Administrative Officer

Department of State - Agency Wide - Department of State

Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements described below by the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement. Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions, per 5CFR 300, Subpart F.
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Experience developing and implementing operational plans to implement organizational plans and policies
Experience formulating and applying budget and auditing tools and best practices Experience managing diverse teams to achieve organizational objectives. There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-15 position.
In addition, applicant’s experience must also demonstrate that the candidate possesses the following qualities: Ability to assign, review, and supervise the work of others;
Objectivity and fairness in judging people on their ability, and situations on the facts and circumstances;
Ability to adjust to change, work pressures, or difficult situations without undue stress;
Willingness to consider new ideas or divergent points of view; and
Capacity to “see the job through.”
Located in the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM). PM is the principal link between the Departments of State and Defense. This position serves as a Director of DDTCs Management Staff, comprised of a mix of civil servant and contractor personnel. The Management Staff in DDTC is responsible for organization-wide management, information technology and budget issues, and liaison with oversight bodies.