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Selections may be made at either Whitehall, OH; New Cumberland, PA; Battle Creek, MI; or Ft. Belvoir, VA. Salary range for each location is:
To qualify for a Human Resources Specialist (HRD), your resume and supporting documentation must support:
- Whitehall, OH: $64,281-$100,164
- New Cumberland, PA: $69,581-$108,422
- Battle Creek, MI: $62,236-$96,978
- Ft. Belvoir, VA: $69,581-$108,422
A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
- GS-11: Providing assistance in developing and administering workforce training programs; Using Human Resources Development (HRD) learning theories for web based Learning Management Systems (LMS).; Assisting in performing analysis and research for a variety of Human Resources Development (HRD) initiatives; Reviewing learning programs for alignment with the needs and objectives of serviced organizations.
- GS-12: Applying, advanced Human Resources Development (HRD) learning theories, principles, and methods for web based Learning Management Systems (LMS); Developing complex agency workforce development plans and goals with HRD programs sufficient to perform analysis and research for a variety of Human Resources Development (HRD) initiatives; Providing training on use of self-paced and distance learning activities; Ensuring that learning programs are aligned with the needs and objectives of serviced organizations; Working with education institutions to independently develop advanced curriculums and courses responsive to employee/organizational need.
B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess:
C. Combination: Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements for grade levels GS-11, and may be computed by first determining the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grade GS-11.
- GS-11: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
- GS-12: There is no education substitution at this grade.
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.