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    Summary

    This position is located in Albuquerque, NM.

    Serves as a Human Resources Specialist counseling for employees and managers regarding workers' compensation benefits including explaining available benefits, the claims submission process, and a variety of other program options.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Marilyn Grubbs at SM.FS.recruiting@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides non-routine advice, guidance, and information to injured employees and their supervisors on the full range of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) program benefits and procedures.
    • Work closely with a variety of Department of Labor personnel and other related parties to facilitate claims processing, collect required documentation and provide relevant information.
    • Performs substantive secondary assessment of workers' compensation case files for possible reemployment, works with managers, medical facilities, and employees in order to reemploy claimants.
    • Reviews forms, documents, and letters created by coworkers for completeness and accuracy before they are submitted to DOL/OWCP or the employee.
    • Assists coworkers in researching complex workers? compensation issues and making sound decisions based upon research and circumstances.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 1 or 2 times per year for trainings and/or project work.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538015500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.