Administrative Officer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

* DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryAbout the Position: The position is in the Construction Division of the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The office is located in Rapid City, South Dakota.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities* Plan work and establish schedules to meet priorities and suspense dates.* Assign and coordinate the administrative work of other clerical personnel and provides guidance, direction and leadership to ensure all administrative priorities are met and are in accordance with goals.* Advise Senior Resident Engineer and Section Chiefs of changes on interpretation, requirements and application of administrative regulations by higher authority, which affects the operation of the respective departments.* Advise supervisors of requirements and procedures in personnel selections from registers and from applications furnished by the Human Resources Office.* Furnish initial orientation and assure proper job induction and continuing orientation to employees, including submission of requests or nominees, scheduling and follow-up of completion reports.* Provide advice to supervisors and employees on requirements and procedures in grievances, appeals, reprimands, performance appraisals and standards, disciplinary actions, suspensions, etc.* Submit time and attendance reports, periodic reports and employee compensation matters resulting from injury.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNone* Job family (Series)0341 Administrative Officer* RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.QualificationsWho May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees* Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)* Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan* Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act* Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473* Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer* Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible* Reinstatement* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998In order to qualify, you must meet the education/experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Experience in formulating and executing a variety of routine operating budgets and 2) Experience in providing administrative and personnel support to include preparing reports, interpreting regulations and directives, and composing correspondence. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).OREducation: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.ORCombination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages.You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:* Administration and Management* Clerical* Planning and Evaluating* Project ManagementTime in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).EducationFOREIGN 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 programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

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