U.S. Department of State - for students and recent graduates company profile

Student Trainee (Office Automation): Pathways Internship Experience Program

Job Location

many vacancies available - Arlington, VA, United States

Job Description

Applications accepted: 06/12/2019 to 06/19/2019
Temporary appointment: $37,955 to $49,338 per year

This vacancy announcement will be open from June 12, 2019 to June 19, 2019 or when 50 applications have been received. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages.

OBO/RM/EX/HR The Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO), Deputy Director for Resource Management (RM), Office of the Executive Director(EX), Human Resources Division (HR) is responsible for providing the full range of human resources/personnel services for OBO, including recruitment ,staffing, position management, performance management ,employee and labor relations, work force diversity and employee benefits to employees of the Civil Service(CS) and Foreign Service(FS) as well as Personal Service Contractors (PSC) and Third Party Contractors (TPC).

As a Student Trainee (Office Automation) GS-05 , you will:

Performs office automation duties using such software applications as electronic mail, desktop publishing, calendar, spreadsheet, database, and/or graphics, to track Congressional correspondence.
Performs electronic file maintenance work including: updating and maintaining computer files and inventory; making backup copies; establishing and maintaining a uniform identification and archive library system; updating and maintaining all manuals, references books, and operating handbooks, and guidelines; maintaining appointments, calendars, schedules; schedules appointments, coordinates meetings, and/or schedules based on the subject matter of the meeting, arranges for meeting and small conference administrative details.
Assists the office with a variety of tasks that support our missions’ programs. The primary responsibility is to support the missions and desks by assisting with communicating and coordinating the flow of information to and from Washington.
Responsibilities and objectives may include: participating in special research projects; replying to public inquiries; assisting in preparation of briefing material for upcoming meetings, or other high level visits, i.e. preparing and compiling biographies of participants, background on subject at hand, country maps, etc.; setting up Washington consultations for DOS personnel during visits to Washington; attending meetings/conference and providing written summaries; and updating and organizing the Office’s electronic files.
Applies and follows accepted practices to perform non-standard program support assignments, such as research involving special topics. Searches a variety of sources to obtain materials that support program activities.
Assembles and summarizes the data, background information, and other materials into report or presentation formats.
Monitors the status of program assignments, ensuring that due dates are noted and established, that background materials are routed to the assigned staff, and that copies of background materials are maintained in a secure location, and immediately available to the supervisor and staff.
Provides reminders of approaching due dates to ensure that all assignments are met in a timely manner.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

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Contact Information

Contact Department of State HR/REE/REC
US Department of State
2401 E Street NW
Suite 518 H
Washington, DC, United States 20522
Website http://careers.state.gov/students/


September 14, 2018

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