Length of Assignment: 
Full-time, Long-term
Arlington, VA
Closing Date: 
This Position: 

We're looking for an exceptional and experienced individual who can perform Human Resources Assistant duties for a Federal agency, supporting Senior Staffing Specialists.  This is a position for an HR assistant interested in growing your skillset as a Federal Staffing Specialist.  This is a full-time contract opportunity located in Arlington, VA.


  • Code and process through an automated personnel system HR personnel actions (e.g. accessions, promotion, reassignment, change-to-lower grade or any other type of HR action as outlined in the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions and Agency guidelines as it relates to the automated HR personnel system;
  • Prepare tentative/final offer letters;
  • Prepare case files as outlined by the Agency;
  • Close case files as outlined by the Agency;
  • Collaborate with HR Specialists in conjunction with managers/supervisors on the development of vacancy announcements, job assessments/job analysis for one-grade interval positions at the GS-10 level and below;
  • Draft vacancy announcements utilizing eRecruit system (USAStaffing);
  • Extend tentative/final offer letters;
  • Establish entrance on duty dates and request release dates (if applicable);
  • Conduct qualifications review for single-graded positions at the GS-10 level and below;
  • Issue delegated examining and/or merit promotion certificates;
  • Utilize the USAStaffing On-Boarding system for new hires;
  • Prepare pre-employment packages as outlined by the Agency; and
  • Request required position management information from the Classification and Position Management Unit for competitive actions.
Skills and Abilities: 
  • Expertise in coding/processing a variety of personnel actions (accessions, promotions, reassignments, change-to-lower grade, etc.) as outlined in the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions, and the staffing/recruitment process
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, thoroughness, and completeness


Additional Information: 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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