Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.Learn more about this agency
For over two centuries the USCG has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 18-1892-HQ-RB-M. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, Personnel Service Center, in Washington, DC.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.
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As an HR Specialist this position serves as the Temporary Disability Retirement List (TDRL) Coordinator, and serves as the first point of contact for Coast Guard retirees placed on the TDRL. This position is responsible for the member’s seamless transition through the Physical Disability Evaluation System (PDES) process.
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
- Maintaining the case file and monitoring the progress and all work completed on each TDRL case file as it progresses through the PDES in accordance with branch policies and procedures.
- Maintaining the branch database concerning TDRL cases to ensure information on the cases is current and accurate.
- Answering all inquiries from retirees and their elected counsel.
- Performing administrative duties regarding processing Combat Related Special Compensation (CRSC) or Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) applications.
- Reviewing policy, current procedures, and pending legislation to make recommendations for improvements of the PDES.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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