Administrative Support Assistant – Federal government of the United States – Yazoo City, MS

Job title: Administrative Support Assistant

Company: Federal government of the United States

Job description: SummaryThis position is a Administrative Support Assistant, GS- 0303-6/7 working in Yazoo City, Mississippi for the R4-Theodore Roosevelt NWR Complex. Full performance level of this position is GS-7.This position is also open to status candidates under announcement R4-24-12382516-GH-MP. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.Overview

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Open & closing dates04/16/2024 to 04/29/2024Salary$44,117 – $63,733 per yearPay scale & gradeGS 6 – 7Location1 vacancy in the following location:Remote jobNoTelework eligibleYes—as determined by the agency policy.Travel RequiredOccasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.Relocation expenses reimbursedYes-You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.Appointment typePermanent –Work scheduleFull-time –ServiceCompetitivePromotion potential7Job family (Series)Supervisory statusNoSecurity clearanceDrug testNoPosition sensitivity and riskTrust determination processAnnouncement numberR4-24-12382517-GH-DEControl number786632800This job is open toClarification from the agencyOpen to all U.S. Citizens. ICTAP/CTAP eligibles.DutiesAs a Administrative Support Assistant your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides administrative support functions to assigned duty station. Maintains physical and automated records, reports, guidelines, and various office correspondence.
  • Performs clerical tasks using Microsoft Word, Excel, databases, graphics (charts), and various communications software.
  • Coordinates foreign and domestic travel for staff within the business team.
  • Assists the traveler with resolving any problems due to missing documents and corrects any errors.
  • Monitors travel financial obligations for assigned Team personnel.
  • Responsible for accomplishing tasks associated with coordinating the assigned business team’s payroll and effectively serving as technical staff resource to assigned refuges within the business team on payroll and travel matters.
  • Serves as Alternate Timekeeper and/or Validator for other Payroll/Travel personnel, as assigned.
  • Tracks timecard completion for the entire business team and follows up on missing timesheets. Reconciles edits, correcting data error for each pay period.

RequirementsConditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Resume (See “Required Documents”). Failure to provide ALL required information on your resume will result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all information is provided on resume.
  • Eligibility and Supporting documents – You will ONLY be considered for the eligibilities that you select “yes” to AND submit the required supporting documentation, as listed in the Required Documents section.
  • Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Driver’s License: Selectees MAY be required to possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license at all times during their tenure.
  • Probationary Period: Selectees may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Individuals assigned male at birth after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. To verify registration, visit

QualificationsOnly experience and education obtained by 04/29/2024 will be considered.Minimum Qualification [GS-6] * One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience may include: (1) performing clerical functions, e.g., payroll, personnel, travel, and/or correspondence; (2) purchasing supplies, equipment and/or services; (3) assists in procurement and contracting procedures; (4) assisting in the review of travel vouchers; (5) serving as a timekeeper using an automated system; (6) communicating with others.
Minimum Qualification [GS-7] * One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience may include: (1) performing administrative functions, e.g., payroll, personnel, travel, file, and/or correspondence; (2) purchasing supplies, equipment and/or services; (3) assists in procurement and contracting procedures; (4) preparing and reviewing travel vouchers; (5) serving as a timekeeper using an automated system; (6) communicating effectively with others.
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.EducationPROOF OF EDUCATION: All applicants who are using education or a combination of education and experience to qualify must submit copies of official or unofficial transcripts which include grades, credit hours earned, major(s), grade point average or class ranking, institution name, and student name. If any required coursework is not easily recognizable on transcripts, or if you believe a portion of a particular course can be credited toward meeting an educational requirement, you must also provide a memorandum on letterhead from the institution’s registrar, dean, or other appropriate official stating the percentage of the course that should be considered to meet the requirement and the equivalent number of units. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, if you are selected for the position, you will be required to produce the original official transcripts.PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school’s definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education. For further information, visit:Additional informationPCS INFORMATION:
-Yes, entitlements for payment of basic moving expenses, as required and to the extent allowed by the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) 302-3.101, are authorized for eligible applicants changing duty station when the change meets the distance tests as provided in FTR 302-1.1 and 302-2.6. All moving expenses are taxable.
-Discretionary entitlements are not authorized for this position.Telework:
This position is suitable for telework and may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.Additional Vacancies: One or more positions may be filled from applications received under this announcement in the advertised office or other U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offices in the local commuting area.Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP):Department of Interior (DOI) Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) procedures apply in filling this vacancy. CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry.
For information on CTAP and ICTAP visit:”Reasonable Accommodation: The USFWS provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please visit if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.

  • Benefits

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. .

Expected salary: $44117 – 63733 per year

Location: Yazoo City, MS

Job date: Fri, 19 Apr 2024 04:33:57 GMT

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