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USPSC Administrative Assistant/Administrative Specialist, DC

  • full-time job
  • Washington, DC
  • Jul 29, 2018

Website USAIDFFP USAID/Office of Food for Peace

FFP predicts, prevents, and responds to hunger overseas.

OVERVIEW: The work of the Administrative Assistant/Administrative Specialist requires teamwork, self- motivation, discretion, sound judgment, strong customer service skills, and the ability to work well under stress. The incumbent must prioritize and follow  up on his or her own actions without  prompting,  while  assisting  the  Office  Director,  Deputy  Director,  or  Administrative Support Team Leader with the myriad of administrative tasks. As a member of a highly supportive, customer-service oriented team, the incumbent is willing and able to perform a wide range of administrative functions to help ensure programmatic success. The incumbent is highly flexible and willing to work under conditions of ongoing change and remains professional and respectful of colleagues and authority in a diverse workforce. The incumbent places a premium on building positive relationships with the team and with key stakeholders both in and outside of the Office. The incumbent is highly responsible, service-oriented, organized, pays close attention to detail, and is able to receive and respond to constructive criticism in a professional manner.

CORE FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: The key functions of the Administrative Assistant/Administrative Specialist are to provide general administrative support to the Office Director, Deputy Director and/or Administrative Support Team Leader. The incumbent must have a demonstrated initiative and ability to manage competing demands by Food for Peace and work to find solutions to changing priorities. The incumbent must be able to coordinate with a range of senior level individuals, management and other Agencies, while serving as the initial point of contact for FFP management. The full range of specific duties, some of which are in direct support of FFP-funded programs and some in support of general FFP office responsibilities, are included in the solicitation attached/on


How to Apply

This solicitation will be executed in two rounds.  Round 1 closes on March 14th, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT; round 2 closes on July 30th, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT.  Qualified individuals are required to submit:

  1. A complete, current resume. See cover page for resume requirements.
  2. Supplemental document specifically addressing the QRFs shown in the solicitation.
  3. USPSC Application form AID 302-3. Applicants are required to complete sections A through I. This form must be physically signed. Electronic signatures will not be accepted.
  4. Please cite PCDNetwork as the source of the posting in your application.

Additional documents submitted will not be accepted.

Your complete application package must be emailed by the closing date and time specified to:

FFP PSC Recruitment Team – E-Mail Address:

Any questions on this solicitation may be directed to FFP PSC Recruitment Team via the information provided above. Further guidance on applying, including the detailed solicitation, AID 302-3 and a sample resume, can be found at

Applicants can expect to receive a confirmation email when application materials have been received. Applicants should retain for their records copies of all enclosures which accompany their applications.

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