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Management and Program Assistant

Company: Federal Aviation Administration
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Due to the pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full-time, until it is determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where the position is located, on a regular basis. Responsibilities Management and Program Assistant performs a combination of routine, multiple and varying administrative tasks. 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 approach(es) 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. Contacts are typically internal and external. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications To qualify for this position at the FV-F level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-E, FG/GS-7/8, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in, or related to, the position to be filled.Specialized Experience includes experience 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 the areas of financial support, personnel matters, personal property, and travel administration.Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully.Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Education Education is not qualifying for the FV-F level. 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 lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each (KSA's) in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. 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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA); listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: aa.gov/employee/_services/pay/_perf/pay/core/_comp/_plan/FAA employees, their spouses and minor children may not hold stock or any other securities interest in an airline, aircraft manufacturing company, or in a supplier of components of parts to an aircraft manufacturing company. This prohibition is effective on the date of your appointment. Your acceptance of the agencys Final Offer means you agree to comply with this prohibition. Questions may be directed to an agency ethics official at position is eligible but not in a bargaining unit.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

Keywords: Federal Aviation Administration, Hillsboro , Management and Program Assistant, Other , Hillsboro, Oregon

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