Human Resources Specialist

Internal Revenue Service | King Of Prussia, PA

Posted Date 2/12/2024
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WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.govWHAT IS THE RAAS-RESEARCH APPLIED ANALYTICS AND STATISTICSDIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions

Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Research, Applied Analytics and Statistics Management and Engagement

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.

Provides information and/or advice to HR support staff, program managers, operating officials, and applicants on legal or regulatory requirements relating to assigned HR functions.

Works directly with HCO on complex issues in the assigned areas of discipline and maintains a regular working relationship with HCO on policy development and proposals surrounding the assigned areas of discipline. Focuses on issues that affect the assigned business unit relative to the incumbent's areas of expertise.

Establishes and maintains a cooperative working relationship with managers; meets with managers to discuss various HR strategies. Provides strategic consultative advisory services on a wide range of initiatives, issues and problems with management and customer HR offices.

Regularly participates in process review teams, projects and business improvement efforts to contribute to the continuous improvement and streamlining of HR processes, procedures, approaches and systems. This includes reviewing existing guidelines and procedures and proposing improvements and modified or new practices/procedures. May perform in a representative role within the assigned business unit, and occasionally leads individual projects within the business unit or crossing organizational lines.

Ensures that all HR actions are processed in accordance with Title 5, United States Code (USC); Title 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); OPM; and agency rules, regulations, and guidelines. The incumbent is accountable for the accuracy of the HR action. The incumbent is responsible for business unit compliance to Servicewide guidelines.

Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-9 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: : Experience assisting customers and/or management on a wide range principles, practices, and advisory services related to a Human Resources (HR) specialization such as, but not limited to, HR systems, compensation, classification, recruitment, employee benefits, organizational development, performance management and employee labor relations. Experience applying recruitment and placement regulations, laws, and OPM guidance and providing comprehensive recruitment and placement staffing assistance. Experience assisting with conducting a variety of analytical studies and/or projects involving complex programs, systems, or issues having impact on multiple IRS locations and/or organizations; assisting with special projects and programs, and experience utilizing HR information systems (e.g., HR Connect, USA Staffing, Career Connector).

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EDUCATION: you may qualify based on education as follows: A master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields:
OR two (2) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.
OR LL.B or J.D. in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.
OR you may qualify with at least one (1) year of combined education and experience as defined above.

QUALIFICATIONS GS-11: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level (GS-9) in the normal line of progression in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience assisting customers and/or management on a wide range principles, practices, and advisory services related to a Human Resources (HR) specialization such as, but not limited to, HR systems, compensation, classification, recruitment, employee benefits, organizational development, performance management and employee labor relations. Experience applying recruitment and placement regulations, laws, and OPM guidance and providing comprehensive recruitment and placement staffing assistance. Experience assisting with conducting a variety of analytical studies and/or projects involving complex programs, systems, or issues having impact on multiple IRS locations and/or organizations to persuade, negotiate, and provide technically sound information in a highly effective and clear manner. Experience assisting with special projects and programs and utilizing HR information systems (e.g., HR Connect, USA Staffing, Career Connector) to resolve errors, verify data, and perform quality review.
OR you may qualify based on education as follows: A Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.
OR three (3) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.
OR LL.M. in a field if study that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields.
OR you may qualify with at least one (1) year of combined education and experience as defined above.

For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.

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