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Current Job Vacancy

Announcement: 18-93

Opening Date: March 13, 2018

Closing Date: March 28, 2018

Department: Audits & Evaluations

Work Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Salary Range: $41,000-$53,300

Number of Available Positions: One

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" in the federal government in 2015, 2016, and 2017 by the Partnership for Public Service, the TVA Office of the Inspector General is a federally-mandated oversight organization charged with preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse and fostering efficient and effective operations within the Tennessee Valley Authority. TVA is the largest government-owned electric utility in the United States, providing electricity to 9 million people in 7 states.

Duties include:

  1. Reviews, edits and formats correspondence, reports and other documents for adherence to office policies and writing guidelines/standards. Examples include scheduling memos, draft audit reports, and final audit reports.
  2. Serves as eWorkplace Coordinator for assigned area which involves maintaining data in eWorkplace and advising employees on time-keeping issues.
  3. Assists with the record management function for assigned area of responsibility. An example may include retention and disposal of organizational records.
  4. Serves as backup to Executive Management Assistant and coordinates with other administrative staff to provide support to the OIG.
  5. Ability to identify which final reports to publish to the external website, when to update distribution lists for reports, and how to track audit/investigative referrals, etc.)
  6. Reviews incoming documents addressed to the Assistant Inspector General and assigns, as appropriate, to staff for handling. Tracks the work products and assignments to ensure deadlines are met.
  7. Formats and retrieves standard and non-standard reports from various business systems. (i.e. Teammate, ERS, eWorkplace and PLUS)
  8. Coordinates meetings on occasion. Prepares supporting material and information as necessary.
  9. May coordinate travel arrangements and request reimbursement for travel expenses for manager.
  10. Serves as a liaison between the AIG and his/her direct reports, other TVA management and outside contacts.
  11. Operationally assists auditors as necessary and authorized by the AIG.
  12. Performs other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma required; college degree highly desirable. Two or more years' work experience, preferably as an Administrative Assistant or equivalent administrative support position.

Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must possess a valid driver's license and a willingness to travel if necessary. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen. Must be able to complete a successful background investigation. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position/access requirements and essential job functions.

Ability to perform complex assignments with minimum direction while using initiative and good judgment. Thorough knowledge of English grammar and the rules of composition. Ability to learn and use systems for time keeping, expense reimbursement, correspondence tracking, and data management (i.e. Teammate). Excellent written and oral communications skills. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook) and applicable software packages. Must be willing to participate in overtime assignments as necessitated by work demands and schedules. A comprehensive knowledge of TVA's overall programs, policies, and procedures is desirable but not required.

How to Apply:

By Monday, March 28th, submit electronically a cover letter and resume to: Announcement number should be included in the subject line of your email. Also, please note the source where you found the vacancy announcement.

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The TVA OIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age. Any applicant or employee who believes he or she has a discrimination claim - to include harassment or retaliation - must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days in order to file a claim.