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Job Title:Administrative Officer

Agency:Peace Corps

Job Announcement Number:14-189-CC

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$52,344.00 to $76,869.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 to Tuesday, June 24, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

FP-0341-05/5

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

4

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Dallas, TX View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in one of the Offices within Volunteer Recruitment and Selection (VRS). The primary responsibility of the Administrative Officer (AO) is to manage the day-to-day administrative operations of the Office it supports. Administrative management work is primarily concerned with providing, securing or negotiating for the resources or services needed to manage and run an office. The major duties and responsibilities of the VRS AO include: Financial Management, HR Management, Property & Vehicle Fleet Management, Travel Oversight, Policy Interpretation, and a variety of other administrative duties. The AO reports to the Office Manager/Director and works closely with the VRS Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=KTIOI.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

    DUTIES:

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    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    Manages administrative requirements for the organization's facilities, property, and supplies. Key aspects of facilities management include facilities security, safety management and mishap investigation, facility operational activities, and telecommunications and audiovisual support for the organization. Manages administrative aspects of office supplies, office property, and office moves in support of organizational program, projects, and/or missions.

    Performs tasks related to the administrative management of an organization. This includes activities such as interpreting administrative policies, developing and implementing organizational policies, defining administrative requirements, and/or providing advice to management on related issues.

    Provides administrative support and guidance for organizational budgeting and financial management activities. Provides advice to management and program personnel on budgetary and finance issues such as budget formulation, justification, and execution; financial management; and financial reporting.

    Provides support and guidance for administering internal review, quality, and productivity initiatives for an organization.

    Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-08 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.
    Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Click here to see the full Qualifications Statement.


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    Performs other duties as assigned.

    A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet this requirement will be grounds for employment termination.

    As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. 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.

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Your application will be automatically evaluated and rated by the system. Additionally, we will conduct a quality review of your on-line application and supporting documents. Your on-line responses must be supported by the information you provide in your work history information.


    BENEFITS:

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    You can review our benefits at: https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/viewVacancyStatement?referenceCode=KTIOI&statement=BENEFITS

    Moving expenses are not authorized.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized.

    BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holidays; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; and training and development opportunities. Employees located in the United States may also receive subsidized transportation, flexible work schedule, and a family/worklife program.

    DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    This is an Excepted Service Appointment. Initial appointments to the Peace Corps normally are for 60 months (5 years). Employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and receive the same benefits as other Federal employees. A background security investigation will be required for all hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Qualified internal applicants will receive first consideration. If you are a current Peace Corps employee, you must select "I am a federal civilian employee" in the Eligibilities section of the application. You must also select "Peace Corps" as your Employer Name. An incorrect response may result in your being found ineligible for this vacancy. This position is located in one of the Offices within Volunteer Recruitment and Selection (VRS). The primary responsibility of the Administrative Officer (AO) is to manage the day-to-day administrative operations of the Office it supports. Administrative management work is primarily concerned with providing, securing or negotiating for the resources or services needed to manage and run an office. The major duties and responsibilities of the VRS AO include: Financial Management, HR Management, Property & Vehicle Fleet Management, Travel Oversight, Policy Interpretation, and a variety of other administrative duties. The AO reports to the Office Manager/Director and works closely with the VRS Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

    This position is excluded from provisions of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP).



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=KTIOI.

    If you are unable to apply online, you may contact Avue Help Desk at joeavue@avuetech.com.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Applicants submitting documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the online employment application.

    If you are claiming Veteran's Preference you must attach your supporting documents to receive your preference points. For more information please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.

    VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you are claiming 5-point Veteran's Preference, a DD-214 must be submitted with your application. To receive 10-point preference, in addition to your DD-214, you must also submit an SF-15 and an official statement, issued in 1991 or later, from the Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability of 10% or more. This documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement; failure to submit will disallow the additional points for preference being added to your score.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Avue Help Desk
    Email: joeavue@avuetech.com
    Agency Information:
    Peace Corps
    1111 20th St NW
    Washington, Dist of Columbia
    20526
    US

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/pc/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit an establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualification form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted.

    If you are a current federal employee and are interested in reemployment rights, you should discuss your options with your current employing agency.

    Applications and supporting documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application will be automatically evaluated and rated by the system. Additionally, the Peace Corps Human Resources Office will conduct a quality review of your on-line application and supporting documents before your rating becomes final. Your on-line responses must be supported by the information you provide in your application and work history information.

    All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

    If you have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, or have questions regarding reasonable accommodation, please contact our American Diversity Program office at 202-692-2139. You can send an email to adp@peacecorps.gov or americandiversityprogram@peacecorps.gov.

    This is a Federal Government civilian job called an Excepted Service Appointment. As an Excepted Service agency, Peace Corps employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and employment is time-limited not to exceed 5 years. Peace Corps employees receive the same benefits as other Federal employees.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    A 12-month trial period is required.

    Familiarity and/or experience with diversity and inclusion strategies and tactics within the workplace preferred.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    14-189-CC

    Control Number:

    372391600