This position is located in the Division of Administration, Dallas Regional Office of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of planning, directing, and implementing effective human resources management programs.Learn more about this agency
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.
The primary duties of the Human Resources Officer position for the Dallas Regional Office include:
- Leading a team of Human Resources professionals in providing human resources products and services. Assigning work and assessing work products, affixing responsibility and evalutaing performance.
- Providing guidance, consultation and assistance to managers, supervisors and employees on all aspects of human resources issues. Serving as the regional authority on federal human resources laws, regulations, directives and negotiated agreements.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, employees, labor representatives and others throughout the serviced organizations. Coordinating with human resources managers and supervisors to coordinate efforts and ensure consistency in human resources program administration.
- Participating in the development of new and improved procedures and guidelines affecting human resources activities. Ensuring that changes to human resources rules, regulations, or guidelines are implemented in a timely and professional manner. Assessing the overall human resources program for effectiveness and efficiency. Working with clients and staff to ensure the workplace is compliant with merit systems principles and is free from illegal discriminatory practices and harassment.
25% or less - Occasional travel may be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Applicants with status (i.e., current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility); those eligible for appointment under special hiring authorities; and veterans eligible for a VEOA appointment.
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Conditions Of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Registration with the Selective Service.
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.
QualificationsQualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here.
To qualify candidates must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 13 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience providing leadership, direction and oversight in at least two of the following functional human resources program areas: (1) recruitment, staffing and placement programs; (2) position classification; (3) personnel and payroll operations; (4) labor-management relations; (5) employee relations.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.
Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here.
To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.
If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.
If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.
- Ability to hire, train, supervise, motivate, evaluate and reward a team of human resources professionals in providing a full range of day to day human resources services.
- Knowledge of human resources principles and practices in the federal government relating to: recruitment, staffing and placement; position classification; personnel and payroll operations; labor-management relations; and employee relations.
- Ability to communicate in writing to convey information, provide recommendations, influence others, and make decisions.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to analyze guidance and/or requirements to develop implementing procedures.
- Ability to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of human resources programs to identify and eliminate areas of risk.
- Ability to communicate orally to gather and convey information.
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Background checks and security clearance
Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL
HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here.
SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are
applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy and dwarfism. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history or need for accommodation, however, the letter should clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g. VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here. Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.
INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a
displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here.
CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE WITH
COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action, that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). To be considered as a non- competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or promotion potential level applicant has attained competitively and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.
NONCOMPETITIVE CONVERSION ELIGIBLES UNDER A PATHWAYS PROGRAM: If you are applying under this noncompetitive conversion authority, you must provide proof of program completion. A letter from your current agency certifying completion is acceptable documentation.
FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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.
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 to Apply
To begin, click the "Apply" button and follow the prompts. If you haven't already, register and establish a USAJOBS account. After you register online, click the "Apply" button to complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents. Please be sure to click "Submit Application" to complete the application process.
You must apply online. Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.
To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS
account and click on "Applications" tab. Click on the "Position Title," and then select "Update Application" or "Additional Application Information" to continue.
You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.
Please ensure you have completed the application process by verifying the status of your application on-line to reflect: "Received". Failure to complete the application process will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for the position.
Agency contact information
FDIC Human Resources Branch
15 Braintree Hill Office Park
Braintree, Massachusetts 02184
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
Legal and regulatory guidance
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/487152000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.