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: Bahrain; Aviano, Italy; Catania, Italy; Naples, Italy; Tirrenia, Italy; Vicenza, Italy; Prala da Vitoria, Portugal; Rota, Spain; Sevilla, Spain; Ankara, Turkey; Incirlik, Turkey;  Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at: http://www.eu.dodea.edu/schools/index.php?dId=5.

*Note:  Due to the military drawdown in Europe and the projected school closures, vacant positions at Lajes School 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 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 Appointment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well.

 *Lajes School: Individuals in the local commuting area who are current career/career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; reinstatement eligibles; U.S. citizen family members as defined by the DODI 1400.25, Vol. 1232 ; military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; 30% disabled veterans; and/or Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well. Candidates placed at the Lajes school will be hired on a temporary Not-To-Exceed 30-JUNE-2014 basis due to projected school closure.

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-0318-6
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.

Travel Required

  • Not Required
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Bahrain
    • Aviano, Italy
    • Catania, Italy
    • Naples, Italy
    • Tirrenia, Italy
    • Vicenza, Italy
    • Lajes (azores), Portugal
    • Rota, Spain
    • Seville, Spain
    • Ankara, Turkey
    • Incirlik, Turkey