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    WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITOL 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.

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    WHAT Does A Human Resource Specialist DO? Devises Agency staffing policies (recruitment and placement [R&P]), strategies and initiatives. Provides expert advice to management on highly complex, controversial and sensitive R&P issues. Directs strategic planning activities for the R&P program. Evaluates legislation and regulations to determine impact on policies; researches and identifies trends in HR management activities; develops alternative solutions and recommends/ writes new or modified programs and policies.

    As a Human Resource Specialist you will:

    • Provide expert advice and authoritative information to top management and program directors throughout the Organization on a wide variety of highly complex, controversial, and sensitive recruitment and placement program problems and issues.
    • Develop, initiate, and direct strategic planning activities for the recruitment and placement program; identifies long and short-term objectives, and formulates Organization-wide program strategies for top management.
    • Evaluate new or modified legislation and regulations to determine impact on short and long-term recruitment and placement policies and program initiatives.
    • Serve as a lead or principal team member in planning, organizing, and directing team efforts in conducting major evaluations of Organization-wide recruitment and placement program operations and other comparable studies.
    • Author, modify, and implement Organization-wide staffing policy; and new or modified policies to accommodate the automated environment, contract administration handbook, accountability program.
    • Serve as an expert witness, and represent management in litigations, arbitrations, grievances and investigations with impact; evaluates cases/decisions, and ensures contract accountability.

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required 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/537694200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.