Human Resources Specialist

Department Of Defense Fort Riley , KS 66442

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

About the Position: This position is located in Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA), Consolidated Services Division, Civilian Personnel Record's Center (CivPRC). This position may allow for situational/ad hoc telework.

NOTE: Positions will be filled at either the GS-7, GS-9 with promotion potential to the full performance GS-11 level. Or they can be filled at the full performance level, GS-11.

NOTE: Vacancies may be filled at either location

  • Ft. Riley, Kansas or Rock Island, Illinois.

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Responsibilities

  • Applies technical expertise in reviewing and overseeing the processing of a comprehensive range of personnel actions for a very large customer base.

  • Coordinates internally as well as with HR Specialists external to the processing center to develop or refine operational procedures and resolve recurring problems.

  • Instructs HR Technicians in specific tasks and job techniques, and provides written instructions and reference guides to facilitate the work.

  • Provides on-the-job training to new employees.

  • Serves as an action officer for payroll reconciliation projects.

  • Utilize automated personnel actions processing systems.

  • Analyze civilian personnel records, processing/data entry error, and trends to identify remedy actions.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

  • Job family (Series)

0201 Human Resources Management

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Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement

  • Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

GS-07: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Processing routine civilian personnel actions such as appointments, corrections, cancelations. 2) Applying civilian human resources regulations, and policies to provide guidance on issue such as CivPRC coding, pay setting, veterans preference laws, appointing authority, etc.; and 3) Assisting with gathering data from civilian personnel records to identify processing/data entry errors. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

GS-9: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Reviewing the processing of a wide range of civilian personnel actions; 2) Providing advisory service on a wide variety of civilian personnel actions, corrections, and cancelations that affect employee data, benefits and pay; 3) Interpreting civilian human resources regulations, and policies to provide technical guidance on issue such as CivPRC coding, pay setting, veterans preference laws, appointing authority, etc.; and 4) Assisting with analysis of civilian personnel records, data error, processing/data entry errors, and trends to identify needed corrective actions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

GS-11: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Reviewing and overseeing the processing of a comprehensive range of personnel actions; 2) Providing advisory service on a wide variety of personnel actions, corrections, and cancelations that affect employee data, benefits and pay; 3) Analyzing civilian human resources regulations, and policies to provide technical guidance on issue such as CivPRC coding, pay setting, veterans preference laws, appointing authority, etc.; and 4) Conducting analysis of civilian personnel records, data error, processing/data entry errors, and trends to identify needed corrective actions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Computer Literacy

  • Customer Service

  • HR Information Systems Application

  • Personnel and Human Resources

  • Problem Solving

Time in Grade Requirement:

GS-07: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-05).

GS-09: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).

GS-11: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).

Education

Education Substitution:

GS-07: Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application. OR

Superior Academic Achievement: Successful completion of all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. Superior Academic Achievement is based on:

(1) Class Standing

  • Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; OR

(2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.)

  • Applicants must have a grade-point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.; OR

(3) Honor Society Membership

  • Applicants may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (https://www.achsnatl.org/). Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application.

GS-09: Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application.

GS-11: Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with application.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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