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USDA Jobs – Human Resources Assistant

Website Department of Agriculture

Job Description:

OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: This position is located within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Development (RD), Human Resources Office, Employment Services Division. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Assistant (HRA) for RD and is responsible for providing administrative support within Classification and/or Recruitment and Placement.

Initial cutoff date for referral consideration is 5 days from the open date of the vacancy announcement (25 MAY 2021).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Incumbent provides administrative support to HR Specialists in the interpretation, development, implementation, and administration of a variety of staff assignments in various human resources program areas.
  • Researches agency and federal regulations, standards, guidance and procedures at the request of HR specialists.
  • Provides procedural guidance to managers and employees on program guidelines and rules.
  • Processes personnel actions in accordance with the Guide to Process Personnel Actions
  • Tracks and monitors the status of new hires throughout the on-boarding process.
  • Uses automation software applications for word processing, graphics, and database management to support office activities.
  • Utilizes databases or spreadsheets to create, enter, and retrieve data for reports; establishing and maintaining a variety of personnel files.
  • Types a variety of documents in draft or final form. Reviews a variety of documents including information papers, memoranda, reports, and graphs for correct spelling, punctuation, format and style.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Direct Deposit – Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

Job Details:

Company: Department of Agriculture

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Denver, CO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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