Technical Assistant (General Clerk III) - HNRTC | Yakima, WA - GSSC

  • 129 N 2nd St, Yakima, WA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

ProSidian is a Management and Operations Consulting Services Firm focusing on providing value to clients through tailored solutions based on industry-leading practices. ProSidian services focus on the broad spectrum of Enterprise Solutions for Risk Management | Compliance | Business Process | IT Effectiveness | Energy & Sustainability | Human Capital. We help forward-thinking clients solve problems and improve operations.

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Job Description

This service supports Government, Public Sector and Infrastructure Sector clients and ProSidian Team Members work as part of the Engagement Team Cadre to provide HNRTC Facilitator/Administrative Assistant Support services on behalf of The Department of Energy, Richland Operations Office, is in need of general support services to support the Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (Council). 
The Council consists of representatives (trustees) from two states, three tribes, and three federal agencies working cooperatively on a Natural Resource Damage Assessment of the Hanford Site in Washington State. Support is needed for full Council meetings, in person or via conference call, every two months. Support is also needed for a Senior Council meeting, workshops and special topics meetings (as identified in Meeting Summary Table). 


The primary responsibility of The ProSidian Facilitator is to ensure Council meetings employ a fluid, consensus-based decision-making process, with all trustees’ concerns considered fully and equitably. The ProSidian Facilitator collaborates with the Council Chair (a position which rotates annually) to plan meetings and to organize meeting agendas. 


The ProSidian Facilitator coordinates with the Administrative Assistant to provide all meeting support. The Team’s Administrative Assistant also supports the Council with other duties, such as custodian responsibilities for the Council’s website which includes document upload and implementing the protocol for the Administrative Record.  ***NOTE:  This role shall work remotely during COVID-19 and Travel/Report To Official Duty Station (713 Jadwin Ave, Richland, WA 99352) for in-person meetings.

Technical Assistant (General Clerk III) -  HNRTC | Yakima, WA - GSSC Candidates shall work to support requirements for FY21-003: Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (HNRTC) Facilitation Support Swim Lanes and 

The Administrative Assistant will perform activities related to SUPPORT | PARTICIPATE/ASSIST: Coordination Activities, Facilitation Activities, and Activities Related To Meeting Documentation as well as the following duties:

SUPPORT | PARTICIPATE/ASSIST W/ RESPONSIBILITY FOR MEETING SUPPORT ACTIVITIES
Assist The ProSidian Facilitator in supporting Council meetings, Senior Council meeting, workshops and special topics meeting (as identified in Meeting Summary Table);
Coordinate meeting logistics including, but not limited to, procuring meeting rooms and ensuring all necessary equipment and materials are available. Meetings are typically held in rooms provided by the hosting trustee organization; however, if host meeting rooms are unavailable, the administrative assistant will need to find a free or low-cost venue that will suit the needs of the Council; 

Provide essential equipment (e.g., laptop, projector, conference phone, flip charts) and IT support (e.g., conference line, audiovisual web-based conference) needed to fulfill meeting objectives;  

  • Capture key Council decisions and action items at meetings and share these with Facilitator for inclusion in the Executive Summary;
  • Arrange for occasional working lunches as needed;
  • Attend all facilitated meetings in person unless otherwise agreed to with the Council Chair;
  • Coordinate all travel arrangements to meeting venues for facilitation/administrative team as needed; 

SUPPORT | PARTICIPATE/ASSIST W/ RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ACTIVITIES

  • Provide administrative support for the Council on the following tasks within ten working days of receiving written request by Council Chair or Vice Chair;
  • Search Council documents (e.g., governance documents, executive summaries, logs) for specific information needed by request 
  • Work with the Council Chair to identify documents for the Administrative Record, prepare and distribute signature pages to Council; 
  • Ensure Council governance documents are up-to-date;
  • Keep track of and remind Council of deadlines;
  • Keep Council contact list up to date;
  • Set up and maintain four group email lists for Council correspondence;
  • Maintain and act as custodian of the Council website (http://www.hanfordnrda.org/), including updating the Administrative Record as specified by the Council Chair;
  • Upload administrative records and other documents onto the website as needed;
  • Revise the public side of the website when directed by Council;
  • Save documents on the Council’s data management website (a second, non-public website) , including but not limited to meeting packets, Executive Summaries, and decision and resolution logs.
  • Manage electronic file structure, as needed.
  • Become and stay informed of: Council meeting topics; governance documents including but not limited to the 2016 Memorandum of Agreement; Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council By-Laws as Amended November 8, 2017; Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council Operational Agreements; and current issues as directed by the Council Chair.

Qualifications

The Technical Assistant (General Clerk III) -  HNRTC | Yakima, WA - GSSC shall have consecutive employment in a position with comparable responsibilities within the past five (5) years, Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email; and proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) and related tools and technology required for the position.  Work products shall be thorough, accurate, appropriately documented, and comply with established criteria.  Work products shall be thorough, accurate, appropriately documented, and comply with established criteria.

Four years of relevant experience organizing meetings and providing administrative assistance to teams.

Knowledge of website design and maintenance.

Identification of any conflicts, potential conflicts, or perceived conflicts of interest with any Hanford Site contractors.

  • U.S.  Citizenship Required - You must be a United States Citizen
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (This employer participates in the e-Verify program)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Adobe)
  • All ProSidian staff must be determined eligible for a “Facility Access Authorization” (also referred to as an “Employment Authorization”) by the USG’s designated Security Office.
  • Other Requirements and Conditions of Employment Apply
  • May be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement
  • Must be able to submit to and qualify for varying levels of background investigative requirements, up to a Top Secret or DOE "Q" clearance.

 

TRAVEL:  Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings, events, site visits, or other training requirements.  Travel is coordinated with the technical point of contact and approved in writing by the Contracting Officer in advance, is allowed, in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.  LOCATION:  Work shall be conducted at or in proximity to The Hanford Eastern Washington (Tri-Cities - Kennewick | Pasco | Richland) Area - Work Remote During COVID-19 and Duty Station:  713 Jadwin Ave, Richland, WA 99352

Additional Information

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Teamwork – ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
  • Leadership – ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
  • Business Acumen – understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
  • Communication – ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
  • Motivation – persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
  • Agility – ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
  • Judgment – exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
  • Organization – ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks

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OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public, and social sectors
  • Curiosity – the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together
  • Humility – exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have an impact and make a difference
  • Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom

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