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    Summary

    Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee’s report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as a Human Resources Specialist (Labor and Employee Relations) for the Alaskan Region HR Services, Labor and Employee Relations Division.

    As staff and technical adviser to management in the administration and operation of the regional labor and employee relations programs for the Alaskan Region, incumbent is responsible for the full range of employee relations and labor relations programs. The incumbent researches and produces a wide range of original written documents, including legal briefs and other advocacy materials. Duties include but are not limited to the following tasks: serves as technical authority and provides counsel and assistance to management about union/management relations and grievances, as well as disciplinary, performance-based and other adverse actions; recommends appropriate actions and alternatives; provides counsel and assistance to management and employees on all matters arising under the Agency’s Accountability Board program; provides counsel and assistance in administering a wide number of union contracts; researches and interprets the Federal Labor Management Relations Statute and Merit Systems Protection Board case law; facilitates informal resolutions of grievances and ULPs; and serves as advocate in arbitration hearings and other Third Party Proceedings, including but not limited to Pre-arbitration Review (PAR) meetings.

    At the I Band Level, incumbent performs multiple, varying and complex assignments under minimal direction of a manager or more experienced professional. Acts as a contributing specialist on large work activities or as a project manager or team leader, and may perform leadership functions for projects and/or programs within defined area of responsibility. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge to plan and conduct functional activities. Independently plans their workday, making optimal use of resources to accomplish projects and activities. Communicates with sources both internal and external to the Agency. Although established policies/procedures provide some guidance for most assignments, ambiguities and fluctuations in policies/procedures create discretion for employee to select the most appropriate approach or to develop a new approach. Resolves most problems and works issues without assistance of manager or team leader. Develops and recommends approaches, techniques and analyses of novel situations. Work is rarely reviewed, typically through status reports and at project completion to ensure policy compliance and alignment with requirements. May perform other related duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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