Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Oct 12, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/ .

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

This position serves as Supervisory Human Resources Specialist overseeing staff responsible for a broad range of human resources functions including Staffing/Recruitment, Position Classification, Employee Relations, Benefits, Performance Management, and the Senior Executive Services (SES) program. As a first line supervisor, typical assignments include:

- Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of work.
- Oversee Position Management and Classification support to EOUSA offices and staff.
- Provide guidance on merit system principles, prohibited personnel practices, and the development and use of valid selection criteria.
- Provide leadership and management advisory services related to the SES program such as performance management, Presidential Rank awards, performance bonuses and salary or other pay adjustments.
- Oversee Recruitment and Staffing functions such as advising management on recruitment strategies, sources, and special programs.
- Provide advice and assistance on the processes and procedures of Performance Management systems, the incentive awards and beneficial suggestion programs, and/or other productivity measurement and improvement programs.
-Research and interpret multiple Employee Benefits and entitlements guidelines, regulations, and directives.
-Provide assistance to employees, managers and beneficiaries in the administration of Federal employee retirement, group life insurance, health benefits, and Thrift Savings Plan programs.
- Oversee a variety of special projects and initiative such as telework and worklife programs, mentoring activities, new employee orientation, oversight of mandatory training requirements and accountability audits and reviews.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
  • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
  • Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.
  • If selected, you will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless this requirement has been met previously.


Qualifications

GS-14: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in federal service providing technical and advisory services regarding Federal Civilian Human Resources programs to include Staffing/Recruitment AND Position Classification as well as experience in at least ONE additional area: Employee Relations/Performance Management; Pay/Compensation; or Benefits/Retirement. Examples of specialized experience include: direct experience in all facets of recruiting via Merit Promotion and Delegated Examining for competitive and excepted service positions; direct experience providing position classification services to include preparing complex position classification evaluations, overseeing desk audits and position restructuring; advising managers on employee relations and performance management issues; and providing assistance to employees, managers, and beneficiaries in regard to retirement and benefits programs.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)- The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

You will be rated on the following Competencies (see The Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, Appendix F for definitions):
Oral Communication, Personnel and Human Resources, Problem Solving, and Written Communication

The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:
-Required: Your responses to the Online Occupational Questionnaire (This is completed automatically during the apply online process).
-Required: Your resume showing relevant experience and dates (month/day/year) of employment and work schedule for each position (e.g., part-time XX hours per week or full-time)(cover letter optional).
-Required if you are a current or former Federal employee: a recent copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing title, series, grade, and full performance level (FPL); AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal. Please note your SF-50 must include your FPL in the remark section (e.g., appointment, reassignment, promotion actions), pay adjustments and awards do not include this information so they are not acceptable.
-Required, if applicable: CTAP/ICTAP documentation (a copy of a separation notice or other proof of eligibility for priority selection; a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing current position, grade, promotion potential, and duty location; AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
-Required, if applicable: VEOA documentation (your DD-214, Member Copy 4).

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