Report on Management And Program Assistant (Administrative Assistant) - Rancho Cordova, CA

Management And Program Assistant (Administrative Assistant) - Rancho Cordova, CA

Description: 
Duties
Summary
Serves as a Management and Program Assistant within the Hawaii Oakland District. Performs a combination of routine, multiple and varying administrative tasks in support of agency administrative programs, policies, and procedures. Assists managers, support staff, and other employees in day-to-day operations. Applies experience and advanced knowledge to plan and perform administrative assignments with a broad understanding of how administrative assignments contribute to organizational activities).

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Responsibilities
The incumbent performs a combination of routine, multiple and varying administrative tasks in support of agency administrative programs, policies, and procedures. Assists managers, support staff, and other employees in day-to-day operations. Applies experience and advanced knowledge to plan and perform administrative assignments with a broad understanding of how administrative assignments contribute to organizational activities.

Specialized assignments include the following: Initiates requests for personnel actions and other documents required to fill vacancies and effect other personnel actions (promotions, details, resignations, certification, etc.). Coordinates questions with the servicing HR office regarding personnel actions, routine discrepancies, and missing/vague guidance. Maintains and updates organizational systems to ensure accurate account of staff levels, employee position assignments and employee status. Collects, compiles and formats historical and trending financial information to contribute to the preparation and submission of budget requirements.

Modifies and maintains automated systems for tracking obligation and expenditures of funds throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget cycle. Initiates or reviews procurement requests for equipment and other items as needed. Ensures justification of requested items meet criteria for expenditures. Ensures effective management and internal controls of assigned agency property through periodic inventories in accordance with agency guidelines. Performs time and attendance duties for large groups of employees with varying and/or frequently changing working times, shifts, schedules, premium pay entitlements, pay systems , position tenure, and/or collective bargaining unit differences.

Utilizes travel system to initiate, complete, review and validate travel authorizations and vouchers to ensure compliance with governing guidelines. Ensures compliance with facility, regional, and service area facility security guidelines and policies governing the issuance of keys, parking decals, identification badges, proximity cards, and other access credentials for FAA employees, contract employees and visitors. Independently uses a variety of software to prepare narrative and statistical reports, graphs, and charts. Accomplishes work under the general supervision of a manager and minimal oversight of a team lead or higher level professional. Demonstrates considerable independence in planning time, and coordinates only as needed with a manager or more experienced employee to prioritize assignments and use assigned resources.

Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow some discretion for the employee to select the most appropriate approaches or to recommend new approaches. Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager or more experienced employee. Identifies and informs managers and/or other employees of problems/issues that require their attention and helps them develop and recommend solutions. Provides guidance to lower level support staff members for handling routine problems and issues. Work is reviewed periodically, typically through status reports and at completion, to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or work activities. Completed work is compliant and accepted without significant changes. Work impacts the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative services provided to facilities geographically dispersed through a district. The workforce and the organization rely heavily upon this position for accuracy and timeliness in the completion of assigned tasks. Work activities typically support multiple projects/programs and contribute to the objectives of one or more organizational units and/or major subdivisions.

Travel Required
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
Qualifications
Specialized experience is required. Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower pay band/grade level in Federal service.

Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower pay band/grade level, (FV-E or FG/GS-7/8)/ Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Skills in planning and managing the office's daily administrative functions; maintaining automated systems to record, reconcile, validate, and track data; identifying and resolving discrepancies; performing various analytical studies; interpreting and providing guidance; and performing multiple and varying assignments in support of the office administrative functions.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Education
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Additional information
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA in your work history. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the KSA listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted. Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. Supplemental documentation MUST be uploaded into AVIATOR or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Division listed in this announcement. All documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you are faxing your supporting documentation, please include your name and vacancy announcement number on all faxed documents and fax to (424) 405-7365.

FAA's CORE COMPENSATION PLAN: This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/policy_guidance/hr_polici...

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No
Federal Aviation Administration - 2 hours ago

Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Date posted:
2019-06-28
Job Id: 
7772907