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Talent Acquisition and Professional Development Officer, Human Resources Section (Req. no. 2023-1...
District of Columbia - Office of the Attorney General Washington, DC

Talent Acquisition and Professional Development Officer, Human Resources Section (Req. no. 2023-1...

District of Columbia - Office of the Attorney General
Washington, DC
Expired: October 20, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $114,441 to $140,000 Yearly
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time

POSITION TITLE: Talent Acquisition and Professional Development Officer

LOCATION:Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Immediate Office
Human Resources Section
400 Sixth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

WORK STATUS: A hybrid remote telework/in-office schedule option is available upon supervisor approval.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) is committed to providing the highest quality legal and programmatic services to the district and its residents while ensuring the health and safety of employees, customers, clients, volunteers, contractors, and other visitors.

The District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, OAG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates sincerely held religious beliefs. The selected candidate must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative.



OPENING DATE: September 15, 2023

CLOSING DATE: October 20, 2023

SALARY RANGE: $114,441 - $140,000


TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Management Supervisory Service - MSS - Regular


COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT: This position is outside of the collective bargaining unit.

This position is located in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG), Immediate office, Human Resources Section. The Immediate Office, Human Resources Section, provides services and advice to divisions and management in the areas of recruitment, selection, placement, benefits, talent acquisition, equal employment opportunity, labor relations, position management and position classification, organizational design/realignment, and compensation (pay and wage administration).

This position reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer.

The OAG's Human Resources Section is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead its talent acquisition and professional development programs. The successful candidate will develop strategies to attract and retain valuable applicants, oversee the process for investigating and resolving complaints of all forms of discrimination and plan training programs for all OAG employees.

This position will manage the Office of the Attorney General's talent acquisition and professional development programs, serving as confidant and troubleshooter in these practice areas. The incumbent develops, promotes, and executes strategies in order to attract and retain, valuable, top talents that will support OAG's over-arching goals; plans, organizes and coordinates training programs, seminars and conferences for all level of OAG staff; and oversees the internal formal and informal process for investigating and resolving complaints of all forms of discrimination. Incumbent works closely with supervisory officials and other agency managers in developing plans to meet agency goals, ensuring compliance with agency policies and suggesting changes in policies to remain consistent with best practices.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements are a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a relevant field plus a minimum of seven years of experience in a talent acquisition and recruiting role or a work-related environment. Understanding of recruiting methods and strategies is required. Experience in project and HR management; and conducting training events for internal and external candidates.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: A substitution of education for required experience will be allowed as defined in OPM's Qualification Standards. However, to receive credit, applicants must submit official proof of educational attainment at the time of application.

SUBMISSION OF RANKING FACTORS: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors by submitting responses in the relevant area provided on the application questionnaire. Please describe specific achievements, experience, education, training, etc. that demonstrates the degree to which you possess the job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge.FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

Ranking Factor #1:
Knowledge of how to manage talent acquisition, and professional training programs. Experience with recruitment in a legal services organization is preferred, but not required.
Ranking Factor #2: The ability to ensure the application of Equal Employment Opportunity requirements.
Ranking Factor #3: Knowledge of a wide range of labor and employment law and relevant laws, skill in conducting and managing training programs. Knowledge of audio-visual presentations; educational measurements and training techniques. Experience in managing training programs, to include voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing and libraries
Ranking Factor #4: Skill in project management, problem solving, and negotiation. Experience managing and leading recurring programs. Strong HR Management and Leadership skills is required.Ranking Factor #5: Ability to manage and supervise work functions. Must be able to lead employees in all program tasks.
Other Requirements: Please submit a proposed recruitment strategy no more than 5 pages. If unable to upload document via Jobvite, please submit via email to [email protected] by 11:59 of the closing date.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must apply online by 11:59 pm of the closing date. All applications must complete the questionnaire, submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references including supervisors. A recent performance evaluation is desired. Please ensure that all required documents are included prior to submitting the application.


GENERAL SUITABILITY SCREENING: The selected candidate will be subject to a background investigation including reference checks.

PRIORITY CONSIDERATION: Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Candidates who are eligible for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation), and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan. However, if the selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia's government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Applicants claiming veterans' preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1998, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after the conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, physical disability, matriculation, genetic information, credit information, or status as a victim or family member of a victim of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND BELONGING The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering and maintaining a culture where every employee can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the best pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values. We honor, respect, and celebrate all differences, both visible and invisible

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Age, Marital Status, Personal Appearance, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression, Family Responsibilities, Political Affiliation, Disability, Matriculation, Familial Status, Source of Income, Genetic Information, Place of Residence or Business, Status as a Victim of an Intrafamily Offense, Credit Information, or Status as a Victim or Family Member of a Victim of Domestic Violence, a Sexual Offense, or Stalking. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.


Important: Your COMPLETE application is important to OAG hiring process. Please ensure that you have read through the requisition in its entirety. Any REQUIRED document/s i.e. Resume, Cover Letter, DC2000RP, and/or KSAs as applicable, are included BEFORE you SUBMIT the application. You will NOT be able to re-submit. Thank you.


District of Columbia - Office of the Attorney General

Washington, DC
20599 USA



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