Position Details

Office Assistant

ID: ERRED-003 Location: Washington Program: ERS
Wage/Hr: $31.01 Hours/Week: 24 Minimum Age: 55


BA/BS Degree in related field OR Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in general office administration

  • Proficiency in office administration, experience using USDA systems and forms (e.g., AD-700, Concur).
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Concur


This position is considered temporary and is currently funded for approximately 52 weeks with the possibility of an extension. Provide administrative support to the Agency in a variety of areas including but not limited to human resources, budget, procurement, travel, correspondence, filing and time and attendance, and assist the general administrative operations of the Division Director’s office in Washington, DC.

  • General office administration activities, including compiling data for special administrative reports, record keeping and filing, maintaining the Division Director's calendar 25%
  • Initiating and tracking requisition requests that can be purchased using the Agency purchase card, or following up on purchase requests that require 15%
  • Arranging meetings, reserving conference rooms, and setting-up videoconference support for meetings as needed 10%
  • Prepare paperwork for personnel actions and provide support for staff with WebTA submissions and travel documents 35%
  • Coordinates and/or develops and or updates guidance, policies and training materials on administrative systems and processes for employees 15%


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