Human Resources Assistant -Frederick
DescriptionReceives, reviews, coordinates, prepares, finalizes, and tracks a wide variety
of military personnel actions
Prepares correspondence, reports and other documents in draft and final form
using word processing software or other automated applications
The employee establishes and maintains all required forms, records, and files
pertaining to assigned work
Receives and answers routine and complex telephone and electronic mail inquires
or refers to appropriate staff member
Performs all aspects of retirement/separation counseling and processing
Retrieves data from various information sources, both manual and electronic,
for use in answering questions, responding to correspondence, or preparing
reports or briefings
Makes additions, revisions, or deletions to records or files to ensure
compliance with regulations, policies and procedures
Conducts reassignment processing, including, but not limited to processing
assignment instructions, briefings, interviews, publishing movement orders, and
Coordinates retirement pre-processing with support stations Travel Required
Occasional travel - Business travel is required 5% of the time Supervisory
status No Promotion Potential None Help Help Requirements Conditions of
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as
determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a
determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the
duration of employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet
one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this
job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and
to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you
selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document
requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you
must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to
paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National
Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g.,
professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: (1)
Experience reviewing, preparing, and finalizing a wide variety of military
personnel actions; (2) Experience utilizing human resources automated systems;
- Experience performing military retirement/separation counseling and
entitlements. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work
performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-
- Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required
requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for
experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of
Competency In The Following Areas
Technical Competence Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a
General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of
Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06). Education This
job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment
Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year probationary period may be required.
Direct deposit of pay is required.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense
referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment
as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant
This is a Career Program (CP) 50 - Military Personnel Management position.
You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be
at the full performance level for priority consideration.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in
electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on
a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. How You Will
Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your
application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification
requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your
r sum and supporting documentation will be compared against your response
to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If,
after reviewing your r sum and/or supporting documentation, a determinati
is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may
lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully
when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You should list
any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that
information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If
selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. Interagency
Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in
the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you
are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive
selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must:
- meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the
eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority
applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and
receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on
OPM's Career Transition Resources website. Background checks and security
clearance Security clearance Secret Drug test required No Position sensitivity
and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk Trust determination process
National security Help Help Required Documents The documents you are required
to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as
a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a
reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents
you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit
Checklist and Proof of Eligibility. As described above, your complete
application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire,
and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide
these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package
and you will not be considered any further. 1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized
experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or
content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification
determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per
week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/
year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this
information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not
receive consideration for this position.
For additional information see: What to include in your resume. 2. Other
Cover Letter, optional
Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents
which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility
document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and
what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the
authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities
listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your
SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly
demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to
provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade
requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade
Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year
old). NOTE: Documents submitted as part