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

The HR Staff Assistant shall perform a wide variety of routine administrative and clerical support activities for a federal human resources office.

  • Completes special projects, gathers data, conduct analysis, evaluate programs, develop reports and make recommendations;
  • Conducts qualifications reviews of applicants, adjudicates veterans preference, reviews applicant documents, extracts data and prepares memorandums summarizing the data;
  • Provides office support functions such as answering the phone, distributing mail, maintaining calendars, document scanning, and coordinating meetings and reserving conference rooms;
  • Reviews, analyzes and evaluates programs, functions and processes to ensure that work performed is essential and contributes to the accomplishments of HRA objectives and overarching goals;
  • Apply HR laws, principles, policies, methods and practices;
  • Works with higher graded specialists to provide advisory and support services for multiple organizations across the agency;
  • Researches and/or analyzes legislative, regulatory and Agency policy guidance in the area of recruitment and placement;
  • With guidance/oversight from higher graded specialists, evaluates customer needs and recognizes potential program issues and/or trends;
  • Interprets established and pertinent regulations and organizational policies, management principles, administrative rules and staffing guidelines;
  • Performs a variety of personnel support services, advice and assistance in various areas;
  • Coordinates administrative tasks in support of established requirements for supplies, property management, or office moves, such as setting up and maintaining systems to control the purchase and use of supplies;
  • Drafts correspondence, recommendations, reports, and memoranda related to management and administrative programs and issues;
  • Plans and develops new methods for coordinating the administrative work of a complex organization
  • Applies existing and new policies, provides advice on requirements, maintains databases that reflect the fulfillment and/or status of administrative requirements and/or systems, prepares administrative paperwork, and maintains an awareness of the status of the organization’s personnel actions;
  • Uses automated systems to enter data; tracks time and attendance data, and maintains human resources files;
  • Creates required HR reports and distributes reports.
  • Must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 Federal grade level.
  • Must have Knowledge of HR functions, goals, and objectives of organizations and operations to effectively carry out assigned tasks;
  • Ability to explain HR processes and procedures related to the work to clients and customers.
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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