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Staff Assistant (Progressive Transportation Services)
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Staff Assistant, CS-301-9
Salary Range: $47,185 - $60,757
Agency: Transit Delivery Division
Area of Consideration: Open to the General Public
One (1) Vacancy
Open Date: 1/4/2018
Closing Date: 1/14/2018
Duration of Appointment: Career Service – Continuing Full-Time
Collective Bargaining Unit: (Non-Union) This position is not a collective bargaining unit.
This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Transit Delivery Division. The incumbent is responsible for providing substantive administrative and management support work, requiring administrative and analytical skills, and the ability to research problems and issues. The incumbent uses discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties.
Knowledge of the mission, goal, objectives and operating policies and procedures of the agency/program(s) to effectively, accurately and expeditiously meet its goals and objectives.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to convey messages and information; and to compose reports, memoranda, etc. Ability to effectively interact with staff within the office and agency, District government officials and employees, private sector, federal government, and the general public.
Knowledge of, and proficient in the use of operating a personal computer (PC), utilizing Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc., and a willingness to learn new technology associated with assigned work tasks.
Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures to identify, analyze and recommend solution to problems and issues, plus skill in applying fact-finding techniques to research gather factual information.
Conducts fact-finding investigations requiring incumbent to research, analyze, and prepare pertinent data/information incidental to reports, statistical studies, special events, and on-going projects.
Examines and develops a variety of background information for use in presenting factual and statistical data for special projects and/or reports.
Develops administrative data for the purpose of preparing special reports related to the program. Researches administrative matters, gathers facts, defines and explores problems, and initiate and maintain contact necessary in the completion of assignments.
Manages and controls basic management systems for all incoming action documents within the office, including documents control, report monitoring systems to remind staff of action requirements and timetables, suitable tracking systems, and correspondence review.
Prepares responses to inquiries of a Congressional, governmental, and private sector nature. Notifies the appropriate staff personnel of the need for information or commends, or assists staff in preparing responses to inquiries.
Review all correspondence and documents prepared for the supervisor’s signature for grammatical accuracy, procedural conformity, format compliance, and provision of supporting documents. On own initiative, returns to originator correspondence or document which is considered improper for signature fo the supervisor.
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
Associate’s degree in business or public management information technology software or other closely related field, and at least two (2) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of at least four (4) years of relevant education, training, and experience required. This position has been designated as an essential/emergency employee position under the provisions of District Personnel Manual Chapter 12. As such, your services may be required in emergency situations to perform crucial duties, i.e., snow removal, debris removal, transportation, shelter operation, food distribution, and communication. These duties may be performed when the government is closed or when most employees are dismissed early.
Associate’s degree in business or public management information technology software or other closely related field, and at least two (2) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of at least four (4) years of relevant education, training, and experience required.
2- 4 years
The work is typically performed in an office setting however regular site/ward visits are required. The work requires some physical exertion such as standing; walking over rough or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, or stretching; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy equipment and materials.
Health and life insurance benefits and retirement benefits (More information about these benefits is available on the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) website at www.dchr.dc.gov.)
Complimentary Capital BikeShare Membership
Free rides on DC Circulator buses
Continued professional development, and professional growth through d.University, the in-house training available for all DDOT employees
Flexible work schedule (team and role dependent)
Employer assisted housing loan program, providing payment and/or closing cost financing for first-time home buyers (restrictions apply)
The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Posted on: Thursday, January 04, 2018
This listing expires on: Sunday, January 14, 2018