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Job Title:  Travel Assistant (Sch A., 30% Disabled Veterans, VRA eligible only)
Department:  Department Of Justice
Agency:  Offices, Boards and Divisions
Job Announcement Number:  14-MK-CRM-SCHA-008

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$34,075.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year
Monday, December 23, 2013 to Monday, January 06, 2014
Full Time - Term NTE NTE 2 years
Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
Open to U.S. Citizens Eligible under Schedule A, 30% disabled veterans, or VRA
Not Applicable


To be eligible for this annoucement you must be eligible to be hired under the Schedule A for people with disabilities, 30% or more disabled veteran, or VRA hiring authorities.  For questions about eligibility please follow the below links or contact HR.


The Department of Justice (DOJ) mission to enforce the law, and to defend the interests of the United States and its citizens in accordance with the law, is carried out by approximately 104,000 talented and diverse men and women, working in 40 separate component organizations and in numerous and varied law enforcement, legal, and administrative mission-critical occupations. DOJ leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. With such an important mission to achieve, it is critical for DOJ to recruit a highly-skilled workforce. Become a member of our team, where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.

Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.


  • Not Required


  • No


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualifiy for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation
  • You may be required to take a drug test.


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As an Travel Assistant you will: Assist with travel administration and the routine day-to-day operating problems and issues of the Section.


  • Request and book travel and accommodations as requested.
  • Assigns document control number to all travel authorizations and keys them into the travel system.
  • Troubleshoots any issues with systems related to travel for the Section.
  • Ensures travel documents and reimbursement claims are corrected coded for payment and that travel advance balances are appropriate.
  • Serves as the travel card coordinator for the Section Assist travelors in resolving descrepencies or disputes.
  • Ensure that Section purchases are in conformance with current regulations, policies and guidelines; documents purchases and reconciles monthly statements.
  • Assist in performing routine tasks in support of the administration of a small, stable budget involving basic administrative expenses.


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You must meet all qualification requirements outlined in this vacancy by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.



A. One year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: ensure travel documents and reimbursement claims are accurately coded for payment utilizing agency guidelines or FAR, process general correspondence received by office, appropriately routing documents to the correct recipients for follow up. B. A Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of education above high school in any field of study from an accredited college or university. C. A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours is creditable toward meeting the requirements above.


One year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: and execute travel authorizations to ensure prompt payment of funds, create and run reports on travel expenditures to provide to managers, ensure travel documents and reimbursement claims are accurately coded for payment.



One year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently monitor and execute travel authorizations to ensure prompt payment of funds, create and run reports on travel expenditures to provide to managers, review and analyze travel vouchers for consistency with agency policy and FAR regulations, act as travel card coordinator.

To apply under this announcement, you must be an individual with an intellectual disability, a severe physical disability, or a psychiatric disability. If you are offered a position, you must be able to provide proof of your disability. Acceptable proof is appropriate documentation (e.g., records, statements, or other appropriate information) issued by:

1) A licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (State or private); OR

2) A licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, to practice medicine); OR

3) A Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits (e.g., Social Security Administration).




A veteran eligible under a non-competative appointment: 30% or more disable Veterans and VRA - Please read the guidance provided in the Vet Guide about special hiring authorities for Veterans -

Other Requirements:

  • All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

    You will be evaluated on the competencies you possess that are directly related to the duties of the position being filled. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates referred to the selecting official.


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    The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.




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    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes the Assessment Questionnaire and the Required Documents indicated below. The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, onMonday, January 06, 2014.

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following 1017411. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. I

    If you cannot apply online:

    1. Click the following link to view and print the Assessment Questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire, and
    2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire:  and
    3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:

    1. Your Résumé (Cover Letter is optional) - applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Applicants are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show the possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position and the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position.


    And one of the below:

    1. Proof of Disability - Proof of disability will typically come in the form of a letter. Such a letter simply needs to say that you have a severe disability.

    You can get this letter from:

      • your doctor, a licensed medical professional,
    • a licensed rehabilitation professional, or
    • any federal, state, District of Columbia, or US territory agency that issues or provides disability benefits.

    The letter does NOT need to detail your medical history or your need for an accommodation. The simpler the letter is, the better.


      2. Proof of eligibility to be hired under 30% disabled or VRA Veteran hiuring authorities.



    Human Resources
    Phone: (202)514-2811
    TDD: 202-808-0538
    Agency Information:
    The Criminal Division
    1400 New York Ave
    Suite 5000
    Washington, DC


    After applying, if you are found qualified, you may be referred to the Selecting Official for further consideration. Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the Selecting Official.

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