Military Pay Technician

Department Of Defense Elmendorf Air Force Base , AK 99506

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to perform duties as chief, reserve military pay branch and primary point of contact for all military pay issues, transactions, and procedures for active, reserve, inactive reserve (IMA) or retired armed forces personnel and their annuitants. Responsible for resolving the more difficult complex actions, developing and revising local procedures, and providing liaison functions between base organizations and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

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Responsibilities

  • Monitors, reviews or initiates complex transactions where guidelines lack specificity to requirements, circumstances or problems, and/or frequently change.

  • Serves as the primary point of contact on reserve pay actions and coordinator on resolving reserve pay matters.

  • Accomplishes the more difficult customer complaints and technical military pay issues and provides professional advice and guidance to the Wing Commander, Wing Staff, and Wing personnel on military pay policies and regulations.

  • Assists with training lower level clerks/technicians on miscellaneous technical tasks and various complex actions in support of military pay actions.

  • Assists technicians in resolving more complicated debt collection cases, and exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

9

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0545 Military Pay

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Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance

  • PCS expenses are not authorized and will not be paid

  • Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized

  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft

  • This is a Financial Management Level 1 Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service which includes experience in or knowledge of payroll concepts, policies and principles; providing customer service regarding pay entitlements or pay records; financial management analysis; and leadership of lower level team members or technicians

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1.Knowledge of a large body of rules, regulations, laws, and variety of procedures for one or more military pay specializations; the data system(s) used to support military pay actions, and federal debt collection rules and regulations.

2.Knowledge of a variety of accounting and budget functional areas and their relationships to other functions to research or investigate problems or errors that require reconciling and reconstructing incomplete information.

3.Skill in performing arithmetic computations to compute military pay.

4.Ability to interpret/apply regulations and procedures related to military pay, debt collection, and various complex actions.

5.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to present and/or advise on processes/actions.

6.Incumbent must have extensive knowledge and technical expertise in all facets of military computer programs as they relate to pay entitlements.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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Military Pay Technician

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