Human Resources Specialist - Personnel Action Processing

Clearance Level
Shared Services
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ60491

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has partnered with NASA to consolidate select Procurement, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology activities from the ten NASA Centers into a single shared services center located at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. 

The NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) mission is to provide timely, accurate, high quality, cost-effective, and customer focused support for selected NASA business and technical services. 

GDIT has an opportunity at the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) for an HR Personnel Actions Specialist to contribute to our success in providing support to personnel action processing for NASA.  This will be a casual, part-time, remote position.

The Personnel Actions Specialist will provide support to transactional processing in the areas of historical and retroactive corrections to personnel data to include updates to the personnel system required as a result of personnel history validations.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Review requests received from Center HR Offices and employees to analyze and correct historical personnel data.
  • Review military and civilian personnel history for employees transferring from other agencies and validate against data in personnel system to identify any required updates or corrective actions.
  • Communicate with employees, Center Human Resources Offices and other Federal Agencies to request documentation needed to validate personnel service history.
  • Process complex personnel and pay actions such as appointments in the competitive and excepted service (career-conditional, career, temporary, limited appointments), adverse separations, retroactive position and pay changes and employee status updates to include service computation dates and veteran preference data elements.
  • Provide oversight and review transactional processing in the areas of historical and retroactive corrections to personnel data to include updates to the personnel system required because of personnel history validation.
  • Perform quality review of personnel and pay actions completed by Personnel Action Processing (PAP) team members.
  • Review existing work instructions, desk guides and training materials in support of the personnel action processing activity and provide recommended updates as needed.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years of Federal HR experience in personnel action processing and maintenance of official personnel records.
  • Experience and knowledge of PC-based computers and software experience using the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) laws, regulations and standards to include The Guide to Processing Personnel Actions, The Guide to Personnel Recordkeeping, the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), CSRS Offset and Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS).
  • Skilled in using technical systems that support Federal HR services. 
  • Possess excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
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