Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-12/13

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Glen Burnie, Maryland
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Human Resources (HR) Specialist within the Office of Civilian Human Resources Operations, you will serve as an HR Specialist for a significant HR functional area, such as Delegated Examining Authority and/or lead special project initiatives. You will provide classification and staffing services for major organizational elements.

Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team! Typical work assignments include:
  • Providing authoritative advice on complex position classification issues and ensuring that the application of position classification standards is accurate and consistent.
  • Advising top management and subordinate management levels on recruitment, examination, and selection processes.
  • Forecasting long and short-range staffing requirements and developing recruitment strategies to fill positions.
  • Providing agency management with interpretations of policy and procedures when the issues involved are new, highly controversial, precedent setting and/or involve more than one area of personnel policy.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This position requires a Public Trust Investigation.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

As required by Executive Order 14043 and guidance issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021 and will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination.

Qualifications

At the GS-12 level: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience directly related to the occupation equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level. Examples of specialized experience may include: Providing a broad range of advisory services in the areas of recruitment and placement, position management, classification, targeted recruitment, special employment programs, and workforce planning; working with hiring managers to develop a recruitment strategy that will attract a highly qualified diverse applicant pool that meets the needs of the organization; analyzing, evaluating, classifying positions to assign occupation series and grade; performing job analyses to establish and validate rating, ranking, and selection criteria for general schedule and wage grade positions; and providing advice and assistance on performance management, awards and basic employee benefits.

At the GS-13 level: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience directly related to the occupation equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level. Examples of specialized experience may include: Providing advice and guidance to management that reflects a thorough knowledge of, and adherence to, human resources regulations, laws, practices and procedures; providing advice and guidance to management regarding reorganizations, functional changes, and personnel changes; providing expert and authoritative advice on complex position classification issues ensuring that the application of position classification standards is accurate and consistent for wage grade and general schedule positions; providing presentations and briefings on human resources and topics, policies, and initiatives to Senior Managers, Supervisors and Employees; performing studies on complex topics that cross functional lines and participate on work groups; preparing recruitment materials, including position descriptions (PDs), job analyses and job questions for general schedule and wage grade positions; advising management on recruitment and placement, position management, classification, targeted recruitment, special employment programs, and workforce planning.

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources . Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. See the required documents section of the announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6358. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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