Supervisory HR Specialist (HR Development)

District of Columbia, D.C
Jan 26, 2023
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of agency-wide training programs including supervisory and leadership training.
  • Oversee OPM's learning management system and e-Learning programs.
  • Collaborate with agency officials to determine and assess current and future training and development needs.
  • Lead the development, evaluation and execution of engagement strategies to ensure OPM has a successful, professional and engaged workforce.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required
  • This position is not eligible for inclusion in a bargaining unit.


Specialized Experience: For the GS-15 grade level, you must have one year (52 full weeks) of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Experience leading a team and providing support and guidance to senior leadership applicable to human resources on the development, implementation, and analysis of training policies and programs.
Examples of experience may include:
- Leading leadership training and performance planning initiatives and major programmatic studies to enhance mission performance in support of organizational goals and objectives.; OR
- Leading the design and delivery of leadership development programs from aspiring leaders through senior executive service.; OR
- Determine agency workforce development needs through detailed analysis of employment and demographic data, current and anticipated missions and programs, and changes in training methods and technology.; OR
- Implementing major comprehensive leadership development programs including the application of adult learning principles.

Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year at the GS-14 grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS15 level.

DO NOT submit NON-Pay Impacting Action SF-50's to include "Org Cost Center Change SF-50's, Award SF-50's and/or General Adjustment SF-50's" ect. as they cannot be used to prove time-in-grade.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

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

Relocation expenses will not be paid.Current OPM employees may qualify as an exception.

Incentive payments may be considered.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across OPM.

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility
requirements visit the following websites:
  • Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see )

Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: