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    The VISN 22 Desert Pacific Healthcare System is hiring a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement) for the Long Beach VA Strategic Business Unit.

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    • Reviews the application packages of applicants in accordance with agency's qualification standards.
    • Drafts assessments and announcements based on classified position descriptions or functional statements and completed job analysis forms by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the USA Staffing system.
    • Sends reviews to Hiring Managers to make changes/edits to announcements.
    • Posts announcements on USAJOBS website.
    • Issues certificates to Hiring Managers.
    • Sends Notice of Ratings and Referrals (NORs), and disposition letters to applicants.
    • Audits and completes certificates.
    • Updates various documents, spreadsheets and databases regarding recruitment and staffing.
    • Reviews recruitment packages to ensure all documents are received from the service lines for the recruitment requests.
    • Consults with supervisors/managers regarding the marketing sources for viable applicants for positions and recommends strategies for overcoming employment barriers.
    • Provides technical advice and assistance to HR staff and management officials in all areas of recruitment and staffing.
    • Supports employment programs by advising supervisors/managers on the fundamental legal and regulatory provisions of these programs.
    • Coordinates and works with leadership regarding priorities for positions to be filled.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves recruitment requests and contact Hiring Managers to finalize recruitment actions.
    • Processes a variety of requests for personnel actions (RPAs) to fill a variety of positions and ensures that all personnel actions meet regulatory requirements.
    • Evaluates trends in missions, technology, manpower, fiscal resources and other factors influencing future needs.
    • Advises staff on difficult and unusual recruitment, placement, and pay issues or problems.
    • Advises on the selection of SMEs and the rating panel process.
    • Provides advice to management and resolves problems that arise in administering recruitments.
    • Prepares written correspondence and other documents, such as newsletters, congressional inquiries, responses to reconsiderations, verbal and/or written inquires from employees and other internal/external customers.
    • Provides guidance to internal/external customers on regulations, policies, directives and applicable supplements.
    • Consults with Hiring Managers on recruitment strategies, such as job fairs, social media, recruitment campaigns, graduates, colleges/universities, private sector and other specialty talent.
    • Creates benchmarks by utilizing quantitative and qualitative recruitment data from OIG, annual workforce planning studies, special initiatives, and other VHA applicable studies and data to achieve short and long-term recruitment outcomes.

    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 - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement)/PD99989A and PD99989A12
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    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/585421900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.