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Administrative Support Specialist

Company: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryServes as an administrative support specialist with responsibility for providing a broad range of administrative services in response to the specific requirements of the serviced organization. Conducts studies of administrative management systems, methods, and processes to identify areas of potential improvement and provides advice and guidance to program managers in carrying out administrative responsibilities.Learn more about this agencyHelpOverviewAccepting applicationsOpen & closing dates04/20/2022 to 04/26/2022Salary$57,755 - $75,083 per yearPay scale & gradeGS 9HelpLocation1 vacancy in the following location:Atlanta, GATelework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy.Travel RequiredNot requiredRelocation expenses reimbursedNoAppointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-timeServiceCompetitivePromotion potential9Job family (Series)0301 Miscellaneous Administration And ProgramSupervisory statusNoSecurity clearanceNot RequiredDrug testNoAnnouncement numberHHS-CDC-IMP4-22-11466572Control number649725200HelpThis job is open toCareer transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.Internal to an agencyCurrent federal employees of this agency.Clarification from the agencyCurrent employees in the competitive service with permanent federal career/career-conditional status within CDC/ATSDRHelpDutiesAs an Administrative Support Specialist you will:Provide the full range of administrative services in response to the specific needs of the organization.Meet on a regular basis with team leaders, supervisors and managers to provide advice and assistance, resolve practical problems, and identify ways to expand, enhance, and improve the administrative services.Attend staff meetings to explain and interpret administrative policies and procedures, to discuss significant operating issues, and to provide input on program planning and management decisions.Provide general administrative support related to office supplies, office property, or office moves.Coordinate office moves, office construction and other facility improvements, including furniture, equipment, telephones, and short-term storage.Coordinate with the Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness (OSEP) to establish and maintain crisis management plans that protect the organizations employees, properties, science and our national strategic mission.Coordinate with OSEP to conduct fingerprinting and processing personnel suitability and security checks for all employees to include obtaining ID Badges and Card keys. HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentUS Citizenship is required.Background Investigation may be required.One-year probationary period may be required.Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: NoBargaining Unit Position: YesDrug Screening Required: NoPromotion potential: NoSupervisory position: NoTime in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 14, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The Federal government, as the largest employer in the Nation, can and should show the way towards achieving drug-free workplaces through programs designed to offer drug users a helping hand, and at the same time demonstrating to drug users and potential drug users that drugs will not be tolerated in the Federal workplace. The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the special trust placed in such employees as servants of the public. Applicants tentatively selected for this position may be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and be subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing upon hiring. If required to submit to urinalysis, the appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative applicant drug test result. In order to demonstrate commitment to the HHS goal of a drug-free workplace and to set an example for other Federal employees, employees not in a testing designated position may volunteer for unannounced random testing by notifying their Drug-free Federal Workplace Program Point of Contact upon hiring. QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-7 level of difficulty and responsibility in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph. Specialized experience is experience at or equivalent to which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience in planning and organizing administrative activities that provide programmatic support to an organization. OR Completed a Masters or equivalent graduate degree or two (2) full years of progressively higher level education leading to such degree; or LL.B or J.D., if related. OR Have a combination of specialized experience and graduate level education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position. Documenting Experience: In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employees position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employees supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employees official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above. 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.EducationEducation completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: informationPositions are available in multiple locations across the United States, along with telework and remote opportunities, based on the hiring agency and the agencys remote/telework/virtual work policy. To Remain An Active Duty USPHS Commissioned Corps Officer Join more than 6,500 highly qualified public health professionals as part of the U.S. Public Health Service. Overseen by the Surgeon General, you will be part of an elite and diverse team of professionals essential to public health leadership and exemplary clinical service.PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position with the Commissioned Corps, you are welcome to apply and receive a courtesy referral. Note that a courtesy referral is not a competitive civil service process and does not provide civil service status for the selected employee. Click Here for the comparison chart of Commissioned Corps ranks to civil service, which advises you on potential billet rankings. This position may be represented by the following union certified by the Federal Labor Relations Authority as the exclusive representative:American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 2883BUS Code 1872, President Marie Hopson, email: afgelocal2883@cdc.govWebsite: iconFor more information you may contact American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 2883or your local human resources office at 770-488-1725 or Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location CDC-wide. Recruitment and/or relocation incentives may be authorized. Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see To view the questionnaire, click on the following link: If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document(s), view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.Read moreHelpA 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the application process is complete

Keywords: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta , Administrative Support Specialist, Administration, Clerical , Atlanta, Georgia

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