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    This position is located in the Talent Management and Employee Services Branch, Human Resources Division, Office of Administration, Office of Justice Programs (OJP). The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist, responsible for providing the full range of human resource management advisory and operations services, specializing in: position classification, recruitment and placement, position management and workforce engagement.

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    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    Provides expert advisory, consultative, and technical services to agency program and line managers on a broad range of Human Resources issues that involve complex and controversial issues. Services include solving sensitive and complex issues; advising supervisors in developing accurate position descriptions and assuming responsibility for their technical adequacy for classification purposes; consulting with management on proposed reorganizations and advising on potential effects on positions, career progression, and maximum utilization of skills.Provides guidance and direction to OJP management on all operational personnel matters including staffing (merit promotion and delegated examining), classification and position management. Performs classification program administration studies, reviews and evaluations to ensure regulatory compliance and maintenance of other classification program requirements for serviced organizations.

    Collaborates with senior specialists throughout DOJ OJP to ensure that the application of position classification standards is accurate and consistent. Compares positions to other like positions and to classification standards to ensure consistency in establishing compensation levels across a variety of employment programs. Shares analyses and determinations with peers; incorporates best practices and lessons learned into the standard work practices of DOJ OJP classification program. Advises on the accepted principles and rules to be applied in analyzing complex individual position and organizational structure issues, such as resolving borderline pay category issues affecting large numbers of positions; applying broadly written guides to rapidly evolving professional occupations; or resolving highly contentious mixed series/mixed grade, interdisciplinary, or impact-of-the-person-on-the-position classification issues that have widespread internal and potentially external impact.

    Responds to Human Resources program questions and issues where there is the potential for serious impact on the agency's mission, such as hiring practices that overlap the EEO or involve the transition to new practices and technologies. Reviews recruitment and placement activities and provides authoritative advice on complex and multi-faceted matters. Issues DOJ OJP-wide guidance to clarify new processes, resolve conflicting guidance, and/or to alleviate other potential or existing problems.

    Develops agency/department level solutions to extremely complicated, complex, or non-standard problems with potential to impact all employees or the entire Human Resources program for the organization, such as reductions-in-force, substantial mission changes, or major reorganizations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required for meetings, conferences, and/or training.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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