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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (EMPLOYEE BENEFITS) (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1042000 and is part of the NC HRO, National Guard (JFHQ-HRO-Employee Benefits / 1723-218).

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    Responsibilities

    As a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (EMPLOYEE BENEFITS), GS-0201-09, you will provide technical guidance/procedural assistance to managers, supervisors, and employees; advise supervisors/employees on regulatory requirements of the programs/develops instructions; coordinate publication of local policies/regulations; serve as a technical expert in matters regarding employees' claims for Workers Compensation; serve as the Injury Compensation Program Administrator/primary point of contact for Federal Employee's Compensation Act program Investigates facts/develops cases relative to on-the-job injuries, illnesses; coordinate case details between employees, supervisors, medical personnel, claims offices; review claims/medical documents; review CA-1, CA-2, other program forms; determine that payment of legitimate claims is made, fraud is reported, questionable claims are reviewed; provide information/assistance to claimants and supervisors concerning processing procedures; work with rehabilitation counselors, field nurses on return to duty under Nurse Intervention Program; utilize the Injury Compensation/Unemployment Compensation computer system to make inquiries, monitor claim status; develop, modifies, and conducts FECA and Worker's Compensation training; assist in administering the retirement programs; process retirement actions; provide counseling to management, employees, retirees, family members; research regulations/records to advise employees on the buy back of creditable time for retirement; assist employees in the preparation of retirement applications/related documents; provides technical guidance/assistance to management/employees on benefit programs such as FEHB, FEGLI, TSP, Long Term Care Program, Mass Transportation Program; conduct new employee orientations covering numerous aspects of the technician program; conduct open seasons for TSP, health benefits, life insurance; assist in administering the performance management program; provide advice/assistance to supervisors/managers on preparation of performance standards/appraisals.; review award nominations; prepare correspondence relating to the awards program, ensures all administrative details are complete; provide technical guidance; flexibility's/appropriate uses of leave issues; coordinate with USPFO/DFAS on a large variety of personnel actions affecting employee's pay; develop, modifies, conducts presentation of basic and/or refresher training in employee benefits/ compensation procedures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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