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Mine Safety and Health Administration Mine Safety and Health Assistant (OA) in Bartow, Florida

Summary This position is located in a Field Office within Enforcement, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Department of Labor (DOL). The incumbent of this position provides program and administrative support, as well as liaison duties in direct support of the supervisor and a cadre of Mine Safety and Health Inspectors. This position is inside the Bargaining Unit. Responsibilities Duties at the GS-06 grade level: Makes travel arrangements for employees of the work unit. Provides itinerary, secures travel and hotel reservations, and prepares travel vouchers upon completion of travel. Performs a variety of administrative functions, such as: posts and maintains time and attendance records, prepares personnel documents, prepares requisitions and distributes supplies, prepares mileage reports, tracks awards, etc. Researches, gathers and assembles information for use by field office staff in special projects, evaluations, conferences, meetings and FOIA requests. Maintains records systems for the work unit in support of Division operations. Tracks citations and orders for assessment purposes to ensure submission to the District Office within established time frames. Receives calls and visitors. Ascertains the nature of the call/visit and determines those which she or he can personally handle or referring others to the appropriate staff. Receives, reviews and distributes incoming correspondence. Responds to those which do not require the attention of the supervisor or staff. Reviews outgoing correspondence for compliance with policy, procedure, format, grammar, punctuation, etc. Records and tracks mine plan approval processing. Prepares plan approval and rejection letters. Uploads and downloads daily inspection activities. Requirements Conditions of Employment Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met. Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen. Appointment to this position may require a background investigation. Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level. Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements. Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations. As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentation of proof of vaccination or to be in the process of requesting an exception to the vaccination requirement before appointment or onboarding with the agency. The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request to be considered for a legally required exception from this requirement. Currently, implementation and enforcement of Executive Order 14043 has been suspended pursuant to an injunction pending further litigation. Required Proficiency: You must have a typing proficiency of 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. You must have a certificate of proficiency from an organization authorized to issue such certificates or self-certify your proficiency. Qualifications For the GS-06: Specialized Experience is defined as experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-5, in the Federal Service. This experience may have been gained either in the Federal or private sectors. Specialized experience for this position is defined as preforming administrative duties to support an office, examples of such experience include: Experience reviewing documents for conformance with policy, format, grammatical accuracy; Experience working with office automation software in order to retrieve, manipulate or modify data from different sources to generate reports, documentation or information used by others; Experience maintaining files and/or filing systems; Experience operating standard office equipment such as printers, photocopiers, facsimile machines, multi-line office telephone systems; and, Experience in transcribing correspondence and reports from rough drafts into proper format. Proficiency Requirement:In addition to meeting experience or education requirements, applicants must show possession of the following Skill: 40 words per minute typing speed Please ensure these types of experience are evident in your resume. Education No substitution of education at the GS-06 Additional Information Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, or have speech disabilities, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Position Telework eligibility is determined by management based on position duties during the recruitment process. Employee participation in telework on a routine or situational basis is determined by management primarily based on business needs. Employees participating in telework are subject to the terms and conditions of the Department of Labor’s Telework Program. DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. All MSHA employees and their spouses, and minor children are prohibited by regulation from having any interest, direct or indirect, in any mine or mining company which may be directly affected by the work of MSHA through its investigations, technical research, or other activities. These interests are prohibited under the Department of Labor's Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct Regulations at 5 CFR 5201.105. Certain MSHA employees are required to file a financial disclosure report. For questions, please contact the vacancy contact on this announcement. Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES