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    ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 150 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 150 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 150.

    We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.

    This position is located the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoological Park’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institution in Front Royal Virginia. The incumbent will be responsible for providing purchasing, property management, the processing of travel orders, and other operational needs associated for with center and/or program activities. Incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining a cuff record system by updating information and documentation systems, as well as other similar functions of administration for NZP/SCBI. NZP has major facilities located at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC and Front Royal, VA with a number of staff members located permanently in different areas of the country or overseas.

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    • Helps Administrative staff monitor budget execution for a center/program to insure that center/program objectives are met and funds are spent in accordance to their guidelines.
    • Procures goods and services by preparing contracts, using a purchase card, and/or creating a purchase order then verifying product or services are accounted for, received, and vendor is paid.
    • Incumbent processes domestic and foreign travel for center/program staff its visitors, and SI Interns and Fellows.
    • Performs programmatic functions relating to the Departments mission and functions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/464117500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.