HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT(CLASSIFICATION / OA)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Performs classification reviews by gathering information through audits with position incumbents, discussions with supervisors, and reviewing classification standards and organization charts.
  • Provide comprehensive Classification advisory and technical services on substantive organizational functions and work practices.
  • Reviews new or revised position classification standards issued by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
  • Plan and conduct classification/position management studies to identify and resolve problems or issues for assigned organization.
  • Provides administrative/clerical support for the HR Classification function by using office automation equipment to prepare a variety of documents, such as letters, memos, and desk guides; and to compile information for reports, data files, etc.
  • Uses a variety of computer programs, including databases, spreadsheets, word processing software, and other custom-designed HR software programs, to prepare recurring personnel reports.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Pursuant to the Executive Order on Requiring COVID 19 Vaccination for Federal Employees, new DoD civilian employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 prior to entry on duty, subject to such exceptions as required by law.
  • More details regarding vaccine requirements can be found at https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Selected candidates will receive further information during the job offer process.


Qualifications

Time in Grade:

For entry at the GS-05 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-03 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-05, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-04 if outside the Federal service.

Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in applying, a standardized body of Human Resource (HR) rules, procedures, and operations, sufficient to perform a full range of support assignments to assist HR Classification Specialists.

Time in Grade:

For entry at the GS-06 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-05 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-06, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-05 if outside the Federal service.

Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in assisting with analyzing duties, applies classification standards, and writes evaluation statements.

Time in Grade:

For entry at the GS-07 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-06 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-07, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-06 if outside the Federal service.

Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in analyzing duties, applies classification standards, and writes evaluation statements to justify the title, series, and grade selected for the position.

In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing competencies are required.

Competencies: Communication, Human Resources Concepts, Policies and Law, and Position Classification

Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Education

Substitution of education for the specialized experience requirement at the GS-05 grade level: Four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement.

Substitution of education for the specialized experience requirement at the GS-06 grade level: Six months of graduate education may be substituted to meet the specialized experience required when it is directly related to the work of the position being filled.

Substitution of education for the specialized experience requirement at the GS-07 grade level: Bachelor's degree with Superior Academic Achievement or 1 academic year of graduate education (or law school, as specified in qualification standards or individual occupational requirements). Superior Academic Achievement: S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership.

To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. You must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions that are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services at the time of application. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services .

If you are using education to qualify for this position you will need to submit your unofficial/official transcripts with your application. Failure to provide transcripts, or a determination that you do not possess the education requirement, will result in objection to your qualifications, and removal from consideration in accordance with competitive examining procedures.

Additional information

  • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination
  • Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at either grade level.
  • This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to target position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management. However promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of a promotion is implied.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Moving costs MAY be paid.
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here .
  • Salary plus Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is authorized. This rate is subject to change without notice.
  • For more information on veterans' preference click here .
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here ).
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.
  • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
  • Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only.
  • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here .
  • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility
  • 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 .


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