Job opening: HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (MILITARY)
Salary: $38 181 - 49 640 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of both procedural and substantive clerical work supporting one or more military personnel programs, operations, or functions, e.g., recruitment, induction, assignment, training, utilization, or separation and to provide office automation support using multiple office automation software with varied functions to produce a wide range of documents. This position is located in a Personnel Support Activity Detachment (PSD), or Customer Service Desk (CSD). The mission of the activity is to provide military pay and personnel services to all Navy personnel and transportation and travel claim settlement service to all military, civilian, and other DoD sponsored personnel assigned in a specified geographic area. Services provided include, but are not limited to, receipts/Transfers, Separations/Reenlistments, Limited Duty/Transient Processing/ Monitoring, and Service/Pay Record Maintenance. This position encompasses both Human Resources and Military Pay duties and responsibilities.
Independently processes all paperwork and standard actions necessary to process members for assignment, enlistment, reenlistment, promotion, awards, performance evaluation, routine boards, separation, or similar matters and performs a substantive review of records to determine eligibility for actions.
Determines, processes, and follows-up on a wide variety of active duty pay entitlement actions that require carrying out numerous different and unrelated procedures.
- Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Personal data, to which the incumbent has access, are controlled by the Privacy Act of 1974 and must be safeguarded appropriately.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
In order to qualify, you must meet the general experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, 0203 Series.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of general experience at the next lower grade GS-04, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes s knowledge and skill in applying an extensive body of military personnel rules, regulations, procedures, and precedents relating to military programs and resolving complex procedural and substantive problems.
EDUCATION: Successful completion of four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience that meets the requirements of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of a standardized body of military personnel regulations and procedures relating to military assignments, separations and retirements, reclassification, passports and of the format, content, and uses of the military personnel record and the procedures and requirements regarding its maintenance.
Knowledge of basic military organizational structure, protocol, and similar matters.
Knowledge of general office administrative and clerical procedures to include typing skills (qualified typist not required).
Knowledge of the military personnel automated system and various office automation software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operations and produce a variety of documents such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and maintain effective work relationships.
Skill in processing a variety of requests for personnel actions.
Skill in entering and retrieving data and correcting data errors in military pay/personnel system(s).
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:
If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST
submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here
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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
********************ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICES MEMBERS********************
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:
The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty
. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:
- Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member
- Branch of Armed Forces
- Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)
- Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty
- Terminal leave start date (if applicable)
- Expected character of service (honorable or general) and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement)
- Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge
- Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander.
Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt
- Address JBSA Fort Sam Houston
2484 Stanley Rd, Bldg 2263, Ste 323
JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]