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    This position is located at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in the Nutrition and Food Service. This position serves as the initial point of contact for all questions, information and problem resolution in the areas of budget, contracting, travel, human resources, files management, correspondence preparation and control, time and attendance, office automation systems, and purchasing/procurement within the department.

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    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
    Position Description/PD#: Program Support Assistant (OA)~ PD# 09149-0 Program Support Assistant (OA)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION: VA-wide and All Status Eligibles, however, first area of consideration will be given to permanent local VAMC employees. Second area of consideration will be given to permanent VISN 15 & VA employees. Third area of consideration will be given to status eligible candidates.

    Current Title 38 Hybrid employees: To qualify for a Title 5 position based on the Interchange Agreement, you must meet the following:
    1. Be currently serving under a permanent appointment.
    2. Served continuously for at least 1 year in the other merit system prior to appointment under the interchange agreement.

    Current permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees may apply for consideration under this vacancy announcement.


    Assists the Chief, Nutrition and Food Services by performing a broad scope of technical program support work in support of the Nutrition and Food Service. Performs general work such as the collection, compilation, research and/or tracking of data and program information, purchasing, budgeting, contracting, and other various duties. This includes compilation of data necessary for the annual Nutrition and Food Service report, summaries of customer service surveys, research on new trends, and information for budget reports.
    Provides support and assistance on complex administrative matters affecting Nutrition and Food Service such as coordination of concurrence of Medical Center policies, staffing studies, cost benefit analysis, and overtime analysis. Performs administrative work, which includes preparing correspondence covering subjects of an administrative nature in support of the department in daily operations.
    Prepares all documentation required for personnel actions and other Human Resource requirements, Serves as the liaison to HR and Nutrition and Food Service Supervisors to track progress on the hiring process. Monitors the timeliness of all performance appraisal requirements for department supervisory staff.
    Provides training and advisory services tot he Nutrition and Food Service staff in all department administrative procedures ensuring compliance with regulations and policies.
    Serves as budgetary control point clerk. Completes electronic 1358 requests in VistA, as well as increases and decreases throughout the fiscal year. Submits to manager in a timely fashion.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523696600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.