Job Overview

Summary

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: Ansbach, Germany; Bamberg, Germany; Garmisch, Germany; Grafenwoehr, Germany; Hohenfels, Germany; Illesheim, Germany; Schweinfurt, Germany; and Vilseck, Germany. Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at: http://www.dodea.edu/Europe/schools/index.cfm.

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.

Duties

This position can be filled at the GS-05 grade level, GS-06 grade level, or it can be filled as a developmental position and may have promotion potential to the GS-06 grade level.

SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-05
In this position, you will serve as the principal clerk of the school, providing administrative assistance to the Principal, staff, and faculty. Performs a variety of office support duties, e.g. receives telephone calls or visitors, answers questions and provides information of a routine nature based on knowledge of programs and operations. Maintains supervisor’s calendar, prepares and types documents and correspondence to include suspense reports. Maintains files and records. Requisitions office supplies, equipment and publications. Performs timekeeping functions for the school. Makes travel arrangements.

SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-06
In this position, you will serve as personal assistant/secretary to the school principal/supervisor and coordinate other clerical works for the assigned office staff. Performs a variety of office support duties, e.g. receives telephone calls or visitors, answers questions and provides information of a routine nature based on knowledge of programs and operations. Maintains supervisor’s calendar, prepares and types documents and correspondence. The school secretary interacts with students and parents to resolve problems. Performs duties unique to school environment including; personnel and payroll coordination, computer area security, key control, and records management. Responsible for maintaining an accurate Substitute teacher roster. May also assist in education program implementation involving coordinating program requirements and administrative details.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

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