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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers MISSION SUPPORT ASSISTANT (OA) in Seattle, Washington

Summary About the Position: This position serves as a principle administrative assistant in the Mission Support Office providing support to overall District operations and General and Administrative (G&A) offices throughout Seattle District. Responsibilities In accordance with Federal micro-purchasing regulations, initiate, process, and follow through on government purchase card (GPC) requests using an automated financial system. Assure delivery schedules are met, and warranties and maintenance contract terms upheld. Coordinate purchases with vendors. Receive bills for contracted services and assure work has been performed satisfactorily before approving payment. Prepare correspondence in final form ensuring proper format, grammar, and punctuation. Prepare travel orders and vouchers for others. Maintain hard copy and electronic files in accordance with established records management policy/regulations. Maintain office files including sorting, arranging, purging, and retiring files. Respond to requests for information and material representing various phases of the District’s activities pertaining to a technical information system. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce Executive Order (E.O.) 12721 Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible People with Disabilities, Schedule A Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability Retirement Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible Reinstatement Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes at least three (3) or more of the following; 1) verifying budgetary account codes and dollar amounts in an automated financial system; 2) preparing correspondence in final form; 3) preparing travel orders and vouchers; 4) maintaining task deadlines; 5) and creating, editing, and reformatting reports. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Accountability Attention to Detail Clerical Communications Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Accounting Customer Service Decision Making Flexibility Information Technology Application Integrity/Honesty Interpersonal Skills Learning Reading Comprehension Reasoning Self-Management Stress Tolerance Teamwork Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06). Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Human Capitol and Resource Management Career Field position. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "unscheduled telework". Management may authorize Relocation Incentive, Recruitment Incentive.