Civilian Pay Technician

Department Of Veterans Affairs Hampton , VA 23669

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

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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Responsibilities

Major Duties:

  • 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

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

6

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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

Qualifications

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:

  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-4 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: knowledge of financial management technical methods; utilizes analytical and evaluative techniques to research, identify, interpret, and apply time and leave laws and regulations; answers multiple requests rapidly and accurately; knowledge of time and attendance, leave, benefits and pay entitlements for employees; experience researching and computing back pay;. OR,
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successfully completed four years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED). OR,
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond; successfully completed post high school education and experience to meet total experience requirements (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED).

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Analysis and Problem Solving

  • Attention to Detail

  • Compliance

  • Computer Skills

  • Decisiveness

  • Writing

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/.

Education

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.

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Civilian Pay Technician

Department Of Veterans Affairs