Administrative Support Assistant (OA)

Department Of Justice Washington, DC
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

The United States Marshals Service is the nation's oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset seizure and forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, prisoner transportation and custody.

United States Marshals Service (USMS) District of Columbia, Superior Courts/Washington D.C.

The incumbent will perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties in support of USMS to include processing forms and procedures for criminal and civil processing, file management and database management.

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Duties include but are not limited to the following:

* Receiving, reviewing and recording a variety of criminal case actions while initiating necessary documentation to complete the enforcement of the action.

* Resolving problems found in documentation and notify the submitting office or entity of the discrepancy

* Arranging for the production of prisoners in Federal court

* Coordinating out of district prisoner movement

* Receiving and screening calls and visitors to the office

* Providing other administrative support as required.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must complete an initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)

* U.S. Citizenship. Resume and supporting documents (See How to Apply)

* Required to pass a drug test and background investigation


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level in which you are applying:

For the GS-06 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level. Examples of specialized experience are:

* Establishing and maintaining files in accordance with established procedures and retention regulations

* Assisting with the preparation of recurring reports

* Responding to questions from inside or outside the agency concerning procedures or regulations

* Assisting with maintaining spreadsheet data

* Editing the formatting, alignment, and graphs of reports and other documents created in word-processing software.

* Entering data into online criminal database; verifying data for accuracy

Education cannot be substituted for qualification for this position.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

All qualifications requirements for this position must be met by the closing date.

Must be able to pass a typing proficiency test surpassing 40 words per minute with three or fewer errors.