Job Overview





Secretary (OA)

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #: D0832000

Series/Grade: GS-0318-06/06

Salary Range: $36,611.00-$47,598.00

*Candidates must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Air National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.


Current members in the Idaho Air National Guard or those eligible to become a member who currently hold 3S0X1 or 3A1X1

Application materials must be received by Thursday, June 08, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 


MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office )

Its purpose is to serve as the personal assistant and principal clerical and administrative support to one or more supervisors.  Organization(s) serviced is subdivided into subordinate segments which are supervised through one or more levels of supervision or is of limited complexity where extensive responsibility exists for outside coordination.  Participates intensively in the management of the office by applying a good working knowledge of the program under control of the supervisor(s) and relieves the supervisor(s) of clerical and administrative support work.

-- Receives visitors and telephone calls.  Exercises judgment in screening those which can be handled personally or be referred to other staff personnel or divisions. Determines when the supervisor should be interrupted. Personally takes care of many matters and gives out administrative and readily available substantive information to callers.

-- Keeps the supervisor's calendar.  Schedules appointments, meetings and conferences without prior clearance based upon personal knowledge of supervisor's workload and current issues of importance.  Reminds supervisor of appointments and furnishes information from files or schedules briefings by others in preparation for scheduled meetings. Reschedules appointments when it is apparent that supervisor can not meet previous schedules. During supervisor's absence, maintains a chronological record of events including official visitors, decisions to be made upon return, unfinished business requiring attention, and related matters. Keeps informed of supervisor's whereabouts.

-- Prepares responses to requests for general information concerning the organization's functions from source material. Anticipates need for information and prepares material so that it is immediately available for supervisor's needs.  In the absence of the supervisor, assumes responsibility for ensuring that requests for action or information are made known to responsible officials who can satisfy the request. Follows up on required actions and informs supervisor of status.

-- Makes arrangements for conferences and meetings, including such matters as location, schedule, agenda and attendance list.  Assembles background material. Attends meetings and performs associated duties. Reminds supervisor and staff members of commitments made and monitors progress until the work is completed.

-- Reads incoming correspondence, publications, regulations, and directives which may affect the supervisor.   Determines those that can be acted upon personally and drafts replies to general inquiries not requiring a technical knowledge of the program.

-- Reviews outgoing correspondence for proper format, conformance with general policy and procedural instructions, grammar, accuracy and inclusion of necessary attachments.

-- Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No