Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Washington, D.C
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 09, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time

  • Serves as the Chief of the Human Capital Policy and Programs Unit and is responsible for supervising and managing the day-to-day activities.
  • Responsible for providing a variety of human capital services including management advisory functions in the areas of employee relations; executive resources; training; various human capital policy and programs(telework, fitness program and awards).
  • Establishes procedures for the implementation of executive resources policies and implementing procedures.
  • Develops strategies to include presentations, briefings, conferences, seminars, speeches, to ensure full understanding of OIG Executive Resources Program performance management, recruitment, staffing, pay, benefits, and employee development policies.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Statement of Employment & Financial Interest required prior to appointment.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit:


Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements described below by the closing date of this announcement.

NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.

Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions, per 5CFR 300, Subpart F.

Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Experience interpreting complex legislative, regulatory, and policy guidance on human capital issues and translate them into recommendations to management and implementing instructions to human capital practitioners.
  • Experience providing authoritative management advisory services which includes researching, analyzing, and evaluating the issues, determining applicable precedents, recommending innovative methods and strategies to resolve complex human resources problems, and identifying the most effective approach.
  • Experience analyzing complex agency or government-wide programs and develop recommendations for new or modified approaches to execute these programs.
  • Experience presenting complex ideas and options to a wide range of audiences in order to tactfully and persuasively sell controversial changes.

There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-14 position.

In addition, applicant's experience must also demonstrate that the candidate possesses the following qualities:
  • Ability to assign, review, and supervise the work of others;
  • Objectivity and fairness in judging people on their ability, and situations on the facts and circumstances;
  • Ability to adjust to change, work pressures, or difficult situations without undue stress;
  • Willingness to consider new ideas or divergent points of view; and
  • Capacity to "see the job through."


Education requirements do not apply to this vacancy announcement.

Additional information

  • For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or .
  • If eligible, telework and remote work agreements may be permitted with supervisory approval. Please note that any approved remote work arrangement is subject to the locality pay area of the alternative telework worksite.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. If eligible, applicants to this announcement may be referred to other similar positions in other Bureaus/Offices in the Department for up to 240 days. Telework eligibility and security clearance requirements may vary for such similar positions.