Department Of Veterans Affairs Brooklyn , NY 11201
The Human Resources Officer (HRO) serves as the Human Resources Advisor for the NY Harbor Healthcare System, organizationally aligned under the Office of the Director and reports directly to the Associate Director.
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Negotiates matters involving multiple, broad, and complex issues that require development of tradeoffs and compromises, such as the development of a plan of action to deal with all of the human capital aspects of a decision or mandate to contract out work presently performed by staff employees.
Develop and plan administrative research and special studies at this station to improve human resources operations and contribute to advancing human resources administration.
Assures that maximum use is made of HR information systems to translate HR business practices into information system requirements; apply information technology principles to HR business processes; maintain and enhance HR data needs of the Harbor; and design, integrate, retrieve, and provide HR information reports to managers.
Establishes and implements human resources activities, techniques and methods to assure sound, meaningful and practical human resources administration in keeping with current and advanced concepts and objectives of human resources management.
Directing the human resources management program and personnel management involve all considerations having to do with the acquisition, placement, retention, welfare, motivation, development, skills utilization, classification, affirmative action, performance management, employee management, and labor management relations of the staff employees.
Interprets facts and events, and/or identifies aggravating or mitigating factors relevant to the case.
Prepares/oversees the preparation of labor agreements or memorandums of understanding on various labor management proposals.
Employs change management process concepts and techniques, such as those involved with strategic planning and workforce development initiatives, by assessing organizational readiness for change, marketing organizational awareness, and leading change initiatives.
Provides staff-level and expert advice to operating Human Resources staff members and managers, supervisors, and program officials in the development of solutions to especially complex and difficult problems of program improvement in two or more specialized Human Resources management fields.
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: /2937-0
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position between the three New York Harbor Healthcare System campuses.
Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to background/security investigation
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/08/2018.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-14 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-13. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Human Resources Management
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
The work is sedentary. Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite. Some employees may carry light items or drive a motor vehicle.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.