Transportation Specialist, GS-2101-07/09 FPL 12

Department of Transportation (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)

About the organization

The primary mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.

The FMCSA was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on January 1, 2000, pursuant to the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999. FMCSA is headquartered in Washington, DC and employs more than 1,000 people in all 50 States and the District of Columbia, all dedicated to improving the safety of commercial motor vehicles (CMV) and saving lives.

Duties

•Ensures that all required input and coordination are obtained in time to meet Agency deadlines, that the deliverable conforms to reporting and format requirements; is assembled properly; and is complete. Coordinates with appropriate staff members and initiates action to correct deficiencies;
•Maintains and updates task assignment status information for the Associate Administrator and Office Directors;
•Schedules meetings and conference rooms based on Agency activities and issues within the organization’s purview. Identifies and contacts appropriate attendees. Contacts the Office of Chief Counsel when legal representation is required to address issues. Assists with consolidating presentations for large events;
•Prepares and distributes the weekly correspondence monitoring report, and advises the Associate Administrator and Office Directors of delays in completing correspondence. Ensures grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage, and format are correct according to Government Printing Office (GPO) manual and guidance from the Agency’s Executive Secretariat.
•Uses a variety of office software programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint, Access, or other formatting programs to prepare letters, correspondence, complex presentations, spreadsheets, minor databases, transmittals, briefings, visual aids, and other documents;
•Prepares travel requests and authorizations per Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), General Services Administration (GSA) standards, and agency policy.

Qualifications

To qualify for the GS-07 on Experience, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-05, it must include:

Experience with planning, coordinating, and performing a variety of program management and administrative support services which include but not limited to recurring reports, forms, presentations, controlled or routine correspondence, memorandums and other forms of written communication; and Experience compiling, organizing, and tracking data, including but not limited to statistical and programmatic data.

To qualify for the GS-09 on Experience, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-07, it must include:

Experience with planning, coordinating, and performing a variety of management and administrative support services which include but not limited to recurring reports, forms, presentations, controlled or routine correspondence, memorandums and other forms of written communication; and Experience in the application of analytical and evaluation methods and correctly applying policy, guidance, and instruction in
support of program objectives.

Salary

GS-07 ($49,157-$63,906); GS-09 ($60,129-$78,167)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

In order to be considered for this position you MUST submit the following:

-Noncompetitive Letter
-Transcripts
-Resume

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