Federal Aviation Administration Human Resources Assistant in Anchorage, Alaska
Provides assistance and support of human resources programs and operations in the Alaskan Region HR Office.
Office of Human Resources, Regional Human Resources, WSA, Alaskan Regional HR Services Division,
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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: applies experience and advanced knowledge to coordinate and assist new hires with forms, clearances and orientation each pay period; closing out, maintaining and retrieving merit promotion folders IAW OPM and FAA policies and procedures; researching human resources regulations and policies; processing AT certification and promotion personnel actions using the Federal Personnel Processing System (FPPS); printing SF-50's for completed actions; assisting/backing up AT ERR program specialist; utilizing automated systems such as WTTS, eOPF, eVerify and AVIATOR; responding to employee and applicant inquiries; assisting with recruitment efforts as needed (vacancy announcements, offer letters, etc.); working with various pay plans and bargaining unit agreements; researching and updating employment and related records; and providing general office support and other duties as assigned (i.e., preparing labels, filing, preparing correspondence, providing front-desk coverage, etc.).
Works independently, with limited direction of a manager or more experienced employee. Assesses workload and priorities to timely manage completion of tasks. Established policy/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow some discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. Work is reviewed periodically to ensure policy compliance. At the D level work is more closely monitored and direction and problem solving normally involves assistance from manager or more experienced employee. At the E Level the employee works more independently occasionally needing the direction of the manager or more experienced employee. Contacts are primarily employees and applicants.
Positions may be filled at the FV-D, FV-E or FV-F pay band.
Identification of promotion in the vacancy announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon the selectee meeting training, qualification requirements, and recommendation by the supervisor.
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
FAA Employees - FAA Nation Wide Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
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0203 Human Resources Assistance
- Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
- Please read "How to Apply" and "Required Documents"
TO QUALIFY FOR PAY BAND D:To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least six (6) months of general experience working in an office setting. General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled, OR 1 year above high school education. A combination of education and experience may be qualifying for FV-D. Refer to OPM's Operating Manual Qualification Standards at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp for more information.
TO QUALIFY FOR PAY BAND E: To qualify for this position at the FV-E band you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-D level (FG/GS-3-6) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples may include but not limited to the following; conducting new hire briefings and in-processing, coordinating pre-appointment clearances, answering basic employee questions, preparing correspondence, coordinating Job Fairs, inputting and extracting data in AVIATOR and Workload systems, coordinating and tracking new hire completion of forms in WTTS. You must provide examples of specialized experience in your resume.
TO QUALIFY FOR PAY BAND F:To qualify for this position at the FV-F band you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-E (FG/GS 7-8) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of duties may include but not limited to the following; performing a variety of staffing or employment related tasks as new hire processing, new hire orientation, initiating actions in WTTS, processing actions in FPPs, and assisting with preparing selection and/or non-selection letters, closing out case files, providing assistance to employees and fielding customer vacancy inquiry’s. You must provide examples of specialized experience in your resume.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
To qualify based on education, you must submit a copy of your high school or college transcripts or certificates at time of application. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to on or before the closing date of this announcement. Please include your name and the vacancy announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), such as social security number and date of birth.(907)271-5367
If selected, official transcripts will be required prior to employment.
Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalency to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included in your application package. If you do not include a copy of the evaluation as part of your application package, your foreign education will not be considered.
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Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.
In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include information in your work history that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA); listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
Interviews:Some, all or none of the candidates may be interviewed.
Security Requirements: This position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.
This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.html
This is not a bargaining unit position.
Links to Important Information:Locality Pay, COLA
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.
Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
- Required Documents
Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted. If you need to submit additional documents to supplement your on-line application, e.g., Transcripts or SF-50, you may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to (907) 271-5367 on or before the closing date of this announcement. Please include your name and the vacancy announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), such as social security number and date of birth.
If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.
If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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How to Apply
You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.
We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
- Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
- Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
- Employer's name and address
- Supervisor name and phone number
- Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
- Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.
You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.
Agency contact information
Federal Aviation Administration AAL Regional HR Services Division 222 West 7th Ave #14 Anchorage, AK US
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Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.
FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.
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Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496851700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 04/16/2018 to 04/23/2018
Pay scale & grade: FV D - F
Salary: $36,109 to $73,026 per year Salary range includes 28.02% locality pay. In addition, a 3.74% Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) is authorized. Locality & COLA are subject to change.
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time