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U.S. Army Reserve Command Military Personnel & Administrative Specialist in Fort Dix, New Jersey

Summary

About the Position: These positions are located at 99th Readiness Division (RD), Reserve Personnel Action Center (RPAC), Dix Satellite NJ005, located at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Responsibilities

Analyze data to resolve recurring pay problems.

Review and analyze master military pay account transactions and reports for reserve service members.

Assist in the development and dissemination of SOPs, directives and instructions.

Prepare reports and/or briefings for in-progress status information.

Ensure uniform interpretation and application of regulations and directives for consistency within the organization.

Ensure written correspondence is in accordance with military policies and regulations.

Compile and analyze data to identify trends, deficiencies and accomplishments.

Advise Supervisors on changes of personnel processes.

Respond to customer inquiries to resolve personnel, pay, and service record issues.

Research background information for required actions through available tools such as databases and files.

Prepare or ensure accurate preparation of military personnel actions.

Advise supported units and soldiers on military personnel matters.

Research Army personnel regulations to provide technical guidance to staff and management.

Review personnel and pay actions for appropriate documentation.

Audit a variety of military pay actions to ensure compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.

Research regulations in order to resolve complex pay complaints and issues.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes preparing military personnel actions; researching pay complaints; analyzing pay issues; reviewing incoming regulations; ensuring compliance with rules and regulations; advising on pay and personnel processes. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Business Administration or Human Resources. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Fundamentals and Operations of Military and Civilian PayManages and Organizes InformationPersonnel Action Processing and RecordkeepingPlanning and Evaluating

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 50 - Military Personnel Management position. You may claim military spouse preference. Salary includes applicable locality pay. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. This position is a temporary position and may be extended in one year increments up to a maximum of three years.

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