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    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    This position is located in the Department of Labor/EBSA, Chicago, IL. EBSA enforces Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and related rules and regulations.

    This position has promotion potential to GS-7. Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval.
    - This position is inside the bargaining unit.
    - Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

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    GS-7: Assists Employee Benefit Investigators or Auditors with larger and/or complex investigations by locating, recording, consolidating, analyzing or summarizing information related to the investigation or preparing accounting schedules, spreadsheets and other analyses. Assists professional staff by conducting internet or database searches or by locating, recording, consolidating, analyzing or summarizing information related to investigations or customer service inquiries or preparing schedules or other analyses. Researches and summarizes precedents, cases, ERISA and related Federal laws, court rulings, agency policy and regulations, and applicable interpretations, exemptions, and opinions. Coordinates all information referrals to and from the Internal Revenue Service. Participates in the identification of potential investigative subjects by reviewing Form 5500s, contacting plan representatives, and researching potential subjects. Assists the Customer Service Unit by receiving incoming telephone inquiries pertaining to issues, participant complaints regarding plan noncompliance with ERISA, and questions concerning ERISA and other benefit plan issues. Uses Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as printing equipment to create, copy, edit, store, retrieve and print work products in a variety of formats. Performs general administrative functions including receiving phone calls; greeting visitors; eliciting information and personally responding to inquiries as appropriate; handling correspondence; photocopying; scanning; mass mailing; filing; timekeeping; and other special projects as assigned.

    GS-6: Duties are the same, but performed under closer supervision.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/445506800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.