Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment And Placement)

Internal Revenue Service | Johnstown, PA

Posted Date 3/04/2024
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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 Human Capital OfficeDIVISION?
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Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Human Capital Office of Human Resource Operations Talent Aquisition

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.

- Provides expert advice and authoritative information to top management and program directors throughout the Service on a wide variety of highly complex, controversial, and sensitive program problems and issues. Conducts fact-finding and analysis and presents recommendations and conclusions.
- Develops, initiates, and directs strategic planning activities for the recruitment and placement program; identifies long and short-term objectives, and formulates Service-wide program strategies for top management.
- Evaluates new or modified legislation and regulations to determine impact on short and long-term recruitment and placement policies and program initiatives. Monitors legislation and other proposals affecting related Federal HRM programs and develops and advocates the IRS position.
- Finalizes plans, instructions, guides, and other substantive material for use by management officials and operating human resources offices in administering related program elements.
- Serves as a lead or principal team member in planning, organizing, and directing team efforts in conducting major evaluations of Service-wide recruitment and placement program operations and other comparable studies. Researches, identifies, and develops criteria and procedures to conduct program evaluations and to measure program accomplishment.


If this position has promotion potential and you are selected at a grade level lower than the full working level, you may be non-competitively promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. For example, you may be hired as a GS-05, but if the position has promotion potential to GS-11, then you can move from a GS-05 to a GS-11 in as little as three years. Promotions are not automatic, and may occur after you have:
  • met time-in-grade requirements;
  • performed at an acceptable level of competence; and
  • demonstrated your ability to perform work at the next higher grade level.

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:

BASIC REQUIREMENT :

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-12: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience applying a wide range of staffing and placement concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations; management advisory services and/or authoritative policy interpretations on organization-wide staffing and placement program issues. Experience conducting comprehensive studies and projects to assess and improve staffing and placement program effectiveness. Experience using oral and written communication techniques to effectively facilitate the resolution of issues; presenting thoroughly researched findings, delivering briefings, and persuading and motivating management to accept and implement recommendations, and/or negotiating solutions to disputed recommendations.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that demonstrates expertise applying a wide range of advanced staffing and placement concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations; understanding of the interrelationships of personnel management functions of a large organizational structure (e.g., IRS) sufficient to provide management advisory services and authoritative policy interpretations on difficult and complex organization-wide staffing and placement program issues. Experience conducting comprehensive studies and projects to assess and improve staffing and placement program effectiveness; interpreting complex staffing and placement regulatory and policy guidance to prepare recommendations for management. Experience using oral and written communication techniques to effectively facilitate the resolution of issues which are sensitive in nature, while maintaining harmonious relationships with all parties; presenting thoroughly researched findings, delivering briefings, and persuading and motivating management to accept and implement recommendations, and/or negotiating solutions to disputed recommendations.


TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".


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

Salary88,962.00 - 167,336.00 Annual

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