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    The employee is a consultant for top management regarding issues related to Labor/Employee Relations.

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    She/he prepares disciplinary and adverse action, grievance and appeal letters. She/he serves as a consultant to supervisors and managers providing technical advice on statutory, regulatory and procedural requirements. Incumbent advises management concerning grievances at each step of the negotiated grievance procedures (both nationally & locally). The incumbent represents management in conventional arbitration cases and at Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) appeals. Prepares management's case including discussing all relevant facts in the case with employees and management staff concerned, along with the attorney. She/he researches and responds to MSPB case filing, and Unfair Labor Practices claims filed by the local union. Incumbent serves as a mediator in Labor Management (LM) disputes as necessary, seeking to resolve these prior to formal litigation. Analyzes facts presented and reviews case files before disciplinary adverse actions are issued to employees. The incumbent ensures recommended penalties are consistent throughout the Medical Center as to the offenses committed. Prepares and presents HR Program specialty training courses for managers and supervisors. The incumbent plans, organizes, directs and supervises the work of the Employee/Labor Relations Section. Assigns work to subordinates with instructions on objectives desired, anticipated problems that may be encountered, deadlines, and any constraints which may be imposed. She/he reviews completed work for conformance to policy and procedures, soundness of judgment and feasibility of recommendations, develops and establishes new or revised work methods and procedures, and works with subordinates to ensure proper implementation. The incumbent performs the full range of supervisory duties such as initiating and recommending personnel actions, providing orientation, determining training needs, and encouraging participation in training programs. Conduct interviews and selects applicants for positions, evaluates employee performance, approves leave, etc. and is accountable for merit promotion, EEO and labor relations action within the section.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Compressed/Flexible: Not authorized
    Telework: Not authorized
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: 564-02897-0
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517109800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.