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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Human Resources Management, Planning, Program Analysis, and Evaluation Directorate, Personnel Research and Assessment Division, in Washington, DC.

    It is recommended that you apply as soon as possible in order to receive consideration as this announcement will close on 04/29/2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET or on the day we receive 50 applicants (whichever comes first.)

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    Responsibilities

    Joining Customs and Border Protection, Office of Human Resources Management will allow you to use your expertise in organizational and employee assessment development services. This position starts at a salary of $99,172.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $152,352.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $152,352.00 (GS-14 Step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen Homeland Security by conducting research and applying innovative assessment procedures and techniques to develop practical solutions to human resource management problems.

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen Homeland Security by conducting research and applying innovative assessment procedures and techniques to develop practical solutions to human resource management problems.

    • Planning and conducting job analysis studies, the results of which serve as the foundation for a variety of human resources programs such as developing tests and other assessments used for frontline hiring, developing training curriculum for new hires, and developing career paths
    • Designing, developing, and validating employee selection tests and related instruments for application to specific and general examining needs, and conducting studies to determine the predictive effectiveness of existing tests for
      specific occupations. Using classical test theory and item response theory to develop assessments, including computer adaptive tests
    • Applying the knowledge base and scientific methods of psychology to critical human capital issues; such as, talent management, training, organizational development, motivation, leadership, and performance evaluation
    • Designing and implementing surveys to support data driven decision-making around human capital issues or enable program evaluation
    • Participating in all phases of the research process, including problem definition, planning, execution, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results. Preparing and presenting briefing materials that communicate technical information to non-technical audiences of all levels; documenting applied research study methods and results in technical reports

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0180 Psychology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530839300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.