Administrative Support Officer (FW1535-IA-001)

Prairie City, IA
Prairie City, IA
Administrative Support Officer (FW1535-IA-001)
ID:FW1535-IA-001Location:Prairie CityProgram:FWS
Wage/Hr:$25.00Hours/Week:12 Hrs/Week, Approx 624 total hoursMinimum Age:55

The Fish and Wildlife Service Experienced Services Program was established to create a unique partnership to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The Fish and Wildlife ESP connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the Fish and Wildlife Service to provide scientific, technical, and administrative services in support of the Fish and Wildlife Service priority multiple-use related programs and authorities. The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as Enrollee and are not employees of FWS or National Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions). NEW Solutions is the ESP Non-governmental organization (NGO) responsible for administrative aspects of the Program, and the Enrollees work under Fish and Wildlife Service direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out the Fish and Wildlife Service mission. Fish and Wildlife Service ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current, to access new training opportunities, to engage in gainful project-based positions, and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy and their own financial security. Background security investigation may be required prior to start date. Location, hours and hourly pay are noted in this position description. FWS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an approximate 624 total hours at 12 hours per week. (this is subject to change based on budget and other factors). This position may be performed remotely.


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in administrative support OR HS/GED Degree in Various OR Previously completed training in FBMS and GrantSolutions

  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, MS Teams, MS Outlook, MS OneDrive, Adobe

Provide administrative support for Neal Smith NWR and IA Private Lands Office.

  • Updating station budget tracking spreadsheets, monitoring credit card purchases and reconciling cc statements, fixed costs tracked.   25%
  • Inputting PPR/PR?s, FBMS actions, acquisition requests   20%
  • Assist IAPLO with GrantSolutions   15%
  • Track IAPLO budgets and associated expenditures   25%
  • Other administrative duties to support Neal Smith NWR and Iowa Private Lands Office.   15%

  • FWS systems and processes
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.