Administrative Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-860290
    • Job Location: Hybrid, DC
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/20/2023
    • Years of Experience: 002
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

  • Recruitment service provider(s) do not contact COE to offer recruiting assistance for this position.

About COE

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer competitive benefits and a flexible environment focused on your success. We encourage all interested candidates to apply! It’s time to see if COE is the right place for the next step in your career - we are ready to invest in you!

As an EEO employer, COE celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment of equitability where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and COE employees. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

About the Role

COE is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support a multi-year Program Improvement project for the US Forest Service. This position will support the execution of COE’s project plan for the national evaluation of USFS’ Wildfire Crisis strategy encompassing the review, planning, prioritization, and monitoring of this mission critical program to reduce the threat of uncontrolled forest fires in the West. The Administrative Assistant will support the planning and execution of project activities related to stakeholder management, remote facilitation, strategic communications, program evaluations, and documenting recommendations for process and program improvements. This is primarily a hybrid work assignment, with occasional travel to local client site(s) within the Washington DC/Metro area and limited travel to Western client locations.


The candidate should apply with proven experience to execute the following:

  • Conduct administrative and record keeping aspects of the operation of technical projects/programs.
  • Apply knowledge of office management, methods, and procedures in producing and maintaining documentation, correspondence, records, or directives.
  • Work related to project/program progress and status documentation, budget, finance, property, accounting, or personnel management.

Experience and Skills

  • Must have prior experience working with the Federal Government. Candidates without Federal experience will not be considered.
  • High school graduate or equivalency certification.
  • A total of at least three (3) years of experience.
  • History of ethical and value-based performance.
  • US citizenship is required.
  • Willing to work in a hybrid environment as described above.

Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave