Assists the Human Resource Manager (HRM) in supervising Human Resources Specialists in the areas of local labor management, disciplinary and grievance procedures, staffing (recruitment, requesting certificates of eligibles, interviewing and pre-employment processing), classification, employee benefits, workforce projections, pre-employment, the performance evaluation and incentive awards programs, time and attendance, leave administration and compensation.
Assists in the review of program areas to ensure regulatory requirements are met.
Participates with management officials in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures and programs including the strategic planning process.
As an expert in human resources, may be called upon to provide advisory services to the Associate Wardens and/or Wardens.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, AHRM is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.RequirementsConditions of Employment
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here Qualifications
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education: GS-11:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
Graduate education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. GS-12:
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position. OR Experience: GS-11 and GS-12:
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progress for the occupation in the organization. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are: GS-11:
- Experience assisting and guiding others in the management of various personnel programs within a federal government agency.
- Experience participating in labor management relations, negotiations and advising management officials on labor related issues.
- Knowledge of various hiring methods, position classification, compensation and employee benefits to effectively advise management, staff and applicants.
- Experience advising staff and local management officials on disciplinary and adverse actions.
OR Combination of Education and Experience: GS-11:
- Comprehensive knowledge of various federal personnel programs in order to respond to high level inquiries, communicate information and keep others abreast of technical communications.
- Experience in handling complex labor management relations issues, negotiations, applying a variety of employment laws and advising supervisors and managers on labor related issues.
- Experience leading a human resource operation in federal government and performing functions related to position classification, compensation, recruitment and placement, employee relations and benefits.
- Experience in responding to inquiries regarding the interpretation or instructions of laws, regulations and policies.
Combination of qualifying education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**Education
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable
if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here .
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications .
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.Additional information
This position IS NOT included in the bargaining unit.
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution.
The representative rate for this position is $94,930 per annum ($45.49 per hour). Special Conditions of Employment Section:
Initial appointment to a supervisory/managerial position requires a one-year probationary period.
The incumbent is subject to geographic relocation to meet the needs of the agency.
Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit checks.
All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.
The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a 70 minute time period and a passing score must be obtained. Further employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing score. Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to current BOP employees.
Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is required.
The addresses listed on the USAJOBS account/resume must be the primary residence at the time of application. You may be required to provide proof of residence.
Additional selections may be made if vacancies occur within the life of the certificate.NOTE: A RELOCATION INCENTIVE UP TO 25% MAY BE OFFERED TO SELECTEE(S) WHO MEET THE CRITERIA FOR RELOCATION INCENTIVE.As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.