Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (LR/ER)
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: ODAR employees nationwide.
Applications for noncompetitive consideration will be accepted from SSA employees in the area of consideration who are currently serving under the following types of appointments: Schedule A, Reg. 213.3102 (U) appointments for individuals with disabilities; and time limited appointments for veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Applicants serving under these provisions do not need to submit copies of your disability or Veteran's documentation. However, you must submit a current SF-50 that provides information on the appointment authority under which you were hired. Otherwise, you will not receive non-competitive consideration.
NOTE: Excepted service employees serving under Schedule A appointments for Attorney positions or Pathways Programs appointments (Presidential Management Fellows, Recent Graduates, and Interns) are not eligible for consideration.
LOCATION: This position is located in the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, Office of Executive Operations and Human Resources, Division of Quality Services, Management Support Branch, Falls Church, VA.
THE OFFICIAL DUTY STATION FOR THIS POSITION IS FALLS CHURCH, VA. HOWEVER, SELECTED EMPLOYEE MAY BE OUT-STATIONED TO AN ALTERNATE DUTY LOCATION. IF WORKING FROM AN ALTERNATE DUTY LOCATION, SALARY WILL BE BASED ON LOCALITY RATE OF PAY FOR THAT AREA.
TOUR OF DUTY: Flextime; Full-time; Alternate work schedules may be available.
TYPE OF POSITION: This position is temporary not to exceed one year but may be extended.
- Not Required
Applicants must have had 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level that is typically in or related to the duties described in the announcement and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience includes resolving employee and labor relations issues and OIG matters, coordinating with OGC and OLMER to assure an effective labor management and emloyee relations program; serving as a program manager/policy expert in analyzing and evaluating the design and execution of major aspects of a Human Resources program; responsible for designing and conducting comprehensive studies; identifying and proposing alternate HR policies; evaluating and making recommendations concerning overall plans and proposals for complex agency projects; and consultative skills sufficient to provide authoritative advisory services and/or develop authoritative policy interpretations.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants for promotion must have 52 weeks at GS-13.
Time in grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants will be rated based on the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of subordinate employees. (Maximum 40 points)
- Knowledge of labor and employee regulations. (Maximum 40 points)
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing. (Maximum 40 points)
- Ability to devise strategies and alternative courses of actions. (Maximum 40 points)
- Skill in investigating employee conduct issues. (Maximum 40 points)
The position description number for this position is 0E237S. A summary of the major duties are listed below. You may also view the full position description on the Agency intranet at the following link: PD Search
The incumbent serves as the Branch Chief with responsibility for directing and supervising subordinate employees engaged in working with the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the Office of Labor Management and Employee Relations (OLMER), the Office of the Chief Administrative Law Judge (OCALJ), Regional Chief ALJs and other field management staff, as well as other SSA components to resolve employee and labor relations issues and OIG matters, coordinating with OGC and OLMER to assure an effective labor management and employee relations program.
- Directs, oversees, reviews, evaluates, controls, and coordinates the activities of subordinate employees to assure the development of high quality, comprehensive and timely work.
- Coordinates with supervisor and the Chief Judge or designee on labor relations matters to resolve various issues, which may arise as the result of specific grievances or other complaints. Prepares Chief Judge line authority responses following coordination and direction from the Chief Judge or designee.
- Reviews sensitive issues and directs the investigation of specific problems and recommends action to be taken, as well as any alternative course of action that may be required.
- Provides assistance and guidance to OIG on matters referred from that office. Ensures complete investigations of all the issues and keeps top management informed of the status of those matters.