Secretary Job in Salt Lake City, Utah – Department of the Interior



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Secretary – Salt Lake City, Utah
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 477973
Start Date: 07/06/2021
End Date: 07/20/2021

Qualification Summary
Selective Placement Factors: This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified:
1) Must type a minimum of 40 words per minute, based on a 5-minute sample with three or fewer errors. (Applicants may meet these requirements by passing the appropriate performance test, presenting a certificate of proficiency from a school or other organization authorized to issue such certificates, or by self-certifying their proficiency. Performance test results and certificates of proficiency are acceptable for 3 years.) In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. In addition to the time-in-grade requirements and the selective factor listed above, to qualify at the GS-06 level you must meet the following: Specialized Experience: Specialized experience includes providing administrative, technical, and/or general office support duties to an organization/office; screening phone calls and visitors; maintaining office records and files; locating and compiling data or information from files and other data sources; reviewing correspondence for proper grammar, spelling, and syntax; and utilizing computer software programs to create, retrieve, update, manipulate and store electronic data. In addition to the time-in-grade requirements and the selective factor listed above, to qualify at the GS-07 level you must meet the following: Specialized Experience: Specialized experience includes performing progressively responsible clerical or office work that demonstrates the ability to be a personal assistant to a manager; scheduling and coordinating meetings, conferences, and travel of staff; performing timekeeping duties for an office/service; editing and composing letters and reports, transcribing notes, and reviewing correspondence for proper grammar, spelling, and syntax; processing incoming and outgoing materials in an office environment (e.g., correspondence, reports, memoranda, etc.); and utilizing automated software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to complete daily tasks. 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. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level. Physical Demands: The work is mostly sedentary. There is occasional carrying of light objects such as files, books, and paperwork. There are no special physical requirements required. Work Environment: The work is performed in an office setting. The work environment involves everyday risks which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, or commercial vehicles. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and air conditioned. Occasional travel is required. The incumbent will adhere to all safety rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals/supplements or by the designated Safety Officer.

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