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Human Resources Specialist - Direct Hire

Company: Department Of The Treasury
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

DutiesWHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITIAL OFFICE DIVISION?Through this shared announcement we're hiring Human Resource Specialists for various organizations across the Human Capital Office (HCO):* Talent Acquisition (TA) provides optimal customer service through professional partnerships and innovation to identify, recruit, hire, and advance a competent, suitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce in support of the IRS mission.* Human Resources Shared Services (HRSS) delivers bi-weekly pay checks through the timely and accurate processing of all personnel and payroll transactions, provides benefits, work-life and wellness programs to IRS employees and an outstanding customer experience through the Employee Resource Center.* Labor/Employee Relations & Negotiations (LERN) provides labor relations policy and representation to IRS management in areas such as service wide negotiations strategy and national negotiations review and coordination of division specific and local negotiations, contract language interpretation, and collaboration efforts. Including outside employment, performance management, agency grievances, and customer support.* Policy & Audits has oversight for the IRS HCO policy administration including developing service-wide human resources policies, conducting analytical research, providing authoritative advice and recommendations, and conducting HR program audits.* Enterprise Talent Development provides innovative workforce planning, analysis and learning and development solutions that advance individual growth while optimizing organizational performance in service to the American taxpayer.A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisionsTypical duties will vary by organization and specialty area and may include, but are not limited to, the following:Support of recruitment, selection, placement, job analysis, and workforce planning and analysis, for example, advising management officials on various types of appointments and their appropriate application in both the competitive and excepted services, advising on the procedural and regulatory requirements governing the merit promotion process, developing rating factors and crediting plans for vacancy announcements; and using a variety of standardized internal/external recruitment strategies to aid in strategic recruitment planning.Support of employee guidance and consultation to agencies, employees, former employees, annuitants, survivors, and eligible family members regarding retirement, insurance, health benefits, and injury compensation, for example, counseling management, employees, and beneficiaries on program coverage, options, variances in coverage, and advantages and disadvantages of benefits and interpreting, applying, and explaining retirement and insurance laws and regulations to employees.Support of human resource development programs and functions such as developing guidance and other informational and training materials for managers and employees, for example, conducting training needs surveys and analyze the information and data obtained in order to anticipate human resource development and training needs for specific categories of positions.Support of performance management programs and/or employee awards programs, for example, reviewing and evaluating employee performance plans and information justifying employee award nominations.Support of employee relations programs in matters related to conduct, performance, attendance, and dispute resolution and/or work involved in maintaining effective relationships with labor organizations that represent Federal employees, negotiating and administering labor agreements, and providing guidance and consultation to management on a variety of labor relations matters.Support of position classification programs and functions, for example conducting desk audits, reviewing management requests for classification actions, interpreting and applying position classification standards to positions and determining the correct pay category, occupational series, title, and grade level and preparing evaluation reports.Supporting of HR information system(s) and information technology concepts, practices, and procedures, for example, providing assistance in solving workforce issues and implementing organizational and procedural changes and providing technical assistance on the HR automated system's procedures and applications.HelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* Vacancies filledunder this public notice may have varying full working levels depending on the organization and specialty area. For jobs with promotion potential, promotions may occur after you have:*

  • Met time-in-grade requirements;* Performed at an acceptable level of competence; and* Demonstrated your ability to perform work at the next higher grade level.* Telework will vary based on the agency's telework policy and the position being filled.* Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))* Undergo a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax verification. Refer to "Get Your Tax Record" at http://www.irs.gov/(https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript) to check the status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a payment, or review answers to tax questions. If you are not in compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with IRS.* Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).* Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.* Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.QualificationsFederal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.Qualifications will be determined based on the particular knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the position you are selected for. In addition to meeting the qualification requirements below, if qualifying based on specialized experience, you must also meet the specialized experience requirements of the specialty area you are selected for, as outlined in the assessment questionnaire.You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement OR time of referral:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:GS-7 QUALIFICATIONS: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is experience that provided you with knowledge of the basic principles and practices of the Human Resources (HR) specializations. This experience must have provided you with knowledge of HR laws, theories, principles, and practices with an understanding of the interrelationships of Human Resources programs and/or processes sufficient to provide customer service.ORYou may qualify based on education as follows: At least one (1) academic year of graduate education in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORSuperior Academic Achievement may be met by having a bachelor's degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 2.95 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.45 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. Note: Grade point averages should be rounded to one decimal point. For example, 2.95 is rounded to 3.0, and 2.94 is rounded to 2.9. If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) was taken on a pass/fail or similar basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an Honor Society.ORYou may qualify with a combination of qualifying graduate education and experience equivalent to that described above.GS-9 QUALIFICATIONS: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service applying the basic principles and practices of the Human Resources (HR) specializations. This experience must include interpreting and applying HR laws, theories, principles, and practices with an understanding of the interrelationships of human resources programs and/or processes sufficient to provide customer service and integrated solutions to HR processes.ORYou may qualify based on education as follows: A master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORTwo (2) full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORLL.B or JD in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORYou may qualify with a combination of qualifying graduate education and experience equivalent to that described above.GS-11 QUALIFICATIONS: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service applying the principles and practices of the Human Resources (HR) specializations. Your experience must include interpreting and applying a wide range of HR concepts, methods, principles, and practices used in HR functions and processes; conducting analysis and using the results to make recommendations and support actions; and advising management officials on HR sources and strategies while adhering to HR regulations, organizational policies and directives, and/or contractual provisions governing the HR functions/processes.ORYou may qualify based on education as follows: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORThree (3) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORLL.M. in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.ORYou may qualify with an equivalent combination of qualifying experience and education.GS-12 QUALIFICATIONS: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes applying a wide range of human resources (HR) concepts, methods, principles, and practices used in HR functions/processes. Your experience must include experience identifying HR needs; conducting a variety of analysis and using the results to make recommendations and support actions; advising management officials on HR sources and strategies while adhering to Federal personnel regulations, agency policies and directives, and contractual provisions governing the HR functions/processes; interpreting and applying HR laws, theories, principles, and practices with an understanding of the interrelationships of human resources management programs sufficient to provide integrated solutions in at least one of the following areas: recruitment and placement, staffing, assessment and evaluation, position management and classification, compensation, labor-management, employee relations, negotiations, workers 'compensation, grievances, misconduct, performance management, human resources policy, benefits and/or training.See "Education" section for GS-13 qualification requirements.EducationGS-13 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes applying a wide range of human resources (HR) concepts, methods, principles, and practices used in HR functions/processes. Your experience must include experience identifying HR needs; conducting a variety of analysis and using the results to make recommendations and support actions; advising management officials on HR sources and strategies while adhering to Federal personnel regulations, agency policies and directives, and contractual provisions governing the HR functions/processes. Experience interpreting and applying HR laws, theories, principles, and practices with an understanding of the interrelationships of human resources management programs sufficient to provide integrated solutions in at least one of the following areas: recruitment and placement, staffing, assessment and evaluation, position management and classification, human resources policy, compensation, labor-management employee relations, negotiations, workers compensation, grievances, misconduct, performance management, benefits and/or training; experience assisting and developing other HR personnel by providing guidance, on-the job training and/or classroom/virtual training, and experience implementing legal procedures related to maintaining HR and/or personnel files including conducting quality reviews.For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.EDUCATIONFor positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.Additional information* A recruitment incentive may be authorized for eligible, highly-qualified applicants. The incentive will require a service agreement. The service agreement will be provided before entrance on duty to outline the details and how the incentive will be disbursed.* A 1-year probationary period is required.* Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.* If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.* The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.* This vacancy announcement may be used to fill non-bargaining and bargaining unit positions, which will be determined at time of selection.* Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday with start and stop times between 6:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.* Obtain and use a government-issued charge card for business-related travel.* If this position is designated as hard to fill and you were referred by an IRS employee, the employee may be eligible to receive a bonus for referring you under The Employee Referral Bonus Program (ERBP), recruiting strategy."* Appointment types for this vacancy are Permanent, Temporary and Term.* If selected for a temporary or term appointment it will be made for a specified period of time. It will not become permanent. If you currently hold a Federal position and accept this appointment, you will not be returned to your previous position upon completion of this appointment.* Security clearance requirements may vary depending on the position being filled.* Travel requirements may vary depending on the position being filled.* Position Sensitivity and Risk requirements may vary depending on the position being filled.* Trust Determination Process requirements may vary depending on the position being filled.* This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement, 03/05/2024. This announcement will establish an inventory of applicants. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they come available.Read more*

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