Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations)


Vacancy ID: 807638   Announcement Number: OHR-MP-12-585MB   USAJOBS Control Number: 333829500

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This the Vacancy Identification Number:  807638
1. Title of Job

Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations)
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?
Are you a current permanent NCUA employee?
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

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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
demonstrations your ability to perform the work of a Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations) at the CU-13 level.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU-12 level in the Federal Sector providing technical interpretation and authoritative advice and support to management officials on disciplinary, adverse and performance-based actions; researching, developing and implementing employee relations policy and programs; managing assigned programs and conducting case management studies in matters related to employee relations and performance management.

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.


2. Research and apply employee management relations laws, regulations, case law, principles and practices.

3. Apply Federal performance management laws, regulations, case law, principles, and practices.

4. Resolve routine issues as they bear on adverse actions and discipline.

5. Provide managers with interpretations of the agency's employee relations procedures, practices, policies and guidelines

6. Serve as the designated Agency or Company Representative before the Merit Systems Protection Board.

7. Serve as the Agency or Company representative before the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

8. Develop performance standards.

9. Develop disciplinary and adverse actions.

10. Interpret and apply Absence and Leave policies.

11. Interpret labor contracts.

12. Assist attorney in third-party appeals.

13. Process grievances in accordance with applicable guidelines.



14. Draft informative explanatory material prepared for agency management officials on the application of the law to agency regulations, processes and polices.

15. Prepare correspondence for disciplinary/adverse actions, responses to grievances, Union information reuqests, or information for third party proceedings.

16. Develop ER-related policy and/or guidance.

17. Prepare position papers, briefings or fact sheets.

18. Give presentations within organization and/or management.

19. Present information and conferences.

20. Explain or defend higher level management policies.

21. Deliver training courses.

22. Provide advice to management in the areas of Discipline and Advers Actions, Performance Management and Grievances.

Please respond to the questions below. Answers must be reflected in your resume.

23. Have you applied and interpreted one or more of the following: Code of Federal Regulations; United States Code; Agency/Company personnel policy manuals; Merit Systems Protection Board decisions; Federal Labor Relations Authority decisions; Comptroller General decisions; Executive Orders; Case law, court decisions; Arbitration decisions;or Collective Bargaining Agreements?

A. Yes.
B. No.