HR Specialist - Recruitment & Staffing Quality Reviewer, PD17R073, Office Of Human Resources

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Duties

** As of 11/30/2021, the closing date of this announcement has been extended to 12/8/2021.**

MAJOR DUTIES:

As a Senior Human Resources Specialist - Quality Reviewer, you are responsible for providing leadership and guidance for HRSA's Delegated Examining (DE), Direct Hire (DH), and Merit Promotion (MP) recruitment efforts and programs. You will provide staff training, resolution of complex staffing actions, and interpretation and application of Federal policies, laws, regulations, and guidance.

Your major duties and responsibilities include:
  • Providing expert advice to HR staff on all types of appointing authorities such as Title 5, Senior Executive Service, excepted service, Schedule A, etc.
  • Coordinating, advising, and training on USA Staffing Upgrade automated recruiting systems to perform all phases of the recruitment and staffing process.
  • Consulting with and advising HR Specialists, organization supervisors/managers on recruitment, examination, and selection processes, regulations, and requirements under DE, DH authorities and MP procedures.
  • Reviewing all recruitment packages through all phases of the process from job analysis development to selection/hire approval, to ensure they comply with the DE and MP staffing policies, guidance, and procedures.
  • Reviewing recruitment and placement actions and provides guidelines on complex and/or sensitive issues.
  • Conducting internal audits to ensure the results of the DE and MP processes comply with regulatory rules, laws, and regulations.
NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U. S. Citizenship is required.
  • All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 to show status and time-in-grade.
  • Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Position is not in the Bargaining Unit.
  • Recruitment incentives are not authorized.
  • Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)
  • THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO THE COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. REFER TO THE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SECTION FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS MANDATE.


Qualifications

THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 12/08/2021

Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

In order to qualify for this GS-13 position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of the minimum qualifying experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-12 level in the federal service.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS are defined as qualifications that an applicant must possess, at a minimum, to be eligible to participate in an assessment for hire or promotion under the competitive system, e.g., education, experience, and/or other requirements (e.g., licensure). Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position receive no further consideration.

Examples of minimum qualifying experience equal to the GS-12 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis:
  • Quality reviewing Delegated Examining (DE), Direct Hire (DH) and Merit Promotion (MP) recruitment and staffing work products (e.g., job analyses, occupational assessments, job announcements, etc.) to ensure the accuracy and quality of final work products
AND
  • Interpreting and applying federal DE, DH and MP regulations, Executive Orders, and policies to ensure that an agencies work products are in compliance.
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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position will be assessed via the occupational assessment questionnaire on the following competencies:

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT - Understands and applies knowledge of Federal and/or private sector Human Resources laws, rules and regulations.

HUMAN RESOURCES COUNSEL - Applies knowledge of human resource policies and procedures (relating to Title 5, Title 42, Title 38, Commissioned Corps, Senior Executive Service, Senior Biomedical Research Service, non-FTE mechanisms, and hiring contract workers) to advise and assist managers in staffing, position management, benefits and payroll, employee retention and employee relations.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT - Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools of quality assurance, quality control, and reliability used to ensure that a project, system, or product fulfills requirements and standards.

HUMAN RESOURCES AUTOMATED SYSTEMS - Utilizes web-based automated staffing systems (such as USA Staffing Upgrade, QuickHire, PeopleSoft, etc.), to perform staffing and placement work that includes generating job announcements, reviewing applicant qualifications on-line and generating referral lists.

TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11301093

Current status candidates must meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) by the closing date of this announcement. To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, provide any of the following SF-50s:

Please Note: Current year pay adjustments are not acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2021 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG).
  • Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)
  • Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs).
  • Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade.
  • SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 12/08/2021.
Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video... Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package .

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO THE COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

Vaccination Mandate :
In accordance with 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 exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Your HR Consultant will provide a list of documents acceptable as proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirement.

Expanded/Maximum telework Posture :
Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in a maximum telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to telework upon your appointment. As employees are permitted to return to the office, you may be required to report to the duty station listed on this announcement, even if your home/temporary telework site is located outside the local commuting area. Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities policy.

HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.
  • Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees . Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • Creditable Service: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here .


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