• Help



    The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) is currently recruiting for one Recruitment and Placement Human Resources Specialist to work within the Human Resources Management Service Line at the Tuskegee Alabama campus.

    NOTE: First application reviews will first be conducted Friday, 25 October 2019, and then again weekly, until the vacancies are filled.

    Learn more about this agency


    Some of the duties of this position include, but, are not limited to: Evaluates applications and resumes using Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Veterans Administration (VA) qualification standards, verifies eligibility, and
    rates and ranks applicants. Adjudicates and makes decisions on applicant appeals and agency's request to pass over (or objects to) eligible(s) certified. Provides input to the immediate supervisor on final decisions. As authorized by OPM, he/she is responsible for drafting and preparing announcement(s); evaluating, rating and ranking applications; adjudicates veteran's preference; updating various logs, maintaining active and inactive files and pending files, etc.; issues Notice of Ratings
    (NORs); and issues and audits certificate of eligibles. Prepares or edits final drafts, examination announcement, recruiting plans, rating schedules and qualification inquiry forms in subject matter areas which the qualification and methods for their determination involve difficulty in definition and development. Reviews work of this nature done by lower staff, as requested by the immediate supervisor.

    Prepares vacancy announcements based on Position Description (PD) and/or functional statements (FS) and Subject Matter Expert (SME) analysis of the position, qualifies/disqualifies applicants, and maintains all documentation for the job announcement. Reviews and consults, in conjunction with the hiring manager, on job analysis and/or rating and ranking panels when needed. The incumbent processes a variety of requests for personnel action (RPAs) to fill a variety of positions. Coordinates and works with local and regional operations regarding priorities for positions to be filled.

    Ensures that all placement actions meet regulatory requirements. Consults on and ensures all pre-employment requirements are met, such as: position management and organizational design, pay administration such as physician market pay; setting pay for Title 5, Title 38 and Hybrid employees, using multiple pay scales and various information sources; VetPro Credentialing; position descriptions, functional statements, scopes of practice, crediting plans, and job analysis.

    Coordinates with leadership stakeholders, to include local, regional and national leadership throughout the entire recruitment process. Advises on the selection of SMEs and the rating panel process. Provides management advisory services in conformance with established criteria to resolve conventional problems that arise in administering an applicant recruitment.

    Advises and consults on targeted recruitment strategies and non-traditional recruitment opportunities specific to the local and regional market area, such as targeted job fairs-including both local and virtual fairs-social media recruitment campaigns, targeting new talent through universities and their future graduates, and private sector targeting that develops and enhances a robust pipeline of specialty talent.

    Leverages expertise to create legally sufficient solutions and provide information on the widest range of flexibility from which local and regional managers can choose that achieve their objectives. Provides law, policy, and analysis to the manager to support their recommendations. Resolves by difficult and controversial internal and external staffing and placement problems building coalitions and consensus through persuasion.

    Researches qualifications and skills needed and ensures the job analysis is properly formulated with subject matter experts to garner highly qualified applicants. Provides authoritative management advisory service on supplements to qualifications standards, such as selective placement factors and quality ranking factors to target a desired applicant pool. Provide staffing advice including career and career conditional competitive service appointments, temporary appointments, term appointments, excepted service appointments and special appointment authorities (Veteran Recruitment Act, Schedule A, Reinstatement, Direct Hire Authority, etc.).

    Promotion Potential: 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.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 430 PM
    Compressed/Flexible: May be available to highly qualified candidates (To be determined by leadership)
    Telework: May be available to highly qualified candidates (To be determined by leadership)
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement)/PD99989-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be available to highly qualified candidates (To be determined by leadership)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    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/549248800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.