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Job opening: Human Resources Assistant

Salary: $21 - 27 per hour
City: Keyport
Published at: Sep 21 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Fleet and Family Readiness Program (FFRP) Service Center, at Keyport, Washington, providing support for 1000+ non-appropriated fund employees in sports, fitness and recreation; lodging, food & beverage activities; child & youth programs; and warfighter support programs including Wounded Warrior and Navy Gold Star programs for 3 major naval installations in the Pacific NW including: Naval Station Everett, Naval Base Kitsap, and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.


The incumbent provides technical support in recruitment and placement activities for a wide variety of positions. Duties include the whole process, from developing and posting vacancy announcements to onboarding of the selected employee(s). Receives, screens and evaluates all applications submitted on the basis of experience and educational requirements for a variety of occupations, e.g., service, technical, professional and administrative. Ensures candidates meet minimum qualifications and applies position crediting plan to determine highest qualified to include on a certificate of eligible candidates for hiring manager consideration. Assists with interviews and conducts reference checks on potential hires. Assists and coordinates pre-employment requirements with co-workers and other departments including security background checks, obtaining fingerprints, telephone references, validating education requirements and special certifications, drug testing and medical screening. Serves as point of contact on all Request for Personnel Actions (SF-52's) prepared and forwarded by each activity in assigned area of responsibility. Utilizes approved systems for processing and storage of actions and follows prescribed guidelines for entry and maintenance of personnel data. Advises supervisors and management representatives how to complete and submit requests for processing. Helps establish Official Personnel File (OPF) and/or consolidate with prior service records. May be assigned responsibility as local administrator of the employee benefit program including determining eligibility, processing enrollments, and explaining basic features, e.g., cost, coverage, time limits for filing. Reviews forms for completeness, eligibility and proper effective date. Assures proper closeout or portability of benefits for employees separating or transferring to/from other activities. During "Open Enrollment" duties may include site visits, conducting benefits fairs, distributing materials, and follow up with employees. May be assigned as point of contact for specific human resources functions to include, but not limited to: awards and recognition; reasonable accommodation; drug testing; personnel security; equal employment opportunity; compensation; web management; employee relations, etc. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Incumbent will be required to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.


Qualified candidate must have at least two years' personnel experience including strong experience in recruiting and applicant screening, staffing principles and employment practices. Must possess a demonstrated knowledge and skill in applying personnel concepts, practices, laws, policies, rules, regulations, precedents, and procedures to perform a variety of routine and complex assignments. Must be familiar with federal employment practices and the organizational structure of the activities served. Knowledge of NAF organizations, personnel regulations, principles and concepts is desired. Skill in oral expression to explain processes and procedures, and the ability to make decisions and resolve problems or discrepancies is required. Experience and knowledge of computer applications and software is required. Must possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects with deadline achievement. Requires approximately 10% travel. Must be able to travel to any installation 1-2 times per month.


A degree or training in human resources or related field would be an asset to the position.


  • Address NRNW Region NAF HR Office 1103 Hunley RD Bldg 94 Silverdale, WA 98315 US
  • Name: NRNW NAF HRO
  • Email: [email protected]


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