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Administrative Specialist

Economic Development Administration Denver, CO
  • Expired: November 09, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Administrative Specialist
Department of Commerce
Economic Development Administration
Performance and National Programs Division

  • ##### Open & closing dates
11/07/2019 to 11/13/2019
This job will close when we have received 150 applications which
may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • ##### Service
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
GS 9
  • ##### Salary
$56,167 to $73,013 per year
  • ##### Appointment type
  • ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Denver, CO 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
  • Duties

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This position is located in the Department of Commerce, Performance
and National Programs Division, Denver, Colorado.
**This announcement will be open for 7 business days OR until the
first 150 applications have been received, whichever happens
Learn more about this agency
  • Performing a variety of analytical, technical and administrative
work in support of the regional office's mission and objectives.
  • Managing the Regional Director's calendar appointments and
arranges meetings with the Regional Director as necessary.
  • Procuring supplies and services using the government purchase
card and performing market research, completing required
procurement requests and reconciling purchase card transactions
using an automated financial system.
  • Assisting in identifying adjustments necessary to budget
  • Assisting with contact price/cost analysis for the procurement
of the most economical products and/or services, property
management, HR management, and space utilization and security
management for the regional office.
  • Performing administrative operations using various commercial
and government /proprietary desktop applications.
Travel Required
Not required
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
  • #### Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
  • Requirements

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Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation. This may
include a credit check, a review of financial issues, as well as
certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered
or exempt from Selective Service (see
  • If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this
position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306,
Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the
accuracy of all information in your application.
  • All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary
payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of
their choosing.
  • License required: No
  • Pre-employment physical required: No
  • Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
  • Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS) Expenses will not be
**Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Minimum
Qualification requirements as noted below.**
Minimum Qualifications:
GS-09: You qualify for the GS-09 grade level if you possess one
year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level
in the Federal government, performing the following duties:
  • Identifying and analyzing administrative procedural problems for
  • Applying budgetary policies, regulations, and guidelines to
assist with procuring supplies and developing the budget; and
  • Utilizing automated systems and applications to track spending,
develop reports, perform market research, and manage files and
OR two full years of progressively higher level graduate
education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent
graduate degree; or a combination of the required experience and
education for this grade level.
**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of
this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to
Time-in-Grade Requirements:** Under competitive merit promotion
procedures, any individual who is currently holding, or who has held
within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under a
non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service,
must meet "time-in-grade" requirements (have served 52 weeks at the
next lower grade of the grade for which you are applying).
Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to current employees applying
for a Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA)
**NOTE: All current or former Federal employees must provide a copy
of their SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one), "Notice of
Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade
eligibility. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series,
grade, step, tenure (1 or 2), and type of service (Competitive or
NOTE: 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.
If you are claiming education as any part of your qualifications for
this position, you must submit an official transcript, unofficial
transcript, or a list including courses, grades earned, completion
dates, and quarter and semester hours earned.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using
education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the
qualification requirements, you must show that the education
credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that
specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such
education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited
U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the
courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Failure to
provide such documentation with your application will result in lost
consideration. For further information, visit:
Additional information
Promotion Potential: This position is at the full performance
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its
mission, the Department of Commerce requires each and every employee
to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all
selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a
background investigation for clearance as a condition of placement
in this NONSENSITIVE position. This review includes financial issues
such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or
tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal
use or possession of drugs.
Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): To be eligible for
a VEOA appointment, the veteran must 1) be a preference eligible;
or 2) be a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous
active service performed under honorable conditions (you must submit
a DD214-member copy 4).
Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel
Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or
former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been
within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C,
Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive
Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources
Career Transition Assistance Program: This program applies to
Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus
or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily
separated from a Federal service position within the competitive
service. To receive selection priority for this position, you
must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) will be
eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum
qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85
out of 100; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support
your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those
applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the
minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information
on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to:\guides/career\transition.asp
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Economic Development Administration


Denver, CO
80238 USA