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HR Specialist (Employee Benefits)

Company: Defense Human Resources Activity
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Summary The DCPAS Mission is to be the enterprise leader in the development and delivery of civilian personnel policies and HR solutions that strengthen mission readiness. HR Operational Programs and Advisory Services (HROPS) Directorate is responsible for policies and programs affecting all civilian employees throughout the Department of Defense which includes policy development and management of programs and innovative and fiscally responsible HR solutions. Responsibilities As a HR Specialist (Employee Benefits) at the GS-0201-13 some of your typical work assignments may include: Serves as a DOD subject-matter expert in assigned life and health insurance, retirement, telework, and work life program areas providing expert determinations to components and others in life and health insurance, retirement, telework, and work life programs Provides authoritative advice and guidance on life and health insurance, retirement, telework, and work life program administration to executives, managers, subject-matter experts and others on controversial issues. Applies a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods to the design and conduct of comprehensive HR studies and projects that are characterized by their extreme breadth and importance to DOD, and for which similar studies in the past have proven inadequate. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service: Assisting with developing, reviewing, and revising instructional materials for federal benefits programs. Advising and training on programs related to federal benefits (such as federal retirement and insurance). Provide input on federal benefit policy and programs. Prepare and provide verbal and written presentations on federal benefit policies and programs. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. COVID19 - To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements: Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A Special Hiring Authority for Veterans Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses Other Special Appointment Authorities - Subpart F Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/register/) The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information. For more information, please visit https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo%2012-1-2020.pdf?ver=ECNbdsHtGilTd3OENN4A0Q%3d%3d Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does/Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

Keywords: Defense Human Resources Activity, Alexandria , HR Specialist (Employee Benefits), Human Resources , Alexandria, Virginia

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