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US Army Financial Management Command SUPV MILITARY PAY TECHNICIAN in United States

Summary Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility. These position with USAFMCOM are located at Fort Irwin, CA and Fort Carson, CO. This announcement will be used to fill positions with an entry grade of GS-9, GS-8 with a target grade of GS-9, or GS-7 with a target grade of GS-9. The General Schedule basic pay schedule may vary by geographic locality. To view pay rates, visit the OPM pay tables. Responsibilities Plans and organizes work to be accomplished and establishes long range and short-term priorities. Assigns work to subordinate employees based on immediate priorities, workload, difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees and reviews work for technical adequacy and compliance with established policies, procedures, and deadlines. Provides advice, guidance, and instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters. Responsible for process improvement through ongoing analysis of customer needs to increase work unit productivity and quality. Identifies and analyzes problem areas considering alternative solutions, and selects the most appropriate course of action. Coordinates with representatives of other units concerning matters of work accomplishment, priorities, and procedures. Provide reasonable assurance that work operations are conducted in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and that funds, property, and other assets are safeguarded against fraud, waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Time in Grade: For entry at the GS-07 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-06 or higher grade in the Federal Service. For entry at the GS-08 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-07 or higher grade in the Federal Service. For entry at the GS-09 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-08 or higher grade in the Federal Service. Specialized Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility if outside the Federal service. For the GS-07 Specialized experience is defined as reviewing work for technical adequacy and compliance with established policies and procedures; processing a wide variety of complex military payroll transactions; determining entitlements; and examining and verifying all documents for propriety, completeness and accuracy. For the GS-08 Specialized experience is defined as reviewing and researching various military pay rules, procedures and operations sufficient to process pay actions requiring audits, corrections, and adjustments of military pay; and working with related payroll systems to take necessary intervention and bypass of normal automated systems and procedures, and resolve issues within the automated systems. For the GS-09 Specialized experience is defined as identifying and analyzing various complex military pay problems for alternate solutions; identifying and providing developmental training and military pay technical support to subordinates; and proposing and initiating process improvement operating procedure changes to increase productivity and quality. In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of knowledge, skills and abilities, or competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing KSA's or competencies are required. Competencies: Communication, Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Payroll, Financial Management Systems, Fundamentals and Operations of Military and Civilian Pay, and Leadership Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. Education GS-07 Substitution of Education for Experience: One full year of graduate level education may be substituted to meet the specialized experience required when it is directly related to the work of the position being filled. GS-08 Substitution of Education for Experience: Eighteen months of graduate level education may be substituted to meet the specialized experience required when it is directly related to the work of the position being filled. GS-9 Substitution of Education for Experience: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, or Master's or equivalent graduate degree such as LL.B. or J.D., may be substituted to meet the experience requirement. If you are using education to qualify for this position you will need to submit your transcripts with your application. Failure to provide transcripts, or a determination that you do not possess the education requirement, will result in objection to your qualifications, and removal from consideration in accordance with competitive examining procedures. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. You must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions that are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services at the time of application. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services Additional Information Applicants who apply to multiple locations: Please be reminded that applicants from outside the local commuting area will not receive PCS or relocation expenses. A one year probationary or trial period may be required. This position is subject to completion of 1 year probationary period for assignment to a supervisory position. Management has the prerogative to select at either grade level. This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to target position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management. However promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of a promotion is implied. We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date. PCS is NOT authorized. Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here. For more information on veterans' preference click here. Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here). Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It is applicable to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. The view this policy, please copy and paste the following web address into your web browser: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf. This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the highest grade level for which they have applied and been determined best qualified up to and including the full performance level. PPP Application Based Preference Eligibles (Military Reserve and National Guard technicians, Military Reserve and National Guard technicians receiving disability retirement, and Retained Grade employees) will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only. For grades below the full performance level, only MSP/PPP eligible candidates who currently occupy a formal training program position will be entitled to exercise their priority preference. For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here. You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.