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WHAT DOES A HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST DO? As a Human Resources Specialist, you will serve as a Human Resources Specialist in the Special Processing Branch of the Centralized Activities Employee Conduct and Compliance organization. As such, you will have the responsibility for the interpretation of the validity of court-ordered documents, procedural methods, and the implementation, monitoring and record-keeping of court-ordered wage garnishments for all Internal Revenue Service employees.
As a Human Resources Specialist, you will:
- Research the TIMIS (Treasury Integrated Management Information System) database to determine court order's applicability to an employee's wages (i.e., employment status, any prior wage garnishments in effect, aggregate disposable earnings available for withholding, etc.).
- Analyze the factual validity of the court order documentation for the case. Make determinations about the length and the amount of payroll deductions based on disposable pay. Initiates wage withholding with National Finance Center (NFC).
- Utilize TIMIS database, i.e., PRES (Payroll/Personnel Remote Entry System) to implement payroll documents of all Internal Revenue Service employees for family support orders.
- Provide notification of status of court-ordered documentation to the impacted employee, court, attorneys, labor relations, and any other appropriate party within specified time frames. May serve as a point of information relative to various questions/issues raised as a result of the documentation.
- Maintain database records in eTrak for all incoming court-ordered documentation received. Also maintain various records concerning court-ordered deductions affecting IRS employees (i.e., payment logs, contact logs, files, etc.).
- Ensure strict adherence to the Privacy Act and all provisions contained in disclosure laws concerning the release of information impacting Criminal Investigation employees, as well as disclosure rules pertaining to all other IRS employees and their families.
- Initiate oral and written communications for review with courts, attorneys, General Legal Services (GLS) staff, National Finance Center (NFC) employees, Workforce Relations Advisors, and other individuals concerning the status of court orders, employment status, disclosure issues, payroll deduction amounts, and other related issues concerning assigned cases.
If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
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Occasional travel - Travel may be required 1 to 5 nights per month.
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