Human Resources Specialist
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Announcement 19-0135-DOT is open concurrently with this announcement and has an area of consideration of Status Candidates. You must apply separately to be considered under both announcements.
HR Specialists may be assigned or rotated to different projects or to work in different areas of HCTM to help meet the Agency's needs.GS-09: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes experience:(a) knowledge of Human Resource Management (HRM) concepts, laws, policies, practices, analytical and diagnostic methods and techniques sufficient to solve a wide range of complex problems and issues; (b) knowledge of the HR processes for rating and ranking applications submitted through the hiring mechanisms established by the Agency; and (c) ability to apply accepted criteria, principles, and standard methods to resolve a conventional HR-related issues and problems. GS-11: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes experience: (a) providing advisory services to management or program officials; (b) resolving Federal Human Resources problems or issues, conducting job analysis, preparing vacancy announcements; (c) determining applicant qualifications; creating certificate of eligible candidates; extending job offers; setting pay; and coding personnel actions.
Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for this position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible. In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following competencies by the closing date of this announcement:
One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower levels for this position include: providing operational and advisory services in staffing and placement with at least one of the following: classification and position management, HR action processing, eOPF administration or employee benefits and retirement services. GS-9/11 requires knowledge of Federal HR administration including staffing, employee benefits and/or position classification with experience processing personnel actions.
CTAP candidates may apply if well qualified. Well-qualified means an eligible employee who possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum requirements of the position. A well-qualified employee must meet the qualification and eligibility requirements of the position, including any medical qualifications, suitability, and minimum education and experience requirements, meet all selective factors (where applicable); meet quality ranking factors above the minimum level, which equates to a score of 88 or higher in the online assessment; be physically qualified with reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position; meet any special qualifying U.S. OPM-approved conditions; AND be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry without additional training.
A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.
This position does not have a positive education requirement. Therefore, no transcripts are required.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
These are Testing Designated Positions (TDP’s) 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.
Moving and relocation expenses are not authorized
Interagency Career Transition Program/Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal workers whose positions have been deemed 'surplus' or no longer needed, or an employee has been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. For information on how to apply and what documents to submit as a ICTAP or CTAP eligible, go to:http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
Interchange Agreement with Other Merit Systems: An agency may noncompetitively appoint an employee covered by an interchange agreement to a career or career-conditional appointment subject to the conditions listed below. For more information to determine if you meet this criteria, please go to:http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp#InterchangeAgreementsWithOtherMeritSystems
EEO Policy: www.eeoc.gov/eeoc
Reasonable Accommodation Policy: www.opm.gov/disability/reasonableaccommodation.asp
Veterans' Information: www.fedshirevets.gov/
Selective Service Registration: www.sss.gov/
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your application package to ensure you meet the job and eligibility requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/ No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are “Gold,” “Silver,” and “Bronze.” However, your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the “Gold” category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans’ preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (Gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job. (You must provide proof of disability rating with a letter from the Veteran's Administration showing disability percentage rating).
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies:
- Human Resources Management
- Customer Service
- Problem Solving
- Strategic Thinking
- Technical Competence
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication
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