Human Resources Specialist (Payroll/Processing)


Vacancy ID: 877721   Announcement Number: 13-877721-MP-ML   USAJOBS Control Number: 341987700

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Vacancy Identification Number - 877721
1. Title of Job

Human Resources Specialist (Payroll/Processing)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Human Resources Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the following descriptions, please select the one (1) statement that best describes your experience that qualifies you for the Human Resources Specialist (Payroll/Processing), GS-9 position.

A. I possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, for example: experience processing payroll/personnel actions through an automated system; review of leave errors; generating personnel data reports.
B. I do not have the experience described above.

2. From the following descriptions, please select the one (1) statement that best describes your experience that qualifies you for the Human Resources Specialist (Payroll/Processing), GS-11 position.

A. I possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, for example: experience correcting payroll/personnel suspense actions through an automated system; act as employee liaison in regard to payroll issues; coordinating T&A audits; analyzing personnel data reports.
B. I do not have the experience described above.

3. I am proficient in the use of the National Finance Center client systems and database.

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item:

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Monitor payroll/personnel actions through the use of an automated system.

5. Manage multiple service areas for time an attendance.

6. Perform time and attendance audits and recommending solutions in cases of error.

7. Perform pay calculations for promotions, demotions, retained pay, and retention incentives.

8. Serve as a consultant to the customer regarding pay administration issues and concerns.

9. Inform employees of system changes that directly affect them.

10. Utilize laws and regulations to ensure proper processing of payroll/personnel actions.

11. Analyze data retrieved through reports.

12. Apply pay administration laws and regulations in setting salary rates for new appointees and employees making position changes.

13. Reference pay administration regulations and flexibilities to advise managers of the law and of options available.

14. Correct payroll/personnel action errors through correspondence with external payroll provider.

15. Coordinate with others in an effort to correct problems.

16. Advise on agency policy to management and staff.

17. Conduct surveys with staff to assess training needs.

18. Recommend changes based on survey results.

19. Compose internal guides regarding the use of payroll/personnel systems.

20. Utilize EPIC system for processing payroll/personnel documents.

21. Retrieve data through NFC FOCUS/BATCHFOC systems.

22. Retrieve data through NFC Reporting Center.

23. Process time and attendance data through STAR.

24. Request special processing through NFC SPPS system.

25. I am eligible under a Special Hiring Authority for non-competitive appointment based on one of the following selections. (If you select this option, you must indicate the type of special appointment you are seeking on your application and provide appropriate documentation supporting your eligibility).

A. Authorized for persons who are severely disabled, such as certain veterans
B. Returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or VISTA.
C. I am not eligible under special hiring authority.

26. As noted in the vacancy announcement, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:
* Understand this warning;
*Have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and
*Verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.
Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for this position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.