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Administrative Support Assistant (OA) - New Orleans, LA #7724799

Company: Department of Defense

Date: 11/22/2020

City: New Orleans, LA

Employment type: Full-time

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About the Position: The New Orleans District provides for navigation, flood and hurricane risk reduction, environmental stewardship, and other water resources needs to benefit the people of southern Louisiana and the nation. The offices are located in modern energy efficient buildings in the uptown area of New Orleans overlooking the Mississippi River. g distance.

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  • Responsible for a wide variety of office functions necessary for the efficient operation of the assigned office.
  • Administrative expert on all aspect of travel, pay, time and attendance, overtime, special and recurring reports.
  • Serves as the primary interface on all financial matters with the Resource Management Office and the Accounting Chief.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Travel may be required.
  • A 2 year probation period may be required.


Who 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
  • 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
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In 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.

GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service which includes: 1) Experience managing inventory control and property, AND 2) experience tracking financial expenditures in an automated financial management system, AND 3) experience creating various documents such as spreadsheets, forms, charts, reports and power point presentations.


One full academic year of GRADUATE level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as business, management, accounting, economics, operations or organizational management, finance or any other business related field(s) of study. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Decision Making
  • Information Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Technology Application

Time in Grade Requirement: Time-In-Grade requirement must be met no later than 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. 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 GS-06 (or equivalent). With regards to time-in-grade validation, if you held a position other than a GS pay plan, be sure your resume includes the pay plan and the salary you earned during the assignment. Without this information, your time-in-grade validation may not be able to be verified and will result in your not meeting the time-grade requirement for this vacancy. A further explanation of the required time in grade documentation can be found under the Required Documents section of this announcement.

Qualification requirement: Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions described in this section concerning graduate education.


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 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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