This position is located at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA.Learn more about this agency
This announcement is a solicitation for applications from current permanent VA employees employees and other eligible applicants. Please note that as provided for in the AFGE/VA Master Agreement the FIRST area of consideration for this position will be permanent employees of Tahoma National Cemetery, and the SECOND area of consideration will be employees at other VA facilities and the THIRD will be other eligible applicants.
Provides specialized and general clerical assistance to the office of the Tahoma National Cemetery Cemetery. Performs general clerical support in office with copying, filing, storing stock items. Assignments can vary involving routine and non-routine office functions such as preparing documents and correspondence, sorting, copying, and filing. Prepares reports for Cemetery Administrators use. Assist in budget preparation and management. Serves as purchase card holder and time keeper. Acts as the cemetery representative in the completion of committal services which is a fast-paced work assignment requiring constant coordination, planning and the ability to make changes and adjustments on short notice.
Represents the Tahoma National Cemetery meeting funeral directors, families and honor guard members who are attending committal services or burials at the Cemetery. Provides information to bereaved family members concerning gravesite and marker information. Retrieves gravesite information from the KIOSK or BOSS (electronic burial register) in assisting families locating loved ones' gravesites. Duties may include but are not limited to: maintaining control of traffic to the cemetery, directing funeral corteges so as to keep all family members together, accompanying families to committal shelters and gravesites, providing veteran burial benefit information to family members and visitors, answering general questions of family and visitors, assisting visitors and family members locating gravesites.
Performs public outreach as needed.
Work schedule: Required to work Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. May include occasional weekends. Due to the mission of the National Cemetery, the cemetery cannot be closed for more than 2 consecutive days at any given time. Additionally, when a Federal holiday falls on a Monday or Friday, staff may be required to work on that holiday or a Saturday. All staff is required to work Memorial Day and Veteran's Day each year. Staff will be required to work overtime, weekends and holidays when necessary to meet the needs of the cemetery. Occasionally staff may be called back to the facility to perform emergency overtime work.
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available.
Telework: Not available.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description Title/PD#: Cemetery Representative/#132060
The full performance level of this position is GS-06.
Relocation Expenses: Not available.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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