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    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PATHWAYS PROGRAM? For additional information regarding the Pathways Program, please refer to: Students & Recent Graduates on USAJOBS.

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    The anticipated start date is AUGUST 2019.

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    WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICE (HCO) DIVISION? The HCO mission is to make IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the IRS mission. HCO develops and implements technology-enabled systems to improve human capital planning  and management  and to empower employees to achieve their potential.

    IRS Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government. 

    Following the completion of program requirements, selectees may be considered for non-competitive conversion to a career-conditional or term appointment. All conversion requirements will be identified in the Participant Agreement. Program requirements include but are not limited to: Successful completion of at least 1 year of continuous service; Completion of at least 40 hours of interactive training; Mentorship; Demonstration of successful job performance; and Meet the qualification position standards. Conversion is not guaranteed or implied. 

    The following are the duties of an HR Specialist at the GS-12. You will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    Major Duties:

    • Provide a full range of personnel management technical advice, assistance, and related services to management officials and employees within the assigned organization on two or more of the following personnel management functions: position management/classification, labor/employee relations, staffing, recruitment, placement, human resources development, performance management, employee benefits, employee training, human resources information systems and/or occupational analysis
    • Meet with management officials at all levels regarding a variety of personnel management problems. Provide alternative problem solutions to meet management's needs
    • Participate on task groups as required
    • Answer questions from employees and managers on a variety of personnel management matters related to the assigned personnel management functions
    • Conduct personnel management studies and analyses and complete projects related to a specialized field of personnel management
    • Perform a broad range of technical pay administration duties in the areas of setting and adjusting pay for new and continuing employees, implementing pay schedule adjustments (including locality, special salary, and/or other geographic pay), pay allowances and differentials, hours of duty, work schedules (including alternative work schedules), premium pay, FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) overtime pay, grade and pay retention, severance pay, recruitment and retention flexibilities, and application of single agency authorities where applicable

    Upon successful completion of training program, you will be placed in a position with a Full Working level 12.

    If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 TO 5 NIGHTS PER MONTH

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/532882700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.