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    This position is located in a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Human Resources Office. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources (HR) Specialist responsible for providing advisory and support services for assigned organizations. The incumbent provides HR management advice and resolves moderately complex, noncontroversial, well-precedented issues for which there are clear solutions.

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    Duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Provide advice to managers and supervisors on various types of recruitment methods and appointments and their appropriate application in both the competitive and excepted services.
    • Give advice on the procedural and regulatory requirements governing the merit promotion or delegated examining process.
    • Prepare vacancy announcements for positions which have been recruited previously or for positions which recruitment sources and job qualifications are readily determined.
    • Use a variety of standardized internal/external recruitment strategies and advises on types of appointments.
    • Analyze and identify position information to develop rating factors and crediting plans for common, easily-understood positions. For positions with established and simple rating schedules, review applications for basic eligibility, evaluate the quality of applicants in relation to the selective and ranking factors in accordance with the approved crediting plan.
    • Determine qualifications of individuals for temporary promotions, reassignment, or other routine actions. Ensure all placement actions meet regulatory requirements.
    • Uphold merit system principles in all activities and avoids prohibited personnel practices.
    • Provide advice and assistance to managers and employees on basic pay, overtime, and/or leave entitlement questions or problems.
    • Interpret and apply pay rules and regulations in order to analyze employee and payroll information, and identify and resolve pay-setting errors or discrepancies.
    • Analyze pay and leave laws and regulations, and assist in developing guidance and other informational and training materials.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 5 nights per month for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549552000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.