Department Of Energy Human Resources Specialist in United States
Summary This position is part of the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Department Of Energy. As a Human Resources Specialist, you will serve as the technical expert in the Office of Corporate Executive Management (OCEM) within Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, and provide integrated executive policy and operational personnel support services to the Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior-Level (SL), Scientific and Professional (ST), Excepted Service and political appointees. Responsibilities As a Human Resources Specialist, you will: Serve as the advisor to internal and external clients in the areas of staffing, recruitment and placement, and compensation in regard to Career SES, Senior Level (SL) and Scientific and Professional (ST), Excepted Service DOE authorities (EJ, EK), and Experts and Consultants. Provide expert staff advisory services and interpretation of applicable regulations and policies to Headquarters and field representatives of principal Departmental Elements, and the Department's Executive Resources Board (ERB) on a variety of topics pertaining to executive personnel such as pay, FEPCA, reduction-in-force, etc. Advise management on recruitment strategies, sources, special programs, recruitment, relocation, and retention incentive programs. Provide advisory services, leadership, and coordination in support of the Department's ERB and other Departmental Elements on a variety of topics pertaining to executive personnel. Provide guidance on merit system principles, prohibited personnel practices, the development and use of valid selection criteria, and other approaches that may help in staffing an organization and in improving employee productivity, morale, and retention. Prepare detailed written comments on crosscutting issues and/or develop internal position papers outlining proposals and recommendations for approval by the Division Director, Deputy Director and Director of OCEM or higher-level management officials. Prepare responses to complex controlled correspondence, EEO complaints/lawsuits and FOIA requests; providing comprehensive support for the submission of Plum Book information. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: For the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience providing consultative services on legal and regulatory requirements on the recruitment of executive personnel and positions related to the Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), Scientific and Professional (ST), and/or Excepted Service employees; experience providing a wide range of human resources actions related to staffing, recruitment and compensation and personnel processing. For the GS-14: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience providing expert consultative services to management on legal and regulatory requirements of the hiring of Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), Scientific and Professional (ST), and/or Excepted Service employees; experience providing the full range of advisory services related to executive staffing, recruitment, retention, and compensation matters related executive resources. The OPM Group Qualification Standard for this position is: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. The Individual Occupational Requirement for this position is: Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following competencies. Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the competencies identified below. Use specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. Legal, Government and JurisprudencePersonnel and Human ResourcesTechnical CompetenceWriting "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Education Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience. Additional Information Additional Conditions of Employment: Promotion Potential: A selectee at the GS-13 level may be promoted to the full performance level (GS-14) without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website. If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section. More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement. Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year. Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation. Your performance appraisal and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other candidates. Hiring incentives may be authorized in accordance with agency policy and if funding is available.