Job Overview


OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?


Tour of Duty: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available

Flexiplace: Not Available

This recruitment is for multiple positions with the VHA Service Center, located in Independence, OH.

Promotion potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

This is a 6 month open and continuous announcement with a cut-off conducted within 15 business days. After that then additional resumes will be pulled as needed.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to .

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.


PD#3029-A, 3030-A, & 3031-A

Serves as a HR Assistant providing assistant support to the VSC HR team in the areas of Recruitment and Processing and Records. Some the duties include but are not limited to:

· Provides support to the HR team in the areas of processing and records, recruitment, special programs, and other duties as assigned.

· Performs work in support of a recruitment and placement function by performing coding and inputting personnel actions for a wide variety of personnel actions.

· Independently identifies and resolves processing problems involving legal authority and nature of action codes.

· Determines creditable service for leave and completion of probationary periods and makes adjustments to service computation dates.

· Supports the HR Specialists and the service by providing clerical assistance when needed.

· Conducts New Employee Orientation (NEO) and assists new hires in completing forms related to appointments, explains Federal employee benefits.

· Establishes and maintains electronic Official Personnel Folders (eOPF).

· Ensures follow-up codes are input into the PAID systems on licensure, proficiencies, and so forth.

· Sends out notices on follow-ups and ensures that services meet the specified time frames.

· Provides day-to-day assistance in recruitment for a variety of positions dealing with applicants in person, by telephone, or via correspondence.

· Drafts vacancy announcements.

The Human Resources Assistant performs technical assistance work for the Human Resources Specialists. The duties of the position above describe the full performance level of a GS-7; at lower grade levels, the work is performed in a developmental capacity under close supervision.


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 nights per month

Relocation Authorized

  • No