Home > Career Center > Job Seekers > Job Search
Job Title: Human Resources Specialist
Company Name: Veterans Benefits Administration
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, Law Enforcement, and Security, Counseling, Executive Management, Research & Development, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Human Resources Specialist

The HR Specialist supports the Regional Office's mission, productivity, and customer service goals through the following program areas (all inclusive):

  • Communication and performance of duties involves managing a large workload, a diverse workforce, and leaders tasked with significant responsibility for large numbers of federal employees. They offer a need viable strategy recommendation and course of action in emotionally charged situations often with imperfect information and short response times
  • Provides leaders and managers with strategic counsel and advice interpreting and implementing provisions of agency policy, management of programs, collective bargaining agreements, and practices as they apply to individual cases.
  • Provides leaders, employees, and job applicants with accurate information and interpretations of the Department of Veterans Affairs recruitment and placement procedures, practices, polices, and guidelines.
  • Leads and participates in preparing recruitment packages and develops multiple recruitment strategies utilizing various hiring flexibilities and authorities.
  • Conducts and advises hiring officials on the development of job analysis on a variety of complex positions using research, interview, observation, and analytical techniques.
  • Develops rating and ranking factors, and if necessary, selective factors, and advises on the development of crediting plans or other assessment criteria for use in the evaluation of qualified applicants.
  • Provides employees with information on matters concerning leave programs, federal employee benefit programs, compensation, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and various other employee entitlements.
  • Provides outstanding customer service, both internal and external, in such a way to enhance customer satisfaction; design work processes and practices.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday (actual times to be determined).
Telework: Available
Virtual: Not available
Position Description Title/PD#: Human Resources Specialist/ 02546A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement: 09/12/2018.

Grade Requirement: To receive CTAP selection priority, you must apply for a vacancy at or below your current grade level. This position may have no promotion potential greater than your current position.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
  • Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience which was equivalent to the GS-11 level. In addition to the experience required at the GS-11 level, the applicant must document experience in technical knowledge of and the demonstrated ability to apply federal rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to Personnel Management, Recruitment and Staffing, Classification, Employee Benefits (OWCP, retirements, and insurance programs), and/or Employee and Labor Relations. Examples of specialized experience would typically include:
    • Provide advisory services to leaders and employees on a range of human resources concepts, laws, and policies;
    • Assist leadership in solving a range of complex problems and issues;
    • Participate in policy development groups or projects based on broad organizational requirements

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: This position is primarily sedentary with some walking, standing, bending, and/or carrying lightweight items.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Resume detailing specialized experience and competencies
  • Your official notice from the VA to support your CTAP eligibility
  • Copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Copy of your most recent SF-50 (do not submit an award SF-50)
Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement: 09/12/2018.

Grade Requirement: To receive CTAP selection priority, you must apply for a vacancy at or below your current grade level. This position may have no promotion potential greater than your current position.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
  • Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience which was equivalent to the GS-11 level. In addition to the experience required at the GS-11 level, the applicant must document experience in technical knowledge of and the demonstrated ability to apply federal rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to Personnel Management, Recruitment and Staffing, Classification, Employee Benefits (OWCP, retirements, and insurance programs), and/or Employee and Labor Relations. Examples of specialized experience would typically include:
    • Provide advisory services to leaders and employees on a range of human resources concepts, laws, and policies;
    • Assist leadership in solving a range of complex problems and issues;
    • Participate in policy development groups or projects based on broad organizational requirements

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: This position is primarily sedentary with some walking, standing, bending, and/or carrying lightweight items.
Share |
Contact Information
Contact Name:
Company Name: Veterans Benefits Administration
Phone Number:
Fax Number:
Contact Email:rhonda.huntington@va.gov
Website:http://www.ecentralmetrics.com/url/?u=600311020426%2D254&r=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Evacareers%2Eva%2Egov%2Fjob%2Dsearch%2Fjob%2Ddetail%2Easp%3Fjob%3D350700
Company Description:

Please visit our employer showcase!
Apply Now | Forward Job to a Friend | More Jobs From This Employer
Sponsored Content Create an Ad
Follow Us!
Link To Us!
Do you have a website? Link to HBCU Connect!