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    The ideal candidate for this position will be skillful in applying the full range of pay administration policies, principles, and practices under title 5, United States Code, and other statutes and legal authorities. This position starts at a salary of $99,172(GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Human Resources Operations Division team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will be responsible for payroll functions, specifically payroll administration, premium pay, severance pay, and back pay settlements.. Typical assignments include: 

    • Ensures the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to the team.
    • Identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established workflow, skill level, and/or occupational specialization
    • Preparing reports and maintains records of work accomplishments and administrative information, as required, and coordinates the preparation, presentation, and communication of work-related information to the supervisor.
    • Resolving informal complaints of employees and refers others, such as formal grievances and appeals. Providing authoritative advice, assistance, and guidance to customers, supervisors, and managers on a wide variety of difficult or complex issues related to the pay;  including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime provisions and on General Schedule, Federal Wage System, and Stafford Act employee pay structures, laws, regulations, and implementation.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542112700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.