Human Resources Specialist


Vacancy ID: 761958   Announcement Number: OHR-12-MP-532MB   USAJOBS Control Number: 328255800

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Vacancy Identification Number

This the Vacancy Identification Number:  761958
1. Title of Job

Human Resources Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

Are you currently a permanent (non temporary) civilian competitive service employee in a Federal agency?
Are you former civilian Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service? (Generally, this means you have served three years on a permanent career-conditional appointment in the competitive service of the Federal government.)
Are you a former civilian Federal employee who served on a career-conditional appointment and you were separated less than three years ago without achieving career status in the competitive service?
Are you eligible for a noncompetitive appointment to the Federal government under authorities for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam era and disabled veterans; returned volunteer from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc.?
Are you currently in or have you previously held a permanent Federal position at the same grade level, with the same or higher promotion potential as this vacancy?
6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.
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11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date


18. Other Date Information




19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Please select the appropriate specialty code.  You must provide supporting documentation in order to receive consideration.

 

001: Competitive: Please select this specialty if you meet the following criteria: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status; OR, reinstatement eligibility into the competitive service. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing title, series, grade and the full performance level of the position; OR, you are a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. You must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy) or if you are currently in the military a statement of service.


002: Non Competitive: Please select this specialty if you meet the following criteria: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service that had the same (or higher) promotion potential as the full performance level of this job; OR, you meet these eligibility requirements from an excepted service agency with an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your SF-50 showing that you meet these requirements; OR, you are eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for persons with disabilities; disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more; certain other veterans; spouses of certain members of the armed forces; and returning Peace Corps volunteers. You must submit relevant supporting documentation.


001 Competitive
002 Non-Competitive

21. Geographic Availability


510040510 Alexandria, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience



24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the statements below, select the one response that best describes your highest level of experience you fully possess that
demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Human Resources Specialist at the CU-11 level.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU-09 level in the Federal Sector conducting operational assignments in the areas of recruitment and placement including merit promotion, excepted service, and delegated examining, job analysis, position classification, and pay setting; and advising on and resolving procedural or recurring issues of the work and in the appropriate use of such methods and techniques in the areas of staffing, classification, and compensation; OR 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree;OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
B. I do not have the specialized experience described in the vacancy announcement.

2. From the statements below, select the one response that best describes your highest level of experience you fully possess that
demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Human Resources Specialist at the CU-12 level.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU-11 level inthe Federal Sector administering and implementing recruitment and placement activities which include, but are not limited to, merit promotion, excepted service, and delegated examining; working as a position classifier assigned to provide continuing classification service to a group of organizational segments; pay setting and advising on compensation issues; and advising managers on a wide variety of complex legal, regulatory and procedural issues related to compensation, staffing, classification, and other human resources activities.
B. I do not have the specialized experience described in the vacancy announcement.




For the following questions, please choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training as it relates to your ability to perform the work of this position.

A- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
E- I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


3. Utilize an automated system for the recruitment and staffing of candidates for employment.

4. Develop KSAs or Competencies.

5. Perform job analyses.

6. Develop vacancy announcements.

7. Conduct qualifications analysis.

8. Develop assessment questionnaires to rate and rank applicants in an automated recruiting system.

9. Apply Special Hiring Authorities such as, Student Intern Program appointments, Veterans appointments, etc.

10. Apply DEU procedures to GS and/or WG positions.

11. Apply pay setting rules, including unique pay systems ( such as law enforcement, salaried employees, etc.).

12. Advise management on various types of appropriate appointments in both competitive and excepted service.

13. Rate applications against credit plans.




14. Write position descriptions.

15. Classify position descriptions.



16. Interpret and apply the code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

17. Interpret and apply the United States Code (USC) .

18. Interpret and apply the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions .

19. Interpret and apply the Guide to Personnel Data Standards.


20. Draft human resource guidance, procedures, justifications, directives and guidelines for implementation of technical or procedural material.

21. Prepare responses to Departemental/Agency inquiries.

22. Explain human resources processes and procedures to employees and applicants.

23. Present human resource information to managers, supervisors, or groups of employees.

24. Explain qualification determinations to applicants.