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    If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than the top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked the number one mid-size agency in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings!

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    Our employees gain valuable work experience that provides them with the career boost that they are seeking. We need people like you to help us move the industry forward and continue to shape the future of energy policy.

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid. Join us and help make a difference! 

    This position is located in the Employee Acquisition and Operations Team, Human Resources Division, within the Chief Human Capital Office. The Human Resources Division manages and administers the Commission's Human Resources Program. HR provides services to managers and employees by: recruiting, hiring, developing, evaluating, and retaining employees; administering all aspects of the agency's human resources functions; building leadership capability; managing change; and ensuring the application of merit principles.

    Major Duties for the Human Resources Specialist:

    Announces vacancies under the merit promotion program, through direct hire, or delegated examining authority; prepares certificates of eligible candidates and ensures that all placement actions meet regulatory requirements; extends job offers and coordinates with a variety of personnel to ensure pre-employment requirements are met in a timely manner; applies pay setting rules/regulations against various pay plan regulations;
    Administers and maintains a staffing and placement program for assigned organizations consisting of clerical, administrative, technical, and professional positions within the General Schedule.
    Troubleshoots and resolves problems associated with recruitment and placement services for servicing organizations.

    Defines issues, determines applicable precedents, laws, or regulations, and identifies the most effective approaches and techniques to resolve issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be 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/596479800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.