Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement)

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WHAT IS THE Human Capital OfficeDIVISION?
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:
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.
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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
* Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.
* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
* A 1-year probationary period is required.
* Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
* Undergo a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax verification. Refer to "Get Your Tax Record" at http://www.irs.gov/(https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript) to check the status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a payment, or review answers to tax questions. If you are not in compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with IRS.
* Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
* Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
* If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
* Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.
* The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
* Requirements cont. in additional information:
Qualifications
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.
Education
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
Additional information
* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
* The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.
* This is a non-bargaining unit position.
* Tour of Duty: Day Shift - Start and stop times between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
* In the event that a building is closed due to rent management, new hires may be placed in a local commuting location.
If the position(s) are no longer needed prior to the closing date, this announcement may be closed early.
This is an open continuous announcement which will be used to fill vacancies in the locations listed as they become available for the next 12 months contingent upon funding and space requirements. Applicants must apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of the following cutoff dates to be considered: Cutoff date(s): 03/15/2024. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 9 month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s). Eligible applicants in the highest quality group who apply by the initial cut-off date will be considered first. If additional vacancies exist, applicants who applied after the initial cutoff date who place in the highest quality group will be considered next. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT) 12/04/2024 and 9 months.
Continued from Requirements:
The Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act prohibits the Department of Treasury and its bureaus from requesting an applicant's criminal history record before that individual receives a conditional offer of employment. In accordance with 5 U.S. Code § 9202(c) and 5 C.F.R § 920.201 certain positions are exempt from the provisions of the Fair Chance to Compete Act. Applicants who believe they have been subjected to a violation of the Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act, may submit a written complaint to the Department of Treasury by email at, FairChanceAct@treasury.gov. To learn more, please visit our page at: Treasury.gov/fairchanceact.
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