Job opening: HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST
Salary: $49 474 - 78 669 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
DFAS is using the DoD Post Secondary Recent Graduate Direct-Hire Authority(DHA) to recruit and appoint qualified recent graduates into competitive service positions in professional and administrative occupations in Indianapolis, IN.
Selections may be made at entry grade of GS-07 or GS-09.
Applications will be accepted for the open period as stated. The first applicant list will be generated using an initial cut-off date of 26-MAR-2024. A second list will be generated after the closing date.
Provides advisory services to customers, resolves complex issues regarding HR functional areas to include staffing, classification and position management, benefits, learning and development, information systems or labor/employee relations.
Recruitment and Placement: Advises managers on recruitment options and strategies. Work involves recruiting, examining, selecting and placing employees and performing job analysis to develop effective selection tools for specific positions.
Position Management and Classification: Advises managers and supervisors regarding position management and the efficient use of civilian positions. Performs position audits and writes position descriptions and evaluation statements.
Benefits/Workers' Compensation: Advises management and customers on federal benefits programs to include health, life, retirement, Thrift Savings Program (TSP), and Workers' Compensation Program.
Learning and Development: Works with agency customers to assess the training needs of the agency. Participate in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of employee training and development initiatives.
Labor and Management Employee Relations: Advises and counsels managers and supervisors regarding employee relations, labor relations, performance management, leave administration and incentive and performance award programs.
HR Information Systems: Works with functional end-users to ensure the efficient use of HR Information systems; supports data management and retrieval, and development and implementation of system upgrades to support mission requirements.
**DUTIES REFLECT WORK ASSIGNED AT THE FULL PERFORMANCE (GS-11) GRADE LEVEL. DUTIES ASSIGNED AT AN ENTRY GRADE OF GS-07 OR GS-09 WILL BE DEVELOPMENTAL IN NATURE.
Must be a U.S Citizen or National
This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)
Suitable for Federal employment
**This Job Opportunity Announcement is using an additional online assessment tool to evaluate applicants. Please review the HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED, HOW TO APPLY and WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT sections below for instructions.
Human Resources will determine your qualifications for each entry grade level based on your interest and the additional following criteria. Resumes for federal government positions need more detailed work descriptions and accomplishments than a typical private sector resume. Please be sure to clearly describe the full scope of your work experiences in your resume. Combinations of education and experience may also be sufficient.
TO BE ELIGIBLE: Applicants must meet Post-Secondary Direct Hire Authority status via one of the following:
Must be awarded a degree by an institution of higher education from a public or non-profit institution not more than two years before the date of appointment OR
expect to be awarded a degree by a public or non-profit institution of higher learning on or before 30-JUN-2024 OR
completed a period obligated service in a unformed service of more than four years and was awarded a degree by an institution of higher education from a public or other non-profit institution not more than four years before the date of appointment.
PLEASE NOTE: If an individual cannot be appointed within the timeframes specified above, he/she will not be provided further consideration under this DHA and/or a tentative job offer may be withdrawn.
TO BE QUALIFIED: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade in the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience for each grade level is described as follows:
GS-07 Specialized experience is defined as: work performed equivalent to a GS-05 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-05 if outside the Federal service which includes assisting in the application of Human Resources (HR) laws, regulations, principles, systems, policies, methods, and practices to analyze routine facts; research customer inquiries or problems and support the operation of an HR functional area.
GS-09 Specialized experience is defined as: work performed equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-07 if outside the Federal service researching, interpreting and adapting Human Resource regulations, policies and laws to provide substantive recommendations and advice to customers related to at least one functional area of Human Resources (e.g. recruitment and placement, benefits, employee or labor relations, classification, HR information systems); resolving customer complaints and problems; and providing information to internal and external customers related to HR processes, procedures and systems.
Volunteer Experience: 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This position is developmental and selections may be made at the GS-07 or GS-09 entry grade levels. Once eligibility and qualification requirements are met, selectees will be eligible for promotion at management discretion to the GS-09 and GS-11 grade levels without further competition.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDCUATION FOR GS-07 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One full year of graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement (http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp) may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR GS-9 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: A Master's or equivalent graduate level degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).
Address DFAS - HUMAN RESOURCES
8899 E. 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249
Name: HR Customer Care Center
Phone: (317) 212-0454
Email: [email protected]