Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. The agency strives to exceed the expectations of its customers through its core values of Integrity, Service and Leadership. Save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
Candidate of this position serves as an Administrative Staff Assistant (ASA) to the Director, Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC) and is responsible for performing administrative and secretarial duties for the Director and for performing certain analytical duties for VRTC. The Candidate participates in the management of the office by applying excellent working knowledge of the programs in VRTC.
The Candidate participates in the administrative activities to assure that they contribute to the successful accomplishment of the office's mission, candidate shall serve as office manager and personal assistant for the Office Director, VRTC, by participating in the management of programs and performing administrative duties. The ASA exercise control over the Office Director's appointments with authority for commitment of time; ensures that the practices and procedures used are consistent with those of the agency; on own initiative, recommends changes in administrative policies; and devises and installs office procedures and practices to be used by secretaries and clerical personnel. Based on experience and extensive knowledge of VRTC programs, objectives, resources, and overall operation, both within Vehicle Safety Research and NHTSA, the ASA assures effective and efficient operation of the office.
NHTSA is looking for an experienced Administrative Staff Assistant who is courteous and professional while they exhibit their ability to interact with other NHTSA staff, contractors, external suppliers and the general public. Knowledge of Microsoft office software is a must and the ability to type 60 words a minute, develop spread sheets and creating graphs and tables is a plus.
This vacancy is limited to the first 50 applications and will close early at midnight on the day we receive the 50th application.
- You must be a status candidate and meet specialized experience
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
- Provide all required documents by closing date
- Position is telework eligible
- Announcement also advertised to U.S. citizens: NHTSA.NVS-2013-0052
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days