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    Summary

    OIG audits and investigations lead to significant recoveries, the identification of cost-savings opportunities, and program improvements that directly enhance the U.S. Government’s ability to extend development assistance; support economic growth; combat the spread of disease; promote democratic reform; and address food insecurity to countries around the world.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations & Benefits), your duties will include:

    • Providing guidance in the employee relations areas; specifically, appeals and grievances, performance management, awards and recognition, conduct and discipline, counseling, leave and absence, hours of work, wellness and alcohol/drug matters, working conditions, alternative discipline and other dispute resolution methods, telework/alternate work schedules, and awards, etc.
    • Serving as the benefits and retirement expert responsible for management advisory functions and operational services in the areas of employee benefits, social security, and retirement.
    • Developing policies, regulations, and procedures related to all forms of communication and counseling necessary to maintain effective relations between management and the workforce.
    • Preparing responses to inquiries from members of Congress, OPM, employees, and other interested parties concerning regulatory, administrative and policy applications to employee relations.
    • Analyzing underlying forces and practices that cause employee relations problems in order to recommend corrective measures to eliminate the source of problems.
    • Researching and resolving complex technical retirement issues for civil and foreign service employees, as well as planning and conducting briefings on retirement and other benefit offerings.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight/overseas travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600234000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.