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Management and Program Assistant (Administrative Assistant)

Company: US Department of Transportation
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

Performs a combination of routine, multiple and varying administrative tasks in support of agency administrative programs, policies, and procedures. Assists managers, support staff, and other employees in day-to-day operations. Applies experience and advanced knowledge to plan and perform administrative assignments with a broad understanding of how administrative assignments contribute to organizational activities.

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Overview

* Accepting applications
* Open & closing dates

11/12/2022 to 12/02/2022


* Salary

$41,235 - $61,855 per year

Salary does not includes a locality based payment.


* Pay scale & grade

FV F


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Locations

4 vacancies in the following locations:

* Albuquerque, NM


* Phoenix, AZ


* Prescott, AZ




* Telework eligible

Yes-as determined by the agency policy.


* Travel Required

Not required - The job does not require any travel.


* Relocation expenses reimbursed

No


* Appointment type

Permanent -


* Work schedule

Full-time -


* Service

Excepted


* Promotion potential

NA


* Job family (Series)

0344 Management And Program Clerical And Assistance


* Supervisory status

No


* Security clearance

Other


* Drug test

No


* Announcement number

AWP-ATO-23-14AMLA-81571


* Control number

688981100



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This job is open to

* The public

U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.


* Individuals with disabilities


* Veterans


* Special authorities

Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.



Clarification from the agency

US Citizens, Individuals with Disabilities, Veterans; 30% or More Disabled and/or VRA

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Duties

Performs a combination of routine, multiple and varying administrative task in support of agency administrative programs, policies and procedures. Assists managers, support staff and other employees in day to day operations. Applies experience and advanced knowledge to plan and perform administrative assignments with a broad understanding of how administrative assignments contribute to organizational activities.

Specilialized assignments included; initiates requests for personnel actions and other documents required to fill vacancies and effect other personnel actions (promotions, details, resignations, certification, etc). Coordinates questions with the servicing HR office regarding personnel actions, routine discrepancies and missing/vague guidance. Maintains and updates organizational systems to ensure accurate account of staff levels, employee position assignments and employee status. Collects, compiles and formats historical and trending financial information to contribute to the preparation and submission of budget requirements. Modifies and maintains automated systems for tracking obligations and expenditures of funds throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget cycle. Initiates or reviews procurement requests for equipment and other items as needed.

Ensures justifications of requested items meet criteria for expenditures. Ensures effective management and internal controls of assigned agency property through periodic inventories in accordance with the agency guidelines. Performs time and attendance duties for a large group of employees with varying and/or frequently changing working times, shifts, schedules, premium pay entitlements, pay systems, position tenure and/or collective bargaining unit differences. Utilizes travel system to initiate, complete, review and validate travel authorizations and vouchers to ensure compliance with governing guidelines. Ensures compliance with facility, regional and service area facility security guidelines and policies governing the issuance of keys, parking decals, identification badges, proximity cards and other access credentials for FAA employees, contract employees and visitors. Independently uses a variety of software to prepare narrative and statistical reports, graphs and charts. Accomplishes work under the general supervision of a manager and minimal oversight of a team lead or higher level professional. Demonstrates considerable independence in planning time and coordinates only as needed with a manager or more experienced employee to prioritize assignments and use assigned resources. Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow some discretion for the employee to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager or more experienced employee. Identifies and informs managers and/or other employees of problems/issues that require their attention and helps them develop and recommend solutions.

Provides guidance to lower level support staff members for handling routine problems and issues. Work is reviewed periodically, typically through status reports and at completion to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or work activities. Completed work is compliant and accepted without significant changes. Work impacts the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative services provided to facilities geographically dispersed through a district. The workforce and the organization rely heavily upon this position for accuracy and timeliness in the completion of assigned task. Work activities typically support multiple projects/programs and contribute to t he objectives of one or more organizational units and/or major subdivisions. Contact are typically internal and external.

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

* US Citizenship is required.
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
* Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.

Qualifications

FV-344-Fpay band (equivalent to the FG/GS-9/10), applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-E or FG/GS-7/8. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience may include analyzing information on a variety of programs and preparing reports, providing guidance and interpretation of administrative, financial, or budget policies, assisting with various analytical studies. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

This position requires the ability to work at multiple locations to provide administrative support within the district depending on the needs of the facility.

Education

Education may not be substituted for experience.

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Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.

Position may be subject to a background investigation.

A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

The Locality Rates for each location are shown below:

Albuquerque, NM - 17.14% locality - salary range including locality is $48,303 - $72,457.

Phoenix, AZ - 20.84% locality - salary range including locality is: $49,828 - $74,746.

Prescott, AZ - 16.20% locality -salary range including locality is $47,915 - $71,876.

Duty location will be assigned at time of selection.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all internal/external announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include work history that describes how you meet the answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist, as appropriate. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Interview: If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by Pass: ATO Districts.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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* Benefits

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A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.



How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

* Benefits

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A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


* Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

Most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) is required.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


* How to Apply

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

* Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
* Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
* Employer's name and address
* Supervisor name and phone number
* Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
* Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
* Salary

Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Agency contact information

Angela Y. Jackson

Phone

1 (424) 405-7325

Fax

1 (424) 405-7365

Email

Angela.Y.Jackson@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration

AWP Regional HR Services Division

777 S. Aviation Blvd. - Suite 150

AHF-W300

El Segundo, CA 90245

US

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Next steps

Once we receive your complete application, the Human Resources Office will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications. Eligible and qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. You will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

For instructions on how to check the status of your application, please go to: USAJOBS Help Guide.

Important - If you make any changes to your application, you must resubmit it. If you make changes to your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and only your previously submitted application will be evaluated.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency contact listed in the Agency Contact Information section of this announcement or the hiring manager. An employee with a disability must notify the decision-maker of the accommodation request. Job applicants and employees are required to follow up oral requests in writing. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.


* Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
* Reasonable accommodation policy
* Financial suitability
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
* Signature and false statements
* Privacy Act
* Social security number request



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Required Documents

Most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) is required.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Help

How to Apply

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

* Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
* Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
* Employer's name and address
* Supervisor name and phone number
* Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
* Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
* Salary

Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Read more

Agency contact information

Angela Y. Jackson

Phone

1 (424) 405-7325

Fax

1 (424) 405-7365

Email

Angela.Y.Jackson@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration

AWP Regional HR Services Division

777 S. Aviation Blvd. - Suite 150

AHF-W300

El Segundo, CA 90245

US

Learn more about this agency

Next steps

Once we receive your complete application, the Human Resources Office will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications. Eligible and qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. You will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

For instructions on how to check the status of your application, please go to: USAJOBS Help Guide.

Important - If you make any changes to your application, you must resubmit it. If you make changes to your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and only your previously submitted application will be evaluated.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency contact listed in the Agency Contact Information section of this announcement or the hiring manager. An employee with a disability must notify the decision-maker of the accommodation request. Job applicants and employees are required to follow up oral requests in writing. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

Read more

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
* Reasonable accommodation policy
* Financial suitability
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
* Signature and false statements
* Privacy Act
* Social security number request

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Overview

* Accepting applications
* Open & closing dates

11/12/2022 to 12/02/2022


* Salary

$41,235 - $61,855 per year

Salary does not includes a locality based payment.


* Pay scale & grade

FV F


* Locations

4 vacancies in the following locations:

* Albuquerque, NM


* Phoenix, AZ


* Prescott, AZ




* Telework eligible

Yes-as determined by the agency policy.


* Travel Required

Not required - The job does not require any travel.


* Relocation expenses reimbursed

No


* Appointment type

Permanent -


* Work schedule

Full-time -


* Service

Excepted


* Promotion potential

NA


* Job family (Series)

0344 Management And Program Clerical And Assistance


* Supervisory status

No


* Security clearance

Other


* Drug test

No


* Announcement number

AWP-ATO-23-14AMLA-81571


* Control number

688981100



This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/job/688981100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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