Director of Human Resources

Veterans Affairs, Inspector General
Washington, DC
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Full Time
SummaryOIG is organized into seven operational units: the Immediate Office of the Inspector General, Office of the Counselor, Office of Audits and Evaluations, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Investigations, Office of Management and Administration, and Office of Special Reviews. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 60 locations throughout the country. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesAs the Director of Human Resources, you will:Plan, direct and administer a comprehensive Human Resources Management program for VAOIGManage the liaison function between OIG and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS) and the National Finance Center (NFC) to provide full human resources and payroll services to OIG employees, including serving as primary subject matter experts in preparing HR-related policies and procedures for OIG employees, providing HR information for budget and planning purposes for OIG management, providing OIG input to VA diversity, workforce and succession planning and training efforts, and representing OIG in VA working groups relating to HR issues.Ensure determinations and decisions concerning major policy and courses of action are consistent with laws and regulations.Develop and administer innovative human resources programs tailored to the requirements of agency with a diverse workforce.Travel Required Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per year.Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 15 Job family (Series) 0201 Human Resources Management Help Requirements Conditions of Employment The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your rsum.Key Requirements:Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.Must be a US Citizen or US National.Conditions of Employment:- A one year probationary period may be required.- A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.- Must successfully complete a background investigation.- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.-Relocation expenses as described in 2 CFR | 200.464 - Relocation costs of employees may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, agency policy, and available funding.- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the US- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.- Obtain and use a Government-issued purchase card for business-related travel. QualificationsYou must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14grade level in the Federal service.Specialized experience or General experience for this position includes:Leading and overseeing the work of subordinate employees performing human resources functions as well as program management and administrative functions; ANDResearching and writing human resources policies with agency-wide impact; ANDProviding comprehensive human resources services and consultation to management and employees by analyzing, evaluating, and recommending appropriate resolutions to problems and issues; ANDProviding recommendations to management officials.In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-15, you must have been at the GS-14level for 52 weeks.Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a nontemporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional informationOther information: - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Applicants who apply for this position may be considered for other positions within the Office of Inspector General that require the same knowledge, skills, and abilities.- This is a non-bargaining unit position.- A recruitment incentive may be offered.- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.- Full-time telework may be temporarily required if space is not currently available at the location chosen by the selectee. Selectees will be notified prior to their start date if this is necessary. Telework on a more permanent basis will be determined by management upon completion of all telework requirements and availability needs.Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:- Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.- Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.- Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.- A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.- A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.How You will be Evaluated:Your application includes your rsum, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your rsum includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Leadership and Communication.Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview and/or a writing assessment. Applicants who are selected for an interview may ask questions about the evaluation process at the time they are contacted for an interview.If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 92 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Not Required Drug test required No Help Required DocumentsA complete application includes 1. A rsum, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 pm ET on the date of receipt of the 200th application or at 11:59 pm ET on 09/15/2021; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.All applicants are required to submit a rsum either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your rsum. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your rsum to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view rsum tips.CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment: Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Submit a copy of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.REINSTATEMENT: If you are a former federal employee and wish to be non-competitively reinstated for a higher grade or full performance level than which you left federal employment, you MUST provide a copy of your separation SF50 (the "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2") AND the last performance appraisal you received from your federal employment which shows at least a fully successful rating.If you are applying under a special hiring authority (eg Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.Recommended Documents: In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:A list of awards received while employed with the Federal Government, if applicable. DO NOT send copies of the awards. Help BenefitsReview our benefits

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