Job Overview


About the Agency

Division:   Richmond Field Office
Location:  Richmond, Virginia

Working Hours:  8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

GS 8:  $44,267.00 - $57,548.00

GS9:  $48,893.00 - $63,558.00

Relocation expenses will be borne by the selectee, except FBI employees returning from Legat assignment.

Generally, following a COST TRANSFER you will be eligible for transfer after completing three years in the assignment.

Additionally, NO COST TRANSFER require a one-year assignment commitment to be eligible for further FBI transfers.

The FBI must ensure our workforce is fully staffed to continue protecting our nation and combating crime. As a result, the FBI is committed to achieving FY 2014 hiring goals. Effective, May 5, 2014, FBI employees will be precluded from moving to another position within the Bureau by means of promotion, reassignment or change to lower grade unless the new position is career enhancing (Headquarters to Field Offices or Field Offices to Headquarters) or offers a greater promotional potential than the position in which they are currently serving.


Major Duties for the GS 8 grade level:

* Serves as Secretary to the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) in the Field Office.

* Manages the ASAC's office, to include ASAC's calendar of appointments for conferences/meetings. Arranges travel plans for the ASAC, along with screening all calls and visitors. Answers most questions for routing matters without referring to the ASAC.

* Receives and screens all correspondence requiring ASAC's signature, for clarity and completeness of reply, factual consistency, as well as, grammatical and procedural correctness, in accompaniment with replying to correspondence not requiring the ASAC's attention.

* Utilizes office automation software such as word processing, database management, electronic spreadsheet and other applications. Prepares agendas, develops background information, and attends and records the minutes of meetings.

Major Duties for the GS 9 grade level: In addition to the GS 8 duties, the GS 9 duties include the following:

* Serves as the Personal Assistant and Office Manager to the ASAC of the Field Office, and in the absence of ASAC, is personally responsible for continuity of the office operations.

* Develops material for ASAC's use in public-speaking engagements. After ascertaining the subject matter, develops background information and prepares an outline for speech, submitting same to the ASAC for final writing.

* Recommends and implements changes in clerical and administrative policies and procedures of the office, along with providing accurate and timely advice pertaining to ASAC's instructions.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

This announcement is open to all qualified U.S. citizens.

This position is being advertised concurrently with Announcement Number RH-2014-0009 (FBI).

FBI candidates who wish to be considered on both the External and FBI only certificates must apply to both announcements.

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