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Title Transition Specialist
City Kaiserslautern, Germany
Description The Transition Specialist (TS) works under the supervision of the STS and executes a wide variety of complex technical tasks associated with release from active duty, discharge, retirement, or physical disability separation of Army Soldiers stationed in Europe and other remote locations. Possesses comprehensive knowledge of military personnel operations, including public laws and Department of Defense (DoD) and Army governing directives concerning benefits and entitlements, retirement application processing and SBP counseling, transition documentation, automated HR systems (Transition Processing [TRANSPROC] III, Electronic Military Personnel Office [eMILPO], Total Officer Personnel Management Information System [TOPMIS], USAREUR Community Automation System [UCAS], etc.), Interactive Personnel Electronic Records Management (iPERMS) upload procedures, orders log administration, identification cards and passports, medical processing, CSB REDUX administration, and U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard retention contracting procedures.

Maintains liaison with other community service providers, including MPD, Central Processing Facility, Physical Evaluation Liaison Officers (PEBLOs), finance and legal offices, and medical and dental treatment facilities. Coordinates directly with serviced units and the military chain of command as needed, including handling of short-notice adverse separations (chapters). Identifies transitioning Soldiers from multiple sources; participates in Pre-separation, Pre-retirement, and CSB REDUX briefings; determines eligibility for separation pay; audits military personnel records; performs service computations; interviews soldiers; and prepares separation documents (transition orders, DD Form 214 worksheet, final DD Form 214, and miscellaneous certificates). Conducts desk-side SBP counseling with retiring Soldiers and spouses and administers SBP elections. Issues the U.S. flag to retirees and assists with command retirement ceremonies as needed. Finally, the TS consolidates transition documents for disposition and shipment to multiple agencies, maintains administrative office files, and collects workload and performance data to support the Monthly Status Report.
Requirements Requires at least two years of experience in military personnel service support (PSS), or Associate of Arts degree combined with one year of experience. Must have knowledge of military personnel automation systems and personal computer operation.

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Office Demands:

Must accurately record your daily timesheet per AFSC’s Timekeeping Policy
Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays
Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business
Working under time pressure
Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines
Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel policies and procedures.
Must be able to enter private homes that may or may not provide easy access for those with physical disabilities or those recovering from physical rehabilitation or post-recovery mobility.
Position requires ability to transport self from office locations to private homes, other offices and facilities where training and other program activities occur.
Physical requirements can typically be characterized as active: Lifting, bending, sitting on the floor, climbing may be required in the position. Requires lifting or moving various pieces of equipment, maximum 40 lbs. Position may require work on hands and knees to conduct program activities.

Major Job activities and mental requirements:

Multiple concurrent tasks
Ability to perform under stress
Reading and comprehension
Problem solving
Customer contact

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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