|Title||Military Personnel Processing Specialist
|Education Requirements||Minimum high school diploma.
|Experience Required||Training – Prefer 4 years of Administrative Support experience with emphasis on Army Human Resource Specialists functions.
- Preferred knowledge of military personnel organization, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Preferred basic knowledge of military personnel database systems to input and query data.
- Ability to identify problems and develop, recommend and/or implement innovative solutions.
- Skill in dealing cooperatively and effectively with representatives inside and outside the organization; including both military and civilian organizations, agencies, and companies to obtain needed information, complete required tasks / processing, and to explain/brief decisions or recommendations to others.
- Skill in compiling information and preparing reports.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines; includes changes in mission requirements, short suspense’s, and customer needs.
- Ability to organize, and analyze military personnel records.
- Ability to enter and retrieve data from data bases to maintain accurate accountability and status of personnel.
- Ability to use computer systems, equipment and software.
- Ability to effectively use the personal computer and software applications in support of assigned tasks.
- Skill in communicating orally and in writing.
- Ability to research, select, interpret and apply rules, regulations, procedures and guidelines to determine appropriate actions, develop or revise regulations and policies.
- Ability to independently plan and organize work.
- Knowledge of general office administrative and office procedures.
- Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
- Ability to effectively brief a large group of people.
Will work as a Personnel Assistant II clerk in support of the Team LMR AG Support Services contract that provides AG support and services to the Fort Lee Community.
1.Counseling Duties. Provides individual counseling to eligible active Army personnel, retirees, family members or a survivor. Requires a full knowledge of the programs involved and different benefit, obligations and the methods of determining them in individual cases. Requires careful consideration to alternatives and special circumstances, full awareness of mixture of benefits, deadlines, and reporting requirements. Evaluates the nature of each inquiry, provides assistance to help individuals evaluate alternatives available and to reach decisions. Analyzes material in files, transcripts of earlier actions, and similar records.
2. Retirement Services. Provides assistance on Survivor Benefit Plan conduct Pre-Retirement Orientation Briefing, and maintain awareness of Current Status of Plan. Represents installation RSO as required for presentation and meetings. Assists with the coordination arrangements for semiannual pre-retirement orientation, annual Open House activity, and retiree council meetings. Serves as a contact point for dissemination of information to active and retired personnel and dependents. Helps publish a Retiree Newsletter annually, and provides any other administrative support required. Maintains up-to-date list of all Army retirees and widows/widowers within the Fort Lee retirement area, together with list of service organizations, retirement services officers and other pertinent information utilized by the Retirement Services Office. Maintains liaison and coordinates action with installation agencies administering benefits and services to active and retired military personnel and dependents.
3. Processes Retirement Applications. Ensures all retirement applications, and DD Forms 214 are prepared in accordance with regulations for all officers and enlisted. Interviews personnel to obtain data necessary to complete a variety of actions, or secure information from previously completed files or records. Maintains suspense and follow-up on retirement applications with Department of the Army. Ensures all problems concerning individual's retirement are resolved prior to retirement date and pay account is established at the Army's Finance and Accounting Center. Prepares request for orders for retirement and schedules individual for Survivor Benefit briefings.
Process retiree death notice to DFAC upon notification of retiree casualty. Maintains liaison with all units as necessary on such matters as interpretation and implementation of new or changed policies, procedures and regulation, resolving specific problems and/or providing advice. Prepares orders on Installation Support Module and maintains retiree Army personnel system (RAPS) database.
4. Performs Miscellaneous Duties. Composes correspondence in reply to inquiries concerning the processing Of personnel retirement actions, records, reports and files of officers and/or enlisted personnel. Prepares in final form correspondence pertaining to retirement activities for the supervisor's signature. Updates SOPs, regulation changes, and miscellaneous office reports and actions. Coordinates with VA Medical Center on disability retirements.
Supports or participates in local or company-wide improvement efforts as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Employee may be required to work overtime.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS – The work is mostly sedentary. No special physical demands are involved. There may be some walking Standing, bending or carrying of light items up to 25 pounds.
|Additional Requirements||LMR is committed to Affirmative Action and EEO.