Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Dec 02, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time

As a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT) at the GS-0201-12 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Oversees the Department of Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) and maintains control over DPMAP in accordance with established regulations and published guidance.
  • Serves as the subject authority within the agency on all aspects of DPMAP performance appraisal procedures and processes.
  • Advises, assists, coaches, and counsels management on the day-to-day administration of the DPMAP program resolving complex issues and problems.
  • Serves as the DPMAP training coordinator and conducts training sessions for supervisors and employees on all aspects of performance evaluations and on updated DPMAP applications relating to new or modified changes to existing performance processes and systems. Develops, modifies, and prepares power point training, reference guides, and other training materials. Revises training material based on new guidance, laws, and regulations.
  • Oversees the Agency's Reasonable Accommodation Program (RA), serving as a subject matter expert for supervisors and employees by ensuring an interactive process and maintaining effective relationships with and gaining the confidence and cooperation of employees, supervisors, and managers thereby removing workplace barriers for individuals with disabilities enabling them to apply for jobs, perform the essential functions of the job duties, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment.
  • Oversees, administers and provides oversight and guidance to the workforce in the application of the telework policy. Maintain knowledge of current regulatory guidance, and lead necessary changes to keep the telework program relevant to current workplace. Responsible for incorporating changes in guidance into local policy. Consults and advises managers and employees on a variety of topics concerning telework. (i.e. remote work requests, any complex issues, etc.). Maintains accurate files on telework agreements.


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 be authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible on a situational basis.
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Overtime/compensatory time may be required to accommodate operational needs of the organization.
  • Travel in the performance of temporary assignments may be required.


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

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the11 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Expert ability in administering an Agency Performance Management program.
  • Promoting good relations by exercising a high order of skill and personal integrity in establishing rapport and confidence in brief periods of time.
  • Experience in making quick and accurate assessments of the climate and conditions of specific problems or situations due to the complex and time sensitive mission of the Agency.
  • Expert knowledge of the principles and practices of civilian personnel law as defined in Title V of the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and OPM regulatory guidelines and procedures.
  • Expert knowledge of employee relations workforce principles, practices, techniques, and applications.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of other civilian personnel function areas.

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.


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

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

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: .

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:

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily or intermittently telework.

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

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 for more information.

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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:

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

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