Staff Assistant (Office Automation)


Vacancy ID: 781676   Announcement Number: 13-003-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 330580600

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Vacancy Identification Number - 781676
1. Title of Job

Staff Assistant (Office Automation)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

05

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Staff Assistant

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the following descriptions, please select the one (1) statement that best describes your experience that qualifies you for the Staff Assistant, GS-5 position.

A. I possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, for example: working with Congressional caucuses and committees, applying analytical and evaluative techniques in conducting research, or compiling, organizing, and managing information by using electronic information gathering and organization systems.
B. I possess 4 years of education above high school from an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.
C. I do not meet the qualification requirements above.

2. To be eligible for office automation (OA) positions, you must be able to type a minimum of 40 words per minute. Do you hereby certify that you meet the requirements set forth in this self-certification statement?

A. Yes
B. No

3. Have you posted stories, photos, and other materials on a website that uses a Drupal content management platform?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you have one year of experience using CongressPlus software?

A. Yes
B. No

5. I am eligible under a Special Hiring Authority for non-competitive appointment such as is authorized for persons who are severely disabled, certain veterans, and returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or VISTA. (If you select this option, you must indicate the type of special appointment you are seeking on your application and follow all other instructions for applying shown in this announcement).

A. Yes
B. No


Please indicate your answer for each task.

6. Have you handled external communication to facilitate identification and outreach to specific, relevant potential participants/stakeholders for an event your office has conceived?

A. Yes
B. No

7. Have you drafted correspondence and other communication on behalf of a senior staff member?

A. Yes
B. No

8. Have you communicated with outside customers in order to communicate about the events or initiatives of an organization or federal agency?

A. Yes
B. No

9. Have you used Microsoft Excel to sort and track contact information for more than 100 individual entries?

A. Yes
B. No

10. Have you conducted research to facilitate the development of a meeting or event?

A. Yes
B. No

11. Have you coordinated and conducted conference call meetings using Microsoft Outlook, including the development and dissemination of a call agenda?

A. Yes
B. No

12. Have you provided administrative support to a senior staff member in an office?

A. Yes
B. No



13. Have you coordinated meetings for 15 or more participants?

A. Yes
B. No

14. Have you coordinated an off-site meeting and provided support for the meeting at the off-site location?

A. Yes
B. No

15. Have you coordinated refreshments and/or meals for a meeting or special guest in an office setting?

A. Yes
B. No

16. Do you have experience working as part of a team in an office setting?

A. Yes
B. No

17. Have you handled the procurement and transmission of secure information from event attendees to facilitate a security screening process for an event?

A. Yes
B. No

18. Have you used Microsoft Word to create supplemental briefing materials to apprise senior staff members and team members of information relative to an event with outside stakeholders, incorporating photographs and other graphics with text?

A. Yes
B. No

19. Have you handled incoming calls for an executive office?

A. Yes
B. No

20. Have you had to direct callers to appropriate offices within an organization based on their specific questions which required you to have a good working knowledge of the entire organization?

A. Yes
B. No