This position is located in the Veterans Benefits Administration Human Resource Center (VBA HRC) - Denver. As
a Denver HRC labor and employee relations specialist,
the incumbent will be responsible for a wide range of federal human resources management fields to include; union interactions, performance and misconduct issues,
staffing, pay, classification, suitability, security, investigation,
anti-discrimination, and workers compensation.
incumbent provides advice, guidance and training to all management levels, as
well as other Human Resource staff, on labor and employee relations.
spends a significant part of their time reading, writing and communicating in
order to conduct research, interpret, analyze, and communicate the correct
application of multiple sources of binding, conflicting, and ambiguous
authority found in statutory, regulatory, policy and contractual rules.
and performance of duties involves managing a large workload, a diverse
workforce, and managers tasked with significant agency authority and
responsibility for large numbers of federal employees that require a viable
recommended strategy and course of action in emotionally charged situations
often with imperfect information and short response times.
legal counsel to prepare and present the agency position, and occasionally
represents the agency, before third parties reviewing personnel actions and
conflicts with labor unions.
assistance to management in drafting various types of communications to fulfill
federal legal requirements during the disciplinary/adverse actions and labor
relations actions. Serves as technical
advisor on all aspects of Administrative Investigations, and serves as
negotiator for management during negotiations with the exclusive
supervisors and managers with strategic counsel and advice interpreting and
implementing provisions of agency policy, management of programs, and
collective bargaining unit agreements and practices as they apply to individual
is required on occasion for training and to support Western Area stations and Central
Office missions as they arise.
Work Schedule: Monday Friday (Actual hours to be determined).
Position Description: PD#: 025501
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
The grade progression for this position is GS-09//11/12.
Full performance level of this position is GS-12.
$50,923. through $66,195.
$61,612. through $80,093.
$73,484. through $96,001.