Job Overview


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

The Human Resources Division manages and administers the Commission's Human Resources Program.  HR provides services to managers and employees by: recruiting, hiring, developing, evaluating, and retaining employees; administering all aspects of the agency's human resources functions; building leadership capability; managing change; and ensuring the application of merit principles. 


As a Human Resources Specialist (Classification), your duties will include:    

-Applying classification policy, principles, concepts and standards in the classification of all positions in assigned organizational areas up to and including the GS-15 level

-Advising and coordinating with senior management staff, employee groups, and others on alternatives, possible grade level criteria, and organizational needs

-Advising managers on organization and position management issues

-Planning and conducting fact-finding and analyses for position management surveys, classification standards studies, reorganizations, position reviews, classification appeals, etc., and documenting and reporting findings

-Serving as the Position Classification Program Manager within the automated classification system