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Job Title:Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Job Announcement Number:FERC-MP-2013-0058

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 11, 2013 to Monday, March 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0201-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from current and former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible under special hiring authorities.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

This position is located in the Office of the Executive Director, Chief Human Capital Office, Human Resources Division, Executive Resources Branch. The Executive Resources Branch is responsible for administering the Commission's executive resources program, specifically, political appointees and their staffs, Schedule C appointees, Senior Executive Service members, Senior Level staff, experts and consultants, and Administrative Law Judges. The Branch provides comprehensive management of the overall spectrum of SES and SL programs, includuing recruitment, classification, compensation, benefits, performance management, and certification.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement; which may vary between offices.

Bargaining Unit Status: This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.

Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must meet specialized experience
  • Must provide most recent SF-50 containing grade/step information
  • Successfully complete a background investigation.

DUTIES:

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As Supervisor of the Executive Resources Branch, you will perform a variety of coordinating and crosscutting duties requiring comprehensive knowledge of the interrelationships among mulitple human resources fields. Your job would include:

-Managing the Executive Resources Staff engaged in administering the full range of Senior Executive Service (SES) Programs for all career and non-career members of the SES and Senior Level (SL)

-Overseeing the processing of all personnel actions affecting employees occupying positions in the Senior Executive Service, Administrative Law Judges, Schedule C's,  Consultant and Experts, Senior Level, and all employees in the Chairman's and Commissioners' Offices (excepted and competitive)

-Coordinating political appointments with the Office of Personnel Management 

-Serving as technical expert for the Performance Review Board and Executive Review Board

-Overseeing the development and execution of Executive Development Plans


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the minimum requirements for this position, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level. For this position, specialized experience is defined as:

Experience supervising or leading a team of federal human resources professionals in the area of executive resources.

**Your resume must reflect the specialized experience above in order to qualify for this position.**


You cannot substitute education for experience for this position.

Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy. You must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. All required documents must be recieved by the closing of this announcement. If you do not submit a required document, (e.g. SF-50, transcripts, etc) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not recieve further consideration.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. Your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies. The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

-Skill applying a wide range of human resources management theories, concepts, practices, laws, policies, rules, regulations, precedents, and procedures to perform a variety of difficult and complex assignments, with a primary emphasis in the functional areas of executive level (SES, SL, ALJ) classification, recruiting and staffing, and employee benefits. 

-Knowledge of automated HR systems to process personnel actions, identify current and future Executive Resource electronic processing and reporting requirements, and/or retrieve information. 

-Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with and gain confidence and cooperation of agency executives and top management on difficult issues.

-Skill in written and oral communication sufficient to prepare and present findings on a wide variety of humen resources topics. 


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BENEFITS:

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We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Our benefits package includes: Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards; Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year; Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire; A wide choice of health insurance plans, and coverage for pre-existing conditions. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums; Flexible spending accounts for health care and for dependent care, employee assistance programs, flexible work schedules, and health and fitness programs. Learn more about Federal benefits programs by clicking here.

OTHER INFORMATION:

When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your resume will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Before entering on duty, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually. Relocation expenses will not be paid.

HOW TO APPLY:

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You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.

Please click on the following link for detailed instructions on how to apply: How To Apply.

Tips For Applying For example, if the specialized experience requires presenting information to a large audience, your resume might include speeches or presentations you've given.
* Verify your resume clearly indicates possession of the competencies and required specialized experience listed under the Qualifications and Evaluations section of this announcement.
* Submit all requested documentation; e.g. SF-50, performance appraisal, transcripts



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or will not receive the special consideration, e.g. Vet's Preference, for which you may be eligible). CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment: Submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".) If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit an SF-50 showing that. Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, you must submit an additional SF-50 showing this grade in order to receive credit. (FERC EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED to submit an SF-50). CTAP/ICTAP: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility. For a detailed list of documents, click here. SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility. VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA) DOCUMENTATION If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Angela Stokes
Phone: 202-502-6423
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: angela.stokes@ferc.gov
Agency Information:
FERC
888 First Street, NE
Washington , DC
20426
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You can check the status of your application by logging into your My USAJobs account. You be notified up to four points in the application process. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." We also recommend you opt to receive status change emails through USAJOBS by logging into "Notification Settings." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Job Announcement Number:

FERC-MP-2013-0058

Control Number:

339460400