Human Resoruces Specialist (Recruitment & Placement)
As a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment / Placement) you will:Provide internal and external placement and recruitment services by utilizing automated staffing systems, such as Web-based applications.Provide managers, employees, and job applicants with specific and directly applicable information on the organization's recruitment and placement procedures, practices, policies, and guidelines.Make use of multiple recruiting strategies including special appointment authorities, such as those for the handicapped/disabled, student employees, displaced employees, veterans, overseas returnee, and direct hires to complete placements for the organization.Provide managers, employees, and job applicants with information and interpretations of the agency's recruitment and placement procedures, practices, policies, and guidelines.Review recruitment and placement actions and provide guidance to managers on complex and/or sensitive issues.
Qualify for GS-09: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 level of difficulty and responsibility in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience providing technical assistance, and operational level support relating to staffing, recruitment, and placement issues; using established procedures to conduct job analysis; using automated human resources systems such as e-OPF, USA Staffing, etc.; drafting vacancy announcements, reviewing and determining applicant qualifications; processing personnel actions, and maintaining accurate HR files; ORCompletion of a Master's degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a masters; or LL.B or J.D. from an accredited college or university; ORCombination of graduate level education beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study and specialized experience that together meets 100% of the qualification requirement for this position. Qualify for GS-11: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level of difficulty and responsibility in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience advising management on appropriate laws, regulations, and policies in the field of Human Resources (Recruitment/Placement); developing job analysis, assessments and vacancy announcements; making appropriate applicant qualification determinations; referring eligible candidates for employment consideration and processing personnel actions; ORCompletion of a Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a doctoral degree or LL.M. from an accredited college or university. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work; ORCombination of graduate level education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
Qualify for GS-12: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level of difficulty and responsibility in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience interpreting, providing guidance and assistance to management and employees on Human Resources (Recruitment/Placement) laws, regulations, and policies; using established procedures to conduct job analysis, developing vacancy announcements and determining applicant qualifications; offering advice alternative staffing options or solutions to both applicants and managers and advising management concerning current and future staffing projections.
No education substitution at GS-12 level.Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit:
Conditions of Employment:1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action. 2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant. 3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. 5. One-year probationary period may be required.6. Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: No7. Bargaining Unit Position: No8. Drug Screening Required: No9. Recruitment Incentive may be authorized: No10. Annual Leave for non-federal service authorized: May Be Authorized11. Research position: No12. Promotion potential: Yes. This position has promotion potential to GS-12. Promotion to the next grade level is at management's discretion and is based on your meeting qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, demonstrated ability to perform the higher level duties, the continuing need for the higher level duties, and administrative approval. Promotion to the next grade level is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.13. Supervisory position: No 14. Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement
BENEFITSThe Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.
Other InformationIf you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference see http://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov). For information on "People with Disabilities" please visit http://opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.aspInteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.Special Notes: This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants will be considered as job opportunities occur and may or may not receive further notification regarding the status of their application. This announcement is being used to create an inventory of applicants for Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement) positions and will be used to fill immediate and future needs. Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities. Your application will remain in the inventory of tentatively qualified applicants. Applicants that are among the best qualified will be referred to the selecting official for consideration as requests to fill vacancies are processed by the Human Resources Office. The first cut-off date for you to be referred will be October 28, 2016. Thereafter, additional referral lists will be generated throughout the open period as vacancies occur. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.