Human Resources Specialist LR

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
May 25, 2019
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.

    Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Your resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate specialized experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

    The following link provides more information on the qualifications for this position: Clerical and Administrative Support Positions.

    Specialized Experience Requirement:
    For the GS-09 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as experience assisting in providing consultative services and explaining labor relations rules and regulations, procedures, rights and obligations, and provisions of labor agreements to both management and employees under the guidance and review of a supervisor or senior employee. Performing research and analytical work associated with a labor relations program, including interpreting personnel policy, and drafting official correspondence or reports.
    OR
    Education
    Applicants must have two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree

    For the GS-11 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as experience interpreting and explaining labor relations rules and regulations, procedures, rights and obligations, and provisions of labor agreements to both management and employees. Researching, analyzing, and evaluating basic facts, laws, and precedents to prepare draft responses to unfair labor practices, grievances, and proposals. Working with a senior specialist to coordinate directly with union officials to develop and promote alternate resolutions to disputes.
    OR
    Education
    Applicants must have three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

    For the GS-12 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as experience researching, analyzing, and interpreting labor relations regulations and policies, substantive casework decisions, and/or legal opinions that various courts and administrative bodies have rendered, to provide advisory opinions to managers, employees, and union officials in all areas of labor relations. Analyzing and recommending appropriate administrative or management strategies to deal with labor management issues. Working directly with union officials to develop and promote alternate resolutions to disputes.

    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.

    TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reemployment Priority List (RPL): To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100.

    Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after three years or more of continuous active service are eligible for consideration under the Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).

    Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) provides current or former temporary or term employees of federal land management agencies opportunity to compete for permanent competitive service positions. Individuals must have more than 24 months of service without a break between appointments of two or more years. Service must be in the competitive service and have been at a successful level of performance or better. Part-time and intermittent service will be credited only for time actually worked. Non-pay status (such as LWOP) is credited for up to six months in a calendar year; anything beyond six months is not credited. Applicants are responsible for providing sufficient information/documentation to determine if the 24 month criteria is met.

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Employees: Permanent County employees without prior Federal tenure who are selected for a Civil Service position under Public Law 105-277 will be given a career-conditional appointment and must serve a 1-year probationary period.

    For more information on applying under special hiring authorities such as the Veteran's Recruitment Act (VRA), 30 percent disabled veterans, certain military spouses, Schedule A Disabled, etc., explore the different Hiring Paths on the USAJOBS website.

    Bargaining Unit Status: Not Eligible

    Forest Service daycare facilities may be available.

    Government Housing is not available
    This position is eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements.

    Relocation incentives may be offered

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

    You will be evaluated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the experience, education, and training you described in your application package, as well as the responses to the Assessment Questionnaire to determine the degree to which you possess the competencies listed below:

    • Negotiation
    • Oral Communication
    • Technical Competence
    • Writing


    Your application, including the online Assessment Questionnaire, will be reviewed to determine if you meet (a) minimum qualification requirements and (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions. Your resume must clearly support your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position.

    If you meet the qualification requirements and are determined to be among the best qualified, you will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. Noncompetitive candidates and applicants under some special hiring authorities must meet minimum qualifications to be referred.

    Note: If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating may be lowered to more accurately reflect the submitted documentation. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action.

    To view the application form, visit: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10501858

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    Drug test required No


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