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Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Pathways Recent Graduate Secretary (OA)

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Job Location

Whitehall, OH, United States

Job Description

This position is part of the DFAS Recent Graduates Program. The Recent Graduates Program is a developmental program that provides the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a successful career and to explore possibilities for growth and learning. **This Job Opportunity Announcement is using an additional online assessment tool to evaluate applicants. This announcement will be used to fill positions with an entry grade of GS-5 and a target grade of GS-6.

DFAS' (Defense Finance and Accounting Service) mission is to lead the DoD (Department of Defense) in finance and accounting by ensuring the delivery of efficient, exceptional quality pay and financial information. We take pride in serving the men and women who defend America. DFAS is seeking goal-oriented people who like a challenge and care about serving our country. We offer rewarding careers in finance, accounting, information systems, contracting services, human resources, clerical work and many other areas.

Location: Whitehall, Ohio, United States

Posted Date: 3/25/2020

Job Requirements

Obtained a qualifying Associates, Bachelor's Master's, Professional, Doctorate, Vocational or Technical Degree or Certificate from a qualifying educational institution, within the previous 2 years, or A veteran (as defined in 5 U.S.C. 2108) who completed the requirements for an Associates, Bachelor's Master's, Professional, Doctorate, Vocational or Technical Degree or Certificate after December 27, 2010 and due to military service obligation, was precluded from applying to a Recent Graduates Program during my 2 year eligibility period AND it is less than 6 years from the date on which I completed the academic requirements of my degree or certificate. Qualifying education must be conferred or awarded by the closing date of this announcement. Basic Requirement: Must be able to type 40 words per minute to qualify. In addition to meeting the basic requirement, qualified applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. For GS-05: Specialized Experience is defined as: performing clerical or office work such as duplicating documents, processing/delivering mail, basic record keeping, reporting and informational duties, including compiling, maintaining, updating data, lists and reports in support of an organization's operations. Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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March 25, 2020
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