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: Baumholder, Germany; Bitburg, Germany; Kaiserslautern, Germany; Landstuhl, Germany; Ramstein, Germany; Sembach, Germany; Spangdahlem, Germany; Vogelweh, Germany, and Wiesbaden, Germany. Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at: 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 as defined by the DODI 1400.25, Vol. 1232; military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; and/or 30% disabled veterans may apply.  All Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and Veteran Recruitment Appoinment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well.

This position 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 can be filled at the GS-04 grade level, GS-05 grade level, or it can be filled as a developmental position and may have promotion potential to the GS-05 grade level.

In this position, you will perform general office clerical and office automation duties, including word processing, and a variety of clerical functions in support of the school to which assigned. You will prepare a variety of correspondence, forms, reports and statistical material in draft or final form. Assist in managing files and records related to correspondence/mail distribution and freedom of information act data.

In this position, you will perform various office automation duties in support of school administration. Uses database and spreadsheet software to enter, revise, sort and retrieve data pertaining to school administration. Sets up and operates peripheral equipment and devices to process a variety of applications programs. May perform one or more of the following duties: Serves as back-up and assists the School Information Assistant by entering and retrieving information in the Student Management System (SMS) database. Assists in the registration of new students. Establishes and manages personnel files to include Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50) and teacher certifications/recertifications, records related to school correspondence/mail distribution, and freedom of information act data. Prepares and tracks Military Interdepartmental Purchase requests (MIPRs) and provides printouts of available funds information to the school principal. Maintains the Key Control Register and controls the issuance of office and/or school keys. Serves as the schools Telephone Control Officer (TCO). Orders, maintains, and displays controlling regulations, publications and required forms that may have been issued by a variety of sources. May perform office automation work, including word processing, and a variety of clerical functions in support of a special education assessor office within the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) at a school or school complex level. Maintains time and attendance, and leave records in the absence of school secretary.

Travel Required

  • Not Required
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Few vacancies in the following locations

    • Baumholder, Germany
    • Bitburg, Germany
    • Kaiserslautern, Germany
    • Landstuhl, Germany
    • Ramstein, Germany
    • Sembach, Germany
    • Spangdahlem, Germany
    • Vogelweh Army Installation, Germany
    • Wiesbaden, Germany