Protective Support Assistant Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. Department U.S. Secret Service
Salary $41,369.00 to $59,762.00 Grade 06 to 07
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/26/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/26/2018

  • Salary

    $41,369 to $59,762 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 06 - 07

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



4 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:

    • Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
    • Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
    • Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure
    Joining the Secret Service, Office of Protective Operations, Presidential Protective Division, will allow you to perform a variety of administrative and support functions such as manage classified documents and files, and process time and attendance for employees who work irregular and uncommon tours of duty. Apply for this exciting opportunity to impact the overall administrative functions of various divisions and project an image to the accuracy and reliability of the agency’s mission. This Protective Support Assistant position starts at a salary of $41,369.00 (GS-06 step 1), with promotion potential to $66,191.00 (GS-08 step 10). For more information on the Secret Service click here. For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.

    More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

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    The selectee will serve as a Protective Support Assistant in the Office of Protective Operations, Presidential Protective Division. Typical work assignments include:

    • Preparing and reviewing a variety of correspondence, forms, charts, and reports in final format from rough draft, ensuring the accuracy of spelling punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and format; and examining and performing reviews on time & attendance records on a continual basis and detects errors so that discrepancies are infrequent.
    • Performing technical work that results in bi-weekly time and attendance and monthly man-hour reports for employees who work irregular hours and uncommon tours of duty; determining and resolving difficult or sensitive processing problems such as codes, dates and computations; and extracting requested data from administrative files and/or databases to prepare various reports.
    • Receiving and responding to inquiries and referring them to the appropriate staff members; and independently handling inquiries concerning established policies and providing guidance to headquarters and field offices.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    • Merit Promotion
    • Status Candidates
    • Former Overseas Employees
    • CTAP
    • ICTAP
    • VRA
    • VEOA
    • 30% or More Disabled
    • Individuals with Disabilities
    • Schedule A
    • Military Spouses
    • Interchange Agreement Eligibles
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