Job Overview


Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe!

Positions are located in:  TheBavaria District is located atAnsbach, Germany;    Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at:

As of February 4, 2013, this announcement is amended for positions at Bamberg and Schweinfurt Schools Only.

Due to the military drawdown in Europe and the projected school closures, positions at Bamberg and Schweinfurt Schools will be filled on a temporary basis with an NTE date of 30 June 2014.

Who May Apply:  Individuals in the local commuting area who are current career/career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; reinstatement eligibles; individuals on an interchange agreement; U.S. citizen family members; military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; and/or 30% disabled veterans may apply.  All Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well.

This announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple positions throughout the school year.  There is no guarantee if or when a specific position may become available.


This position is a developmental position.  It may be filled at either the GS-05, GS-06 or the GS-07 grade level with promotion potential to the target grade level. 

SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-05 target 07
In this position, you will serve as the principal clerk to the District Superintendent, providing administrative support to the District Superintendent and the District staff. Performs or coordinates the performance of administrative and clerical duties in support of the DSO, a moderately complex organization having a system of formal internal procedures and administrative controls. Coordinates the work of the office with that of other offices. Expedites work by assisting in collection and assembly of data and submission of reports. Keeps Superintendent's calendar and schedules appointments without prior approval, based upon personal knowledge of the Superintendent's workload, interests and commitments, and current important issues.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Bamberg Germany
    • Ansbach Germany
    • Hohenfels Germany
    • Garmisch Germany
    • Illesheim Germany
    • Vilseck Germany
    • Grafenwohr Germany
    • Schweinfurt Germany