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Human Resources Assistant

Company: Transportation Security Administration
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here Responsibilities If selected for this position, you will serve as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant for Security Operations (SO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You will apply your experience and knowledge of human resources policies, regulations, processes, and procedures to perform a combination of routine and varying assignments to assist managers and other employees in day-to-day operations. Duties include but may not be limited to: Receiving and accurately entering into appropriate personnel data base, in a timely fashion, requests for a variety of actions affecting TSA employees, such as: entry on duty, promotion, transfer, retirement, and separation. Submitting Requests for Personnel Action (RPA) to fill vacant positions. Preparing reports or other status documents as directed and following up to ensure actions are processed. Following guidance in relevant Standard Operating Procedures for initiating Requests for Personnel Action and entering information into the workflow system. Preparing personnel actions associated with the Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) (e.g. termination, LWOP, light/limited duty). Providing support of the Office of Human Capital on initiatives such as mass promotion, debts, schedule changes or performance awards. Monitoring LWOP-US employees to ensure accurate and timely processing of return to duty or other appropriate personnel actions. Contacting the service provider to obtain guidance on processing of personnel actions. Providing guidance to managers and staff regarding actions required and policies to follow to properly staff positions. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. Must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI). Selective Service registration is required. You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Qualifications To qualify for the SV-F Pay Band, (equivalent to the GS-9/10) you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the SV-E Pay Band or GS-8 in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Such experience includes providing guidance to management and staff on HR policies and procedures; entering personnel or training data into databases or electronic systems; and preparing reports or other status documents. National Service Experience (i.e., 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.NOTE: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime. Education Additional Information Eligibility to apply for other Federal positions: TSA is an Excepted Service agency exempt from most of Title 5 United States Code, including regulations which apply to displaced Federal employees (CTAP/ICTAP) of other agencies, and employment with TSA does not confer "Competitive Status" that generally results from selection and service in Competitive Service agencies. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has established an Interchange Agreement, which allows most permanent TSA employees to apply and be considered for vacancies in Competitive Service agencies. Information from OPM on this or other Interchange Agreements is available at: .To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation as a condition of placement into this position. DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify including your rights and responsibilities.TSA employees who are absent for the purpose of performing military duty may apply for any vacancies announced in their absence.It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. For more information, click here .Payment of relocation expenses (Permanent Change of Station) is not authorized.Qualified non-competitive eligible candidates may be referred for consideration on a separate, unranked list.More than one position may be filled from this announcement.This position is within the Administrative Support category of TSA's Core Compensation Plan. TSA policy requires verification of Selective Service registration for male applicants born after 12/31/59. For more information click here .View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.Veterans and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the documentation that is required, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

Keywords: Transportation Security Administration, Raleigh , Human Resources Assistant, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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