Deputy Director of Human Capital

Washington, D.C
May 23, 2019
May 31, 2019
Full Time


This position is located in the United States Mint, Human Capital Directorate located in Washington D.C.

The Human Capital Directorate (HCD), United States Mint is responsible for ensuring policies and programs that result in fair, consistent, efficient and effective workforce management. The Department executes its responsibilities through three functional areas: Management and Change Leadership, Human Resources Operations, and Human Capital Strategies.

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As a Deputy Director of Human Capital , you will:

Acts as the alter ego for the Director, and serves as Deputy Director for all Human Capital functions. In concert with the HCD Director, creates a world-class Human Capital organization as measured by the Federal Human Capital Survey Best Places to Work ratings. Directs and propels progress on executing assigned United States Mint Annual Action Items (critical objectives), Work Plans, and ensures on-time execution of same.

Develops and executes HCD departmental annual work plans, five-year Strategic Human Capital Plan, and Key Success Measures. Participates on Executive Boards, Councils, and Committees in support of United States Mint-wide goals in the absence of the Director of HCD.

Implements and executes world class human resources, human capital plans, policies, strategies, and processes. Optimizes HCD programs by evaluating and establishing best practices. Builds collaborative relationships with individuals, teams, groups, and partners outside of the Human Capital Directorate to accomplish United States Mint goals. In collaboration with the Director of HCD, supervises HCD staff, including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, succession planning, work force development, and or recommending termination. Directs and ensures effective and timely coaching of employees, setting of annual objectives, mid-term counseling, frequent interim coaching, and annual performance discussions for all HCD employees. Directs and ensures effective establishment and implementation of Individual Development Plans for each HCD employee.

Provides leadership and oversight in the management of Human Resource services in headquarters and at the United States Mints, ensuring consistent, sound human resource policies and operations for the entire bureau. In the management and evaluation of the products and services provided by the Mint's shared service provider, Administrative Resource Center (ARC), Bureau of Public Debt, who supplies staffing, classification, processing, and benefits services.

In the creation of policies, programs, and processes for the entire range of Human Resources specializations, including:

o Employee and Labor Relations,

o Performance Management and Rewards,

o Position Management and Organizational Design

o Staffing, Recruitment, and Transition

Advising supervisors and managers on the merit system, ensuring a strong, fair human resources programs.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Be sure all experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title, length of time performing the duties, and the name and contact information for the supervisor. We must be able to verify this experience in your resume in order for you to receive credit.


You must meet the following requirements within 14 days of the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Specialized experience for the GS-15 is one year of experience at the GS-14 level or equivalent in either public or private sectors, that is directly related to the position as listed in this announcement and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience in 4 of the 6 areas of Human Resource Management:
    a) Employee Relations and Labor Relations
    b) Performance Management and Rewards
    c) Human Capital Training and Development
    d) Position Management and Organizational Design
    e) Staffing and Classification, Political Transition and Executive Staffing, Development and Performance Management
    f) Policy, Special Programs and Accountability

    in which you were responsible for:
    - applying a wide range of workforce management concepts, principles, laws, regulations and practices; and
    - providing direction over day to day operations of an organization; and
    - leading teams to ensure on-time execution of plans and projects; and
    - advising senior management on workforce policies and administration and program accountability.
    - and providing oversight or guidance to a workforce that includes both proletarian (blue collar) and professional staff.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-15, you must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks.


Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

- A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- Undergo an income tax verification.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Human Capital Management, Communication, Leadership, Project Management and Change Management. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must receive a score of 85.0 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".) Current US Mint employees are not required to submit an SF-50.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

Recommended Documents:
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
- A list of awards received (if applicable). DO NOT send copies of awards.
- A copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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