Offices, Boards and Divisions Human Resources Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia
Summary This position is within the Executive Resources (ER) staff. As a Human Resources Specialist, you will serve as a technical expert to advise on executive resources policies and their impacts to Department of Justice (DOJ) operations for Senior Executive Service (SES)/ Senior Level (SL) allocations, position classification, staffing and recruitment, compensation, performance management, or political personnel. Responsibilities As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service. The duties and responsibilities of a Human Resources Specialist generally include, but are not limited to, the following: Serves as a technical advisor for assisting the Assistant Director in formulating and recommending policies and procedures that govern Department-wide executive resources policies to effectively meet current and long-range goals. Manages executive resources functional areas including: SES/SL allocations, classification oversight of DOJ's SES/SL and Schedule C positions, onboarding of political hires, providing SES/SL recruitment and staffing services to DOJ's Offices, Boards, and Divisions (OBDs) and Bureaus, and/or coordinating SES/SL performance management for appraisal certification and the Performance Review Board process. Plans, obtains approval, and implements executive resources policies Department-wide. Specifically, interprets the provisions of HR policies, regulations, and guidelines to highlight substantive issues and their relevance and to advise top level management. Plans, organizes, and conducts analyses of major programs and systems to evaluate the impact of new and current DOJ human resources policies. Evaluates OPM and DOJ executive resources policies and programs to determine their impacts on the SES/SL cadre as well as coordinates with OPM and stays abreast of new legislation, regulation, and other Federal government initiatives. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for the position of Human Resources Specialist at (GS-0201-13/14), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to this series and grade you're applying to. If you are a current or former government employee on a permanent appointment in the competitive service, you will need to demonstrate 1-year (52-weeks) at the next lower grade level, to meet the time-in-grade requirements for this occupational series and grade. Additionally, please ensure to submit an applicable SF50 (please refer to the "required documents" section for additional information). GS-13 Specialized Experience is defined as: 1) Providing advice of high-level recruitment strategies (e.g. Political, SES, SL, ST) to senior leadership; and 2) Performing policy or operations work in at least two of the following HR specialty areas: classification, compensation, recruitment and placement, or performance management. GS-14 Specialized Experience is defined as: 1) Managing or executing human resources programs for Executive Resources, Senior Level Professionals or Federal Political Personnel; and 2) Evaluating the impact on new or proposed policies impacting Senior Executives, Senior Professionals, or Political Personnel in the Federal service. You MUST meet all qualification requirements, including Time-in-Grade, by the closing date of this announcement, 03/30/2023. Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone. No substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information The bullets below outline the various groups of applicants that fall under the term "status candidates". This vacancy is open to applicants from any of the groups listed below: When you apply you'll have the chance to claim an eligibility pathway, be sure you fully read each statement and any links provided to make sure you know which eligibility you qualify for. See a full list and learn more at USAJOBS, see: What does Status Candidate mean? or Which Jobs am I Eligible to Apply for? CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: For more information, see USAJOBS Federal Employees. CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAMS (CTAP or ICTAP): For more information visit: USAJOBS Career Transition Programs VETERANS AND MILITARY SPOUSES: Please see USAJOBS Veterans Preference for more details. SCHEDULE A, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Learn more at USAJOBS - Individuals with Disabilities. General Employment Information: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation DOJ EEO STATEMENT: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you were born male, on or 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. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.