Administrative Office Assistant (OA), ZS-0303-III/IV (GS-5-8 equivalent) Job in Boulder, Colorado – Department of Commerce



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Administrative Office Assistant (OA), ZS-0303-III/IV (GS-5-8 equivalent) – Boulder, Colorado
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 207876
Start Date: 02/05/2020
End Date: 02/18/2020

Qualification Summary
At the ZS-III level: Applicants must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at the GS-04 level (ZS-II at NIST). Specialized experience is defined as experience serving as a principal assistant to a supervisor and subordinate staff by providing administrative and clerical support; building and maintaining working relationships across all levels of management and staff. OR 4 years above high school OR Combination of education and experience which is equivalent to the one year of specialized experience. (NOTE: only education in excess of 2 years or 60 semester hours is creditable towards meeting the specialized experience requirement) IN ADDITION, applicants must be able to type 40 WPM. At the ZS-IV level: Applicants must have 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 (ZS-III at NIST) level. Specialized Experience is defined as experience in utilizing office automation skills and various automated systems to perform duties (such as data entry, financial management/review, travel arrangements and regulations, timekeeping, maintaining accurate auditable files and records in databases. IN ADDITION, applicants must be able to type 40 WPM.
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. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at Applicants may request reconsideration of their qualifications determination within three business days from the date their applicant status was changed. Applicants should email the Agency Contact listed in this vacancy announcement with their written request listing the announcement number; explaining why the original determination was improper; what factors were not considered; and, should provide any other pertinent information that would enable reevaluation.

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