Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-15


Vacancy ID: 773680   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-OHR-MP-13-773680   USAJOBS Control Number: 329741200

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 773680
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-15
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority (e.g. Veteran's Recruitment Appointment, present or former Peace Corps personnel, current Postal Service personnel, etc?


6. Citizenship

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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 15.


15

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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Choose 001 - Competitive Referral: This applies to the following candidates:

Choose 002 - Non-Competitive MP: This applies to the following candidates:


001 Competitive MP
002 Non-Competitive

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


240000031 Montgomery County, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you possess at least one full year of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service leading and directing complex projects and programs in the area of Workforce, Management, Employees and/orĀ  Labor Relations?

A. Yes.
B. No.

2. Please select the response below that best describe your current status.

A. I am a current or former career/career-conditional employee at the GS-14 or below applying for a promotion. I have never held a position above the GS-14 or a position with a promotion potential above the GS-14 level.
B. I am a current or former career/career-conditional employee at the GS-15 or above applying for reassignment.
C. I am a current PHS Commissioned Corps. Officer.
D. I am a candidate eligible for consideration under a special hiring authority such as Schedule A, VEOA, 30% Disabled Vets, etc.
E. I am eligible for consideration under CTAP/ICTAP.
F. None of the above.

3. I have at least one year of experience supervising/managing employees.

A. True
B. False

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

A- I do not have experience performing this task.
B- I perform this task but require additional guidance and/or training to perform it successfully.
C- I perform this task regularly without supervision.
D- I provide guidance and/or training to staff on this task.
E- I supervise and/or manage this task as a regular part of my job.

4. Experience in executing a large scale, agency-wide performance management appraisal, and award and recognition programs.

5. Analyze, interpret, and evaluate human resources regulations, procedures, policies, executive orders, and applicable legislation that impact the service of a large Federal workforce.

6. Experience in executing a large scale, agency-wide performance management appraisal, and award and recognition programs.

7. Apply knowledge of statute, theories, principles, laws, Executive Orders, regulations, and concepts relating to performance management.

8. Apply knowledge of labor relations statute, theories, principles, laws, Executive Orders, regulations, and concepts.

9. Develop plans, procedures, and operating methods for a complex human resources program to ensure all legal and regulatory requirements are met and upheld.

10. Experience in advising senior executives and managers on adverse and performance based actions and/or negotiating in grievance proceeding or third party advocacy.

11. Function as a technical resource on Labor and Employee relations matters including negotiations, conduct and discipline, and performance evaluations.

12. Select the statement that best describes the role you played in arbitration, grievances and third party proceedings.

A. Provided tools, advice, and assistance to primary representative and managers includng research, writing and other functions.
B. Served as primary spokesperson in grievances only.
C. Served as primary spokesperson for arbitrations, grievances, and other third party matters.
D. Served as principle spokesperson and trained others in the role of representative for third party hearings.
E. None of the above.

13. Select the statement(s) that best describes the technical assistance you have provided to managers and supervisors on employee performance-based issues.

A. Provide advice and assistance to managers and supervisors to resolve performance-based problems by correcting performance deficiencies and returning the employee to a satisfactory level of performance.
B. Provide tools, advice, and assistance to managers and supervisors on performance-based cases that has been challenged or appealed through the grievance or EEO process.
C. Composed detailed written documents to assist management with performance-based actions, such as performance improvement plans.
D. Ensure appropriateness of penalty and regulatory compliance for adverse/disciplinary actions, such as, suspensions, terminations, removals, and change to a lower grade.
E. Develop guides and train managers and supervisors in the concepts, principles, and procedures for performance-based actions.
F. None of the above.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

A- I do not have experience performing this task.
B- I perform this task but require additional guidance and/or training to perform it successfully.
C- I perform this task regularly without supervision.
D- I provide guidance and/or training to staff on this task.
E- I supervise and/or manage this task as a regular part of my job.

14. Serve as a principle spokesperson for management in negotiations with union representatives.

15. Serve as principal spokesperson in arbitrations and other third party matters including grievances, Unfair Labor Practice charges, and Impasse requests, dealing with complex, sensitive, and/or controversial issues requiring negotiation skills.

16. Collaborate with senior level executives to build and execute Human Resources programs to align with organizational goals and objectives.

17. Work in an environment typically characterized by diverse interest groups, fluctuating circumstances, sensitive, and highly visible issues.

18. Explain and justify decisions, conclusions, findings, and recommendations, in writing to senior management.

19. Present technical, complex or new information orally, including briefings, to senior management and for training.

20. I have supervise and manage a group of human resources professionals for 1 or more years in the following areas: labor and employee relations, workers' compensation, awards and recognition, or performance management.

A. True
B. False