Washington, D.C
Jan 19, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time

  • Serves as a Headquarters senior staff specialist with responsibility for assisting in planning and implementing the Corporation's Employee and Labor Relations program. Develops, recommends and implements nationwide policies, procedures, and specialized employee programs for which no specific guidelines or criteria have been developed.
  • Serves as expert advisor to both management officials and employees in matters pertaining to disciplinary and adverse actions, leave, and performance management issues. Represents the Human Resources Branch in attempting to resolve employee grievances under the agency and/or negotiated grievance procedures. This involves making assessment of the relevant facts in the grievance, identifying courses of action to resolve the matter and selling the solution to both management and grievant.
  • Responsible for components of the Corporation's labor management relations activities, including petition campaigns and elections, consultations, negotiations, contract administration and third party proceedings. Serves as liaison with labor organizations.
  • Analyzes and resolves particularly complex and sensitive problems and issues. Assesses the potential impact and precedent-setting implications of pending disputes before third-party authorities. Resolves unfair labor practice charges and complaints.
  • Responds to technical and other questions concerning employee and labor relations. Performs special assignments or projects.


Conditions of Employment

Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG/GS-12 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience applying and developing labor/employee relations policy, independently preparing disciplinary and adverse actions, communicating guidance and advice, applying union/agency grievance procedures, and conducting union negotiation and contract administration.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "well qualified" for this position. For more information, Click Here .


There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

COVID-19: Individuals who start their Federal government service after November 22, 2021, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date, except in limited circumstances where the law requires an exception. See "Next Steps" section.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary or trial period as applicable to appointment type.