Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement) (Entry Level Unit Hiring)


Vacancy ID: 753227   Announcement Number: DAL-OHCD-753227-MP-PJB   USAJOBS Control Number: 327800300

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

Title of Job

Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Recruit and Placement)
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address

Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
Lowest Grade

12

Occupational Specialties

001 SUPERVISORY HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST

Geographic Availability

481730113 Dallas, TX

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following questions require a response.  If you do not respond, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current Federal employee with competitive status.
B. I am a current or former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement
C. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e., a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.)
D. I am a reinstatement eligible.
E. I am a current career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Homeland Security who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Department of Homeland Security's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
F. I am a former career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Homeland Security who was separated through reduction in force, or removed for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function outside of the local commuting area (CTAP).
G. I am a displaced employee from another Federal agency and eligible for selection preference based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
H. None of the above.

 If you answered  A, B, D, E, F, or  G, you must provide your Bureau and dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

If you answered  C, you must provide dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

If you answered  H, please enter N/A (not applicable).

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. GS-12: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), GS-0201-11 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of GS-11 level experience resolving the most difficult and complex problems associated with recruitment and placement services; recommending innovative methods and strategies to resolve recruitment and placement problems while ensuring the correctness and propriety of actions taken; or serving as a consultant/advisor to junior staff members in the recruitment and placement area.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.

If you chose response A or B in the previous question, you must provide the title and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience.   Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. If you chose any other response, indicate not applicable.

3. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 grade level.
C. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (month/day/year) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

4. Please indicate your skill and experience regarding Title V and Law Enforcement Officer personnel policies and regulations.

 

A. I have no skill and experience regarding Title V and Law Enforcement Officers personnel policies and regulations.
B. I have limited skill and experience regarding Title V and Law Enforcement Officers personnel policies and regulations.
C. I have some skill and experience regarding Title V and Law Enforcement Officers personnel policies and regulations.
D. I have extensive skill and experience regarding Title V and Law Enforcement Officers personnel policies and regulations.

Please give some examples on how you used Title V and LEO experience.  Also, please provide the title and dates of employment that demonstrates this experience and the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. If you chose any other response, indicate not applicable.

 

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-12 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do NOT count. Your responses to the following questions will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible. If you are referred non-competitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you will lose further consideration under this announcement. Therefore, if you are uncertain about the promotion potential of positions held, respond with a "No."

5. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-12 or higher?

A. YES
B. NO

If you chose response A in the previous question, provide the position's title, series, pay plan, grade level or pay band plus the grade level or pay band of its promotion potential, and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held this position.

6. If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes
B. No
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.

If you are not a current Federal employee, please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references (e.g., current and former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

7. Indicate the extent of your experience in assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, requirements of assignments, and capabilities of the employees.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had some experience in assigning work as a team leader or an acting supervisor.
C. I have had experience as a supervisor in assigning work to subordinates and adjusting those assignments based on changing priorities and demonstrated skills of employees.
D. I have had experience as a second- or third-level supervisor in assigning program and project responsibilities to subordinate units.

8. Do you have knowledge of the principles, concepts, legal requirements, and methodology of federal staffing, recruitment and placement programs?  

A. Yes.
B. No.

9. Indicate the extent to which you have served as a staffing expert and advised managers, employees, or other groups on technical, procedural, or policy issues.

A. I have no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have answered questions or advised employees concerning their status and qualifications, policy and procedures, etcetera.
C. I have advised managers, employees, or other groups on regulatory, technical, or procedural issues related to recruiting and staffing.
D. I have interpreted staffing policies to managers, employees, and other groups.

10. Select the choice, which best describes your knowledge of and experience with performance appraisal systems/approaches.

A. I have a basic knowledge of performance appraisal systems and approaches.
B. I have prepared performance appraisal objectives and standards and formally rated employees' performance.
C. I have implemented, maintained, and monitored a performance appraisal system for a work unit, which included rating subordinates' performance and evaluating performance ratings assigned by other supervisors.

11. Indicate the extent of your experience in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending work.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had some experience, gained while serving as a team leader or acting supervisor, in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending work.
C. I have had extensive experience, gained as a supervisor/manager, in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending their work.

12. Indicate the extent of your experience in responding to Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries/complaints.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have drafted portions of responses for higher-level review on Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries based on my understanding of Federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
C. I have written responses/testimony and represented the organization on Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries based on knowledge of Federal laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

13. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing and interpreting policy on designated programs.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have assisted and provided input to my superiors or subject-matter experts concerning the development of a new policy or the application of a new policy to a specific program.
C. I have drafted and/or studied proposals for the implementation of new policies or provided recommendations for the application of policies to a specific program.
D. I have independently developed and implemented new policies that impacted a specific program or interpreted the program response to far reaching policy directives.

14. Indicate the extent of your experience in promoting affirmative action goals and the achievement of equal opportunity requirements.

A. I have a basic knowledge of EEO/affirmative action programs and requirements acquired through relevant training courses or on-the-job experience.
B. I have provided input in developing strategies needed to ensure progress toward strategic EEO goals or objectives.
C. I have led others in developing strategies to ensure progress toward strategic EEO goals or objectives.

15. Select the choice, which best describes your ability to communicate with all levels of managers, staff members, and outside groups.

A. I have communicated with other staff members and managers in the routine performance of my duties.
B. I have conducted meetings with and provided training for staff members or outside groups.
C. I have presented briefings on program areas to higher-level managers or internal/external organizations or agencies.
D. I have represented a program or organization in high level conferences and/or meetings or acted as a liaison to other internal/external organizations or agencies.

16. Select the choice, which best describes your ability to communicate in writing.

A. I have written responses to requests for information, or I have edited non-technical writing from others.
B. I have written policies, procedures, training manuals, and/or other technical materials.
C. I have explained in writing the application of laws, regulations, precedents, covering legal actions, or I have written congressional testimony that presented sensitive or controversial information.