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    Closing date for this vacancy announcement has been extended to March 8, 2018.

    The incumbent functions as the Human Resources Officer at the VA Sierra Pacific Health Care Network (VISN 21). The incumbent has full delegated authority and responsibility to manage and direct the human resources program at the Network Level. The Human Resources Officer provides consultation and policy guidance to Medical Center level human resources operating offices. Serves as full advisor and consultant to the Network Director and the Network and the Network Executive Leadership Council and is involved in the overall management of the Network by providing expertise in all areas of Human Resources.

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    Major Duties and Responsibilities -

    Coordinates major projects and studies isolating and defining unknown conditions, resolving critical problems, or developing new concepts related to the development, improvement, and evaluation of substantive HR programs.

    Collaborate with and/or lead management in employing change process concepts and techniques by assessing organizational readiness for change, marketing organizational awareness, and leading change initiatives.

    Participates with management in strategic planning; plans, sets and determines programs and program changes that impact the Network.

    Advises executive leadership on a wide range of management issues and concerns; assures reasonable equity among the human resource functional areas.

    Provide management consultative service involving the full spectrum of HR functions (e.g., recruitment and placement, position classification, employee performance and conduct issues) rendering expert advisory service.

    Develop appropriate interventions for management on significant HR issues and concerns

    Define problems, identify relationships, evaluate and determine quality, assess impacts, and arrive at conclusions to improve programs and/or influence policy changes that typically involve long-range, highly complex, and sensitive topics.

    Exercises considerable originality to perform analyses and studies that are complicated by major areas of uncertainty because of continuing program changes, technological developments, and conflicting requirements.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: No
    Telework Available: No
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Human Resources Officer PD# 10722-0
    Required to Work Holidays and/or Weekends: No
    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
    Bargaining Unit: No
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for a high-quality candidate.

    Relocation Expenses/Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491629700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.