May 09, 2024

Administrative Assistant

$55,000 - $90,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Administration Defense Government Information Technology Other

Job Description

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Administrative Assistant to support Air Combat Environment Test & Evaluation Facility. The salary range of this position is $55,000.00 - $90,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

About the location: 

Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.


A typical day as an Administrative Assistant may include:

  • Provides high-level administrative support
  • Conducts research, prepares statistical reports and handles information requests
  • Performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings
  • Trains and supervises lower-level clerical staff


Must-haves:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Self-motivated with a professional aptitude
  • Experience scheduling via computer applications
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite
  • Prior knowledge of access control procedures
  • Experience with Defense Information System for Security (DISS) Training
  • The ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Refer to a friend:
If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.! 

More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at www.amewas.com for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:
 

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

Department: ACO- Airworthiness Cyber Office
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No
Remote Work Eligibility: Not eligible for remote work

Occupations

Administrative Support

States

MD

Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements

Must-haves:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Self-motivated with a professional aptitude
  • Experience scheduling via computer applications
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite
  • Prior knowledge of access control procedures
  • Experience with Defense Information System for Security (DISS) Training
  • The ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Navy programs and procedures


Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. 


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