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Supervisory Human Resources Specialist
Office of Inspector General Herndon, VA

Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Office of Inspector General
Herndon, VA
Expired: February 18, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Summary

Consistently ranked as the best place to work in the Department of the Interior (DOI) and in the top 10% of all agency subcomponents across the federal government, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent office whose mission is to promote excellence, integrity, and accountability throughout DOI. OIG offers exceptional work-life benefits, including flexible work schedules, a robust telework program, ample training opportunities, and a comprehensive employee recognition program.

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
  • Internal to an agency

    Current federal employees of this agency.


Clarification from the agency

Office of Inspector General (OIG) Career or Career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; CTAP eligibles.

Duties

This position is with the Office of Inspector General, Division of Human Resources, in Herndon, Virginia. This office is responsible for providing a full range of human resources services to DOI OIG's workforce. If selected for this position, you will supervise a staff of human resources specialists and assistants responsible for staffing, classification, personnel action processing, employee benefits, compensation, and personnel security programs OIG-wide.

Major duties include:
  • Overseeing merit promotion and delegated examining activities;
  • Supervising staff of HR specialists and assistants; ensuring technical accuracy of program areas;
  • Providing complex, expert-level advisory services in multiple HR functional areas (staffing, classification, compensation);
  • Developing policies and SOPs in the above functional areas; and
  • Overseeing HR information systems, to include hiring management, personnel action processing, and time & attendance.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current employee of the Office of Inspector General, Department of Interior or a CTAP eligible.
  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Time-in-grade requirement - Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • May be required to complete a one-year supervisory probationary period.


Qualifications

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

Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.

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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Minimum Qualifications GS-14:

One year of experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing ALL of the following:
  • Independently drafting job analyses and certificates utilizing delegated examining and merit promotion procedures;
  • Independently posting vacancy announcements to USAJOBS using an automated personnel staffing system;
  • Independently providing advice and guidance on various complex pay-setting issues using various guidelines, regulations, principles, and practices; AND
  • Classifying General Schedule positions using OPM classification standards to identify title, series, and grade levels.

Note: There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.

Education

There are no educational requirements for this position. There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.

Additional information

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to EO 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

OIG employees are operating in a flexible telework capacity; however, this position will NOT be a permanent remote or 100% telework position.

Applicants must meet initial and periodic suitability determinations based on favorable background investigations and updates.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement.

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.

  • 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.

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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.

Applicants will be evaluated based on how well they meet the qualifications as listed in this announcement. Applicants will be evaluated based on their possession of the following competencies:

  • Technical Competence
  • Staffing
  • Compensation
  • Classification


After the closing date of the announcement, we will review your resume per Category Rating or Numerical Scoring procedures to ensure that qualification and eligibility requirements are met. If we use the Category Rating procedure, and it is determined that you meet the minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified based on the degree that your application demonstrates possession of:

  • Technical Competence
  • Staffing
  • Compensation


Note: If a determination is made that qualifications and/or experience have been inflated, your score will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. You are required to select eligibility and submit supporting documents. Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

  • 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.

    All documentation, applicable to you, must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to submit the required documents will disqualify you from further consideration for this position.

    Resume (required) - Your resume must sufficiently describe how your experience fully meets the experience requirements as stated in this announcement for each grade level(s) you are applying (see "Qualifications" section). Your resume must also support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. We cannot assume you have performed the experience required for this position regardless of your employment history or academic career. We strongly recommend you use the USA Jobs online Resume Builder to submit a resume. If you choose to use your own formatted resume, you must ensure it contains all of the following for each experience/position listed: job title, name of employer, beginning and ending dates of employment (month/day/year format), hours worked per week, detailed description of duties performed, and if a Federal position, series and grade or equivalent. We will not access web pages linked on your resume to determine your qualifications. Do not include a photograph or video of yourself, or any sensitive information.

    SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action(required for current or former Federal employees) - If you are a current or former Federal employee, you must provide the most current Notification of Personnel Action (Form SF-50) that verifies career/career-conditional status (box 24 must show "1" or "2" and box 34 must show "1"), title, series and grade (do not submit an Award SF-50). Also provide the SF-50 that reflects the highest grade level held on a permanent basis or the full performance level of your current position, whichever is higher.

    Performance Appraisal and Awards - While not required, due weight will be given to appraisals and awards submitted during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager. Such documents will not be used in determining if you meet the experience requirements.

    CTAP Eligibility - Such as a RIF separation notice, certificate of expected separation, SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action stating you were separated by RIF, OR a letter from your agency documenting your priority consideration status.
  • How to Apply

    To apply for this job opportunity, you must submit a complete application package including a resume and an on-line application through the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) application system, USAJOBS. This information will be transferred to the DOI OIG's Automated Application System. You have until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of the announcement to complete the following application process:

    1. To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
    2. Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    3. After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    4. You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
    5. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

      If you are unable to apply online, you must request an alternative application which is available from the Human Resources Office. Please contact at to obtain an alternative application. The application package for alternate application procedures must be submitted and received in the Human Resources office no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: Paper applications and information sent by mail WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


    Agency contact information

    HR Assistant

    Phone

    703-487-5408

    Email

    doioig_vacancies@doioig.gov

    Address

    Division of Human Resources

    381 Elden St.

    Suite 3000

    Herndon, VA 20170

    US

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date of the announcement, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. You will be notified by email of your rating and/or referral of your resume to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. You will be informed of the outcome via e-mail. We expect to make a selection within 45 to 60 days of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
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Address

Office of Inspector General

Herndon, VA
22095 USA

Industry

Business

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