Military Personnel & Administrative Specialist

Department Of Defense Tumwater , WA 98511

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position:

This position is located at: 88th Regional Support Command (RSC), Reserve Personnel Action Center (RPAC) Lewis, Satellite WA038, Tumwater, Washington.

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  • Maintaining military personnel files to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

  • Preparing a wide variety of military personnel actions.

  • Providing guidance on administrative and military personnel matters.

  • Providing technical advice on establishment and maintenance of military pay accounts ensuring compliance with laws and regulations.

  • Researching complex pay issues.

  • Assisting in developing Standard Operating Procedures assuring uniform interpretation and application.

  • Researching and analyze data to identify trends and report the results to management.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The business travel requirement is 5%

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

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

  • This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).


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 Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience 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.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: preparing military personnel actions, researching pay complaints, analyzing pay issues, reviewing incoming regulations, ensuring compliance with rules and regulations, and advising on pay and personnel processes. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).


Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or J.D in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as Business or Administration.


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.

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

  • Accountability

  • Fundamentals and Operations of Military and Civilian Pay

  • Personnel Action Processing and Recordkeeping

  • Planning and Evaluating

Time in Grade Requirement: 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).


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:

If using education to substitute for experience, such education must be related to the position and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

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