Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 15, 2021
Closes
Sep 18, 2021
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

For more information on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, visit https://www.atf.gov/.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

If selected for this position, you will join a well respected team that is responsible for administering a Bureau-wide recruitment program to include merit employment, pay demonstration, delegated examining, student employment and policy. Incumbent is responsible for advising and assisting management on matters pertaining to recruitment, placement, promotions, reassignments, details, and reduction-in-force procedures and employment in general. Typical work assignments include:
  • Provide management consultative services involving the full spectrum of HR functional areas assigned. Serve as management's technical advisor regarding the successful recruitment, placement, and retention of qualified personnel.
  • Provide guidance, consultation, and assistance to managers, supervisors, and employees on qualifications requirements, pay issues, merit promotion plan administration, employment and placement requirements, and information systems programs.
  • Use HR information systems to produce a variety of management reports and conduct in-depth analysis of the HR programs. Actively participate in the implementation, enhancement, maintenance, and future development of HR information systems.
  • Conduct meetings, training, briefings, and other oral presentations to senior management, supervisors, and employees concerning human resources management issues.
  • Performs internal human capital, Delegated Examining (DE), and ATF human capital audits according to approved human capital accounting guides and accepted Federal auditing practices; develop and analyze findings and writes follow-up reports and communicates results and recommendations.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test are 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.


Qualifications

To qualify for GS-13 candidates must also have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level.

Specialized experience is demonstrated experience, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. Experience must be in the normal line of progression or must be related to the work of the position advertised and must be reflected in your resume.

To qualify for the GS-13: You must have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-12 or pay band in the Federal service) which includes providing technical advice on administering and executing internal staffing recruitment, placement programs, and activities for Title 5 excepted and competitive appointments. The experience should include, but is not limited to, job analysis, strategic recruitment discussion, merit promotion procedures and requirements, qualifications determinations, pay administration, special hiring authorities (e.g., Sch A, Pathways Programs, etc.), and alternative candidate sourcing methods using public laws, federal and agency procedures, policy reference material, executive orders, and applicable regulations; advising on complex position management, classification problems, and recruitment issues that typically require analyzing and/or troubleshooting a wide range of unusual conditions.

Please do not cut and paste the position description, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume, as this will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

The GS-13 salary range starts at $103,690. If you are a new federal (civil service) employee, your starting salary will be set at the Step 1 for this position and the grade level for which you are selected.

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 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 score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application 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/ctap/index.asp .

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (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 score 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/ctap/index.asp .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): (for Merit Promotion announcements) VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a Veteran Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.

Education

There is no education substitution at the GS-13 grade level.

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.

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 qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the online assessment 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. The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies:

Technical Competence
Oral Communication
Decision Making
Problem Solving


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

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

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 (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).
-Required, if applicable: If claiming eligibility under a special hiring authority or an interchange agreement with another merit system not listed above, see the requirements for that authority and submit the required supporting documentation. Go to: USAJOBS Hiring Path for Special Authorities or Special Hiring Authority for more information.

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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