Human Resources Assistant
Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
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As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.This position is located in the Administrative Division of the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. If selected you will serve as an assistant to the Human Resources Officer with responsibility for providing technical and clerical support essential to the effective operation of the District's Human Resources Management program. Primary assignments are in the areas of personnel records administration, processing personnel and payroll actions, recruitment and placement, classification, personnel security, and employee benefits and services.
Assist with orientation of new hires and departure of terminating/retiring employees.
Research, identify, and explain complicated and in-depth employee benefit-related issues such as health benefits conversions and complicated annuity calculations and information.
Determine benefit eligibility.
Compile data and prepare entries for a variety of recurring reports and logs maintained within the section.
Produce a variety of written documents and materials utilizing a wide range of office automation applications.
Ensure documents are in the proper format, and that spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar have been verified.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
At leastone year of specialized experience at the equivalence of a GS-05 level in federal service, assisting in an organization's recruitment process, maintaining benefits paperwork, maintaining a variety of personnel and training records, processing personnel and payroll actions for an organization, and efficiently and effectively responding to inquiries on behalf of an office.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)-
The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at:
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-
The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:
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