Human Resources Assistant

Department Of The Interior DC (District of Columbia)
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

These positions are located in National Capital Regional Office, in the Workforce Management Division.

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* Provides technical assistance to managers, supervisors, employees and higher grade specialists in staffing and recruitment.

* Provides technical assistance to managers, supervisors, employees and higher grade specialists in workers' compensation.

* Verifies all supporting documents are attached to recruitment requests.

* Performs a variety of computerized queries and reports using automated software systems.

* Processes requests for a variety of personnel actions using automated HR systems.

* Maintains accurate inventory of all office supplies and equipment.

* Places orders for office supplies and equipment on a quarterly basis.

* Proficiently uses automated office equipment.

* Enters, audit and reviews time and attendance data.

* Performs pay administration duties.

Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position, primarily locally for training and meetings.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0203 Human Resources Assistance

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship required.

* Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.

* Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.

* Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.

* You may be required to operate a government motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists.

* If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.

* Applicants must be at least (1)18 years old or (2) at least 16 years old and: (a) Have graduated from high school or been awarded a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; or (b) Have completed a formal vocational training program; or (c) Have received a statement from school authorities agreeing with their preference for employment rather than continuing their education; or (d) Be currently enrolled in a secondary school and either work only during school vacation periods or work part-time during the school year under a formal student employment program.


To qualify for this position at the GS-06 grade level, you must possess the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:

At least 1 year of specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience for this position is: Utilizing automated personnel/payroll related processing system to code or input data and generate and distribute a variety of personnel reports; explaining basic features of staffing and recruitment and assisting employees with completing in-processing forms including background investigation paperwork; ensuring the timely and accurate processing of personnel actions; researching personnel rules and regulations, communicating personnel information to employees and managers, and assisting in recruitment activities.

Volunteer Experience: 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies".


There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade level(s) of this announcement.