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Job Title:Team Lead Human Resources Specialist (Staffing/Classification)

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions

Hiring Organization:Tax Division, Human Resources Office

Job Announcement Number:DOJ-TAX-HRM-2014-09MP

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,924.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 to Tuesday, August 12, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0201-13/14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Background and/or Security investigation is required.
  • Drug Testing may be required.

DUTIES:

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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.  




QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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FOR GS-13: For the Team Lead Human Resources Specialist, GS-201-13, you must have one year (52 weeks) of Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-12 or higher level in the Federal service giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of such experience include, but are not limited to: providing a full range of position management, position classification, and staffing services to assigned organizations to different levels of management and employees; classifying jobs and preparing necessary documentation in the General Schedule (GS) classification and job grading systems; advising supervisors in developing accurate position descriptions and assuming responsibility for their technical adequacy for classification purposes; advising senior Human Resources and organization management on recruitment, examination, and selection processes, regulations, and requirements; administering the agency’s recruitment and placement plan; participating in recruiting outreach efforts by representing the organization at job fairs and at meetings of targeted community groups; researching and documenting the best practices regarding external recruitment techniques in the Federal sector; proposing revised external recruitment policies, practices, or programs to deal with workforce expansion, downsizing, and reshaping; administering the organization’s Merit Promotion and Delegated Examining Programs; developing vacancy announcements, determining qualification requirements and identifying critical skill requirements; recruiting applicants for employment from the private sector and other Federal agencies for competitive and excepted service; researching HR laws, policies, regulations and reference material, analyzing information, selecting appropriate approach and recommending corrective action.

FOR GS-14: For the Team Lead Human Resources Specialist, GS-201-14, you must have one year (52 weeks) of Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-13 or higher level in the Federal service giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of such experience include, but are not limited to: providing a full range of position management, position classification, and staffing services to assigned organizations to different levels of management and employees; providing management advisory services on a continuous basis using a current knowledge and understanding of program, policies, and mission; providing staff-level advice to subordinate staffing human resources specialists and assistants in the development of solutions to complex and difficult problems of staffing, classification and position management; providing authoritative management advisory services to senior managers and supervisors resolving complex and difficult problems in areas such as position management, position classification, delegated examining, application and interpretation of personnel policies/ regulations, supervisory practices, classification complaints/grievances/appeals, reduction in force, employee qualifications, and/or competitive placement plan and recruitment; analyzing classification standards, guides, and precedential decisions; administering the division’s Merit Promotion and Delegated Examining Programs; developing organizational personnel policy for staffing, delegated examining and classification areas; articulating and communicating to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion; identifying, distributing, and balancing workloads and tasks among employees; and researching HR laws, policies, regulations and reference material, analyzing information, selecting appropriate approach and recommending corrective action.


In order to be considered for this position, you must meet the specialized experience qualifications.  

Time-In-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Candidates who meet the specialized experience requirement will be eligible for further consideration.  To determine if you are best qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The questions are designed to capture the desired competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for this position.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) required for this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Justice Department offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA):  VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce.  To be eligible for a Veteran Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service.  If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice (DOJ) with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your DOJ component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority, if 1)this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualifications requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria.  Additional information about CTAP eligibility is located: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/hr/memctap2001.html.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria.  You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is located: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department.  Applicants are required to submit proof of Schedule A eligibility.  For more information regarding Schedule A, please go to http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/dis DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to http://www.benderconsult.com/careers and reference "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line.  Additional information may be found at http://www.benderconsult.com



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a completed Application Package which includes:

  1. Your Resume
  2. A completed Occupational Questionnaire
  3. Additional Required Documents, if applicable (see Required Documents Section below)  

The completed Application Package must be submitted by 11:59PM (eastern time zone).  

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.  To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  

Note:  To check the status of your application or to return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your existing USAJOBS account, select application status and click on the more information link for this position.

To Fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 1165073.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online please follow these instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire:

Apply to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203FX form.  Use the step-by-step instructions below as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire.  You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as your answer the questions.  You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions.  Be sure to double check your application before submission:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  2. Print the 1203FX form to provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/OPM-forms and, 
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover pagew for your fax transmission. 




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:  

  1. Resume showing relevant experience, (cover letter optional).
  2. Completed Occupational Questionnaire.
  3. For current or former government employees (i.e., status candidates): Most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) that includes your name, position title, pay plan, series, grade, tenure, position occupied, and office/agency information.
  4. For current government employees, please provide a copy of your most recent information appraisal.  If you are unable to provide a copy, please provide a statement explaining why you are not able to submit a rating.
  5. Documentation showing eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act, if applicable.
  6. CTAP/ICTAP documentation, if applicable.
  7. Schedule A, you must submit documentation noting your eligibility as Schedule A.
Submitting Documents
If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents.  To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan.  You can verify your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement.  Your documents  will display under the Details tab in the Document area.  Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process.  To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page.  Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Apparition Manager.  When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below:

  •  Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number 1165073
  • Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the space provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
  • You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using the one cover page.
Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed.  The following will prevent your documents from being processed:
  • Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
  • Missing, incomplete, or invalid vacancy identification number (VIN).
  • Missing or incomplete social security number or name.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Owilda D. Fields
Phone: (202)616-2552
Email: OWILDA.D.FIELDS@USDOJ.GOV
Agency Information:
Human Resources Tax Division Dept of Justice
601 D Street NW
Room 10007
Washington, DC
20530

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.  

We will notify you of the outcome after the recruitment process has been completed.  After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.  We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.


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Job Announcement Number:

DOJ-TAX-HRM-2014-09MP

Control Number:

376386300