Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Closes
Jan 19, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located on the HR Information Systems and Solutions Division of the Office of
Human Resources. The incumbent is a Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems) who
applies basic knowledge of the field of Federal Government human resources management and
specialized expertise in the use of automated human resource systems to enhance the
productivity and efficiency by maintaining and modernizing these systems.
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Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Preparing required reports; preparing and conducting briefings and training on automation issues.
  • Advising users and managers of the scope and variety of functions that are included in the automated human resources data system.
  • Working with human resources systems users to identify and correct invalid data utilizing all means available. Analyzes errors, studies actions and reports for accuracy and completeness, and follows up to insure corrective action is accomplished.
  • Assisting with managing automation enhancements to address the special needs of agency's human resources systems and provides technical guidance to system users.
  • May represent the agency at meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions relating to the various aspects of the automated system and the database.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Candidates MUST meet all qualification requirements by closing date.
  • Applicants must complete online questionnaire.
  • This is a public trust position. If selected, this position requires the completion of the SF-86.
  • Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
  • This position is not covered by a union agreement.


Qualifications

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11), which is directly related to this line of work. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Listed below are the experiences, skills, abilities, and knowledge, which MUST be addressed within the applicants resume in order to be considered:
  • Experience with automated Human Resources Information Systems;
  • Processing computer software system development and integrating such with knowledge of personnel actions to provide development, installation, and maintenance of the automated human resource systems;
  • Assessing automated personnel and payroll interface programs effectiveness, evaluating system performance, troubleshooting problems, drawing conclusions and recommending appropriate corrective action; and
  • Knowledge of other functional areas covered by the systems, such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Biographic Register, Training, Electronic Human Resources Integration, Human Resources Operations, Labor Relations, Payroll and Security.


Education

There is no specific educational requirement and applicant cannot substitute education for experience at this grade level; however, academic achievements, especially those related to the position, may be considered during the selection process.

Additional information

1. Current USAGM career or career-conditional employees MUST submit a copy of their latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects their grade level, competitive service, and permanent - career or career-conditional tenure; or, you will not be considered under the Merit Promotion process.
2. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act. The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
3. If selected you will subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once your resume or application is submitted, a review of your qualification will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies required for this position.

Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service
  • Integrity/Honesty
  • Oral Communication
  • Technical Competence


Possession of competencies may be addressed in a cover letter and/or resume. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your qualifications. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Required Documents All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): Resume Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants: Cover Letter, Resume, SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action, and Transcript You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you cannot complete the Application Package online, please contact the Human Resource office.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

  • Resume
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action


Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action


Current USAGM career or career-conditional employees MUST submit a copy of their latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the Merit Promotion process.

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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