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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Bureau of the Census
Recruiting Bulletin (External)
OPENING DATE: August 7, 2009
Recruiting Bulletin No.: AF 23-09-D10-278
CLOSING DATE: August 20, 2009
New Castle, DE-LCO
Christiana Executive Campus
200 Continental Drive, Ste. 301
Newark, DE 19713
POSITION TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (AA)
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: One (1)
PAY RATE: $14.75 Per Hour
EXCEPTED SERVICE APPOINTMENT: Schedule A Appointment, not-to-exceed one year,
with the possibility of extension.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: EXTERNAL-All U.S. Citizens who reside in the State of
WORK SCHEDULE: This is a temporary Full-time position. The incumbent of this position is
covered by the mixed-tour employment program.
DUTY STATION: New Castle-DE-LCO (2311)
WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone residing in the area of consideration (see above).
QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants MUST take and pass a written test. Application must
reflect demonstrated experience related to the specified duties listed below.
DUTIES: Incumbent serves as an Administrative Assistant to the Local Census Office
Manager. Receives and reviews incoming correspondence and other materials. Incumbent
answers inquiries of a non-technical nature and drafts replies and attaches pertinent background
material to correspondence of a more complex nature. Forwards appropriate materials and other
correspondence to members of the staff for their action. Monitors and controls documents
requiring action by a specific date and insures such deadlines are met. Screens calls and refers
them to appropriate staff members. Maintains supervisor’s calendar and schedules appointments
and meetings. Briefs supervisor on appointments and meetings. Makes all necessary
arrangements for meetings. May be asked to attend some meetings. Sets up and maintains files.
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