Administrative Support Assistant (OA)


Vacancy ID: 836972   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M2-13-836972   USAJOBS Control Number: 337065000

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 836972
1. Title of Job

Administrative Support Assistant (OA)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.

6. Citizenship

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 06.


06
07

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Administrative Support Assistant (OA)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


130280089 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for a Administrative Support Assistant (Office Automation), GS-303-06.

A. I have one year specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service, performing a variety of administrative support tasks to include, managing meeting schedules; processing incoming and outgoing correspondences, letters and reports; responding to oral and written inquiries; utilizing a personal computer and a variety of software applications to generate presentations and reports; and processing and/or maintaining records/documents; etc.

B. I do not possess the specialized experience described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for a Administrative Support Assistant (Office Automation), GS-303-07.

A. I have one year specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-6 grade level in the Federal service, performing a variety of administrative support tasks to include, managing meeting schedules; processing incoming and outgoing correspondences, letters and reports; responding to oral and written inquiries; utilizing a personal computer and a variety of software applications to generate presentations and reports; and processing and/or maintaining records/documents; etc.

B. I do not possess the specialized experience described above.

3. Can you type 40 words per minute with three or fewer errors?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you possess experience using a personal computer to perform word processing?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet
performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored
closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper
procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it
independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised
performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other
workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Manage appointments and meeting schedules for senior officials.

6. Receive, screen, and maintain correspondence to ensure documents and other materials are handled in a sensitive manner.

7. Assess and route incoming and outgoing materials, correspondence, reports and other forms of written communication.

8. Make foreign and domestic travel arrangements for staff.

9. Identify problems and resolve administrative issues.

10. Gather information, advise, and coordinate with officials on a variety of administrative issues.

11. Use discretion and maintain confidentiality in matters related to sensitive or controversial issues.

12. Compile, organize, and track program data in support of the organization's program operations.

13. Arrange meetings and conference calls for staff

14. Provide operational and administrative assistance to all staff on procedural requirements.

15. Compile and consolidates material into prescribed format.

16. Prepare a variety of correspondence ensuring correct punctuation, spelling, grammar and conformance to style.

17. Develop background information and prepares outlines for correspondence and reports.

18. Interact with peers, general public, and/or industry representative on sensitive and/or non-sensitive matters.

19. Answer phone calls and refer callers to appropriate subject matter personnel.

20. Answer questions concerning policies and procedures related to support/office services.

21. Communicate information to supervisor for review, tracking or internal workflow management and analyses.

22. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.