Job Title:Human Resources Specialist
Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development
Job Announcement Number:AID-13-0074-DOT
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/ Per Year|
|Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to
Wednesday, February 20, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-time appointment in the Competitive Service. This position IS NOT in the bargaining unit. -
|1 vacancy -
Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US|
WHO MAY APPLY:
All U. S. Citizens and Nationals.
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance.
For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.
This position is located in the Office of Human Resources, Employee and Labor Relations Benefits Division. The incumbent will provide advisory services in the following areas: Retirement, Employee Benefits and Workman's Compensation.
IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES, PLEASE APPLY UNDER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER,13-0074-DOT.
- U.S. Citizen or national
- Relevant Experience (see Qualifications below)
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
- Require the completion of a 1-year probationary period
- Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is required
DUTIES:Back to top
The incumbent serves as a Workers' Compensation/Benefits Specialist managing USAID Worker’s Compensation program. Which includes serving as the liaison between injured employees and the Department of Labor, making determination on full range of medical and non-medical issues through adjudicating, authorizing and reviewing Worker’s Compensation claims and will be leading the Return to Work Program which involves re-employing partially disabled OWCP recipients to modified jobs within USAID and coordinates suitable job placements with USAID management.
The incumbent will also be responsible for providing employees, annuitants and or their survivors with definite answers involving complex benefits questions on CSRS, CSRS offset, FERS, Foreign Service Pension System and Foreign Service Disability and Retirement System;providing advice and guidance regarding available benefits and benefit selection decisions. Counsels or advises individual employees on sensitive or serious problems related to health or life insurance coverage.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 level. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes experience in providing counseling and advisory services on Workers' Compensation, Retirement, life and health insurance, work/life programs, supporting the leave transfer program, etc.
There is no Education requirement for this announcement.
In order for your application to be considered, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Category Rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories (Gold, Silver, Bronze) depending on your experience related to this position. Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed if applicable.
In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following knowledge, skills, abilities, other characteristics (KSAOC's) and Competencies by the closing date of this announcement: Please be advised that a narrative to the KSA's and Competencies are not required, but they must be displayed within your resume.
1. Comprehensive knowledge of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act
and other related regulations and procedures.
2. Ability to provide advice and guidance on retirement programs and
3. Ability to communicate orally.
4. Ability to communicate in writing.
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