Human Resources Assistant, GS-0203-08 FPL GS-08 (MP)

Washington, D.C
Feb 07, 2023
Feb 09, 2023
Human Resources
Full Time

APPLICATION LIMIT: This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the day that we receive the 50th application, or at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the listed closing date, whichever occurs first.

We encourage you to read this entire vacancy announcement prior to submitting your application.

As a Human Resources Assistant, GS-0203-08, you will be responsible for:

  • Provides advice and assistance to employees regarding employee benefit, labor and employee relations, and performance management problems and issues.
  • Conducts research and provides technical answers to inquiries from employees and officials related to benefits, labor and employee relations and performance management.
  • Reviews, codes, and processes requests for personnel actions and other forms relevant to benefits, labor and employee relations and performance management.


Conditions of Employment

  • Relocation will not be paid.
  • Males 18 and over must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • You may be subject to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

If you are a current federal employee, you must meet all time-in-grade and time-after competitive appointment qualifications within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy announcement. To verify that you meet these requirements, we will review your responses to the core eligibility questions on the occupational questionnaire, as well as your submitted resume and required documents. To make an accurate determination, you will need to include on your resume your federal position title, pay plan, occupational series, grade level, agency, dates for which you held the grade level (stated as MM/YYYY to MM/YYYY, OR MM/YYYY to PRESENT), and total hours worked per week. 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).

Conditions of Employment
  • TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: If selected for a non-remote position, you may be eligible for occasional telework and you are required to report to the office on a regular basis. The number of telework days approved is determined by the agency policy, emergency situations, the approval of your immediate supervisor, and Participation must be requested and approved by the supervisor and there must be a signed telework agreement.


Minimum Qualification Requirements
You may meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-08, if you possess the specialize experience.

Specialized Experience for the GS-8
One year of experience in either federal or non-federal service that is equivalent to at least a GS-07 performing two (2) out of three (3) of the following duties or work assignments:
1.Experience applying principles, concepts, and law of employee benefits in order to provide advice and consultation to an organization.
2.Experience creating and utilizing electronic spreadsheets to manipulate and capture HR data, reports, and information to deliver to an organization.
3.Experience communicating solutions to human resources issues orally and in writing to internal and external stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
The quality of your experience will be measured by the extent to which you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You do not need to provide separate narrative responses to these KSAs, as they will be measured by your responses to the occupational questionnaire (you may preview the occupational questionnaire by clicking the link at the end of the Evaluations section of this vacancy announcement).

1. Knowledge of Federal personnel regulations, principles, policies, rules, and terminology to analyze a great variety of situations, answer various HR related inquiries, resolve technical discrepancies.
2. Skill in applying, a comprehensive body of HR rules, procedures, and technical methods.
3. Knowledge of an HR processing system procedures to effect the full range of personnel actions.


Generally, not applicable.

Additional information

Veterans' Career Counseling: If you are a veteran interested in receiving tips on preparing a Federal resume and/or how to prepare for an interview, you may email to schedule a session with a career counselor ("Veterans Counseling Session" should be placed in the subject line of the email).

Student Loan Default: If selected for this position, we will verify that you have not defaulted on any loan funded or guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are found to be in default, we will contact you to make arrangements for repayment prior to making an official offer of employment.

Suitability and Investigation: If selected for this position, you will be required to complete the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine your suitability for federal employment and successfully complete a pre-appointment investigation/background check.

Non-Essential: This position is considered non-essential for purposes of reporting to work during federal government closures.

Financial Disclosure: This position does not require financial disclosure.

Bargaining Unit: This position is not included in the bargaining unit.

Selections: Agencies have broad authority under law to hire from any appropriate source of eligibles and may fill a vacancy in the competitive service by any method authorized. We may make additional selections from this vacancy announcement within 90 days from the date the selection certificates are issued, should vacancies occur. We may also share selection certificates amongst program offices across the agency.