Human Resources Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 30, 2021
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Human Resources Specialist at the GS-0201-12/13 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Provide expert personnel staffing and recruitment services to management with options and recommendations for effective program operations.
  • Oversee services and provide information on reduction-in-force, in-service placement, promotions, reassignments, details, temporary recruitment, entitlements to pay and benefits, interviewing, referral, counseling, selection, probationary periods, orientation, employee assistance, merit promotion, Equal Employment Opportunity as it concerns staffing activities, separations, resignations, and Leave Without Pay.
  • Provide expert advisory services and assistance to structure new positions and organizational units and assess the position classification and management impact of planned or process reorganizations on existing positions and grade structures including assistance in the re-writing and development of new position descriptions.
  • Assist top management in the identification, documentation, and implementation of manpower reduction initiatives, such as buyout and early retirement programs.
  • Recommend the most effective solution to problems within available resources and regulatory constraints, and provides oral and/or written advice to ensure informed decisions are made.
  • Analyze operational and policy questions and issues. Keep abreast of evolving case law and human resources management developments. Assure compliance with applicable statutes, Office of Personnel Management regulations, Executive Orders, case law (including Comptroller General, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board, Federal Labor Relations Authority), and updated court decisions.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: May beAuthorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • Security: Employee must obtain/maintain a Critical Sensitive (Top Secret) security clearance
  • Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes


Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-12, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector:
  • Utilize policies, procedures, and methods of business operations to develop, revise, and advise on programs to meet goals and objectives within available resources.
  • Interpret and apply position classification standards to advise management on classification of position descriptions.
  • Provide advisory services on recruitment and placement policies, processes, and regulations.
  • Apply employee relations, performance management, and other civilian personnel management concepts, laws, rules, principles and practices to be able to research, interpret, and design civilian personnel policies and programs that affect the entire organization.
  • Interpret and apply employee relations policies, processes and regulations to respond to a wide range of problems and develop successful solutions.
You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector:
  • Advise and assist management with conducting position management reviews to determine and advise on proper organizational structure.
  • Provide expert advisory services on a variety of complex HR topics and issues related to the various hiring authorities, classification, and pay administration.
  • Write guidelines, instructions, policies, or SOPs about civilian personnel matters for use agency wide.
  • Extensive experience with employee relations, performance management and other civilian personnel management concepts, laws, rules, principles and practices to be able to research, interpret and design civilian personnel policies and programs that affect the entire organiztion.
  • Extensive experience using employee relations policies, processes and regulations to respond to a wide range of problems and develop successful solutions.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 60 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.

Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.

For more information, please visit

https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo%2012-1-2020.pdf?ver=ECNbdsHtGilTd3OENN4A0Q%3d%3d

Other Notes:
Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).


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