Human Resources Specialist
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Grade Requirement: For ICTAP/CTAP, applicants must hold or have held in the past the grade for which applying (GS-14). The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 showing your grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials.
Specialized Experience: ICTAP/CTAP candidates must be found to be well qualified for referral. This is defined as meeting the specialized experience and any selective placement factor for this position. You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-13) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. The specialized experience for this position is:
Expert knowledge in HR policy development and formulation and experience serving as a senior analyst developing and submitting legislative proposals and policy changes within the Department.
Selective Placement Factor- Experience in the development of Title 38 and Title 38 Hybrid Human Resources policies.
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; religions; 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.
A full year of work is 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited based on time spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements: Work is generally sedentary and is typical of a normal office environment. The HR Specialist must be able to participate in occasional local and national travel.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified. Well qualified is defined as meeting the specialized experience and any selective placement factor for this vacancy (see specialized experience for more information). Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/
The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.
You will be rated on the following competencies based on your application for this position:
- HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY
- INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
- WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
- ANALYTICAL/EVALUATIVE TECHNIQUES
Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation