Human Resources Specialist (Human Resource Specialist)
Department of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
- ##### Open & closing dates
10/01/2019 to 10/08/2019
GL 07 - 09
$52,251 to $75,187 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Milan, MI 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
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Responsible for assisting in administering and implementing human resource programs at the facility. Primary responsibilities for this department include local labor management negotiations, disciplinary and grievance procedures, staffing (recruitment, requesting certificates of eligibles and interviewing), workforce projections, career counseling, the performance evaluation and incentive awards programs, time and attendance, leave administration and employee compensation. Local training and employee development functions, include: tracking of mandatory training compliance and evaluations, the Mentoring Program, training needs assessment/annual training plans keying completed training, Annual Refresher and Firearms Training, Institution Familiarization, and in-service educational activities, along with educating and assisting staff in the use of new human resources and employee development technologies.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
0201 Human Resources Management
- Human Resources Specialists
- Specialists, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
GL-07: One full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.
GL-09: A Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., if related.
Graduate education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
GL-07 and GL-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and this is typically in or related to the work of the position.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
- Experience that demonstrates the ability to provide human resource support, advice and guidance in various human resources areas such as benefits, compensation, training, and staffing.
- Experience in coordinating the selection process for applicants, conducting training for new employee orientation, conducting employment interviews.
- Experience completing and filing various forms/documentation, providing information and assistance, and performing various human resource support functions.
- Experience and understanding of pre-employment processing and security requirements and provide overall support within a human resource operation.
- Experience in explaining key personnel policies and ensure departmental compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
- Experience with career development including needs assessments, counseling and training employees.
Combination of Education and Experience:
GL-07 and GL-09: Have a combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.