As a Human Resoursces Assistant you will:
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Instruct new employees in completion of all required forms and benefits forms
Responds to employee's inquiries regarding status of applications and other HR related matters.
Assists with security forms for background investigations.
Examine, prepare and track requests for personnel actions.
Identify the nature of the problem, question, or situation, reviews the manuals, guidelines, and regulations, and responds to employee queries appropriately.
Obtain, clarify, or provide information on various employee benefits.
Work directly with the processing HR Specialist/HR Assistant at HRC-Detroit as well as with various levels of Muskogee VARO management and the public.
Occasional travel - Some travel may be required for training.
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0203 Human Resources Assistance
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
Selectees are subject to a background/suitability investigation
Selective Service registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
A probationary period may be required for employees and supervisors
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
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.
The Office of Personnel Management's group coverage qualification standards, associated individual occupational requirements (IOR), and individual qualification standards covering white collar occupations in the Federal competitive service can be found here.
To qualify at the GS-5 grade level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is defined as work that involves (1) Utilizing office automation software in order to accomplish administrative functions; (2) Creating reports and; (3) Providing routine information to visitors and callers.
OR applicants may substitute education for the experience required to qualify for the GS-5:
a bachelor's degree or 4 years of education above high school leading to a bachelor's degree.
OR applicants can combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-05 level.
To qualify at the GS-6 grade level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is defined as work that involves (1) The understanding and execution of standard human resources practices to perform a wide range of technical and clerical procedures in support of human resources functions related to benefits and staffing; (2) Creating human resources reports; (3) Processing human resources records and files.
To qualify at the GS-7 grade level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is defined as work that involves (1) Explaining human resources policies and procedures to employees; (2) Advising employees as it relates to health and retirement benefits; (3) Supporting recruitment efforts such as attending job fairs and answering applicant questions.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
There is no educational substitution for the GS-06/07 level.
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. 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.
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