Human Resources Specialist
HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST, EAS-15 Occupation Code: 0201-5117
Performs technical staff work in support of the implementation and
administration of one or more human resources programs.
In addition to the following program responsibilities, oversees and
coordinates the activities of a small size group of lower level
employees, including making assignments, monitoring and reviewing work,
providing continuing technical guidance, approving leave, and taking
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- PERSONNEL SERVICES: Implements and administers
employee compensation and benefits programs, including wage and
salaries, pay procedures and rules, performance evaluations, merits,
suggestions, incentive and superior accomplishment awards, quality
step increases, retirements, and insurance.
- Provides information to and processes requests from state
unemployment compensation agencies for separated employees;
testifies in unemployment compensation hearings.
- Administers employment and selection policies, procedures, and
processes for bargaining, initial level supervisor, non-bargaining,
and postmaster positions.
- Coordinates entrance and in-service examination programs;
oversees all procedures and processes related to examination
scheduling, conducting, processing, grading, notification, and
forwarding of test data.
- SAFETY AND HEALTH: Monitors compliance with
safety and health standards and regulations; conducts periodic
inspections; ensures accurate accident reporting; analyzes accident
rates and trends; and provides for improvement of safety awareness
and accident prevention through training and promotional activities.
- Implements Wellness Program by coordinating programs, services,
and activities that promote employee health efforts.
- Administers procedures under which employees with substance
abuse and other personal problems are referred to external providers
contracted under the Employee Assistance Program.
- INJURY COMPENSATION: Provides comprehensive
case management in the review and processing of injury compensation
claims, including authorization and control of continuation of pay;
controversion of claims; identification of possible fraud and abuse;
third party claims and recovery; assignment to limited duty; and
referral to the rehabilitation program, or for second opinions or
fitness for duty exams.
- TRAINING: Plans, schedules, implements,
administers, coordinates, evaluates, and performs employee training,
career planning and development, diagnostic testing, and counseling
services; conducts workshops, orientations, and demonstrations;
coordinates managerial and supervisory training; and provides
guidance to employees, job trainers, and management regarding
training and instructional processes.
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PERSONNEL CLERK, PS-05 Occupation Code: 0203-14XX
Performs specialized clerical work involved in providing the central
personnel services of a postal installation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Performs any one or a combination of the duties listed below.
- Examines, documents, and otherwise processes official personnel
- Inducts new employees by taking their fingerprints, providing
them with, and instructing them in filling out forms, administering
oaths, and performing related operations.
- Examines applications for leave by employees when the type or
durations of leave desired fall within the categories required to be
acted on centrally; compares the justification with the criteria for
approval, and drafts memorandums or notifications of the action to
be taken on the applications.
- Examines for completeness or composes reports of personnel
injuries sustained by employees in the performance of their duties
and examines for completeness claims by such employees for
compensation due to time lost from work because of such injuries;
makes these reports and claims ready for forwarding to the
appropriate government agency and composes notification to the
employees or their supervisors of additional information needed and
of decisions made on claims.
- Furnishes information to employees and applicants about
personnel regulations and practices, including employment in the
postal installation, by personal conversations, telephone
conversations, and composition of letters and memorandums.
- Maintains various personnel records by performing such
operations as posting actions taken concerning employees, adding
names to and removing them from registers and rosters, and filing
official papers in personnel folders.
- Compiles various recurring and special statistical reports on
personnel subjects, such as numbers of actions of various types,
numbers of employees of various titles and salaries, numbers of
vacancies of various titles and organizational locations.
- In addition, may perform any of the following duties: document
and otherwise process official personnel actions originating on the
basis of personnel records; record the receipt of employee
suggestions and initiate action for their review by appropriate
supervisors; assist employees in filling out applications for
retirement and documenting these forms for submission to appropriate
organizations; process bids for position openings on seniority
basis; and accept employment applications, and forward them to
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