Human Resources Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Develops and updates performance indicators to measure progress, achievements, and regulatory adherence of all the functions and procedures performed in the office of human resources, incorporates in strategic planning documents, completes reports, and makes recommendations. Using the performance indicators, conducts studies on effectiveness of programs, identifies and resolves procedural problems, analyzes findings and makes recommendations.
  • Tracks completion, timeliness, of all data calls and departmental deadlines. Supports the development and maintenance of office infrastructure that include keeping track of laws/EO/policies, development and maintenance of process maps, check lists, templates, document repositories, policy updates, position description updates, Standard Operating Procedures, surveys, telework paperwork, and more
  • Performs all duties having to do with pre and post-employment requirements. Organize new employee onboarding and orientation to ensure proper completion and submission of all required paperwork


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 resume.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Researching and interpreting human resources policies to provide technical guidance on human resources program areas; AND
    • Utilizing analytical and diagnostic methods to solve human resources management problems; AND
    • Participating in project teams or conducted studies that result in new processes, recommendations to management, or input into workforce planning or organizational design.
    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.

    For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Reviewing Human Resources/ Human Capital guidelines, policies, or procedures to gather facts, draw conclusions or recommend solutions to problems; AND
    • Communicating standard operating procedures, action plans or policy related to program operational matters; AND
    • Researching issues and providing guidance related to organizational policies, programs, and practices. OR

    A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related OR

    You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • 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.
    • 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 U.S.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
    • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    • Ten 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: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, 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 vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding, if you are scheduled to onboard after November 22, 2021. The bureau human resources office will provide information on how to request a legally required exception from this requirement, if applicable. You will be required to provide a copy of written documentation/proof of vaccination such as a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card prior to receiving a final job offer. If you did not receive a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or no longer have it in your possession, contact the provider from which you received your vaccine or your state health department immunization information system. If you fail to provide satisfactory proof of vaccination or to establish entitlement to an exception, you will not be eligible for employment with the agency.


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