Director, or the Regional Director.
Provide guidance to administrative support staff and others.
Ensure that time and attendance is entered accurately and timely.
Complete a variety of correspondence, personnel forms, both paper and electronic, and maintain files.
Initiate purchase requests and use and maintain government credit card to order supplies and equipment; use Financial Business Management System (FBMS) to process payments.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following qualification requirements.

Minimum Qualification [GS-07]
At least one year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 in Federal service demonstrated by being office clerical or administrative support for an office. Qualifying specialized experience includes providing administrative support, such as arranging travel, following established administrative procedures, utilizing office automation, reviewing correspondence for accuracy; entering time and attendance. NOTE: Your resume must provide sufficient detail proving you have performed these duties to be found qualified.
Minimum Qualification [GS-08]
At least one year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 in Federal service demonstrated by being the principal office clerical or administrative support for an office. Qualifying specialized experience includes providing executive level administrative support; arranging travel; establishing administrative priorities; resolving operating problems; utilizing office automation; assuring time and attendance is entered and submitted timely; reviewing correspondence for accuracy; and interpreting guidelines. NOTE: Your resume must provide sufficient detail proving you have performed these duties to be found qualified.

Salary

$46,156 to $69,540 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

The full announcement, with qualifications and details about how to apply, are available at the links below. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

MR-20-10843156-ED-DE: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/571676900

MR-20-10843157-ED-MP: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/571676800

These positions opened on Tuesday June 23, 2010 and will close on Tuesday July 7, 2020. Applications must be received by July 7 at 11:59 PM (EST) to receive consideration. You are encouraged to apply online, using the USAJOBS online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume.

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