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HR Specialist (Human Resources Development)
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Sterling, VA

HR Specialist (Human Resources Development)

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Sterling, VA
Expired: December 01, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Summary

The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For information about our bureau go to: http://www.bsee.gov/

This job is open to
  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
  • Family of overseas employees

    Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is or was, working overseas.
  • Federal employees - Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Land & base management

    Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
  • Military spouses
  • Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
  • Special authorities

    Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
  • Veterans


Clarification from the agency

This is a Merit Promotion announcement for Government employees and those who are eligible under the hiring paths listed. For further clarification please click here: https://www.bsee.gov/what-we-do/administrative-services/human-resources/eligibility

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Duties

This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Associate Director for Administration, Human Resources Division (HRD), Strategic Human Capital Branch, in the HR Learning and Development Unit.

This position is responsible for the development of HR training methods, curriculums, and to ensure training is effective and efficient in meeting strategic goals.The incumbent advises HR and senior leaders outside the HR function of HRD issues related to compensation for time spent in training, provisions of veterans' educational assistance, implications buying training materials and services from third party vendors.Serves as point of contact to DOI on the learning management system (LMS) for bureau specific mandatory training and other bureau wide concerns.

At the full performance level (GS-13) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  1. Serve as a training specialist, program manager and facilitator who provides support in the area of human resource development.
  2. Apply adult learning principles to design, develop and deliver agency-wide employee development programs and training, which may include administrative professionals training; new employee orientation; mandatory training; career enhancement opportunities; and leadership training for employees, supervisors, and managers.
  3. Develop policies, instructions, and manuals for the effective and consistent accomplishment of human resources development and e-learning activities/programs.
  4. Deliver oral and written reports and briefings to address program or project status/issues; preparing and analyzing statistics, making and implementing recommendations for improvement.
  5. Assess training and bureau-wide development programs using formal evaluation processes to ensure goals

Salary Range Information (Per Annum):*First time hires to the federal government typically start at the beginning salary in the range for their respective grade level.

GS-12: $94,199 - $122,459

GS-13: $112,015 - $145,617

Note: Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

BSEE has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  1. You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination.
  3. You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  4. You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.
  5. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

To qualify for this position, you must meet the Specialized Experience for the grade to which you are applying.

Specialized Experience:

GS-12 Specialist Experience

To qualify for the GS-12, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience:
  1. providing program support in course development, delivery, and evaluation for interactive trainings and briefings both in person and in a virtual environment; AND
  2. providing advice in the area of employee development; such as identifying training needs and evaluating programs using instruments such as questionnaires, surveys and assessments.

MUST MEET ALL

GS-13 Specialist Experience

To qualify for the GS-13, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service.Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully, the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience:

  1. administering training for employee and/or leadership development programs; AND
  2. designing, developing, conducting, evaluating, and revising training programs, such as conducting training needs assessments, creating instructional materials, and facilitating sessions.

MUST MEET ALL

Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Merit Promotion candidates must also meet Time-in-Grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

Education

There are no education requirements for this position.

Additional information

Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their application package will be ineligible for further consideration for this position.

Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for and performance of higher-level duties.

The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.

Important Note: All Department of the Interior (DOI) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report. In addition, DOI employees, GS-15 and above, who work in the Office of the Secretary; along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) employees (at ALL grade levels), are further restricted concerning their interests in Federal lands and resources administered or controlled by the Department of the Interior. This includes holding stock in energy corporations which lease Federal lands (e.g.: oil, gas, coal, alternative energy resources, etc.). If you have any such investments you should contact the DOI, BOEM or BSEE Ethics Office before accepting employment. DOI employees are held to the highest level of integrity. Employees must be objective and impartial in the performance of their work. All potential issues (e.g.: work-related interactions with friends, family members, or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.

NOTICE: This employer participates in E-Verify and will utilize your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.

A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the U.S. Department of the Interior. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check; it may take up to 3 weeks to complete. If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the Bureau security office.

  • Benefits

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation and responses to the online questionnaire will be made. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for this position. However, your resume must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:
  • Employee Development: Knowledge of employee development concepts, principles, and practices related to planning, evaluating, and administering training, organizational development, and career development initiatives.
  • Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Written Communication: Expresses facts and ideas in writing in a succinct and organized manner.

DUE WEIGHT

Please submit 1) a copy of your most recent performance appraisal/evaluation and 2) a list of any awards (e.g. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increase, etc.) you received in the last 5 years. Any performance appraisal/evaluation and award documentation you provide will be forwarded to the selecting official. The selecting official will review this documentation and give it due weight consideration during the overall selection process.

If you do not have your most recent performance appraisal/evaluation, please submit a statement as to why it is not available. Please indicate if any prior performance appraisals/evaluations were at an acceptable level.

To preview the assessment questionnaire click: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12224808

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    Your resume must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination that you fully meet the specialized experience requirements as stated in this vacancy announcement and OPM qualification standards for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. It is strongly recommended that you use the USAJobs Resume Builder as it was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed. The Resume Builder ...

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Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

Sterling, VA
20167 USA

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