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    This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

    This position is located on a Forest Service unit. The incumbent is responsible for providing administrative support to the Unit.

    This position is located within Region 2 on the Shoshone National Forest in Cody, WY.

    For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Kimbley McBride at (307) 578-5202 or email kimbleymcbride@fs.fed.us OR Susan Stresser at (307) 578-5201 or email sstresser@fs.fed.us

    Position will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.

    The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career- Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

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    Supports and assists with a full range of purchasing and procurement needs of the unit. Requisitions office supplies, equipment, forms, printing services, maintenance services, etc. as required. Resolves non-recurring problems.

    Receives and distributes supplies and special order items, reconciles purchases within the appropriate database in a timely manner.

    Maintains procurement/purchasing files in accordance with Federal regulations and agency directives and ensures procurement documentation is signed and attached.

    May use database or spreadsheet software to enter, revise, sort, calculate, and retrieve data for reports.

    Receives visitors and handles calls of a routine nature, such as locations of key personnel and recreation opportunities. Has extensive knowledge of all other District activities and can answer inquiries regarding these. Responds to non-technical requests for information regarding office functions, status of reports, and other information as needed. Difficult, technical, or special questions are referred to the appropriate District Staff.

    Receives data from multiple sources in multiple forms, reviews the data, and processes it to meet a variety of administrative needs. Examines documents and data for completeness, discrepancies, and other special requirements. Enters it into existing or newly developed databases using the appropriate software systems.

    Reviews outgoing correspondence prepared in the official Correspondence Database submitted for supervisor’s signature for grammatical accuracy and conformance with policy, and discusses deviations or discrepancies with the author. Establishes and maintains the unit’s files in hardcopy and/or electronic format as required.

    Prepares, audits, and transmits time and attendance reports for employees on the District.

    Keeps all District employees informed of personnel policies and regulations, such as leave, compensation for injury, retirement, promotion, etc.

    Serves as Collection Officer to sell such items as National Forest maps, Christmas tree permits, 2400-4’s (Forest Product Sale Permits), and Golden Age Passports in accordance with manual and handbook requirements. Is held accountable for the funds collected. Maintains accountability records as required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Per Work Assignment

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

     US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476900400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.