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    The purpose of the HR Specialist is to provide compensation and staffing and placement services (Title 5, Title 38 and Hybrid Title 38 positions) for a block of services at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center which includes multiple Community Based Outpatient Clinics/alternative delivery sites (CBOC's). The position requires knowledge of pertinent Human Resources laws, regulations, executive orders, policies, standards, procedures, decisions and precedents.

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    Recruitment & Placement:

    • Provides continuing technical advice and assistance to human resources staff and management officials in all areas of staffing and placement for assigned Services.
    • Attends service level meetings to better understand the organization being serviced.
    • Provides advice directly to managers, supervisors, employees, candidates and the local unions concerning compensation, recruitment and placement activities/processes.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves difficult and controversial internal and external staffing and placement problems, and provides advice and guidance to management on unusual, difficult, or controversial recruitment situations.
    • Reviews recruitment request and determines if positions are authorized to be filled against established ceilings, approved organization charts, and Resources/Medical Center Director approval.
    • Responsible for updating all FTEE Memo's, Organization Charts and Name Listings for the services assigned.
    • Evaluates trends in missions, technology, manpower, fiscal resources, and other factors and provides advice to management on issues or problems that influence present/future staffing and placement needs.
    • Advises management on various recruitment tools such as recruitment incentives, relocation incentives, retention incentives, education debt reduction program, student loan repayment programs, and service credit for annual leave, etc.
    • Performs internal/external placement duties which include: Preparing promotion and placement announcements; Determining candidate qualifications; Coordinating with management on selection of subject matter experts; Overseeing the rating panel process; Issuing promotion and referral certificates;

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Tour is negotiable but must fall between 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Compressed/Flexible: Available

    Telework: Available

    Virtual: Available to highly qualified applicants. Will be discussed during interview process.

    Position Description/PD#: Human Resources Specialist PD# 08353A

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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