Human Resources Specialist (Classification/Recruitment & Placement)
You will serve as a Human Resources Specialist working in a Civilian Personnel Advisory Center exercising an expert level of knowledge and skill in applying Human Resources methods, principles and evaluative methods sufficient to advise on and/or resolve highly complex problems. Advise management on recruitment strategies, sources, and special programs, recruitment, relocation, and retention incentive programs. Provide guidance on merit system principles, prohibited personnel practices, and the development and use of valid selection criteria. Process and/or instruct customers on preparation and submission of personnel actions. Write vacancy announcements, and produce referral lists. Verify employment eligibility, qualifications, salary determinations and set pay. Provide position management and classification support to assigned organizations under various personnel systems, advise managers on the position classification process and the use of various classification references and automated tools.
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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: performing work in providing internal/external placement services to recruit for a variety of federal agency positions; conducting job analysis, issuing promotion and referral certificates for federal positions; and applying classification standards to determine appropriate occupational grouping, title and grade of federal positions.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11)You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas: - Staffing/Recruitment Programs - HR Management Advisory Service - Classification and Position Management
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-11 grade (or equivalent).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.
For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.
Other InformationSelection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval)Selectees recruited outside the U.S. will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire. Overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V1250.pdf For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.The initial length of this overseas tour is 3 years.You may claim Military Spouse Preference.