Internal Revenue Service
April 11, 2019
Chamblee, Georgia
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WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICE DIVISION? The HCO mission is to make IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the IRS mission.

This announcement may be used to fill additional positions in more than one Business Division throughout the Service.

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WHAT DOES A HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT DO? As a Human Resources Assistant, you will provide clerical, administrative and limited technical support to personnel engaged in personnel management functions such as employee benefits, recruitment and placement, personnel/payroll processing, classification, labor relations, and employee development. In this position you will provide evaluation and analysis involving practices and principles of the assigned program specialty.

As a Human Resources Assistant you will:

  • Counsel and provide information to managers and employees, compute benefits, review and assist in preparing required forms.
  • Perform classification reviews of clerical and paraprofessional positions and recommend final classification actions.
  • Review tentative organizational changes for processing or clerical work units; prepare position descriptions, review requests for Personnel Actions (SF-52s) and input data into automated human resources management systems.
  • Prepare vacancy announcements, evaluate qualifications, and review promotion certificates and document selections.
  • Schedule and conduct orientation sessions for new employees, respond to inquiries and prepare requests for certificates for rating under direct hire authority.
  • Participate in course development activities such as developing project agreements and operational plans, gathering data, conducting task analyses, preparing reports, planning course format and design.
  • Use various software programs and automated systems to prepare a variety of documents, revise, calculate, and retrieve data.

If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

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Travel Required

Occasional travel - 01 to 05 Travel Nights per Month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential