Golden Key Group

Senior HR Specialist - PAR (DOC PP&B)

Human Resources
Full Time
Obtain Public Trust

About GKG

With a passion for excellence, Golden Key Group (GKG) helps clients solve their strategic, organizational, and operational challenges to better meet their mission demands. We have serviced more than 25 Federal departments and agencies and several large commercial companies since our inception in 2002.


Golden Key Group's talented professionals, combined with our strategic partners, bring a depth of commercial and government experience and expertise. We are relentless in delivering the highest levels of services to provide tangible value and create sustainable results for our clients.


The Senior HR Specialist applies advanced skills and experience in coding and processing a full range of Federal Personnel Actions necessary to appoint, separate, or make other personnel changes. This includes processing personnel actions related to the Federal Employees Lifecycle from acquisition to retirement. Must demonstrate a high level of knowledge of the personnel data rules and regulations in addition to technology. Able to meet requirements for a Public Trust clearance upon hire.


  • Supports the continuous improvement of PAR business processes
  • Inputs data into appropriate HRIT systems, provides technical guidance and definitive information support to a large and varied client base that is geographically disbursed
  • Assures that deadlines are met for submission of actions
  • Uses automated human resources and payroll processing system to process Requests for Personnel actions (SF-52s) or equivalent forms
  • Provides technical assistance to Human Resources Specialists and hiring managers in the areas of transactional processing requirements for a myriad of actions to include recruitment and placement, classification, pay, awards, etc.
  • Applies Guide to Processing Personnel Actions, other OPM regulations, and agency policies and procedures for a myriad of actions to include accessions, separations, pay, awards, etc.
  • Researches, analyzes, resolves, or escalates processing errors and/or problems
  • Researches and codes regulatory authority code and legal authority, grade, step and pay, retirement system, veteran’s preference, remarks, tenure group, etc.
  • Validates service computation dates and recomputes them as necessary
  • Ensures appropriate documents are on file and are legible



  • Ten (10) years Federal HR Experience
  • Three (3) years of operational service center experience
  • Expert knowledge of Federal HR policies, rules and regulations, including GPPA
  • Experience processing complex PARs
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Attention to detail

Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or obtain an approved accommodation request (as required by law) within 30 days of employment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with PeopleSoft HCM
  • Shared services experience
  • Experience with Federal HR systems such as HRConnect, NFC, and eOPF
  • Experience in ticket management (e.g. ServiceNow, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree desired




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