Job opening: Human Resources Assistant
Salary: $42 404 - 68 285 per year
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 23-MA-12023963-MS.
Typical work assignments will include:
Providing advice and assistance to employees regarding employee benefit problems and issues.
Conducting initial reviews for background investigation packages.
Processing time and attendance for assigned personnel.
Monitoring leave usage and resolving leave issues.
Maintaining electronic Official Personnel Folders.
Processing personnel actions.
Providing assistance with classification and recruitment related tasks.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
- Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. Continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation
- You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
- If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
- You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants must possess and demonstrate in their application packages that they meet the following minimum qualifications:
GS-05: To be eligible at the GS-05 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions:
Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience working in an office environment and performing administrative duties; handling sensitive or confidential material; providing information pertaining to a variety of administrative matters; reviewing documents for completeness and obtaining additional information as required; establishing and maintaining a variety of files; and entering information into an automated system or database.
Education: A Bachelor's (or equivalent) degree, or four full academic years of post-high school study.
Combining Education and Experience: Combination of specialized experience and education. You may qualify if you have a combination of specialized experience as described above and undergraduate education as described above which when combined equal 100% of the requirements.
GS-06: To be eligible at the GS-06 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level. Specialized experience is defined as providing information pertaining to a variety of human resources matters; assisting with processing maintaining attendance records; handling on-boarding; reviewing documents for completeness and obtaining additional information as required; establishing and maintaining a variety of personnel files; and entering information into an automated system or database.
GS-07: To be eligible at the GS-07 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level. Specialized experience is defined as reviewing personnel actions for accuracy and completeness; processing maintaining attendance and leave records; assisting with employee benefits programs; providing information pertaining to a variety of human resources matters; handling pre-employment processing and on-boarding.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.
- Address District of Massachusetts
1 Courthouse Way
Boston, MA 02210
- Name: Lizzette Ospina-Yemo
- Phone: (617) 748-3353
- Email: [email protected]