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Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career!   Join one of the best places to work in the government, the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice!  The Department of Justice ranked 5th among large size agencies and the Tax Division ranked 19th among 300 sub-agencies surveyed by the Partnership for Public Service for its 2013 “Best Places to Work.”    

This position is located in the Human Resources Office, Office of Management and Administration.  The Tax Division is seeking an experienced staffing and classification specialist to provide the full range of staffing and classification services in the competitive and excepted services to an organization of approximately 500 employees.


The incumbent of this position will oversee the Division's staffing and classification function by providing a full range of staffing and classification services to a Division of approximately 500 employees.  Incumbent will serve as advisor on the full range of internal and external recruitment and hiring in the competitive and excepted service.  Such functions will encompass recruitment, placement, and staffing services; developing policies and procedures for implementing the organization's staffing and recruitment program; conducting organizational merit promotion, delegated examining and hiring under special authority programs, such as direct hire authorities, reinstatement eligible, hiring of individuals with disabilities, veteran's hiring authorities, Pathways program; coordinating the attorney and law student hiring programs; conducting SES and SL hiring activities; developing and posting vacancy announcements, rating and ranking candidate applications; serving as advisor on classification matters; conducting desk audits, determining the appropriate classification of the duties and grading; reviewing existing position descriptions, updating as necessary to reflect changing work requirements or changes in classification standards; developing policies and procedures for implementing the organization's classification and position management programs; and providing guidance and oversight to other staffing and classification specialists and HR assistants.  

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No