Golden Key Group

HR Assistant

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.



GKG is seeking an HR Assistant (HRA) to support our longstanding customer in Rockville, MD.  This position will support CSD, location pending (Rockville, Bethesda or Rockledge Drive, MD)


The Client Services Division (CSD) provides core human resources advice, operational functions and services in the areas of strategic recruitment, staffing, delegated examining, and position classification to NIH employees.  CSD also serves as the first and primary point of contact for IC managers, supervisors, and employees in the delivery of HR operational services; and interfaces with staff of the other OHR Divisions to provide a full range of HR operational services to the ICs.


The HR Assistants will be responsible for providing staffing and recruitment support and processing personnel actions.  The HR Admin Assistants will provide general HR administrative support to CSD Director and Branches.


Assists Federal HR Specialists, team leaders, supervisory officials and other staff that participate in personnel functions by performing technical and administrative work in support of recruitment and placement programs including merit promotion and delegated examining functions.  Communicates various topics to applicants newly hired by the agency including, but not limited to, first day reporting logistics, tax and pre-employment paperwork, navigating HR systems, etc. 


Duties include:  developing and issuing vacancy announcements; performing qualifications analysis and rating on lower-grade positions; coding and processing personnel actions consistent with Federal regulation; preparing pre-appointment packages; in-processing employees; attending new employee orientation sessions at the beginning of each pay period; setting pay; drafting tentative and final offer letters; drafting a variety of MOUs related to appointment type and service lengths; coding probationary requirements for newly selected employees and supervisors; filing recruitment cases and other administrative paperwork; scanning and organizing recruitment and personnel files; and providing a variety of general information regarding recruitment program functions, processes, and procedures.


Provide the expertise, technical knowledge, staff support, and other related resources necessary in the following daily duties:


  • Responsible for developing, drafting, writing and editing reports, briefs, and other documents in support of OHR’s requirements.
  • Interfaces with OHR and NIH personnel to coordinate meetings, maintain logs, records and files, provides end-user support, and performs general administrative duties.
  • Assists in OHR property, purchasing, and space management. 
  • Responsible for learning and working within NIH systems and policies.
  • Responsible for preparing and/or maintaining systems, programming and operations documentation, procedures and methods, including user reference manuals (SOPs). 
  • Assists in HR conference planning
  • HR supply management
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Obtain Public Trust Clearance upon Offer Acceptance
  • The individual must be able to independently’ juggle’ multiple activities from a variety of people, working with leadership to obtain input in prioritization but keeping everything moving forward without requiring significant direction.
  • Must have great attention to detail and great flexibility in responding to changing priorities.
  • Must have the highest standards of customer service and be able to maintain a professional working relationship with all members of the office.
  • Grammar should be impeccable and writing must be professional.
  • Skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel must be high. PowerPoint can be moderate.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance. Individual interacts with senior management level officials regularly.
  • Ability to think critically.
  • Adaptable
  • Takes initiative
  • Ability to interpret and implement policies and regulations

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with USA Staffing.
  • Experience with Workflow information Tracking System (WiTS).
  • Experience with coding and personnel actions.




**Please note that Golden Key Group, LLC (GKG) will not ask for any personal data during the application and interview phases of your job search with our team.  In addition, we will not text you out of personal and professional courtesy.  Should you get any requests for personal information, consider it a possible spam/phishing attempt.**


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