Human Resources Manager
Provides leadership and direct supervision to the two employees in the human resources department who have a wide variety of responsibilities. Establishes performance expectations and provides support in meeting performance expectations. Assigns, directs and reviews work of the HR staff. Reviews, researches, develop, and recommends personnel policies. Develops and administers procedures for recruitment and selection of applicants for employment. Screens applications and interviews candidates. Refers qualified candidates to management. Provides information to staff on grievances, adverse actions, equal employment opportunity and employment dispute resolution issues. Updates and develops new position descriptions. Compares position descriptions to CPS benchmarks and prepares certifications for approval. Ensures accuracy of pay grade assigned to position. Responsible for several qualitative and complex duties related to payroll reconciliation through the software iPPS, and works with the administrative services manager to verify and balance the personnel budget as allocated by the Administrative Office. Administers the performance appraisal system, ePerformance, and leave management system, HRMIS Leave Tracking. Provides recommendations for alternative organizational structures. Provides assistance to employees and managers in federal benefits areas, including health and life insurance, retirement and workers compensation. Administers EEO/EDR programs and serves as the EDR Coordinator, and also responsible for the Fair Employment Practices Act report. Responsible for processing personnel and payroll actions such as appointments, promotions, separations, terminations, and within-grade increases. Responsible for maintaining human resources records, including all employee-related documents, payroll, and leave records. Provide guidance to managers in the areas of employee relations, discipline procedures, and leave policies. Responsible for the employee background investigation process.
Two years of specialized experience. Candidate must possess unquestioned integrity, excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational, analytical, and superior interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve and exercise mature and decisive judgment and professional and positive demeanor. Strong motivation, initiative, attention to detail, friendly and customer-focused attitude. Ability to handle a wide range of program areas to include classification, recruitment and staffing, training and development, employee relations, salary and benefits administration. Preferred Qualifications Five years of specialized experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. The United States District Court requires employees to adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct Policy. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or a permanent resident seeking U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens must execute an affidavit indicating their intent to apply for citizenship when they become eligible to do so. A background check is required. Use of Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit is required. All final candidates are subject to FBI Fingerprints and background investigation, including criminal history.
Other InformationAll application materials received will be reviewed to identify the best qualified candidates. Only applicants selected to proceed to the next phase of the selection process will be notified. The U.S. District Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement, either of which may occur without prior written notice. If a subsequent vacancy of the same position becomes available within a reasonable time from the original announcement, the Clerk of Court may select a candidate from the qualified applicants. The Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer
|04/04/17||EEO Spec||Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers||Kennewick, Washington|