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JOB ALERT!!!  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to fill a Secretary position, GS-0318 – 07. Position is located in the Office of Enforcement, Compliance & Environmental Justice, Legal Enforcement Program, Denver, Colorado. Relocation expenses are not supported. EPA is ONLY accepting resumes from qualified veterans that are eligible under the Schedule A or 30%+ disabled veterans non-competitive hiring authority. For more information on veteran hiring authorities, please visit:


Job Opportunity

EPA is looking for highly motivated candidates at the GS-07 level to join Region 8 Legal Enforcement Program.


About the Agency:

Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.


Position Description

  • Maintain Manager’s calendar and schedule appointments.  Attend meetings and briefings for the Manager on a variety of administrative topics and provide discussion summaries.  Arrange meetings, conferences, and training, and prepare agendas as requested.  Attend meetings and/or conferences to prepare minutes, make note of commitments made during discussions, and follow-up on action items.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, studies, etc. as requested by management and senior staff.  Act as liaison with supervisor’s and administrative staff to follow-up on requests for information, documents, data, reports, and other information.  Prepare tables, charts, graphs, presentations, and other documents using a variety of software applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) as requested by the Manager.  Maintain correspondence control system to track incoming and outgoing correspondence, including Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Congressional requests for information.
  • Use web-based systems to arrange travel and track leave for assigned personnel.  Maintain an automated and centralized leave calendar to track manager availability and leave plans.  Make travel arrangements for the assigned managers/staff within the organizational units of the Manager, including airline reservations, public transportation, government car rental, hotel accommodations, etc. based on instructions and know preferences.
  • Maintain files and tracking systems using office automation systems.  Regularly use such software applications as electronic mail, desk top publishing, calendar, spreadsheet, database and/or graphics.  Responsible for maintaining and updating administrative recordkeeping/tracking systems in accordance with the procedures and policies of the assigned office.



Looking for someone who is comfortable and works well in a fast-paced environment.  Must have the ability to multi-task and have strong customer service skills.

Ability to analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; Plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.

You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-07 level, you need to have at least one year of full time specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Experience is defined as such that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.  To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.  Applicants who have the 1 year of appropriate specialized experience, are not required to have general experience, education above the high school level, or any additional specialized experience to meet the minimum qualification requirements.


To Apply

Please send resume, DD-214, Schedule A letter and/or VA letter indicating 30% or more service connected disability, AND supporting documents (please redact social security numbers) to: Jim Eppers, Hiring Official, at the EPA Region 8 Legal Enforcement Program in Denver, Colorado ( by Close of business on December 7, 2016.


Selection will be made without discrimination for non-merit reason such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicapping condition, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.  

  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Department of Homeland Security
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