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CIVILIAN PAY TECHNICIAN – McChord AFB, Washington
Air Mobility Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 97177Start Date: 05/16/2019End Date: 05/30/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience for GS-06 level positions which includes knowledge of extensive and diverse financial regulations, operations, and procedures relating to civilian pay and/or time and leave matters to resolve nonstandard transactions, complaints, or discrepancies; provide advice; or perform other work that requires authoritative procedural knowledge. This knowledge is used to serve as the customer service liaison with the Defense Finance Accounting System (DFAS) on payroll situations involving a broad range of payroll transactions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-05 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service. OR
EDUCATION: One full year of graduate level education in a field directly related which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts. OR
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 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%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-05 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-06 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of a body of complicated civilian pay and leave rules, regulations, laws, allowances, and procedures; and the data system(s) used to support civilian pay actions. Skill in performing arithmetic computations common to a payroll function. Ability to compile, research, reconcile, and record financial data, analyze payroll records and reports, and take corrective action. Ability to provide prompt and courteous customer service. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Ability to operate a calculator. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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