HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST
***IMPORTANT: THIS IS ONLY AN ASSESSMENT. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED BY THE AIR FORCE PERSONNEL CENTER WHEN TO COMPLETE***
This is a developmental position where you will perform the less complex tasks of the position independently and receive specific instructional guidance in the accomplishment of the more difficult assignments. The work will be reviewed for technical accuracy, soundness of approach, and compliance with policy. Assignments will become progressively more difficult in nature and are designed to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform at the next higher level. Promotion to the GS-09 level can occur without further competition once all training, regulatory, and performance requirements are met.Provides a range of Federal Civilian Human Resources (HR) services in one or more of the following functional specialties; classification, recruitment and placement, employee relations, labor relations, benefits, and HR processing/quality control.Applies fundamental Federal Civilian HR management methods, principles, and practices of assigned specializations and standardized analytical and evaluative methods and techniques and applies specific Federal Civilian HR rules, regulations, or procedures to independently complete assignments.Assists in providing continuing technical advice and assistance to personnel and management for assigned organizations in resolution of Federal Civilian staffing issues.Assists in providing input to serviced organizations for short and long range analysis of Federal Civilian personnel staffing requirements and resources.Processes all types of Federal Civilian personnel actions, coordinating actions with personnel and management to resolve issues.
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
GS-05: Three years of general experience with at least one year of which was equivalent to performing work at the GS-4 level or equivalent pay systems which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples are: Ability to plan and organize work and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level or equivalent pay systems which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples: Analyze, develop and evaluate issues and develop recommendations to resolve issues of efficiency of work operations.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Attention to Detail
2. Customer Service
3. Personnel and Human Resources
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may be subject to random drug testingEmployee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidaysShift work and emergency overtime may be requiredEmployee must maintain current certificationsPosition may require an appropriate security clearance
BENEFITSThe Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or above "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this position.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Note: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.