Secretary (office Automation)
Company: U.S. Army Accession Command
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: March 27, 2020
About the Position: The incumbent will perform administrative and
clerical duties in support of the U.S. Army Command (USAREC) Baton
Rouge Battalion (BN).
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- Follow standard procedures to manage and organize
- Answer to routine questions on behalf of the battalion.
- Perform clerical duties in support of the battalion such as
preparing correspondence, responding to visitors, and routing
incoming phone calls.
- Complete a variety of routine office tasks using software such
as MS Office.
- Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
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
- Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS)
- 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
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998In order to
qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which
includes using a multi-line phone system to route incoming calls;
using an automated system, such as Defense Travel System (DTS) to
arrange travel; drafting correspondence in accordance with
established guidelines, such as the Army Regulation 25-50; and
following organizational procedures to requisition office supplies.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work
performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal
Education: Four years of education above the high school level
obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical
school, junior college, college or university. (You must provide
Combination 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 your semester hours of
education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60.
Add the two percentages. (You must provide transcripts)
Proficiency Required: This position requires a qualified typist. A
qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute
sample with three or fewer errors.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in
the following areas:
- Computer Skills
- Manages and Organizes InformationTime 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-04).
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:
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department
of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested
in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the
Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 51 - General Administration and
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you
do not have in electronic form, view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not
authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the
qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are
minimally qualified, your rsum and supporting documentation will be
compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to
determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your rsum
and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you
have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose
consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions
carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your
eligibility.You should list any relevant performance appraisals and
incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken
into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you
may be required to provide supporting documentation.Interagency
Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):If you are a Federal
employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified
you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP
consideration, you may receive selection priority for this
position. To receive selection priority, you must:
- Meet ICTAP eligibility criteria;
- Be rated well-qualified for the position and;
- Submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP
To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority
applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the
position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information
about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the
authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran,
applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a
reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which
documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply:
Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.As described
above, your complete application includes your resume, your
responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove
your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents,
you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and
you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
- Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the
specialized experience described in this announcement.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate
material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and
qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this
- For qualifications determinations your resume must contain
hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per
week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If
your resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Other supporting documents:
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
- Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include
the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the
vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities
commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s)
are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority.
You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities
listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further
- Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher
grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it
may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade
requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly
demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of
appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range
Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year
- Transcripts: This position has an individual occupational
requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for
experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you
MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package
or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to
include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human
Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military
orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information
for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to
remove another person's personal information before you submit your
application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of
the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to
be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in
this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.
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