WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICE DIVISION? The HCO mission is to make IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the IRS mission.
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WHAT DOES A HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT DO? As a Human Resources Assistant, you will provide clerical, administrative and limited technical support to personnel engaged in personnel management functions such as employee benefits, recruitment and placement, personnel/payroll processing, classification, labor relations, and employee development. In this position you will provide evaluation and analysis involving practices and principles of the assigned program specialty.
As a Human Resources Assistant you will:
Counsel and provide information to managers and employees, compute benefits, review and assist in preparing required forms.
Perform classification reviews of clerical and paraprofessional positions and recommend final classification actions.
Review tentative organizational changes for processing or clerical work units; prepare position descriptions, review requests for Personnel Actions (SF-52s) and input data into automated human resources management systems.
Prepare vacancy announcements, evaluate qualifications, and review promotion certificates and document selections.
Schedule and conduct orientation sessions for new employees, respond to inquiries and prepare requests for certificates for rating under direct hire authority.
Participate in course development activities such as developing project agreements and operational plans, gathering data, conducting task analyses, preparing reports, planning course format and design.
Use various software programs and automated systems to prepare a variety of documents, revise, calculate, and retrieve data.
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Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month may be required.
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0203 Human Resources Assistance
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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-8 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience demonstrating knowledge of and skill in applying, a comprehensive body of human resources management rules, procedures, and technical methods pertaining to the specific functional assignment. Knowledge and skill using various computer equipment and software equipment to prepare documents, input data, compile and generate reports and monitor administrative controls. Examples : Utilizing personnel automated systems and procedures to determine appropriate steps to input unusual personnel actions and to resolve rejected documents; Utilizing written and oral communication techniques in order to explain complex programs, and to clarify difficult problems; Applying regulations and requirements relating to basic recruitment and placement and/or employee benefits and labor relations, classification, basic and complicated qualifications, complex pay setting and personnel/payroll programs in order to provide expert assistance to employees and managers; and resolving a wide range of complex personnel and employee account problems/issues.
The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:
You must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
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