Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 9/11/2019

This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM), Office of Human Resources (OHR), Division of Worklife and Engagement (DWE).

This position is outside the bargaining unit.

No PCS is authorized.

There will be 1 selection from any of the following DOL locations: Washington, DC/San Francisco, CA/Boston, MA/ New York, NY/Chicago, IL/Philadelphia, PA/Dallas, TX.

As the  Supervisory Human Resources Specialist you will serve as the Worklife and Engagement Division Chief. This office provides program development for the Department of Labor (DOL) initiatives related to improving the balance between work and family; managing, promoting and coordinating the timely and accurate flow of information, communication, and awareness of DOL and OASAM-wide activities. DWE is also responsible for leadership, coordination, planning, and oversight of the Department's employee engagement efforts. Employee engagement provides the DOL workforce program development, implementation, management, and evaluation. 

The incumbent is responsible for advising OHR leadership and other key agency officials on program management, communication/marketing, reward/recognition, family-friendly programs and employee benefits that impact OASAM and DOL objectives and functions. Directs, designs, and promotes DOL policy to assure implementation of a major Secretarial initiative to assist employees in balancing the demands of work and family by creating DOL as a model workplace as an example for other Federal agencies and the private sector to exemplify. Administers the provision of expert technical advice, support, and recommendations to agency and regional management officials, human resources and employees on the development and interpretation of policies, programs, regulations, and statutes concerning work and family and benefits issues. Represents the OHR, assumes a major policy and leadership role in meeting with senior management officials of other Federal agencies, Congressional staff, and the private sector to explore and develop new innovative model workplace programs to establish and maintain DOL as the employer of choice. Oversees the development of work and family-friendly program policy and procedures related to issuances published by DWE, including Department of Labor Personnel Regulations (DPR), Spotlights, and Focus on Benefits fact sheets. 

GS-15: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-14, in the Federal Service.

Specialized experience is defined as:

Researching, interpreting and applying appropriate federal laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines related to work-life programs and/or engagement activities;

Experience developing formal presentations involving briefings and training for senior management and other agency officials concerning work-life programs and/or engagement activities;

Planning human resources initiatives, programs, or efforts across a multi-agency organization.

Education Substitution:

GS-15: There is no education substitution at this grade level.

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