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Human Resources Specialist (Term)

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Oct 5, 2022

A Human Resources Specialist at Defense Nuclear Safety Board (DNFSB) performs duties such as:
  • Providing information to employees about their benefits.
  • Notifying employees and managers about changes in benefits programs.
  • Conducting pre-retirement briefings and seminars.
  • Providing guidance to managers on all phases of the recruitment, hiring, and placement processes, as prescribed by OPM requirements and the agency's excepted service authority.
  • Conducting job analyses, determine qualification requirements, and developing crediting plans.
  • Posting job opportunity announcements (JOA) to USAJOBS.
  • Setting pay for General Schedule (GS) and pay banded employees.
  • Consulting with the National Finance Center (NFC) to resolve payroll/personnel processing errors.
  • Managing various HR Information Systems such as Monster, AgLeam, e-OPF, WebTA, E-Comp, National Finance Center's Reporting Center, and Insight.


Conditions of Employment

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: You will be required to complete a background/security investigation and meet preliminary requirements prior to onboarding.
  • TIME-IN-GRADE: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
  • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Current Federal employees and non-competitive selectees may need to complete a probationary period (unless already completed).
  • GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
  • This link provides clarification on who is eligible to apply to this position 5 CFR 316.302(b)


In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Specialized Experience for the GS-13 Level:

Specialized Experience GS-13: Applicants must have one full year of experience equivalent to the GS-12: (1) Applying a wide range of advanced principles, concepts, and practices in federal recruitment and placement, position classification and compensation, employee benefits, HRIS, and employee relations; (2) Utilizing special appointing authorities, (e.g., Sch A, VRA, Student Appointments) in the excepted service and competitive service; (3) Delivering presentations and training to supervisors and employees; (4) Utilizing an automated applicant tracking system, such as Monster, USA Staffing, or similar to post job opportunities to USAJOBS.

Time-in-Grade Requirements: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One-year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. (Applicants must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

This link provides clarification on who is eligible to apply to this position 5 CFR 316.302(b)

Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


You can not qualify based on Education at this grade level.

Additional information

This position is a term appointment not-to-exceed 2 years, which can be extended by 2 years up to a maximum of 4 years, or can be converted to a permanent position at management's discretion.

You must already be living with the DC commuting area to be considered for this position.

Note: This is nota Bargaining unit position.

This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if similar vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

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