Human Resources Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 27, 2022
Closes
May 28, 2022
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Human Resources Officer in the United States Attorney's Office (USAO), you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for providing a variety of human resources services to the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia. The Human Resources Unit is also designated as a Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) that oversees the delegated examining activities of other United States Attorney's Offices.

Typical work assignments will include, but are not limited to:
  • Serving as the authoritative consultant and key advisor to all management officials within the District on all functional areas of Human Resources management.
  • Supervising a Human Resources Staff, making final technical decisions on work problems and products.
  • Reviewing work in progress or upon completion to ascertain problems in accuracy, adequacy, and adherence to procedures and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Planning, developing, and administering an effective recruitment and retention program, which includes Merit Staffing and Delegated Examining.
  • Providing guidance on position management and classification of positions.
  • Providing advice and assistance on performance management and employee relations.
  • Administering a benefits program.
  • Administering guidance on compensation and leave.
  • Initiating, coordinating, and overseeing special studies, programs, and studies and facilitating the implementation of new or revised policies and programs.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/.
  • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
  • Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.
  • If selected, you will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless this requirement has been met previously.


Qualifications

GS-13: To be eligible at the GS-13 level, you must meet one full year of specialized experience as defined below.

Specialized Experience : One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level. Specialized Experience must have provided the applicant with the ability to support senior management of an organization through the planning, analyzing, managing and evaluating of a Federal Civilian Human Resources management program in the areas of staffing and recruitment andtwo or more of the following: position classification, performance management and recognition systems, compensation and leave, employee benefits or processing, records management and administration.

Examples of specialized experience include: providing management with a wide range of strategies in administering staffing and placement activities; recommending changes in recruitment practices and processes; conducting analysis of positions and determining classification; preparing responses to external classification review/audit findings and recommendations regarding sensitive issues; providing advice and assistance on the processes and procedures of performance management systems and incentive awards; researching, interpreting and applying compensation laws and regulations to individual situations and questions raised by staff; counseling employees and beneficiaries on benefit programs coverage options, coverage, and advantages and disadvantages of benefits; ensuring timely resolution of processing system errors; ensuring that personnel files and records are maintained in accordance with agency rules, Office of Personnel Management, and National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)- The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Education

Not applicable

Additional information

Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

This is not a virtual position but some telework will be allowed per agency policy.

Special Employment Consideration- Persons with disabilities, veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the armed forces, and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for non-competitive appointments. For further information, please click the link below.
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/#url=Types-of-Appointments

EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.

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