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U.S. Army Medical Command Human Resources Assistant (Military/OA) in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Summary About the Position: Serve as Human Resources Assistant (Military/OA) and HR System Analysts/Manager for the Medical Readiness Command, Pacific, Public Health Command - Pacific, Veterinary Readiness Activity, Fort Lewis. Primary duties involve applying specialized human resources knowledge coupled with knowledge of automated personnel action processing to facilitate efficient, accurate, and timely personnel actions for the battalion. Responsibilities Prepare and submit standard actions (i.e. name change, request for reassignment, compassionate reassignment, application for training, etc.) on a Personnel Action Request (PAR) utilizing the Integrated Personnel and Pay Systems (IPPS-A) Perform a wide spectrum of Human Resource Management functions requiring a broad use and understanding of military personnel utilization, strength accountability, reorganizations, Table Distribution Allowances (TDA), and Human Capital Distribution. Track evaluation requirements based on receipt of rating schemes, annual listing, notification of duty changes, change of raters, or impending PCS, separations, and preparation for promotion/schools boards. Serve as a finance liaison between Soldiers and the installation finance and military personnel directorate for personnel management functions on both JBLM and Fort Wainwright. Verify that each Soldier’s pay, entitlements, and leave balances are correct on the Unit Commanders Finance Report (UCFR) and that any allotments started or stopped have been noted on the Leave and Earnings Statement (LES). Requirements Conditions 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 Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability Retirement Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference 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; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience providing customer service to military personnel; using military personnel procedures and operations to complete personnel actions; and answer questions on military programs. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Proficiency Required: This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5-minute sample with three or fewer errors. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Attention to Detail Customer Service Decision Making Oral Communication 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-6). Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information 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. One year trial/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 information sheet. This is a(n) 50- Military Personnel Management Career Field 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. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.