U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command Human Resources Assistant (Military/OA) in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Summary About the Position: Guaynabo is located near San Juan, Puerto Rico, within a short drive from the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, Old San Juan, and most popular tourist attractions and beaches. PR is designated as an OCONUS Non-foreign area. Salary shown in this announcement includes a Locality Payment of 15.95% for this Non-Foreign Area. An adjusted Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) rate of 3.13% is not reflected in the salary shown. Responsibilities Fingerprint applicants using automated systems, ensuring fingerprints are classifiable (acceptable). Transmit fingerprints electronically to the investigating agency (OPM/FBI). Initiate background check and verify applicants Emergency Data Records. Input applicant records entries into an automated database. Screens applicants? records to ascertain that all necessary documents are present according to the requirements of each military service. Ensure timely release of and accountability for processing records to the medical section, military services and external agencies for review. Transcribe data from numerous source documents which are completed by the applicant or military service representative. Greet and account for visitors/applicants in and out of the MEPS. Gather applicants for processing and enlistment ceremonies. Administer pre-oath briefings, and brief applicants on MEPS procedures. Question applicants to obtain and/or verify complete data required for final data processing of forms and records for entry into the military service. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) EmployeeCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) 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 managing controlled items in an office setting; operating a variety of office automation equipment; giving oral instructions to groups of people; maintaining and filing applicant records. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). OR Education: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. 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 your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. This position requires a typing proficiency of at least 40 words per minute (WPM) based on a 5 minute sample with 3 or fewer errors. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Computer LiteracyOral CommunicationPersonnel Action Processing and Recordkeeping Time in Grade Requirement: Candidates may be advanced without time in grade restrictions, if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade the employee held within the preceding 52 weeks under his or her latest non-temporary competitive appointment. 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 (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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.