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U.S. Census Bureau Office Automation Assistant, GS-0326-5/6, Census-MP-KML in Oak Brook, Illinois

Summary

The primary purpose of this position isto providegeneral office clerical support.

This vacancy is for an Office Automation Assistant positionlocated in the Chicago Regional Office in Oak Brook, IL.

Responsibilities

Duties: The individual selected for this position will: Performs troubleshooting duties related to hardware, software, and/or telecommunications problems.

Edits and reformats electronic drafts of reports andmaterials.

Transmits and receives documents through networked computers.

Proofreads materials to ensure conformance with office standards.

Identifies, sorts and calculating data; and/or establishing detailed procedures needed to enter and retrieve data for administrative and/or survey reports.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

U.S. citizen.

Suitable for Federal employment.

Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)

You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Please read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see CHICAGORO-2020-0029, Office Automation Assistant, GS-0326-5/6, CENSUS-DE-KML.

A probationary period may be required. The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Qualifications

MinimumEducation Requirement:

To be minimally qualified for this position, applicants MUST have a typing proficiency of at least 40 words per minute with three or fewer errors based on a five minute sample.

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-05, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: identifying and resolving hardware and software problems, and coordinating the replacement of laptop equipment. Experience in providing clerical support and assistance to an office staff, using automated equipment and products to compile information.ORSuccessful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university. For the GS-06, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes identifying and resolving hardware and software problems, and coordinating the replacement of laptop. Experience in providing clerical support and assistance to an office staff, using automated equipment and products to compile information. Experience establishing process improvements in an administrative environment.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

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.

Education

Additional Information

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