H R Specialist

Washington D.C.
Apr 29, 2019
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - Maybe required to attend job related training, events, and/or conferences.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment

    For each job on your resume, provide:

    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    

    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

    The GS-13 salary range starts at $99,172.00 per year.  If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.  
    To qualify you must have one year of specialized experience or equivalent at the GS-12 level.  Specialized experience is defined as experience in interpreting and applying human resources staffing and recruitment principles, practices, laws, and regulations in order to provide recruitment and retention strategies, organizational design, position management, restructuring, and pay/compensation integration for a range of regular/recurring to unique/difficult activities and seeking higher level advice only for the most complex situations.

    Bargaining Unit status:  Not Applicable 

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.  

    Travel expenses associated with interviews may be approved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

    ·       Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

    ·       Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee

    ·       Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

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

    You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.

    Knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws and regulations of the Benefits and HR programs to identify and propose solutions to Human Resource problems and issues that are characterized by their breadth, importance, and severity, and for which previous studies and established techniques are frequently inadequate.

    Knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations of the Benefits, Retirement, OWCP, and HR programs to  develop recommendations for policy and guidance that would modify the way the Benefits, Retirement, OWCP, and HR programs are administered; in addition evaluate new or modified legislation for projected impact upon existing  programs, and translate complex legislation to meet GSA's needs.

    Knowledge of Federal payroll and leave regulations and procedures, and knowledge of rules pertaining to FLSA, overtime, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and FEFFLA.

    Knowledge of and skill in applying a wide range of human resources management theories in the areas of staffing, classification, compensation, workforce planning, or labor/employee relations principles, laws, rules, regulations and procedures sufficient to identify problems, with or without sub-problems, draw conclusions, and recommend appropriate courses of actions.

    Skill in applying complex fact-finding, analytical and problem solving methods and techniques.

    Skill in written and oral communication sufficient to prepare and present findings and recommend and/or carry out specific action(s) regarding difficult issues, and/or develop and provide program training, and/or prepare instructions

    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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    Drug test required No

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