This position is located at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center within Fiscal Service. The Fiscal Service works directly with other administrative and professional services in connection with the financial management of this facility. Incumbent responsible for payroll functions, accounting and cashier functions.
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Work involves the determination of pay entitlements, the maintenance of payroll records, and the completion of related reports pertaining to all stakeholders; as well as, maintenance, review, and disposition of time and leave records.
Performs technician work that results in the bi-weekly determination of pay entitlements, maintaining payroll records, and completing related reports pertaining to Hampton VAMC, National Chaplain and National CWT employees.
Analyzes, develops and tests multiple established audit techniques and methods to evaluate time and attendance records.
Operates under an automated payroll system in which data is coded and verified.
Applies pay and leave laws, rules, regulations and agency policy regarding entitlements to overtime, differentials, hazardous duty, holiday and special rates, premium pay, allowances, etc. which at times involve conflicting requirements.
Posts, examines, computes and balances hours on time and leave records and other required bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Other duties as assigned.
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Work Schedule: 8:00am-4:30, Monday-Friday
Telework: Ad Hoc may be available to highly qualified individuals
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Civilian Pay Technician/PD002682
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
0544 Civilian Pay
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to background/security investigation
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/16/2020.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-5 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-4. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.
Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Analysis and Problem Solving
Attention to Detail
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements:The work requires long periods of working and keyboarding at a computer workstation. It may involve walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items. The work is performed in an office or similar setting requiring normal safety precautions against everyday risks of discomfort and injury.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Department Of Veterans Affairs