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Lead Human Resources Specialist

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US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 months ago

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You will:

  • Serve as the senior advisor to Regional management on all human resources programs and initiatives and on all major issues, problems, and concerns involving program, management, and organizational analysis.

  • Serve as a senior advisor to management on the core human resources program by providing high level technical consultation and advice.

  • Plan, monitor, and lead activities of staff through meetings, coaching, facilitation, and training.

  • Formulate and recommend internal HR policy and participate in overall regional program policy development, reformulate general national human resources policy and guidance, and tailor it to local needs and circumstances.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0201 Human Resources Management

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.

  • You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).

  • You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.


You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-14 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-13 level defined as providing leadership or management of a human resources (HR) related project or program in at least two of the following areas: staffing/recruitment, classification, employee relations, labor relations, training and development, organizational development, human capital management, or human resources program support; and advising on HR policies or practices.

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Knowledge of human resources principles and practices; 2) Skill in analyzing human resources trends; 3) Skill in oral communication; 4) Knowledge of performance management, labor and employee relations, training and development, and/or succession management; 5) Ability to lead, mentor, and motivate staff; and 6) Ability to project and analyze future workforce needs.

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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Lead Human Resources Specialist

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US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations