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Human Resources Specialist Classification, PD23R125/23R024 - Office of Human Resources
Health Resources and Services Administration Rockville, MD
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Human Resources Specialist Classification, PD23R125/23R024 - Office of Human Resources

Health Resources and Services Administration
Rockville, MD
Expired: February 22, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $99,200 to $153,354 Yearly
  • Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time
Summary

This position is located in the Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Operations, Office of Human Resources, Division of HR operations, Classification and Customer Service Team. The duty location for this position is in Rockville, MD and is not eligible for remote work.

**Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**

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 position is also open to PHS Commissioned Corps Officers. PHS Commissioned Corps (CC) Officers will be referred as CC personnel and not as a candidate for conversion to a permanent federal appointment.

Duties

As a Human Resources Classification Specialist, you will serve as a senior HR Specialist and expert advisor for classification activities.

Your major duties and responsibilities include:
  • Serving as a primary POC in managing and/or accomplishing complex work assignments in the areas of classification, position management and organizational design.
  • Evaluating known classification issues and identifying the direct and indirect impact on programs and new legislations as well as executive and regulatory issuances.
  • Responding to classification issues involving problems that require guidance, collaboration, advice and/or policy interpretation.
  • Planning and advising on the implementation of new procedures, processes, methods or approaches of substantial scope, difficulty, and complexity in areas of position management, classification, and organizational redesign.
  • Researching classification policies, manuals, and standards to finalize precedent setting position classification decisions and to conceptualize upcoming classification reviews.
  • Synthesizing intricate classification findings to arrive at legally supportable conclusions concerning position reviews and representing those decisions to entities inside and outside of HRSA.

NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U. S. Citizenship is required.
  • All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 to show status and time-in-grade.
  • Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)


Qualifications

THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 03/08/2024

Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFYING SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, an applicant's one full year of specialized experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful job performance.

GS-12: To qualify, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of the minimum qualifying specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-11 level in the federal service.

Examples of minimum qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-11 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis:

1.
Conducting full life cycle classification for multiple series and grades, including position management, and preparing narrative factor evaluation statements of the classification determinations.

GS-13: To qualify, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of the minimum qualifying specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-12 level in the federal service.

Examples of minimum qualifying specialized experience equal for the GS-12 level include performing the following types or tasks on regular and recurring basis:

1.
Interpreting and applying Office Personnel Management (OPM) regulations and/or guidelines to perform full life cycle federal classification and position management for multiple grade levels and series including supervisory and lead positions.

OR

2.
Developing and/or conducting training for a variety of stakeholders on federal laws, regulations and procedures related to classification and position management.

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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.

Applicants whose resume clearly demonstrate the required minimum qualifying specialized experience will be evaluated based on the occupational assessment competencies listed below. A COMPETENCY is defined as a measurable pattern of knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors, and other characteristics that an individual needs to perform work roles or occupational functions.

CLASSIFICATION - Understands and applies knowledge of classification concepts, principles, and practices related to structuring organizations and positions and determining the appropriate pay system, occupational grouping, title, grade level, and FLSA determination of positions.

HUMAN RESOURCES COUNSEL - Applies knowledge of human resource policies and procedures to advise and assist managers in staffing, position management, benefits and payroll, employee retention and employee relations.

TECHNICAL WRITING - Prepares written documentation to transfer technical information about concepts, situation, products, services, or results to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge.

TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12327697

Current status candidates must meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) by the closing date of this announcement. To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, provide any of the following SF-50s:

Please Note: Current year pay adjustments are not acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2024 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG).

  • Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)
  • Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs).
  • Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade.
  • SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 03/08/2024.

Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video... Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.

Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

E-Verify: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

Creditable Service: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here.

Bargaining Unit: Position is not in the Bargaining Unit.

Recruitment Incentives: Recruitment incentives are not authorized.

Student Loan Repayment Incentive: Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.

  • 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.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP will be applied for similar positions across HHS.

To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Ensure you support your self-ratings by the information you provide in your application. We may verify or assess your qualifications at any time. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts may be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer.

To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

  • 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.

    This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact either HRSA's Office of Human Resources at (301) 443-3780 or by email: askhr@hrsa.gov or HRSA's Reasonable Accommodation programs at (301) 443-2538 or by email: RA-Request@hrsa.gov. You must contact the Reasonable Accommodations Program prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable a...

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