Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations and Benefits)

Washington D.C.
Apr 26, 2019
Apr 26, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - Overnight/overseas travel is required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Relocation expenses MAY be paid, if approved conditions apply.
  • Designated and/or random drug test required
  • Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
  • International/overnight travel will be required.
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date.  This means that you must have served at least 52 weeks at the next grade level (or equivalent) below the grade advertised on this vacancy.  


    Applicants must have specialized experience at the GS-14 (or equivalent) as described below:

    Experience in administering AND leading (or supervising) a team responsible for performing duties related to advising and guiding management in correcting/addressing performance deficiencies, misconduct and leave abuse; experience in providing advice on regulatory requirements, agency policies and practices to effect disciplinary actions, removals and suspensions and in resolving grievances, appeals and other employee relations matters/programs; experience in writing correspondence and memorandum to document employee relations matters; experience in providing formal training on employee relations and benefits topics to ensure staff readiness related to employee relations/benefits matters; experience leading people and achieving buy-in to advance organizational goals to drive effective results; experience applying excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, sound judgement with strong planning and problem solving skills; and experience managing multiple human capital components to accomplish organizational goals and develop sustainable employee relations and benefits programs.

    There is not a mandatory education requirement or educational substitution for the GS-14 level in this occupational series.

    The U.S. Agency for International Development is a part of E-Verify. E-Verify provides an automated link to Federal databases to help employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of the social security numbers. Please note that travel and relocation expenses will not be paid. Additional selections may be made from any certificate of eligibles that result from this announcement. DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. TESTING DESIGNATED POSITIONS: These are Testing Designated Positions (TDPs) 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. SELECTIVE SERVICE:The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12/31/59 who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment to this position. For further information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit EEO Policy StatementReasonable AccommodationTeleworkPeople with Disabilities

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

    We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience, and training you report on relative to this positions that show the degree to which you possess the competencies listed on this vacancy announcement.  Paid or unpaid experience will be considered. USAID must be able to conduct reference checks as part of its assessment process.  Applicants who do not permit reference checks from previous employers may be disqualified. This position requires the following core competencies:

    • Leadership and Management
    • Developing Others
    • Human Resource Management Theories
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Oral Communication
    • Written Communication

    Note:  Your answers to the assessment questions, which attest to your work experience, must be supported in your resume.

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    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required Yes

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