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Executive Administrative Assistant - Temporary Position

Job Description

*GDIT is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our contract in Afghanistan on a temporary basis. This is a short term role, and estimated length is 60 days.


Serves as the Executive Assistant, under the supervision of the Chief of Staff for the Command Group and provides executive support to the Commanding General, Deputy Commander, the Chief of Staff, Command Sergeant Major, and the TAAC-E Command Group. Facilitates coordination, communication, planning and execution across the area of responsibility and special staff. Synchronizes the Command Group and advises the staff and subordinate units on administrative procedures for Command Group correspondence and ensures its accuracy and timeliness. Maintains a positive rapport and facilitates communication between higher, adjacent, and subordinate units, as well as assisting these commands in interactions with the Command Group. Provides the Commanding Generals Aide with administrative support for a deployed C2 Advising Structure. Prepares correspondence, routes memorandums and maintains personnel records. Coordinates requests for evaluations, and monitors requests for personnel actions, information management, orders for temporary duty and travel, personnel processing, personnel security clearances, process recommendations for awards and decorations and initiates actions for passport & visas. Acts as the Joint Visitors Bureau Chief by receiving and processing higher headquarters and other unit/organization requests to visit the Command and/or staff. Plans and executes all aspects of visits to include coordination across staff functions, and with other co-located commands, in order to ensure visitor’s objectives are met. Incumbents should be aware that mission requirements can change rapidly and personnel may occasionally be required to work outside of the position description if needed. Duties do include living in a combat zone under austere conditions.


HS Diploma

  1. Citizen of the United States.
  2. Typing Proficiency Requirement. This position requires a qualified typist. Applicants must be able to type 40 words per minute. Certification may be a certificate of proficiency dated within the past 3 years or self-certification by stating current speed on your application for employment/resume.
  3. Applicants must possess one year of general experience OR four years of education above the high school level OR equivalent combinations of education and experience.
  4. Possess an active SECRET clearance.
  5. If the applicant has served in the military they must have received an honorable discharge as verified by a form DD-214 (U.S. Military). Personnel who have been discharged with a characterization of “General under other than honorable”, “Bad Conduct”, or “Dishonorable” are disqualified from this position.

3-5 years

  1. Computer skills including MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) and Internet Explorer.
  2. Fluent in English.
  3. Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  4. Able to accept a written assignment and produce releasable work within prescribed deadlines.
  5. Communicating in cross-cultural and multi-cultural environments both in written and oral formats.
  6. Willing to work a 12-hour shift per day.

  7. Working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous, harsh conditions.

  8. Able to don all required personal protective gear and physically execute assigned duties.

  9. This position is unarmed.
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