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Administrative Support Specialist (GS-9/11)

Apply online through 10/12/2022 at:

This opportunity is open to US Citizens and Nationals.

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


The major duties described below reflect the full performance level of this position:

Serves as the primary manager of a new lateral staffing program, which entails helping current employees find other same-graded positions they are currently eligible for.

Coordinates staffing plans from the Site to Resource Management and HR.

Serves as a facilitator and training manager for the Financial Management Certification program.

Informs the workforce about upcoming training and coordinates the administrative processes (e.g., material, computers, et cetera) to schedule and set-up onsite classrooms

Works with the Site Director and managers in the development of budget justifications for impacted personnel actions.

Coordinates requests for interim security clearances and assists management with justifying upgraded sensitivity and access levels of positions.

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


GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-07). Specialized experience is defined as: applying rules, procedures, operations and functions of an organization in order to perform administrative work in a variety of administrative areas such as budget, personnel management, training, classroom support, initiating personnel actions, correspondence routing; project planning support or scheduling events.

GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the (GS-09). Specialized experience is defined as: interpreting and applying administrative management policies, regulations, and procedures to collaborate with budget, manpower, and administrative and Human Resources staff; coordinating the orientation of new employees and/or providing administrative support and facilitation services for organizations.

This position is developmental and selections may be made at the GS-9, or GS-11 entry grade levels. Once eligibility and qualification requirements are met, selectees will be eligible for promotion at management discretion to the GS-11 grade levels without further competition.

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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

GS-09 Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, Master's or equivalent graduate degree, may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement

GS-11 Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be used to substitute for the specialized experience requirement.

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