Human Resources Technical Specialist – Entry Level (1176255)

Fort Meade, Maryland
Pay Plan: GG, Grade: 02/1 to 07/10
Open: 2022-01-07, Close: 2022-02-25


The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. HR Technical Specialists provide vital support to the overall mission and employees of the NSA by providing front-line HR services.

Description of Position:

Gather, input, maintain, and provide access to accurate, timely and relevant administrative data (e.g., HR, recruitment, and training). This includes official personnel, recruitment, and training actions and records. Retrieve, compile, and gather applicant, candidate, and/or employee data; verify accuracy of data and HR or training transactional processes; maintain data in appropriate systems (manual and electronic); conceptualize, design and deliver database interfaces, improvements, and/or adjustments; and provide database integrity assurance.

Job Summary
NSA has numerous excellent opportunities in many different HR disciplines. Opportunities exist in HR research, HR Program Management, HR Policy, Recruiting and many more.

Salary Range: $29,834 – $65,831 (Entry/Developmental)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 1 year of relevant experience.

Relevant experience must be administrative, clerical and/or customer service (e.g., record keeping, data entry, collecting, processing, and maintaining access to data/records).

The ideal candidate is someone with excellent customer service and data entry skills who is:
– motivated
– a self-starter
– well-organized
– detail orientated
– able to handle multiple assignments

Knowledge and experience in the following are required:
– Minimum High School Diploma or GED and one years of relevant HR experience
– Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources is preferred, but degree in any field is acceptable
– Relevant experience must be administrative, clerical and/or customer service (e.g., record keeping, data entry, collecting, processing, and maintaining access to data/records).

How to apply
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***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Additionally, the Federal Government requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated at the time of employment, subject to exceptions as required by law.

Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans’ Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans’ preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.

Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

DCIPS Disclaimer
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.


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