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    The Technical Career Field (TCF) is a national workforce development program within VHA that was designed to replenish technical staff in critically identified positions. This position is located in the Human Resources Management Office. The incumbent serves as a participant in the TCF Program under the direction of a qualified preceptor.

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    The TCF career fields represent those technical fields where VA-specific knowledge and experience is desirable for success in the field. Individuals selected follow a formal training plan for two years during which they are trained, coached, and supervised by a preceptor. Preceptors are selected annually, through an extensive application process, for their technical expertise, their commitment to training and the suitability of their facility as a training location. *Selectees will be required to sign Mobility, Training, and Continued Service Agreements.

    This is a developmental position leading to a GS-11, performing assignments intended to broaden skills and provide practical experience leading to progressively more complex assignments performed under progressively less supervision. The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

    The duties and responsibilities of this position require that the incumbent be trained to work in all areas of Human Resources. The training encompasses the entire spectrum of Human Resources Management functions to include classification, pay, staffing, benefits, employee development, performance management, employee relations and labor relations. The incumbent provides services for a variety of employee categories that involve different systems with different statutory and regulatory authorities. Examples of employee categories include General Schedule, Federal Wage System, Title 38 and Hybrid Title 38. Work is accomplished under the guidance of a senior HR Specialist and the preceptor in analyzing, laws, regulations, policies, and/or guidance in the various functional areas of Human Resources.

    Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Telework: Not Available
    Position Description Title/PD#: Human Resources Specialist (TCF Intern)/00925A

    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/533007900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.