Human Capital Specialist

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Washington, D.C
Jan 25, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Full Time

As a Human Capital Specialist, PT-0201-2 your typical work assignments may include the following:
- Serves as a HR Consultant providing authoritative advisory service in the application of human capital principles (i.e. merit system principles, prohibited personnel practices), law, and regulations to provide guidance to management, employees, and applicants related to recruitment, staffing, classification, compensation, including priority placement, veteran's preference, and Schedule A, and other special hiring authorities
- Conducts research utilizing policies, regulations, laws, and guide to processing personnel action to gather information and apply standardized analytical methods and techniques to accurately complete quality reviews, present information, and make recommendation and suggestions.
- Conducts in-depth job analysis to determine skills, abilities, experience, and training needed for effective work performance in desired positions, Prepare crediting plans, and vacancy announcement to recruit and fill various positions within the organization. Rates and ranks applicants and prepare referral lists for appropriate issuance to managers and/or selection officials.
- Plans and conducts classification reviews by interpreting position classification and management principles, practices, and criteria to classify positions in various occupational series. Reviews and approves drafts of revised or new position descriptions, determining titles, series and grades within classification authority and provides advice and guidance regarding sound classification and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) determinations through discussions with management officials, supervisors, and employees.
- Utilizes an automated staffing, classification, and personnel/payroll system to execute recruitment, staffing, classification, and review and authorize personnel action assignments, including completing audits, retrieving reports and other HR data.


Conditions of Employment

Must be a U.S. Citizen
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
Completion of a probationary period is required.
Completion of a financial disclosure statement is required.
This is NOT a bargaining unit position.
You must meet the specialized experience by the closing date of this announcement to be considered.


Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower band level, equivalent to the PE-I, PT-I, or GS-11 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience researching and applying a wide range of recruitment, staffing, and classification laws, policies, practices, and regulations to provide advice and guidance to managers, supervisors, employees, and applicants; conducting in-depth job analysis and classification evaluation for administrative, technical and professional occupations to create assessment questionnaires and vacancy announcements; and using automated HR systems to complete recruitment, staffing, and review of personnel actions assignments.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This is NOT a bargaining unit position.
Based on the staffing needs, additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid for by the GAO.

Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System. Visit .

Selectees will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. If selected, at the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: GAO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request accommodation, please email . The U.S. Government Accountability Office's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The U.S. GAO is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service. Initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the GAO require completion of a one or two-year probationary period.