AEIO is seeking Human Resource Assistants to support our Federal Client located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
These are full-time positions that require a variety of substantive and technical processing of personnel and payroll actions. Work requires an in-depth knowledge of civilian personnel terminology, rules, and regulations, requirements, procedures, and functions to control master personnel records, process actions for an appointing authority and provide miscellaneous human resource assistant duties.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Processes the full range of official personnel actions including appointments, promotions, reassignments, separations, adverse actions, details, name changes, leave without pay, return to duty, excepted and temporary appointments, career-conditional or career appointments, transfers, and reinstatements, for assigned Centers/Offices. Processes other actions such as, details to state governments, foreign countries, or international organizations, and a variety of special appointments such as the Visiting Scientist/Associate Program, Experts/Consultants, Presidential Management Fellows, Committee Members, IPAs, etc. Processes a variety of unique pay actions such as retention/relocation incentives, physician special pay, physician comparability actions, superior qualifications appointments, etc.
Determines the appropriate nature of action, authority, remarks and many other data elements for all of these type actions and sets pay for a variety of actions. Reviews all material which supports actions involving information which is subject to differing interpretations. Reviews the SF 52 before releasing to ensure all required entries have been included and approvals have been obtained. Ensures accuracy of the data based on regulatory authority, instructions policies and procedures. Applies numerous guidelines for various pay systems such as the medical officer special pay, wage grade and general schedule in calculating and documenting pay. Determines service computation dates of new and previous service (civilian and military) employees. Determines creditable service for appointments, conversions and within grade increases.
Determines the appropriate coding and processes actions through the automated system. Verifies the accuracy of the database by reviewing generated reports and resolves discrepancies. Assists in the preparation of statistical reports and prepares correspondence, memorandum, etc. in either rough draft or final form.
Reviews official personnel files to ensure that all required documents are filed in chronological order, and mandatory information is present and prohibited information is not filed in the OPF. Purges and reviews incoming OPFs from other agencies and makes corrections as necessary for any erroneous documentation. Carries out limited projects and researches minor complaints or problems that are not readily understood and resolves issues/concerns with the customer.
The HR Assistant must have Federal eperience and knowledge of, and skill in applying a comprehensive body of HR rules, regulations and procedures, (specifically the 5 CFR). Must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills. Must be capable of working independently, as a team member.