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Administrative Specialist – Seattle, Washington
Environmental Protection Agency, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 199801Start Date: 01/23/2020End Date: 02/05/2020
You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:To qualify for the GS-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-09 level defined as collaborating with internal and external customers to accomplish duties and/or responsibilities; maintaining executive calendars and schedules; coordinating administrative work of day-to-day office functions; and performing analysis of administrative functions- OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., in an academic discipline related to this position – OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: Ability to address administrative issues, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations of the organization.
Knowledge of policies, regulations, and procedures relating to administrative and program management issues and operations.
Knowledge of management principles and practices to plan, coordinate, and conduct projects and recommend methods to improve administration functional responsibilities.
Ability to manage the office work flow and administrative support functions (travel, schedules, calendars, meetings, office events, communication with other offices) and advising administrative support staff on new procedures or policies.
Skill in the use of office automation systems such as, Windows, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, electronic mail, etc., to prepare reports, correspondence and various documents.
Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to conduct administrative studies/surveys.
Knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques to perform special projects related to management and methods improvement.
Skill in oral communication to present recommendations, provide updates to policy and procedures which pertain to organization and administrative support functions, and to establish effective relationships both within and outside the Office of the Regional Administrator.
Skill in written communication to present written reports and recommendations and policy and procedures which pertain to organization and administrative support functions. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.
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