Job Title:Secretary (OA)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NEAG12128503742053
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, September 27, 2012 to
Tuesday, October 09, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current Army employees with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a Career or Career-Conditional Appointment|
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
This Secretary position is located at the U.S. Public Health Command, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Office of the Director.
Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) is home to 68 tenant organizations that play multiple roles supporting Americas warfighters. Their many and varied missions include testing, chemical & biological defense, research & development, installation restoration, systems analysis & evaluation, foreign intelligence, calibration, packaging, health services & preventive medicine. APG is also home to one of the finest teams of military and civilian scientists, research engineers, technicians, and administrators in the world. For more information about the USAPHC, please visit the website at: http://phc.amedd.army.mil
Because of the partnership with Picerne Military Housing, Department of Army civilian employees now have an option to rent family housing and enjoy the benefits of living on-post at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. There are various floor plans available. Selection is on a first-come first-served basis. If you are interested in this housing option, please contact the Picerne Military Housing Leasing and Relocation Center at 877-276-6659.
Who May Apply:
Current Army employees with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment)
- Must be a qualified typist. Type 40 wpm.
- Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 5%.
- Background check required.
DUTIES:Back to top
In this position, you will serve as Secretary (OA), providing clerical and administrative support to the Director of the U.S. Army Center of Health Promotion & Preventative Medicine. Maintains the Directors daily calendar, establishes priorities, schedule meetings and appointments, accepts or declines invitations. Receives all calls and visitors, and determine the importance of business as to require personal attention of the Director, a Subject Matter Expert, or other staff. Supervises and manages the Administrative support for the Directors Office and other district support offices. Plans and assigns work to be accomplished by subordinates, making revisions as required based on workload and priorities. Reviews outgoing correspondence prepared by others for consistency in accordance with administrative guidelines, and as well as content, correct grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and appropriate format. Compose non-technical recurring internal correspondence on a variety of topics obtained from staff, files and other sources. Organize and maintain files and reference material. Comply with security regulations in handling and storage security of classified material. Generate awards in DCPDS at Directors or other supervisors request. Coordinate travel arrangements and prepare travel orders and vouchers. Utilize Defense Travel System to make travel arrangements for the staff. Operate office automation software systems to prepare technical reports, briefings, tables, forms and viewgraphs. Record notes and/or minutes from staff meetings and conferences. Utilize ATTAPS to input time and attendance. Maintains, input, and verifies the time and attendance for all members of the organization.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Specialized experience: To Qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-06). Specialized experience is defined as: 1) Consolidating data from a variety of sources and putting them in an easy to use format and 2) Preparing correspondence for a manager's signature (i.e., editing, proofreading, and formatting).
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Restriction.
Time in Grade Restriction: Must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).
There is no education substitution at this grade level.
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.