Human Resources Specialist (HR Development)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Sep 26, 2020
Closes
Oct 04, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of Inspector General (OIG), works within the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to prevent or stop waste, fraud and abuse in departmental programs. This position is located within the Office of Inspector General, Assistant IG for Administration and Management, Office of the Chief Learning Officer.

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Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Program Manager responsible for executing program activities:
    • Assess training and development needs via the Individual Development Plans (IDPs), various needs assessments, and surveys resulting a needs report to identify the resources necessary to meet the identified developmental needs.
    • Collaborates with OIG's expert(s) to develop, conduct, schedule, monitor and evaluate new or changing initiatives affecting human resources programs and activities.
    • Ensures all course content is in compliance with all applicable laws, policies, and regulations.
    • Assists participants, Training Coordinators, and procurement staff to coordinate and monitor the registration and payment process for the approved training.
    • Routinely briefs the Chief Learning Officer of program development and implementation progress, making recommendations for program direction and evolution.
    • Analyzes participant data, including feedback, to determine program impacts, identify program successes or areas for improvement, and make recommendations to the Chief Learning Officer to maximize program effectiveness for all participants.
    • Monitors and analyzes proposed regulatory and legal training requirements to determine possible impact on existing training activities and provides recommendations to the Chief Learning Officer.
    • Assists the Chief Learning Officer in collaborating with officials from their respective components of OIG to ensure that OIG and Government-wide policies and program requirements are accomplished. Briefs management officials as necessary regarding program objectives, actions, milestones, recommendations for improvements.
    • Maintains appropriate oversight in regard to those employee development programs at the operating level and provides assistance and advice.
    • Develops and administers evaluation programs and policies designed to determine the effectiveness of OIG learning and development activities and initiatives.
    • Analyzes, identifies, and resolves training and development needs for managers based on OIG's long-range requirements and mission statement. Reviews traditional and non-traditional training methods to evaluate effectiveness.
    • Maintains a current awareness of specialized training requirements based on new programs/projects initiated by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, the General Accounting Office, the Office of Personnel Management, the Department of Transportation, OIG, or other authoritative source. Through careful tracking of new requirements, designs or initiates the procurement of unique courses to meet OIG needs.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13 - The full performance level is GS-13.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 P.M. EST on the closing date.
  • This position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Relocation is not authorized.


Qualifications

To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for the grade(s) at which you are requesting consideration.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

For GS-12: You must have at least one-year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service with the following:
  • assess training and development needs via the Individual Development Plans (IDPs);
  • collaborates with OIG's expert(s) to develop, conduct, schedule, monitor and evaluate new or changing initiatives;
  • analyzes participant data, including feedback, to determine program impacts, identify program successes or areas for improvement; and
  • monitors and analyzes proposed regulatory and legal training requirements to determine possible impact on existing training activities and provides recommendations to the Director.


Education

Additional information

Candidates will be asked to fill out a Declaration for Federal Employment (Optional Form 306).

APPLICANTS MUST MEET QUALIFICATIONS AND TIME-IN- GRADE REQUIREMENTS BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

Applications will not be accepted from non-status candidates. Non-status candidates are those individuals who do not have competitive status (e.g., reinstatement eligibility, transfer eligibility from another government agency, etc.) Except for disabled individuals, non-status candidates must be in the area of consideration. Competitive status is not required if applicant is a disabled individual who may be eligible for appointment under a special Schedule A appointing authority in the excepted service. Applicants who meet this provision may apply even if they are outside the area of consideration.

Candidates eligible for reinstatement must submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, from their last appointment. All status candidates must submit a copy of their most recent SF-50, and/or a copy of the last SF-50 that indicates they have competitive status.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL LIKE VACANCIES IN THE ANNOUNCED DUTY LOCATION.

This position has been identified as a telework-eligible position.

Any male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, and who is subsequently selected for this position must certify that he is registered for the military selective service by the date he is to enter on duty. False certification may result in termination after appointment.

Relocation Expenses will not be paid.

If selected for this position, you will be subject to favorable adjudication of an employment suitability determination.

Best qualified candidates will be responsible for arranging and paying for their own travel expenses in conjunction with any required interviews, unless they are already employed by the Office of Inspector General at the U. S. Department of Transportation.

THIS AGENCY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION AND HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE AGENCY. THE DECISION ON GRANTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, UNION AFFILIATION OR NON AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, NON- DISQUALIFYING PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT REASON. THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG), U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or to find an individual unqualified, unsuitable, or unfit for employment based upon financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience should be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position. Applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be further evaluated on their responses to the on-line announcement questions.

Eligible applicants will receive a numerical rating based on their responses to the application questions for this position submitted on-line via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV. These responses must be substantiated by your on-line resume. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions may be rated ineligible.

Federal employees must meet Time-In-Grade (TIG) requirements for merit promotion consideration. TIG is the 52-week requirement Federal employees in competitive service, General Schedule (GS) positions at GS-5 and above must serve before they are eligible for promotion to the next grade level. TIG requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Resume:
    • Your resume must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see:
      • What to include in your resume
      • Resume Writing

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Merit Promotion - All current Federal employees must submit a recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, current grade level and full performance level of the position held. All reinstatement eligibles/former Federal employees must submit a SF-50 documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, grade level and full performance level of the position.

Non-competitive eligibles - must submit proof of eligibility (i.e., SF-50 documenting the full performance level of a position held on a permanent basis).

SCHEDULE A - To receive consideration for Schedule A appointment, you must submit your certification from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Office or the Department of Veterans Affairs that you are likely to succeed in the performance of the position.

CTAP/ICTAP - If you are eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), a copy of your certificate of surplus status, certificate of expected separation, or a specific Reduction-in-Force notice establishing your eligibility under CTAP/ICTAP. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must meet all qualification requirements for the vacant position to include any selective factors; meet the definition of best qualified (GOLD Category); and be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry.
Supporting documents may either be uploaded or faxed to 571-258-4052. The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays). The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays).

NOTE: Applicants who fail to submit all the required documentation listed above, in addition to their resumes, will be considered ineligible for further consideration for this announcement.

NOTE: THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 100 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE AT 11:59 P.M., EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT 11:59 P.M., (EST) ON THE DAY WE RECEIVE THE 100 TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

Please ensure that your resume and application provide enough detail to support your answers to the Vacancy Specific Questions. If you fail to submit a COMPLETE on-line resume, you WILL NOT be considered for this position. Please make sure that the experience/education as described on your resume contains accurate and sufficient information that clearly supports your responses to all of the questions for this position. If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings are subject to change or you may be removed from employment consideration.

PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE A PHOTO OF YOURSELF IN YOUR RESUME OR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION. FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION

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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