RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Conduct quality reviews for annual USPSC evaluations and ensuring completeness and compliance of direct hire forms, provide recommendations and expert interpretation of federal regulations, policies and performance management standards.
- Provide supervisors/staff with expert performance management guidance, advice and counsel on general to complex inquiries or issues.
- Review and evaluate Individual Development Plans and Work Plans independently advising employees/supervisors accordingly.
- Evaluate and assists with the Workman's Compensation Program, Family Medical Leave (FML), Paid Parental Leave and Leave without Pay (LWOP) clearance and counseling processes for USPSC employees and other staff.
- Support Awards and Recognition Program serving as coordinator and liaison by providing expert advice and guidance on various incentive awards including interpretation of agency's award and recognition policies and procedures.
- Provide expert guidance to management and employees on career development principles, practices, and opportunities, including, preparing correspondence to formal and information inquiries, researching career development opportunities.
QualificationsSpecialized Experience: GS-12:
- United States Citizenship is required.
- Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.
- You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11
level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: a) Technical experience in the areas of performance management, staff development, employee relations with applicable EEO laws or regulations, general employment laws or regulations, and policy changes for various hiring mechanisms b) Knowledge and skill in applying federal civilian HR principles, practices, concepts, and legal regulatory requirements. c) Advise management on processes related to assessing employee's performance; ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to broad audiences. d) Knowledge and experience to counsel on skills placement and transferable skills. GS-13:
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: a) Advanced technical acumen in the areas of performance management, staff development, employee relations with applicable EEO laws or regulations, general employment laws or regulations, and policy changes for various hiring mechanisms; b) Advanced knowledge and skill to independently research, interpret and apply federal civilian Human Resources laws regulations, policies and procedures; c) Independently advise management on performance management, staff development, employee relations with applicable EEO laws or regulations, general employment laws or regulations, and policy changes for various hiring mechanisms; d) Independently provide recommendations on complex intervention strategies to resolve complex problems.
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, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.CTAP/ICTAP
candidates will be referred to the selecting official if they are found well qualified. Well-qualified means an eligible employee who possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum requirements of the position. A well-qualified employee must meet the qualification and eligibility requirements of the position, including any medical qualifications, suitability, and minimum education and experience requirements, meet all selective factors (where applicable); meet quality ranking factors and are assigned to the Silver Category or higher Category; be physically qualified with reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position; meet any special qualifying U.S. OPM-approved conditions; AND be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry without additional training.
A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.Education
This position does not
have a positive education requirement, therefore, transcripts are not required.Additional information
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in the District of Columbia, we operate in more than 100 countries worldwide, playing an active and critical role in the promotion of U.S. foreign policy interests. When crisis strikes, when rights are repressed, when hunger, disease, and poverty rob people of opportunity, USAID acts on behalf of the American people to help expand the reach of prosperity and dignity to the world's most vulnerable people. USAID employees and contractors must commit to maintaining a workplace free of sexual misconduct, including harassment, exploitation, and abuse, and adhere to USAID's Counter-Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip. For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.
These are Testing Designated Positions (TDP's) under the Agency's approved Drug-Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency.
**Final salary will be determined based on the established duty station and applicable locality.**
Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is
Moving and relocation expenses are not
M ythbuster on Federal Hiring Policies: https://hru.gov/Studio_Recruitment/tools/Mythbuster_on_Federal_Hiring_Policies.pdf .
EEO Policy: EEO Policy Statement .
Veterans' Information: Veterans Information .
Telework: https://www.telework.gov/ .
Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/ .Reasonable Accommodation Policy:
USAID is committed to equal employment opportunity; therefore, reasonable accommodations are available to applicants and employees with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodation Division in the Office of Civil Rights at email@example.com. Reasonable accommodation decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. To learn more about the Reasonable Accommodation Division, please visit our website at: https://www.usaid.gov/careers/reasonableaccommodations.It is the Government's policy not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. USAID will use information about an individual's employment experience only to determine their qualifications and assess their relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including behavior during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.