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    This position is in the Office of Management and Policy, Human Capital Division, in HHS/OIG. The Office of Management and Policy (OMP) formulates and executes the OIG budget; coordinates development of the OIG long-range strategic plan and oversees OIG performance measurement and reporting systems; establish OIG wide administrative policies and procedures; and provides OIG with information technology (IT), human capital and administrative support services.

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    This position is for current students enrolled in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.

    This is an excepted service, developmental appointment under the OIG Pathways Internship Program. After the Intern successfully completes the developmental program and meets the OPM Qualification Standards for a Human Resources Assistant, OIG may noncompetitively convert the Intern to a term or permanent appointment in the competitive service.

    Note: Conversion is not guaranteed and is based on the needs of OIG. At the agency's discretion, this position may allow for promotion eligibility. Upon conversion, the Human Resources Assistant GS-203 has promotion potential to the GS-8 grade level. This position may have flexibility for a full-time work schedule.

    The primary responsibility of a Student Trainee (Human Resources Assistant) is to continue learning and gaining experience as it relates to Human Resources through job and classroom training. The student will assist in assignments that are developmental and recurring in nature including functions such as the following at the GS-4 grade level:

    • Code and review SF-52s for completion and accuracy.
    • Enter and change data in the CAPHR personnel/payroll system.
    • Process employee requests for changes, such as in health or life insurance coverage.
    • Assembles and maintains official personnel folders (eOPF).
    • Perform duties such as determining benefits, leave, and retirement eligibility for competitive service appointments and evaluating and making basic recommendations regarding certain personnel-related actions.
    • Resolve recurring problems, and assist in resolving payroll issues.
    • Respond to inquiries questions employees or pending actions.
    • Provide basic program information and support regarding standard processing procedures and requirements related to staffing, recruitment, classification and benefits.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% or less

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521221400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.