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* 1.Knowledge of human resources information systems and applications. Worked with human resource/payroll information systems and applications in support of one or more human resources areas, such as employee development, recruitment and staffing, position classification, pay and benefits, etc.
  1. Entered and/or retrieved data from an automated system or application, i.e., spreadsheet, database, etc.
  2. Maintained data in an automated human resources or payroll system and produced various routine updates, reports, employee profiles, etc
  3. Maintained data in an automated human resources or payroll system and produced various routine updates, reports, employee profiles, etc. Worked with one or more substantive functions of an automated human resources or payroll system, such as functions related to reporting on position data by organization or project, assessing employee training requests, or reconciling employee payroll transactions.
  4. None of the above.


* 2.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 3.Knowledge of employee benefit programs.** Provided Federal benefit information and assistance to managers and employees, including the processing of benefit enrollments and changes.
  1. Reviewed procedures and guidelines associated with Federal benefit programs to establish eligibility, provide information to employees and/or process claims. Resolved discrepancies and obtained missing data from files to provide information to specialists on federal benefit eligibility.
  2. Assisted others in completing benefit enrollment and change forms; verified information and completed administrative transactions.
  3. Resolved discrepancies and obtained missing data from files to provide information to specialists on federal benefit eligibility.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 5.Ability to interpret and apply personnel regulations and/or standards.** Applied personnel regulations and standards while providing Human Resources program support.
  1. Applied standard personnel guidelines and regulations to perform routine personnel support duties in one or more personnel functions, such as reviewing merit promotion files to ensure necessary information was present.
  2. Applied established, procedural and standard personnel guidelines and regulations to perform the full range of clerical support work in one or more personnel functions, such as assigning and verifying competitive level and bargaining unit status codes.
  3. Applied detailed personnel guidelines and regulations to accomplish repetitive, simple personnel-related clerical tasks, such as determining if employment applications were complete and had the required supporting documentation.
  4. None of the above.


* 6.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 7.Knowledge of clerical practices and office routines. Performed clerical office support duties.
  1. Performed a full range of routine and repetitive clerical assignments consisting of related steps, processes, or methods, e.g., performing queries to extract identifiable data such as names, addresses, and summary data from a computer system.
  2. Performed distinct, isolated clerical tasks, such as using word processing programs to produce standardized letters, or filing material readily identified in alphabetic, numerical, or chronological order.
  3. Followed established practices and procedures to complete all types of clerical assignments and resolve uncommon support problems within a program area, e.g., soliciting sources for procurements that had specialized requirements and complicating factors, such as fluctuating prices or hard-to-locate sources.
  4. None of the above.


* 8.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 9.Knowledge of the regulations, practices, and procedures related to the employee awards program. Collected, researched, reviewed all information and documentation pertaining to employees submitted for awards.
  1. Assisted others in performing routine duties in support of an employee awards program, such as requesting records with lists of accomplishments and work histories of nominated employees.
  2. Performed routine duties in support of an employee awards program, such as using personal computers to maintain records concerning the status, dates, and actions taken regarding awards distributions.
  3. Performed the full range of staffing clerical support work of a standardized nature, such as assigning control numbers to awards or reviewing award submissions for completeness. Requested missing information from submitting office, compiled statistical reports, and made arrangements for awards ceremonies.
  4. None of the above.


* 10.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.