This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:  Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (ER/LR)
Department:  Department Of Justice
Agency:  Offices, Boards and Divisions
Job Announcement Number:  ENRD-14-057-MP

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$106,263.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year
Friday, August 15, 2014 to Monday, August 25, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Public Trust - Background Investigation


 ENRD is a great place to work.  ENRD has continued to rank among the top 15 federal subcomponents for the past 5 years, holding #1 slot for 3 years in a row.  Our office is conveniently located near the Navy Memorial/Archives Metro.  A wide variety of shopping venues, the Verizon Center, museums, the National Mall, restaurants and coffee shops are all within walking distance.  We also offer access to an onsite fitness center.  To learn about ENRD visit us at:






This position is located in the Office of Human Resources, Executive Office (OHR), of the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD).  OHR is responsible for administering all human resources and payroll functions throughout the Division in Washington, DC and field offices. 



  • Occasional Travel
  • Infrequently


  • No


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must complete a background investigation.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • Must complete or have completed a one year supervisory period.




As Supervisory HR Specialist (ER/LR) you will:

·         Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing work of a team.     Develops and implements new or enhanced methods tailored to the agency mission and structure.

·         Reviews policy and procedures to ensure consistency in their application and recommends modifications.

·         Analyzes and solves particularly complex and sensitive problems and issues, such as those involving conflicting laws or other requirements and those involving vague and untested areas of case law, where policy decisions and case strategy guidance have impact.

·         Provides expert advice and assistance in the area of employee and labor relations and benefits.  Directs a segment of a complex administrative program which involves the development of major aspects of key Human Resources Management programs.

·         Applies expert knowledge of all resources available within the employee relations environment to advise managers on all types of employee misconduct, medical, and performance situations and to ensure that expected results are obtained. 




To be eligible for the GS-14 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level. Specialized experience:

providing complex technical advice, HR policy interpretations to resolve complex and often unique problems involving the Employee/Labor Relations, Benefits, and Performance Management Program Administration explaining new policies, concepts, strategies, and programs; defending recommendations to upper management, and overcoming their natural resistance to change.  Analyzing and solving complex and sensitive issues involving conflicting laws and/or policies.

In addition, the contents of your resume MUST fully support the below competencies in its entirety.  Otherwise, you MAY be found ineligible.

               ·        CUSTOMER SERVICE


               ·         PROBLEM SOLVING

               ·         MANAGES HUMAN RESOURCES

               ·         PLANNING AND EVALUATING




Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.


You must meet all qualification requirement by the closing date of this announcement.







Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement.  If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire.  If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.  If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.





The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:


 EEO Statement:

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. We place a high value on diversity of background, experience and cultural perspective and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from all racial and ethnic groups, women, LGBT individuals, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. For additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at:

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced  competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. For additional information about CTAP eligibility:

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a Veteran Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service.  If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.







You must apply through the USA Staffing on-line job application system at, complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, August 25, 2014.

to receive consideration.

* To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.


* Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.


* It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 


* To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


* To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




·  Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).

·  SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows career or career-conditional tenure.  

·  Veteran preference documentation, if applicable.

·  CTAP/ICTAP documentation, if applicable.

·  Performance Appraisal dated within the last 12 months. 

 Submitting Documents 


You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.  If you applied online and your application is complete, DO NOT fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.


To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement.  Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), you may fax your supporting documents by following the procedures outlined below:

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 1191659.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, August 25, 2014 to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. 

Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed: 


Not using the special cover page mentioned above.


Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number


Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name


Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.




Doris Powers
Phone: (202)514-0106
Fax: (202)305-4866
Agency Information:
Environment and Natural Resources Division
Human Resources Staff DOJ
601 D Street NW PH2232
Washington, DC
20004 Fax: (202)305-4866


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.  We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.



Control Number: 378562500
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