Program Support Assistant

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 9/13/2019
Description In this position you will be responsible for the overall administrative management activities of the office you are assigned which includes fiscal and budget, travel, payroll, procurement and supply, property, personnel, data processing, records and mail management; you are part of an overall administrative team for the state.Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

FOR THE GS-05 LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-04 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates:
  • Working in a professional setting performing multiple administrative tasks and shifting priorities such as; reviewing and tracking responses to requests, communicating to internal/external customers through a variety of written and verbal methods.
  • Researching, information from current files, archives, reference books/manuals, and other sources and follow the processes, policies, and past practices.
  • Gathering information, preparing, and correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets.
  • Tracking employee time and attendance, equipment usage, and supply needs.
OR 4 years of education above high school.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.

TRANSCRIPTS are required if:
  • You are qualifying for the position based on education.
  • You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.
  • This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-05 GRADE LEVEL: Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for that grade level. To learn more about combining education and experience for this series, click the following:Combining Education and Experience for Clerical and Administrative Support Positions

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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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