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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

01261 PERSONNEL ASSISTANT (EMPLOYMENT) I

Performs routine tasks which require a knowledge of personnel procedures and rules, such as: providing simple employment information and appropriate lists and forms to applicants or employees on types of jobs being filled, procedures to follow, and where to obtain additional information; ensuring that the proper forms are completed for name changes, locator information, applications, etc. and reviewing completed forms for signatures and proper entries; or maintaining personnel records, contacting appropriate sources to secure any missing items, and posting items such as dates of promotions, transfer, and hire, or rates of pay or personal data. If this information is computerized, outside inquiries for simple factual information, such as verification of dates of employment in response to telephone credit checks of employees. some receptionist or other clerical duties may be performed. May be assigned work to provide training for a higher level position. Detailed rules and procedures are available for all assignments. Guidance and assistance on unusual questions are available at all times. Work is spot checked, often on a daily basis.