Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs HR Specialist (Classification) in Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Summary The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Human Capital Management (OHCM) is looking for a Human Resources Specialist to serve as an advisor to Indian Affairs leadership within the areas of classification, position management and pay administration. Salary listed is based on the Rest of the United States GS scale. Responsibilities Researches policies, procedures, and operations involved in classification to ensure compliance. Applies an understanding of position classification principles, practices, and guidance to classify a variety of positions. Writes classification evaluation statements, handles classifications appeals, and determines correct title, series and grade level of positions. Provides advisory and consultative services to managers and supervisors on significant position classification/position management problems. Originate solutions or develops appropriate interventions for management on significant classification/positions management issues and concerns. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-12: To qualify at the GS-12 level you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level performing ALL of the following: providing advisory services to resolve complex classification and position management issues and classifying a full range of positions using classification principles, practices, and guidance. 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 announcement closing date. Education Additional Information All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2021 Salary Tables here. The full performance level of this position is GS-12. 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 or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 76 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp . Under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) two groups of individuals are eligible to apply under this announcement: current and/or former employees serving or who have served under time-limited competitive appointments at land management agencies. Land Management Agencies include: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service. Current appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND 3) must have performed at an acceptable level during each period of service. Former appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; 3) must have separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND 4) must have performed at an acceptable level through the service period. Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/; Vets Info Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/. Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. Most individuals who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.