You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
To qualify for CU-13: You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-12 level. Specialized experience would include providing technical interpretation and authoritative advice and support to management officials on disciplinary, adverse and performance-based actions; researching, developing and implementing employee relations policy and programs; managing assigned programs and conducting case management studies in matters related to employee relations and performance management.
You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Skill in researching and applying employee relations laws, regulations, principles, precedents, and policy in order to solve complex and sensitive problems.
2. Skill in written communication to prepare correspondence for disciplinary/adverse actions, responses to grievances, Union information requests, etc.
3. Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing in order to provide advice and assistance to managers and employees.
4. Ability to analyze cases to provide best course of action.
Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.