Senior Human Resources Specialist (Compensation)

Arlington, Virginia
May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018
Human Resources
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening

May be required to successfully complete a trial/probationary period.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National


You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.

TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the GS-12 grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 grade level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

You may qualify at the GS-0201-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Service performing duties which include: 1.) Serving as an administrator for a time and attendance system; 2.) Developing training and providing instruction for pay administration and time and attendance system; 3.) Providing advice and assistance to staff and management on various pay matters including, but not limited to setting pay, Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP, military service deposits, retroactive pay, etc.; 4.) Providing advice to labor relations and employee relations on matters that involve time and attendance and/or pay and leave entitlements; and 5.) Providing on the job training for employees responsible for processing payroll actions.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

Applications will not be accepted if submitted using Government franked envelopes.

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

  • Compensation
  • Computer Skills
  • Oral Communication
  • Research
  • Writing

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