Military Personnel & Administrative Assistant

Department of Defense Aguadilla, PR
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position:

This Position is Located at: The 81st Readiness Division, Reserve Personnel Action Center Aguadilla, HUB, PR013, Aguadilla, PR

Description of the Working Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office setting.

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Responsibilities

* Provide advice to supported soldiers regarding personnel/pay matters; Training others on the use of automated systems; Providing technical advice.

* Research and analyze a variety of information sources for personnel requirements, Reviews military pay account transactions and reports, Resolves pay issues, Reviews pay actions.

* Establishes, maintains, edits and closes pay accounts; Processes, audits and edits complex pay actions; Reviews military pay account transactions and reports; Creates, updates, and deletes data in a variety of files.

* Assures files and records are established and maintained pertaining to personnel, finance, and administrative activities.

* Develops reports of rejects, trends, and statistical material; Controls and monitors suspense files, correspondence files, etc.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The business travel requirement is 5%.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

7

* Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).

* This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirement

Qualifications

This is a Military Technician position with the US Army Reserves. Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician program. This enables you to receive full civil service benefits and military reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserves and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.

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)

* Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

* Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

* People with Disabilities, Schedule A

* Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities

* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

* Reinstatement

* 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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: performing clerical or administrative tasks such as preparing correspondence, filing and data entry; processing a variety of personnel or pay actions; and interpreting and/or applying regulatory or procedural requirements. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

Applicants who are current Federal employees or who are eligible for Reinstatement may be able to qualify with experience equivalent to the second lower grade (GS-05).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Fundamentals and Operations of Military and Civilian Pay

* Oral Communication

* Personnel Action Processing and Recordkeeping

* Written 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-05).

Education

For this job, you must meet the qualifications requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.