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-12 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 managing administrative programs. – Experience planning and developing strategies to improve day-to-day operations and improve effectiveness, efficiency and productivity. – Experience developing budget estimates, justifications and advising on and negotiating contracts. -Experience utilizing qualitative and/or quantitative methods for assessment and improvement of complex management processes and systems. -Experience serving as a Contract Officer Representative for personal services and third-party contracts. There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-13 position.
This announcement is for TEMPORARY, INTERMITTENT positions Not-to-Exceed 1 YEAR/1040 hours located in various Executive Offices in Regional Bureaus in the Department of State. The incumbent will serve as an Administrative Officer for posts worldwide and for domestic assignments as necessary.