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Staff Assistant
Title:Staff Assistant
Location:Washington, DC

Staff Assistant (190016)

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) is currently seeking a Staff Assistant in Washington DC. The successful candidate will be part of a highly professional, results-oriented company and will provide the following support for our Government customer:

  • As required, serve as backstop FO Office Manager and Staff Assistant, as required.

  • Assist in the preparation of correspondence, reports, and other documents. Accurately type correspondence, reports, or similar materials from handwritten or electronic drafts using a word processor. Ensure correct grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and appropriate format in documents prepared by self and others. Thoroughly review correspondence and other work prepared by others for content, correct grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and appropriate format. On own initiative, return such communications to the originator for correction when not in conformance with known policies or correspondence regulations. Ensure requirements for classified material are accurately followed, where applicable.

  • Draft replies and routine correspondence and prepare forms.

  • Assist in scheduling meetings and appointments,

  • Receive visitors and phone calls. Accurately determine the nature of the request and refers callers to appropriate staff. Personally answer routine and non-technical request for information and provides correct information when routine procedural matters are involved.

  • Follow up on telephone conversations and take appropriate steps to ensure that necessary action is initiated and subsequently assures that such action is completed as quickly as possible. Follow up and assure proper execution of all commitments made.

  • Ensure that requests for action or information are made known to responsible Office staff personnel who can satisfy the request. Decide whether important or emergency matters should be brought to the Supervisor's attention when absent, but accessible.

  • Organize travel and assist in scheduling large meetings and conferences.

Required skills and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.

  • Secret Clearance

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

  • Demonstrated ability to work on teams

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service

  • Skill and ability in managing multiple concurrent activities of varying complexity, including changing priorities and short turn-around times

  • At least two (2) years working with the U.S. Department of State, gaining appropriate knowledge of the Department organization, systems, and processes.


VISTA offers a strong compensation package and a competitive leave package. A generous benefit plan includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, tuition assistance and employer matching 401(k) plan.

Government executives utilize VISTA for information technology, management consulting, decision support systems and a broad portfolio of analytical services. Our focus on real property helps our clients gain the greatest value from money they spend on buildings, land and infrastructure.

To learn more about VISTA and to apply for this position, please visit our website at

VISTA is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Disability/Veterans Employer

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