SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 in Federal Service.
SUBSTITUTING EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progessively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LLB, or JD can be substituted for specialized experience when the edcuation is in a related field.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 in Federal Service.
SUBSTITUTING EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: PhD or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progessively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LLM, can be substituted for specialized experience when the edcuation is in a related field.
COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education and experience can be combined. Please see OPM Qualification Standards for the GS- TAG:Series series for details on how to calculate.
Education and/or experience should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Knowledge of labor and/or employee relations management theories, concepts, practices, laws and regulatory guidelines relating to Federal labor relations.
- Ability to apply provisions contained in Federal regulations, policies and directives.
Ability to provide assistance and consultation to managers, supervisors and employees.
Ability to communicate orally and interact with individuals and groups.
Ability to gather, organize and analyze data and facts in order to recommend solutions and prepare.
Ability to use automation to present information and training.
Unofficial transcripts are required whenever qualifying based on education. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. A transcript or course listing must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work is primarily performed sitting at a desk although it may involve some walking to attend meetings at other offices or worksites. No special physical exertion is required.
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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
In order to meet time-in-grade for this position, individuals who have held a Federal non-temporary General Schedule appointment within the previous 52 weeks must have held the GS-7 grade or higher for one year.
In order to meet time-in-grade for this position, individuals who have held a Federal non-temporary General Schedule appointment within the previous 52 weeks must have held the GS-9 grade or higher for one year.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
After the vacancy announcement closes, applications will be evaluated against the questionnaire responses to insure that you meet the minimum qualification requirements and that your application reflects the knowledges, skills, and abilities required of the position.