Program Support Assistant

Veterans Health Administration - Department of Veterans Affairs

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience for GS-7: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-06 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: experience where you were responsible for providing clerical and/or administrative support; collecting, compiling and tracking data and information; Timekeeping duties; processing documents and reports; establishing, updating and maintaining office files and records; performing automation duties using such software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail, desktop publishing, calendar, database and/or graphics; ability to research and gather data. .Physical Requirements: Requires some walking, stooping, stretching, bending, sitting, and lifting up to 35 pounds 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; religions; 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.
This position functions as the program support assistant within the Non-Institutional Care Department in Nursing at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. The primary purpose of the position is to provide support for the day-to-day administrative and clerical needs supporting the Non-Institutional Care Offices with technical, training, research, planning, and administrative activities. The duty station will be the Veterans Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, West Los Angeles.