Administrative Assistant

Rockville, MD

Posted: 02/03/2021 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-2128 Pay Rate: 0.00 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected construction management executives to owners and leading contractors, working on commercial and government projects. As one of the leading firms in the country specializing exclusively in this area, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading organizations enabling us access to the top engineering and construction programs throughout the country.

RealStreet has an assignment for an Administrative Assistant in Rockville, Maryland. This individual will support our client, a leader in global security and the integration and application of information technology. This position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant will join the project team for a 3 – 9 month assignment. They will be responsible for providing customer service and assistance to subject matter experts during their peer review of grant applications, tracking and reporting activities and status, and coordinating numerous other activities in support of the peer review process. Additional responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include:

  • Conducting screening for basic minimum requirements in grant applications making sure specific criteria are met
  • Data entry into client’s database
  • Providing assistance to subject matter experts during their review of applications
  • Collecting, quality checking and updating application data reports
  • Providing customer support to reviewers using grant review software
  • Scheduling facilitation activities
  • Processing e-mails
  • Various other quality assurance tasks

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Administrative Assistant role include:

  • BA/BS with 3 years of experience performing administrative support tasks (preferred) or HS diploma and 7 years of experience performing administrative support tasks
  • Strong quality control capabilities, data entry and exemplary communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced customer service or other service environment
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Organization skills and attention to detail
  • Must be motivated and able to work independently or in a team environment when needed

Desired Skills

  • Experience in criminal justice field
  • Experience with Department of Justice (namely OJP or OVW) Peer Review processes and information


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-term Disability

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It was my distinct pleasure working for RealStreet, aka KJMK, on separate FEMA disaster recovery assignments and long-term recovery planning assignments between October 2004 and May 2006 in the aftermath of Hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, Francis and Wilma. I found working with these professionals enjoyable as well as self-fulfilling and rewarding. After a 9-year stint as Read More…

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