To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Time in Grade: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
GS-09: To qualify for this position you must have at least one year time-in-grade at the GS-07 level or higher.
GS-09 Level: 1 year of Specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level; or
education substitution of a masters or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full
years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
or LLB. Or J.D., if related.
Specialized experience is experience that equipped
the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to
successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related
to the work of the position to be filled. This specialized experience
includes the ability to research, interpret and analyze multiple sources of
binding legal authority and guidance. Specialized experience also
includes providing advice and counsel to assist decision-makers to make informed
decisions and take action in compliance with all binding authority;
combination of specialized experience as described above and more than one year
of graduate education as described above which totals at least one year. (To
compute, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide
your semester hours of graduate education beyond one
year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least
100 percent to qualify.)
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
COMPETENCIES: You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
and Other characteristics (KSAOs) based on your application for this position.
of Federal employee and labor relations statutes, regulations, principles,
concepts, and case law.
to research, interpret, analyze and communicate legal rules and principles from
multiple sources of binding authority and provide counsel with analysis and
recommendations that resolve the issues presented by factual circumstances that
may differ from guidance and precedent.
of all fields of human resources management assigned to the Denver HRC examples;
staffing, pay, classification, suitability, security, investigation,
antidiscrimination, and workers compensation.
to establish and maintain effective relationships with and gain the confidence
and cooperation of employees, supervisors, and managers on difficult cases.
of and skill in building consensus, negotiation, coalition building, mediation
or alternative dispute resolution, and interest-based bargaining competencies
to resolve problems, advise and counsel management of appropriate actions in
tense situations, and to negotiate complex issues.
to conduct studies and investigations, to gather information, analyze and
evaluate it, and make policy and program management recommendations. This includes adaptability of concepts, work
processes, and methodologies.
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to
submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited
to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work
sample, and/or contact for an interview.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
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. For foreign education, a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency must be submitted with your transcript. All education claimed by applicants will be verified.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is primarily sedentary, with some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of lightweight items such as mail, supplies, files, records, and books.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim
preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and
provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows
dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of
veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers
of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point
Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For
more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the
application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your
rating or consideration for employment.