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ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ASSISTANT (MP)

Bureau of Land Management Fairbanks, AK
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ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ASSISTANT (MP)
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##### Department of the Interior

Bureau of Land Management

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

06/11/2019 to 06/24/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 5 - 6

- ##### Salary

$37,829 to $54,823 per year

The salary includes base pay and locality pay, you will also receive
a 3.27% cost of living allowance. This allowance is subject to
annual review.

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time - Career Seasonal

Location
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Fairbanks, AK FEW vacancies

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

This position is part of the Bureau of Land Management in Fairbanks,
Alaska. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at:
https://dcra-cdo-dcced.opendata.arcgis.com/

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under
BLMAK-19-10520022-JE which is open to all qualified persons. You
must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be
considered under both recruitment methods

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

- Work in the mess hall collecting money for meals; prepare
receipts, records, and tracking forms; and deposit monies.
- Assist with development of office budget. Update budgetary
transactions in an automated financial system. Track obligations
and expenditures. Purchase supplies and equipment.
- Enter time and attendance records in an automated payroll
system, resolve issues and audit records to ensure proper
coding. Prepare travel documents in an automated travel system
and assist travelers with travel arrangements.
- Prepare, edit, and finalize correspondence, maintain records,
process the mail, and maintain files.
- Provide training on limited administrative procedures and
practices. Coordinate trainings, meetings, and other events.
- For information on the duties of this position contact the
supervisor, Billy Brown, at (907) 356-5718.

### Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position requires travel by scheduled or
chartered aircraft or ground vehicles to various destinations in the
western U.S. for incident assignments lasting up to 14 days.

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

6

- #### Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
- You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have
an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal
Lands.
- Direct Deposit Required.
- This is a seasonal appointment; you will be in a pay status for
at least 6 months, but less than 12 months a year. When work or
funds are not available you will be placed in non-pay status.
- You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
- Competitive service federal employees are subject to
Time-In-Grade in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a
current Federal employee in the GS pay plan you must have
completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level.
- May require completion of a 1 year probationary period.

### Qualifications

We must be able to determine that you meet the specialized
experience requirement - please be sure to include this information
in your resume. 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,
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 be creditable, this experience must have been for 1
year and equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower
grade of the position to be filled. (If the position was seasonal,
your resume must show periods worked.)

**You may qualify at the GS-05 level, if you fulfill one of the
following qualification requirements:**
1. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade
level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience
are: reception work, timekeeping, travel, filing, and typing
correspondence; **OR**
2. Successful completed a full 4-year course of study above high
school. This education was obtained in an accredited business,
secretarial, or technical school, junior college, college, or
university; **OR**
3. A combination of education and experience as listed above.

**You may qualify at the GS**-**06 level, if you fulfill the
following qualification requirement:** One year of specialized
experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal
service which is in or related to administrative assistant work.
Examples of specialized experience are: providing customer service
to internal and external customers, processing payroll and travel
documents, records management, instructing others in administrative
procedures, and editing correspondence.

### Education

### Additional information

- SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959,
must certify that they have registered with the Selective
Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the
Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration
go to the Selective Service System at
https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx
- This position is not eligible for Telework.
- We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within
90 days of 06/24/2019.
- Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the
Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation, and
relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this
position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.
- **Career Transition Assistance (CTAP)/Interagency Career
Transition Assistance Programs (ICTAP)**: CTAP provides eligible
surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with
selection priority over other candidates for competitive service
vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available
from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP/ICTAP. If
your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus
or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that
you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration,
you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within
your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions
in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for
this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligiblity with your
application to receive selection priority. Such proof may
include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP
eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP/ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they
receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used
for this position.
- Reemployment Priority List (RPL): The RPL is the mechanism
agencies use to give reemployment consideration to their former
competitive service employees separated by a RIF or who fully
recovered from a compensable injury after more than one year. If
you are currently on a RPL, you may be given priority
consideration.
- BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal
government, to attract high quality applicants.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document, you
do not have in electronic form; view the following link for
information regarding an Alternative Application

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your
application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification
requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job
Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume.
Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your
resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In
addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The
interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored.
The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills
and abilities required to do the work of this position.

- Skill in communications.
- Knowledge of financial and travel regulations and procedures.
- Knowledge of payroll processing systems.
- Ability to use a variety of office automation systems.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Not Required

##### Drug test required

No

##### Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

##### Trust determination process

Credentialing

- Required Documents
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application
Package which includes:

1. **Resume or Application.** At a minimum, **your resume MUST
contain** job title (include job series and grade, if federal),
duties, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours worked
per week, and salary. USAJOBS has a template to ensure a
complete resume. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YX7o1PBoFk
2. Other **supporting documents:**

- Copy of Transcripts (official or unofficial) or a list of
college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited
college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign
Institution, See Foreign Education, (If qualifying based on
education)
- Current and former federal career and career-conditional
employees submit a copy of your most recent (non award) SF-50,
Notification of Personnel Action, or equivalent document that
verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status
(block 34, code 1).
- Former PLC Member: Submit a copy of your "Certificate of
Eligibility for Noncompetitive Hiring" along with a copy of your
"PLC Participant Verification Work Hours Sheet," if applicable
- If applying under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act,
you must provide documentation to support your eligibility
(SF-50's) and performance (reference, performance appraisal,
etc.)
- Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency
Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles:
documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this
includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50
noting current position, grade level and duty location, if
applicable.
- If you are applying for this position based on eligibility under
other noncompetitive special appointing authorities (severely
disabled, VEOA and other eligible veterans, etc.), you MUST
submit proof of this eligibility. (Veterans see Vet Guide)

Hard copy application materials, submitted without prior Human
Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
If the required documents are not submitted, your application may be
considered incomplete.
#### 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.

- Benefits
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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. Learn more about federal
benefits.

Review our 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
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1. **Review the Appointment Eligibility Criteria:** The eligibility
section of the application process is designed to allow you to
choose how you wish to be considered for this vacancy
announcement. You will **ONLY** be considered for the
appointment eligibilities that you selected. You must provide
proof of your eligibility to be considered.
2. Y**ou must submit a resume** and also complete the online
application and assessment questionnaire and submit the
documentation specified in the Required Documents section.

**DEADLINE DATE:** A complete application package must be submitted
by 11:59 PM (EST) or 7:59 pm Alaska Time on 06/24/2019 to receive
consideration.
- To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You
will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If
you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one
before beginning the application.
- Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other
supporting documents** to be included with your application
package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional
documents to include in your application before it is submitted.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the
virus scan process.
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and **click to continue with the application
process**.
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application.
- The eligibility portion of the application process is designed
to allow you to choose how you wish to be considered for this
announcement. You may choose more than one eligibility. You must
provide proof of your eligibility and will only be considered
for the questions that you answer "yes".
- Please note, your eligibility will be based solely on the
selections you have indicated in this section. You must provide
the supporting documentation to support your claim to be
considered. You may choose more than one eligibility in this
section.
- To view the assessment questionnaire, click here:
https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10520021

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,
visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

### Agency contact information

### Joy Edge

##### Phone

(907) 271-3338

##### Email

jedge@blm.gov

##### Address

BLM Alaska
222 W 7th Ave \#13
Anchorage, AK 99513
US

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

You will be notified of your status of your application as the
qualification review process is conducted.

You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY
USAJOBs account.

- Fair & Transparent
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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 process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536177400. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Bureau of Land Management

Address

Fairbanks, AK
USA