Human Resources Specialist (Classification)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 26, 2018
Closes
Jul 26, 2018
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. citizen or national
  • You will be required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period
  • You are required to register for Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/03/59
  • You must meet all the requirements below by the closing date of the announcement and they must be clearly identified in your application, resume, or supporting documents. This includes any general and specialized experience, education, and/or selective placement factors mentioned. These are used to determine if you possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities to successfully perform in this position.

    You must meet the following United States Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) qualification requirements for the advertised position. OPM's prescribed Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Human Resources Management Series, 0201 can be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0200/human-resources-management-series-0201/.

    BASIC REQUIREMENT

    To qualify at the GS-13 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 obtained in the federal or private sector applying classification principles, practices, and procedures to a wide range of classification duties and functions including all of the following:

    • providing position classification advisory services to management on organizational and position structures; AND
    • researching and analyzing organizational and position functions and responsibilities to develop position descriptions, determine occupational series, position title, and grade level; AND
    • developing position evaluation statements supporting classification decisions.

    To qualify at the GS-14 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 obtained in the federal or private sector applying classification principles, practices, and procedures to a wide range of classification duties and functions including all of the following:

    • providing position classification advisory services to management on organizational and position structures; AND
    • researching and analyzing organizational and position functions and responsibilities to develop position descriptions, determine occupational series, position title, and grade level; AND
    • developing position evaluation statements supporting classification decisions; AND
    • conducting desk audits controversial and/or complex in nature, reviewing classification appeals and recommending appropriate adjudication or action.

    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, including volunteer experience.

    TERM NOT TO EXCEED 24 MONTHS; MAY BE EXTENDED UP TO 4 YEARS.

    Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees:
    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Programs are available to federal employees that qualify. Those eligible for these programs are granted special priority selection rights. To be considered, you must be deemed well-qualified by receiving a score of 85 or higher. If you are a federal employee claiming CTAP/ICTAP, you must provide the documents listed under the Required Documents section to verify your eligibility. Also, you must indicate in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For additional information regarding CTAP/ICTAP, please visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service or are exempt under Selective Service regulations. For additional information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit http://www.sss.gov/.

    Cover page to fax paper application - OPM Form 1203fx: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

    Assessment Question: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10254307

    Vacancy ID number: DE-18-078-KC

    Reasonable accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact listed on the vacancy announcement. The decision to grant a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis. Verification of information: Any information claimed on your resume and in application materials, such as education, credentials, employment history, etc., will be verified as part of the security clearance process.

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

    The self-assessment questions are related to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies (KSA's). You do not have to respond to the KSA's.

    • Knowledge of OPM: Position Classification Standards and wide range of HR practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents sufficient to provide comprehensive HR management advisory and technical services on complex and controversial position management and classification issues.
    • Ability to serve as technical authority providing technical advice and assistance to senior leaders, supervisors, HR staff implementing and administering a position classification program.
    • Skill in leading and/or conducting projects or comprehensive reviews to evaluate and resolve operating issues and problems at subordinate levels and to assess HR program efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Skill and ability to gather, analyze, evaluate and interpret information to arrive at an option or decision.
    We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) mentioned above. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

    Best: Placement in this category indicates you have the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s).

    Better: Placement in this category indicates you have the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position.

    Good: Placement in this category, it indicates you meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. You may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

    Names of the candidates in the Best category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

    Your experience is also evaluated using an assessment questionnaire, which is available at the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10254307

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