Human Resources Specialist, GS 11/12 (Open to All US Citizens) - Human Resources Division (HRD) - Wa

Washington, DC
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time
Relocation expenses will be borne by the selectee. Job Posting Title : Human Resources Specialist, GS 11/12 (Open to All US Citizens) - Human Resources Division (HRD) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking for Human Resources Specialists (HRS) for the Human Resources Division (HRD) in Washington, DC and Clarksburg, WV. As a Human Resources Specialist (HRS) you will provide the full range of compensation, employee relations, human resources development, position management and/or recruitment/placement/workforce management (staffing) services for the FBI. All qualified US Citizens within the United States and its territories may apply. This posting will be used to fill multiple vacancies in the Washington, DC and Clarksburg, WV. This posting will close on April 5, 2021 at 11:59pm EST. Questions regarding this posting should be addressed to HR Specialist Katrina Calvin at Human Resources Division : The FBI Human Resources Division provides life cycle employee services to build, develop, and sustain an effective world-class workforce devoted to protecting the nation. Working Hours: Will vary depending on Division needs Travel: Will vary depending on Division needs. Salary & Benefits: Washington, DC GS-11: $72,030.00 - $93,638.00 GS-12: $86,335.00 - $112,240.00 Clarksburg, WV GS-11: $64,009.00 - $83,210.00 GS-12: $76,721.00 - $99,741.00 Full Performance Level: GS-13 Duration: Full-Time/Permanent The FBI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: Key Requirements * Must be a US citizen* Must be able to obtain a Top Secret (TS) clearance* Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance may be required. If so, certain disclosure forms will be required. Major Duties As a Human Resources Specialist (HRS) you will: GS-11: Serves as functional leads for variety of HR business functions including payroll, benefits, retirement, staffing and employee engagement. Performs analysis and research for a variety of HRD initiatives including, but not limited to, position classification activities, recruitment process, career and workforce development and leadership selection. Provides managers with insight in establishing organizational structures that are efficient, cost effective, support desired grade levels, and facilitate career development in all levels of the organization. Responds to inquiries of moderate to difficult complexity from FBI employees, attorneys, or other employee advocates. GS-12 (In addition to the above): Conducts analysis of human resource program activities and presents alternatives, conclusions, and recommendations to management. Researches policies, directives, and regulations to evaluate and develop new ideas and techniques to improve programs and evolve standard operative's procedures. Provides staff-level advice to HR business partners within other FBI divisions, developing short and long term solutions to their strategic HR concerns. Qualification Requirements Applicants can qualify for GS level based on Specialized Experience (SE), Education, or a combination of both as outlined below. Your application will be evaluated for Specialized Experience (SE) and/or Education, compared to your responses to the online assessment questionnaire, and will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements for each GS level. If you meet all qualification requirements, and are deemed Competitive, you will be referred to respective hiring managers for further consideration. Self-assessment that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents, will eliminate you from Competitive status. Applicants must meet ALL requirements by the closing date of this job posting. Specialized Experience (SE) In order for you to qualify based on Specialized Experience (SE) alone, you must possess the SE below for the various GS levels. Please ensure all specialized experience can be identified in your resume. GS-11: The applicant must possess at least one (1) year of SE equivalent to the GS-09 level, as defined below: Experience advising managers on Human Resources regulations related to one or more of the functional areas; recruitment and placement, position classification, employee relations and performance management, employee benefits, compensation and human resources development. Experience providing assistance to employees and management on a variety of HR services. Experience preparing detailed recommendations concerning plans and proposals for HR programs that fit organizational needs within the FBI and support sound HR practices. GS-12: In addition to the above, applicant must possess at least one (1) year of SE equivalent to the GS-11 level, as defined below: Experience negotiating with management to accept and implement recommendations, where the proposals involve changes in established human resource programs. Experience preparing detailed recommendations and reports for implementation of new or modified policies and procedures. Education Education may be substituted for SE, and all degrees must be from an accredited college or university. Transcripts are required when qualifying based on education. GS-11: Applicant must have a Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related. Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-12 level. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements provided you can show foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Position Skills As part of the application process, you will have the opportunity to identify particular skills that relate to the position. If you possess any of the listed skills, please ensure you select those skills on your application. Hiring managers will have the ability to filter for the skills needed to successfully perform the function of the position. Please ensure any skills you selected can be identified in your resume. If your identified skills match those skills required by the Hiring Manager(s), you will be deemed Most Competitive. How to Apply For detailed instructions related to applying, uploading documents, withdrawing an application or updating your application, please review instructions on How to Apply . You must complete this application process and submit all required documents by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of this posting. If applying online is a hardship, please use the contact information listed in the job posting prior to the closing date for assistance. Required Documents The required documents include:1. A resume (noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates)2. A complete online assessment questionnaire3. College transcript(s) (if qualifying based on education)4. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (if applicable)- Attach the Memorandum of Understanding to your application in the "Cover Letters and Attachments" section of My Career Tools on the Careers Home page. Please upload the attachment as type "Other." For current or former federal employees:* Notification of your most recent Personnel Action, SF-50 (showing current grade level and salary).* Most recent Performance Appraisal (if available). Please Note: This does not apply to current FBI employees. For Veterans:* Please attach your DD-214 and/or statement of eligibility* Disabled Veterans - attach your DD-214, SF-15, and VA letter dated 1991 or later. Additional Information * The FBI is in the Executive Branch of the federal government. It is one of the components of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The FBI is the principle investigative arm of the DOJ. All FBI positions are in the excepted service.* Applicants must be US citizens and consent to a complete background investigation, urinalysis, and polygraph. You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation.* Failure to provide necessary and relevant information required by this job posting may disqualify you from consideration. Additional information will not be requested if your application is incomplete. You application will be evaluated solely on the basis of information you have submitted.* Management may select any grade for which this position has been announced.* Identification of promotion potential in this posting does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher-level duties.* If you are hired, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period. Probationary employees are precluded from being considered for all job opportunities until 12-months of their two-year probationary period has concluded. Probationary employees may be considered for competitive vacancies that are advertised within their respective division or field office after serving 90 days within the FBI. * Relocation expenses will be borne by the Selectee. Employees returning from LEGAT assignments must advise the Staffing Unit, Administrative Unit, and the international Operations Unit of their application to apply.* Limited Movement: Policy has been implemented wherein support employees entering a position through a competitive OR non-competitive action may be precluded from moving to another position within the Bureau by means of reassignment or change to lower grade for a minimum of 12 months. This policy is waived for qualified personnel permanently assigned to Divisions identified to relocate to Huntsville, Alabama. Veterans' Preference If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume and application. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the FBI. Nepotism Nepotism is the act of favoring relatives in the hiring process, and is prohibited by law. Public officials are prohibited from hiring or promoting relatives, or relatives of officials in their chain of command, as well as actively or indirectly endorsing a relative's appointment or promotion. During the hiring process, all selected candidates and FBI hiring managers will be required to certify they are not related to anyone involved in the hiring process. Reasonable Accommodation Request The FBI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs (OEEOA) Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Program by either e-mail at, telephone at 202-324-4128, or FAX at 202-324-3976. Your request will receive an individualized assessment.This e-mail address is only for reasonable accommodation requests. Please do not submit your application and/or any questions unrelated to reasonable accommodations. Should any applications be received, they will not be forwarded for consideration during the hiring process. Equal Employment Opportunity The FBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise prohibited by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factors.

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