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Administrative Specialist

Company: Department Of Agriculture
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Farm Service Agency, Georgia State Office, Administrative Branch, in Athens, GA.

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Responsibilities

* Assists in developing and implementing the fiscal management program and provides input regarding budget and fiscal operations for the various programs within the State Office. * Studies administrative reports and records; plans and conducts on-site reviews; identifies administrative items for corrective action; interprets and reviews instructions and data. * Provides a wide variety of administrative and technical support services. * Assists in a variety of personnel management tasks. * Assists the Farm Loan Manager in administering farm loan programs in a USDA Service Center serving one or more Counties.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

* Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

* You must be a US Citizen or US National. * Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt. * Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check. * Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served. * Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution. * Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/

Qualifications

For the GS-9: One full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing administrative duties in areas such as contracting and procurement, management analysis, human resources management, budget and financial management, support services, and work measurement; OR

Two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in such fields as human resources, social or behavioral sciences, business, public administration, industrial management, psychology, labor relations, or education; OR

A combination of graduate education and experience as listed above.

For the GS-11: One full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience independently performing a range of administrative specialties, such as contracting and procurement, management analysis, human resources management, budget and financial management, support services, and work measurement; OR

Three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in in such fields as human resources, social or behavioral sciences, business, public administration, industrial management, psychology, labor relations, or education; OR

A combination of graduate education and experience as listed above.

For the GS-12: One full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing a range of administrative specialties, such as contracting and procurement, management analysis, human resources management, budget and financial management, support services, and work measurement.

For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp.

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.

Education

College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit with your application package evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution was appropriately accredited by an accredited body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. Education standards. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process; however, if selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Please refer to the "How to Apply" section for instructions on submitting the transcript.

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.

Keywords: Department Of Agriculture, Athens , Administrative Specialist, Other , Athens, Georgia

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