Human Resource Specialist (Staff Assistant)

Department Of The Treasury Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 months ago

  • Duties

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WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICE DIVISION: The HCO mission is to make IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the IRS mission.

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WHAT DOES A HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST DO? The incumbent serves as a senior human resources specialist in providing expert staff assistance to top level management and program officials throughout IRS on the development and implementation of the Service's Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Level (SL) program. An incumbent also will provide a broad range of expert advisory and consultative service for one or more Service-wide personnel management program functions.

As a Human Resources Analyst, you will:

  • Serve as an expert human resources specialist and provides comprehensive and authoritative staff assistance in at least two personnel management programs. These programs include recruitment, staffing, occupational analysis, position classification/position management, pay administration, compensation, benefits and entitlements, and performance management.

  • Plan, develop, and implement SES program policies, procedures, standards, and requirements.

  • Provide expert and authoritative staff consultative services to managers and program specialists on human resources issues.

  • Plan, develop, and implement policies, procedures, standards, and requirements for the assigned personnel management program function.

  • Conduct in-depth research and investigations on highly complex or controversial personnel management program issues and problems. Prepares position papers including detailed recommendations for management and program officials on systemic and organizational personnel management issues and problems.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS?

If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at http://www.jobs.irs.gov/.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
13

  • Job family (Series)
    0201 Human Resources Management

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  • Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National

  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments

  • Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

GS-13 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrating expert knowledge of the law, theories, principles, and practices of at least one area of human resources with an understanding of the full range interrelationships of human resources management programs sufficient to provide integrated solutions to employee relations problems/issues; In depth knowledge of the Agency organizational structure, as well as internal and external functions and relationships; Demonstrated intensive knowledge of communicative techniques in order to meet and deal tactfully and persuasively with others to resolve issues which are often controversial and sensitive in nature and to maintain harmonious relationships with all parties. Expert skills in consulting and facilitation techniques and methods.

  • The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-timework; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.

  • To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

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Human Resource Specialist (Staff Assistant)

Department Of The Treasury