Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a senior Human Resources Specialist.
This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Division of Human Resources, in Sacramento, CA. For more information on the Sacramento area visit: http://www.saccounty.net/Pages/default.aspx
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Provides operating officials with advice and guidance on a variety of classification and staffing matters. Analyzes problem/conflict situations, and identifies and coordinates factors involving other HR functions.
Provides overall expert advice to HR staff on regulatory requirements concerning HR administration, including HR flexibilities, personnel security requirements, position management, reorganizations, pre-recruitment consultations, the Pathways Program, pay setting, financial disclosure filing, interview questions, etc.
Applies a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of classification, position management, recruitment and placement principles and concepts in interpreting and applying standards and regulations to ensure sound decisions are reached.
Processes individual and group position action requests.
Develops crediting plans based on job analysis and input from supervisors to identify major job elements and employee characteristics or experience needed to rank qualified applicants.
Provides information services on employee benefits and entitlements, to include health and life insurance, annual/sick leave, within-grade increases, pay adjustments, and similar personnel administration matters.
Individually, or as a project team leader, performs special projects.
Occasional travel - Travel required approximately 10-15% of the time
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must possess and maintain a valid State's driver's license.
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements, including time-in-grade restrictions and any selective factors, by the closing date of this announcement.
Time-in-Grade: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).
Applicants must have one year of specialized experience as defined below:
GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service.
Definition of Specialized Experience: To meet specialized experience your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as follows:
GS-12: Experience as an HR Specialist performing classification or recruitment and placement activities with independent responsibility for providing advice and guidance on a wide range of personnel actions and issues; using a variety of classification standards to render decisions on unique or complex work (multi-series/grades); using a full range of Federal hiring authorities to devise strategies and recruitment for hard-to-fill jobs; interpreting a wide range of personnel laws, rules, and regulations to seek solutions to difficult classification and recruitment problems; leading others in the development and provision of personnel products, training, programs, and initiatives relative to the duties of the position. These examples are not all inclusive.
Experience that would not normally be part of an applicant's position may be creditable when documented by satisfactory evidence (e.g., a memorandum from the manager or human resources director, SF-52, or similar documentation).
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; religious; 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.
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