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Human Resources Assistant (Military)

Air Force Civilian Service Sioux City, IA
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Job Description

Duties

  • Provide technical and administrative support and assistance to Human Resources Specialists (Military), and directly to supervisors and military personnel outside the personnel office in support of ARNG/AGR Reserve programs and personnel
  • Advises supervisors and AGR personnel on leave policies, i.e., ordinary and emergency leave, convalescent leave, absence without leave, and special passes
  • Develops instructions and provides information involving a wide range of regulatory requirements concerning AGR personnel matters and pay administration
  • Responsible for the maintenance of files necessary to reflect action taken on AGR personnel
  • Advises, counsels and/or refers AGR personnel and dependents to appropriate support/benefit programs, i.e., Veterans Administration, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, and Civilian Health and Medical Program for Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS)
  • Monitors Expiration Term of Service (ETS), Mandatory Removal Date (MRD) and tour termination dates to ensure appropriate actions are taken before effective date
  • Administers the retirement program for AGR personnel desiring to retire under the military retirement system and the Survivor Assistance program
  • Performs other duties as assigned;  D1055

Qualifications

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.  We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.  Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must indicate 12 months of the following type of experience:

  1. Experience in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws.
  2. Experience that provided a working knowledge of administrative functions.
  3. Experience performing personnel transactions.
  4. Experience working independently and setting priorities with very little supervisory control.

Substitution of Education for specialized experience Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions.  Transcript required with resume if substituting education for experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS), LISTED BELOW, WILL BE USED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES ARE IMPORTANT TO THE ENTIRE SELECTION PROCESS AND SHOULD BE ADDRESSED SPECIFICALLY AND COMPLETELY IN THE APPLICATION.

  1. Knowledge of military HR policies, procedures, and regulations necessary in an operating military personnel office responsible for administering the AGR program to provide technical and administrative support and assistance to Human Resources Specialists (Military), and directly to supervisors and military personnel outside the personnel office in support of ARNG/AGR Reserve programs and personnel.
  2. Ability to plan and organize work.
  3. Knowledge of military organizational structures, protocol, and similar matters.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A pre-employment physical or medical screening may be required for placement to this position.

Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) program as a condition of employment. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position. Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS.

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable.

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


Other Information

Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov)

Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2017
Date Closes October 4, 2017
Requisition 465628400
Located In Sioux city, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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