About the Position: This position is with the 88th Readiness Division (RD), Reserve Personnel Action Center (RPAC) St. Louis, HUB, MO028, located in St. Louis, Missouri.
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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.
Occasional travel - The business travel requirement is 10%.
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
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).
This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
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.
30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
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
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
People with Disabilities, Schedule A
Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
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:
Fundamentals and Operations of Military and Civilian Pay
Manages and Organizes Information
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).
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S.Department of Education (http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/). Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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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