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Administrative Support Assistant (GS-7)

Apply online through 9/27/2022 at:

This is not a remote work opportunity. The position is located in Columbus, OH. Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.


Prepares a wide variety of correspondence, and reports using office automation equipment, ensuring correct grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and format.

Reviews correspondence prepared by others for content, correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and format. Screens material prior to distribution for suspense dates, establishes controls and follows up on responses due.

Reads and processes incoming correspondence and material, identifying which items need to be brought to the attention of the supervisor, referred to appropriate staff, rerouted to other organizations, or handled personally.

Manages supervisor's calendar and schedules appointments and meetings based on personal knowledge of workload and current issues without prior approval.

Provide secretarial and administrative support to a group of supervisors and maintain official office records electronically and in accordance with Records Management requirements.

Receive visitors and phone calls, determine nature of request, and refer only those contacts needing staff attention. Route calls and visitors based upon knowledge of programs and operations.

Makes travel arrangements based on general preference of traveler in accordance with applicable regulation.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or National
  • Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)Suitable for federal employment
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination


Qualified applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-06 for GS-07 level) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.

For GS-07: Specialized experience at the GS-06 grade level is defined as: providing administrative, technical and general office support duties to an organization; providing support and assistance on personnel, supply, training, and correspondence; utilizing office automation to create, retrieve, update, manipulate and store electronic data; and preparing, editing and formatting documents and reports.

GS-07 Time-in-Grade: Current or former federal employees who have held a GS position in the preceding 52 weeks, must meet the time in grade requirement. To be considered for the GS-07, applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-06 or higher grade in Federal Service.


GS-07 Substitution of Education for Experience: One full year of graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement ( may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (

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