Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement)

Arlington, Virginia
Sep 19, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Human Resources
Full Time

Who May Apply: U.S. CitizenHuman Resources Division, Arlington, VA

The US Marshals Service is the nation's oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset seizure and forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, prisoner transportation and custody.
This developmental position is located in the Human Resources Division (HRD), United States Marshals Service (USMS). The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist, providing recruitment and staffing management advisory services for assigned USMS organizations. 

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  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Resume and supporting documents
  • Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening
  • A one year trial/probationary period may be required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for the GS-7 position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level(s) in which you are applying.

    You may qualify at the GS-7, if you fulfill one of the following qualifications:

    A.) Have a bachelor's degree AND superior academic achievement based on one of the following criteria: 1) Class Standing-Graduated in the upper third of the class based on completed courses in the College, University or major subdivision; 2) Grade Point Average - 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0 scale as recorded on the official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of curriculum; or 3)Election to membership in a National Scholastic Honor Society. Submit a copy of your transcript and documented proof of GPA, Class Standing, or Honor Society membership.(MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS)

    B.) Have one full year of graduate level study, or I possess a master's or higher degree, e.g., LL.B., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D, in a field that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work of the position. Such fields include personnel management, human resources management, industrial relations, public administration, political science, business administration, psychology, labor relations or education. (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS)
    C.) Have one year (12 months) of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal government performing all of the following: 1) Utilize an automated staffing system for processing personnel/ payroll actions (e.g. EPIC, NFC, empHR, PeopleSoft, or other similar systems),; 2) assist senior staffers in drafting vacancy announcements, job analysis, and referral lists via an automated recruiting system (e.g. USA Staffing, QuickHire, Avue, Monster, or other similar systems); 3) review qualifications, and follow established processes, policies, laws and regulations as it relates to Title 5 CFR, U.S.C. codes, OPM and Agency Merit system principles; and 4) gather information and data, as needed for recruitment & staffing actions and reports via automated tools (e.g. Microsoft Access/ Excel, Lotus Notes, or other similar systems) .
    D.) Have less than the full amount of education described in "A" and "B" and less than the amount of experience described in "C," but I have a combination of the type of graduate education described in "B" and the type of experience described in "C." (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS)
    Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
    If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here:

    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:  

    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference see

    Active Duty Service Members - You must submit a statement of discharge/certification of release or an official written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions no later than 120 days from the date the certification is signed. Enlisted Record Briefs and military identification do NOT qualify as official documentation. If the appropriate information is not submitted to confirm the discharge status, dates of service, etc., you will not be considered for this job opportunity under Veteran Preference procedures. To gain access to your DD214 online please visit:

     For more information on Veteran Authorities, consult the Vet Guide at:

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service ( 

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see be well qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy under opencompetitive procedures, displaced Federal employees must meet the middle quality level established under category rating procedures.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): For information on how to apply as an CTAP eligible see be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirement of the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. 

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

    This position may be eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements on a limited basis with supervisor approval.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application will be evaluated in accordance with Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Delegated Examining Procedures using category rating. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories:
    Best Qualified: applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimumqualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in allrequirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
    Highly Qualified: applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of theposition including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job;
    Qualified: applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimumqualifications of the position including all selective factors.
    Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employmentconsideration (unless a sufficient number of qualified veterans are found inwhich only those names will be initially certified). Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles. 

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