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    You will serve as a Program Support Specialist for the Small Business Administration (SBA), Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA), Damage Verification Center - DVC in Herndon, Virginia. This position provides assistance to the Supervisory Program Support Specialist to ensure necessary internal support functions are accomplished in an efficient and timely manner, and that SBA and DVC support policies and procedures are followed.

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    As a Program Support Specialist at the GS-0301-9, some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Assist management in ensuring budget, procurement, telecommunications, time and attendance, supply, accountable property, records management, and other support functions are accomplished.
    • Use computer software to generate word processing documents, spreadsheets, tables, reports and formulas.
    • Analyze and evaluate organizational needs, work procedures, functions and objectives, and make recommendations for improvements.
    • Assist in drafting procedural guidelines and memoranda in any of the functional areas.
    DVC is located in the business area of Herndon, VA. It is conveniently located near various eateries and shops and is accessible via public transportation.

    • If selected, your work schedule will be full time seasonal. Depending upon the level of disaster activity, you may be placed in a non-pay status if there is insufficient work. However, the work of this position will likely require you to work full-time most of the year.
    • The Term Appointment does not confer competitive status, or reinstatement rights, on the individual selected. You may be promoted or reassigned to another Term position within SBA's Office of Disaster assistance; however, you may not be appointed non-competitively to another Federal position. You will initially be given a Term Appointment exceeding one year. If all other conditions of employment are met, this appointment may be extended, in increments, up to a total of four (4) years.
    • If required to travel to a disaster site, you may encounter hazardous working and/or living conditions, for example, no water or electricity and/or minimal lodging facilities.
    • Mandatory Overtime: In order to respond quickly and efficiently to disaster victims, substantial compensated overtime hours may be required while on assignment (up to seven days a week and 10 to 14 hours a day).
    • A valid driver's license may be required.
    Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 180 days from the closing date.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - On occasion, especially during times of substantial disaster activity, you may be required to work overtime and/or travel with little or no advance notice.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526926900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.