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SECRETARY (OA) – Fort Yates, North Dakota
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 534054Start Date: 11/08/2021End Date: 11/23/2021
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for One-Grade Interval Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, GS-0318). GS-5: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service that included performing a range of clerical duties that included word processing, typing a variety of correspondence, reports, statistical charts, or similar; preparing and reviewing correspondence; ensuring that all requests for action or information are acted upon and due dates are met; making travel arrangements; processing time and attendance records; and maintaining office filing systems. These examples are not all inclusive (refer to the summary of duties for specialized experience).
EDUCATION: Four (4) years of successfully completed education above the high school level in any field at an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. (One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.) PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS: In addition to meeting the experience or education requirements, for all positions titled as Office Automation or any clerical positions which has parenthetical title of Office Automation (OA), applicants must have typing proficiency of 40 words per minute (wpm) and knowledge of general office automation software such as, word processing, personal computer, electronic mail, database management, spreadsheet, etc. Failure to provide OA proficiency will result in loss of consideration. Applicants may meet the office automation requirement by passing the appropriate test, presenting a certificate of proficiency from a school or other organization authorized to issue such certificates by the Office of Personnel Management local office or by self-certifying their proficiency. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the position to be filled. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur in the same location within 90 days from the closing date.
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