This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to - and essential for - satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placements Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. The selective placement factor for this position is: "ABILITY AND EXPERIENCE TO SUPERVISE IN A HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SETTING."
Possess one (1) year of specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service) which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and ability to perform successfully the duties of the Assistant Human Resources Officer position. Specialized experience includes: the work would include developing policies and directives related to special or regular Human Resources Management program; conducting studies on various programs, serving on special committees as a member or as the chair; advises management officials on actions to be taken to achieve human resources goals; exercising classification and employment authorities; evaluates human resources program; approving leave, conducting performance evaluations of employees; compiling periodic and/or special reports, both narrative and statistical; participating in special studies; monitoring and ensuring compliance with performance monitors; providing first-level supervision over each Human Resources section department head; providing management advisory services; working with section department heads to ensure appropriate recruitment and placement actions are being made and provides advice on difficult issues; ensuring that proper implementation, proper application of laws and regulations pertaining to staffing are being followed; providing oversight of Employee Relations department; ensuring that staff are providing advice and counsel to employee and supervisors in appropriate areas; assisting with the developing proposal/plan for a brad classification and wage administration; developing and monitoring action plans for these areas; assisting and ensuring that annual goals and objectives for the employee development and training are developed and monitors progress.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
· Ability to perform the duties of the position as an Assistant Human Resources Officer
· Ability to implement and administer all aspects of a human resources program
· Ability to serve as a Human Resources Consultant
· Ability to implement programs and manage projects
· Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
The regular and recurring work of the position involves sitting at a des, conferences, meetings, etc. and occasional visits to activity work sites. Occasional use of automobile and public conveyances may be required. The work is primarily sedentary, although some slight physical effort, such as walking, climbing stairs, and carrying paperwork may be required. No special physical exertion is required. Occasional travel for conferences/training may be required.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: 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. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows:
- Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
- Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
- Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
- Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.