U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
$37,223.00 to $48,385.00
Open & closing dates
$37,223 to $48,385 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Full Time
Multiple Appointment Types
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.
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joining Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, you will be a part of the team
that is the leading provider of global distribution support to America's
military. Whether you work at the DLA Distribution Headquarters in New
Cumberland, Pa. or at one of our 24 distribution centers around the globe, your
work will ensure that DLA Distribution offers the right solution, on time,
every time through a broad range of services to include storage, distribution,
customized kits, specialized packaging and world-wide transportation
support. DLA Distribution makes a
difference every day by providing effective, efficient and best value support
to our customers which include the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy and
Air Force as well as other government agencies.
DUTIES: As an Administrative Assistant (Office
Automation), you will be responsible for the following duties:
Performs personnel liaison functions to include
preparation of requests for personnel actions related to awards, recruitment,
retirement and other events affecting members of the workforce for the assigned
Maintains tickler files of pending actions and
performs follow ups to ensure timely completion.
Performs time and attendance and maintains
files of related documentation.
Updates personnel records and tracking files
related to overtime offered/worked, and evaluates data to report overtime
trends and costs.
Receives visitors and telephone calls.
Maintains appointment calendars and other
scheduling tools related to visits, training, or other significant events.
Picks up, drops off, sorts and delivers mail
and internal correspondence.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Permanent Federal Employee, Interchange Agreement Agency, and Former Federal Employee (In Commuting Area). ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities: Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/AOC Eligibility Definitions 20140611.pdf
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
Job family (Series)
0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant
Conditions of Employment
See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
Overtime Work: Occasionally
Security Requirements: Non Sensitive
Drug Testing Designated Position: No
Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Emergency Essential: No
Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria
The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
qualify for an Administrative Assistant (Office Automation), your resume and
supporting documentation must support:
Experience: One year of specialized
experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and
abilities (KSAs) or competencies to successfully perform the duties of the
position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-06 level, applicants
must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level
or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or
private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including
time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive
appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by
the cut-off/closing date of the announcement.
Creditable specialized experience includes:
reports/summaries/personnel actions for review by supervisor.
on administrative support or clerical functions of the office by using facts
given by the supervisor and available references.
records on all correspondence and action documents and follow up to ensure a
timely reply action.
Perform a variety of general clerical
tasks such as: Time and Attendance, schedule appointments, arrange time,
participants, and location of meetings.
B. Education: As a general rule, education is not
creditable above GS-5 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education
may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly
related to the work of the position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your
level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:
To Communicate Effectively Orally and In Writing
Ability To Gather and Review Data
Knowledge of Clerical Functions
Please review the General Information and Definitions at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (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.
To determine if you are best qualified for this job, a
review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and
compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The
questions are designed to capture the desired competencies/knowledge, skills,
and abilities (KSAs) for this position. The rating you receive is based on your
responses to the questionnaire, and is a measure of the degree to which your
background matches the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities required of
Background checks and security clearance
The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/Careers/supportingdocumentation.pdf
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
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.
A 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.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave
For information regarding Federal Benefits, please see: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
Eligibility 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 to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on How To Prepare A Resume
- Completed Questionnaire – (Required)
- Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Sunday, January 21, 2018.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To review the status of an application through USAJOBS:
Log into your USAJOBS account.
Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.
Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.
Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.
For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab.
If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf
using the following Vacancy ID 2027919 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/Careers/downloads/HowToApply.pdf
Agency contact information
Caitlyn M. Frey
DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland
2001 Mission Drive Suite 3
New Cumberland, PA
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Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive
a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure
you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will
receive a notification. A review may be completed of your online
questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.
Applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to
the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of
referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part
of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional
supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a
notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique
Based Interviewing (BBI)
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Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Social security number request
Signature and false statements
New employee probationary period
Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.
U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
Website : http://www.dla.mil/Pages/default.aspx
As America's combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, other federal agencies, and combined and allied forces with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition and technical services. The Agency sources and provides nearly 100 percent of the consumable items America's military forces need to operate, from food, fuel and energy, to uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment. DLA also supplies more than 84 percent of the military's spare parts. In addition, the Agency manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services. The Defense Logistics Agency is headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va. As a global enterprise, wherever the United States has a military presence, DLA is likely there as well.