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    WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICE 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 LEAD HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST DO? As a Lead Human Resources Specialist you will provide expert advisory and consultative service to managers and executives throughout IRS on all technical facets of the recruitment and staffing program. The incumbent will also provide a broad range of advice/guidance in other specialty program areas including employee benefits, position management/classification, personnel processing, and worker’s compensation in developing recommendations/courses of action to address and/or resolve recruitment and placement issues. As a Team Leader, the incumbent spends at least 25% of their time leading GS-0201-12 HR Specialists on a regular and recurring basis. When not performing “lead” duties, the incumbent performs work that is of the same kind and level as the highest level of work accomplished by the team members led.

    As a Lead Human Resources Specialist you will:

    • Consult with management and provide advice/guidance on a wide range of external and/or internal hiring activities including those of a complex nature to an assigned BOD within the IRS. These activities may include merit promotion, reassignments, change to lower grade actions, transfers, competitive examining, direct hires, and special authorities such as student, veteran, disability programs, or other appropriate alternatives.
    • Lead the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established workflow, skill level, and/or occupational specialization; making adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks; and ensuring that each employee has an integral role in developing the final team product.
    • Coach the team in the selection and application of appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, provide advice on work methods, practices and procedures, and assist the team and/or individual members in identifying the parameters of a viable solution.
    • Represent the team consensus and convey the team’s findings and recommendations in meetings and dealings with other team leaders, program officials, the public and other customers on issues related to or that have an impact on the team’s objectives, work products, and/or tasks.
    • Intercede with the supervisor on behalf of the team to inform the supervisor of performance management issues/problems and to recommend/request related actions, such as: assignments, reassignments, promotions, tour of duty changes, peer reviews, and performance appraisals.

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    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/550037200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.