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    You will serve as a Human Resources Specialist in the Washington Area Operations Center’s (WAOC) Commissions and Boards Services (CABS) Branch.  This position is located in Washington DC. 

    We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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    Provides technical and administrative support to the Branch Chief. Drafts correspondence, recommendations, reports and memoranda related to management and administrative programs. Provides advice and guidance to managers and employees on questions and situations related to HR operational services provided by the organization. Schedules, prepares, and attends meetings and office visits with the Branch Chief.

    Advises managers on recruitment strategies and options available to competitive and excepted service organizations. Drafts and posts vacancy announcements, evaluates and rates applicants against specified qualification requirements and prepares referrals for selecting officials.

    Responsible for conducting new employee orientation, coordinating with other HR specialists to ensure effective entry on duty (EOD) of new hires to client agencies. Represents GSA at meetings concerned with the development of Government-wide HR programs and policies; keeps senior management and other affected activities informed on the substance and outcome of such meetings.

    Performs substantive processing of all types of personnel actions including those of an unusually complicated nature following all regulatory and procedural aspects of the proposed personnel actions.  Reviews actions for accuracy and adequacy of supporting documents.  Completes missing items and resolves discrepancies. Cites the proper regulations for the action, that action is appropriate for the intended purpose, and conforms to applicable rules, regulations, and other established directives.Develops an expert level competency utilizing HRIT system - HR Links to process personnel actions.

    Responsible for processing security actions and PIV cards for new hires and existing Federal employees at client agencies.  Coordinates with agency POCs to obtain all required security documentation for new hires to help establish EOD as well as PIV re-issuance and re-certification requests.  Develops an expert level competency utilizing USAccess to process security actions.

    Advises on pay and leave matters. Provides technical guidance on various pay matters relating to Title 5/Non-Title 5, U.S.C., C.F.R. and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Responsible for pay administration research involving regular and special rates, locality pay, pay adjustment for supervisors and pay retention on reduction-in-force. Pay systems include GS, SES, AD, and Wage Schedule.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Maybe required to attend training, conferences, and/or job related events.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530975700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.