Human Resources Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Human Resources Specialist, you will provide advice, guidance, and assistance in assigned offices to staff, supervisors, and managers in the areas employment, staffing, merit selection, position management and classification, pay setting, awards, performance management, employee benefits, and/or executive resources. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Providing responsive advice and assistance to management on a wide range of human resources issues and problems.
  • Providing professional assistance in arriving at acceptable alternatives for accomplishing immediate and future human resources requirements of the office.
  • Preparing and disseminating vacancy announcements and offering suggestions and recommendations for fulfilling current and future resource needs.
  • Providing day-to-day staffing services for the staff and employees of assigned offices and programs
  • Reviewing and analyzing positions to determine proper title, series, and grade and advising managers on position management issues.
  • Conducting and responding to desk audit requests and advising managers on the adequacy of position descriptions.
  • Evaluating and processing personnel action requests such as promotions, reassignments, and separations utilizing various human resources information technology systems.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires.


You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

PLEASE NOTE: Although NRC has operated under full time telework for most staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the position advertised in this vacancy announcement will not be approved for post-pandemic full time telework and the selectee will be expected to relocate to the stated duty station.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the application of a wide variety of Federal and agency human resources regulations, policies, practices, and procedures in the areas of staffing and placement. Examples may include experience in recruitment, workforce restructuring and reshaping, workforce analysis and data analytics, strategic workforce planning, or executive resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the application of a wide variety of Federal and agency human resources regulations, policies, practices, and procedures in the areas of position management and classification. Examples may include experience in workforce restructuring and reshaping, workforce analysis and data analytics, strategic workforce planning, and/or position classification evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve human resources challenges and problems by conducting research, interpretation, and analyses of applicable laws, regulations, and polices. Resolves problems by developing recommendations and proposing innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical human resources issues in a clear, concise, and logical manner to all levels within or outside an organization (i.e., employees, managers, and agency senior leadership). Examples may include: writing standard operating procedures or other instructions, writing reports to the Office of Personnel Management, writing classification evaluation statements, informal or formal presentations to audiences of different sizes and levels.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of utilizing human resources information systems and software applications (e.g., automated hiring systems and assessment tools, Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF), automated on-boarding systems (WTTS/EODS), personnel action processing systems (DOI, FPPS, NFC), electronic SF-52 systems, personnel reporting systems (staffing plans, FTE reports, recruitment tracking systems), etc.).

  • To qualify for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

    FOR GG-12: One year of specialized experience at the GG-11 grade level or equivalent.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as: Experience which provided knowledge in Federal human resources operations and policy in the areas of: 1) staffing and placement OR 2) position management and classification (e.g., recruitment, workforce restructuring and reshaping, workforce analysis and data analytics, strategic workforce planning, position classification evaluation, executive resources). This experience must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of Federal human resources regulations, policies, practices, and procedures.

    FOR GG-13: One year of specialized experience at the GG-12 grade level or equivalent.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as: Experience which provided knowledge in Federal human resources operations and policy in the areas of: 1) staffing and placement AND 2) position management and classification (e.g., recruitment, workforce restructuring and reshaping, workforce analysis and data analytics, strategic workforce planning, position classification evaluation, executive resources). This experience must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of Federal human resources regulations, policies, practices, and procedures.

    A description of how you possess the specialized experience as well as how you meet the qualifications desired in an ideal candidate should be addressed in your resume. You may also provide additional information related to your qualifications in the vacancy question provided for supplemental response.

    Education

    None.

    Additional information

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via Disability.Resource@nrc.gov . Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

    Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

    ***PLEASE NOTE: Although NRC has operated under full time telework for most staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the position advertised in this vacancy announcement will not be approved for post-pandemic full time telework and the selectee will be expected to relocate to the stated duty station.***

    Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

    A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

    The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

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