Human Resources Assistant
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
To qualify for the GS-7 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level in the Federal service that included: 1) processing personnel data into the National Finance Center (NFC) automated pay system; 2) identifying the scope and nature of employee personnel problems or issues; 3) reviewing and processing personnel action requests or; 4) researching HR policies, procedures, and operations to perform a variety of HR support tasks (i.e., performance management and awards, staffing and classification, benefits, training and/or payroll).
Must be reflected in resume.
To qualify for the GS-8 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service that included: 1) processing personnel data into the National Finance Center (NFC) automated pay system; 2) providing technical advice and guidance to employees and supervisors on various HR practices and processes; 3) applying researching HR policies, procedures, and operations to perform a variety of HR support tasks (i.e., performance management and awards, staffing and classification, benefits, training and/or payroll) or; 4) resolving personnel issues relating to pay, salary increases, onboard dates, and accuracy of data.
Must be reflected in resume.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Conditions of Employment: Only U.S. Citizens or Nationals are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Dual citizens of the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All DOJ applicants, both U.S. citizens and non-citizens, whose job location is with the U.S., must meet the residency requirement. For a total of three (not necessarily consecutive years) of the five years immediately prior to applying for a position, the applicant must have: 1) resided in the U.S., 2) worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or 3) been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving oversees.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a Veteran Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: The following links contain information on the eligibility requirements to be considered under a noncompetitive appointing authority:
- Schedule A
- Veteran's Authorities
- Military Spouses
- Other non-competitive authorities
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.
Applicants applying under merit promotion procedures will be rated in accordance with the DOJ's Merit Staffing plan. Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in 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.
You will be rated based on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) or competencies:
- Database Administration
- Oral Communication
- Planning and Evaluating
- Technical Competence
In order to be rated as meeting the minimum qualifications, we must be able to determine from your application package that you have the education and/or specialized or general experience that is required. Applicants who have qualifying experience performed on less than a full-time basis must specify the percentage and length of time spent in performance of such duties.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
This is a Competitive Service position. Additional positions may be filled from this announcement within 90 days of certificate issuance.