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Office of Human Resources Management Human Resources Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri


As a Human Resources Specialist, you will beresponsible for the verification and administration of Personnel actions processing, human resources and (HR) records keeping and maintenance.Location of position: General Services Administration, Office of Human Resources Management, Kansa City, M.O.We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.


As a Human Resources Assistant, you will perform the following duties:

Performs administrative HR functions in furtherance of the mission and objectives of the processing team. Provides HR services related to personnel processing, as well as HR recordkeeping and maintenance for all GSA employees. Incumbent assists lower graded employee’s, providing on the job training as needed and assigned. Responsible for mass actions, pay schedule changes, within grades, and employee data. Performs quality review and if needed the manual entry of action. Quality reviews incoming personnel and related documents such as health and life insurance (FEGLI/FEHBI), Thrift Savings Plan, Designations of Beneficiary, Entry on Duty paperwork, payroll documents, court orders, etc. Assures that forms are complete and accurate. Monitors system results of work within an automated system. Recognizes and communicates potential problem including the way it was generated to the appropriate HR office, outside federal agency, or Human Resources Information Technology system staff, as well as any actions to be taken in order to resolve the situation. Responsible for ensuring that a professional, satisfactory and timely response is given to each question or issue. Resolves complaints by coordinating with regional HR offices or supervisor for information or action initiation as required. Answers time-sensitive questions regarding status of pending actions, resolves processing problems, establishes and maintains records pertaining to action taken and the final result for each inquiry/issue. Provides feedback to the supervisor in order to locate and correct problem areas.


Conditions of Employment

US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)

Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date

Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable

Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.

Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).

Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.


For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)

number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, clickhere.The GS-07 salary range starts at $43,691 per year.If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.


To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06level or higher in the Federal service.Specialized experience must have been gained in a human resources support position coding and processing civilian personnel actions, reviewing employment forms/documents for accuracy, and assisting employees regarding routine human resources program issues. Must have experience interpreting civilian HR regulations and policies to provide guidance to customers and processing benefit actions.


Additional Information

Bargaining Unit status: Not Applicable