Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement), MC-201-4B

Washington, D.C
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time

  • Provides oversight of MCC's Pathways and Fellows programs. Works closely with the Chief Diversity Offer; utilize data from the Diversity & Inclusion Council's Subcommittee on data and measurements to strongly encourage supervisors/managers to use this flexibility as a talent pipeline for MCC;
  • Discusses recruitment strategies and succession planning for potential intern hires; Participates in college recruitment and outreach events to attract and empower students to apply to MCC internship opportunities.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance on staffing program issues, requirements, and responsibilities. Advises on job analysis techniques; crediting plan development; the identification of specific knowledge, skills and abilities; selective placement and quality ranking factors and other critical recruitment components.
  • Develops vacancy announcements and other recruitment documents/mechanisms. Determines qualifications of applicants and prepares necessary selection certifications. Notifies employees/applicants of selection or non-selection.
  • Provides advice, guidance and assistance to management in implementing recruitment strategies designed to improve individual MCC organizations' ability to meet their respective staffing goals and objectives.
  • Assesses MCC's recruitment and placement program and provides analyses and recommended changes to the HR Manager or his/her designee for approval.
  • Provides advice and counsel to management officials and employees on a wide range of complex human resource management strategies and options.
  • Develops and recommends new policies and procedures to enhance the Corporation's recruitment initiatives and programs.
  • Maintains certification as a DEU Examiner and performs the full range of delegated examining functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required


To qualify for pay band 4B applicants must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4C (GS-11) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position, and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as; applying principles, provisions, laws, regulations, practices, and techniques of staffing and recruitment; advising management on job analysis techniques; crediting plan development; identification of specific knowledge, skills and abilities; selective placement and quality ranking factors and other recruitment components; communicating, orally and in writing to develop information, guidance and recommendations related to staffing and recruitment HR policies; and experience providing oversight of Pathways and Fellows programs. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application

Highly Desirable Only: Current Delegated Examining (DE) Certification. (Please include date of certification in your application).

Time-in-Grade: Time-in-grade requirements apply. You must have one year of Federal service equivalent to pay band 4C or GS-11 to be eligible for pay band 4B.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure the work history portion thoroughly documents the duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments that are directly related to this position in order to verify specialized experience.

Additional information

  • Millennium Challenge Corporation will request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing our workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
    Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. "The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position."
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
  • Selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Probationary/Trial Period: You may be required to serve a one-year probationary/trial period.
  • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.