<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in the National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Human Resources, Employment & Workforce Planning Division. <br /><br />The incumbent serves as an HR Specialist (Recruiting), Outreach Coordinator developing a comprehensive recruitment plan/strategy for Federal positions.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a Human Resources Specialist you will:<br /><br />0"> <ul> <li>Serve as an Outreach Coordinator.</li> <li>Serve as an authority on the administration of staffing programs for NNSA; conceive, develop, validate, and carry out vital staffing programs, performing more complex and controversial staffing functions.</li> <li>Develop comprehensive recruitment plan/strategies for Federal positions.</li> <li>Partner with M&O recruitment teams to take advantage of evolving technology and coordinate marketing and branding of NNSA's unique mission.</li> <li>Manage all of NNSA's current Outreach Programs (Pathways, Persons with Disabilities, Veteran's Employment Opportunity, Department of Energy Scholars, etc.).</li> <li>Conduct needs assessments.</li> <li>Analyze and implement effective recruitment and retention strategies to create a workforce improving global nuclear security.</li> <li>Work with the Operations Division and the Office of Leadership and Career Management on outreach activities, including employment branding, targeted recruitment, special hiring authorities and programs such as Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA), People With Disabilities (PWD), Pathways Programs and the Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP).</li> <li>Build and maintain relationships with academic institutions, Non-profit organizations, and students (K-12 through post-doctorate) in order to to build a high quality and diverse pipeline offering, increase interest in NNSA's mission, and participate in Science, Technology; Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers.</li> <li>Prepare marketing materials to publicize career opportunities at NNSA, including printed and electronic media.</li> <li>Prepare responses to inquiries from internal stakeholders such as hiring managers, and external stakeholders such as Congress. </li> <li>Promote the unique perspective of NNSA in STEM disciplines through relationships with other DOE organizations, other Federal Agencies, and private sector organizations.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />50% or less – Incumbent will be required to travel to attend recruitment activities, job fairs, etc.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 03 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li>Subject to Random Drug Testing</li> <li>Must pass a pre-employment drug test.</li> <li>Favorable suitability determination required.</li> <li>Must pass a public trust background investigation.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>OTHER REQUIREMENTS:</strong> <br /> <ul> <li>You must be a United States Citizen.</li> <li>This employer participates in the e-Verify program.</li> <li>Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.</li> <li>Compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity which will require that you provide two forms of identification.</li> <li>A one year probationary period may be required.</li> <li>More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS</strong><br /><br />A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. i.e., NQ-02, NN-03 or GS-12. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:<strong> Experience applying federal civilian laws, rules, regulations, agency policies, and serving as an advisor to management on issues related to recruitment and placement under Title 5 to include conducting qualification analysis and utilizing various hiring authorities under both the Competitive and Excepted Service. Qualifying experience will also have included developing, executing, and evaluating recruitment strategies in order to meet an agency's hiring needs</strong>.<br /><br />Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!<br /> <li>Mastery knowledge and skill in the application of federal laws, rules, and regulations; including OPM, MSPB, EEOC, and Comptroller General decisions, pertaining to employment, and compensation of a Federal workforce in order to determine the significance and impact of regulations and to ensure appropriate interpretation and application of these in personnel and staff work efforts involving the planning, administration, and evaluation of recruitment and outreach elements of a Federal civilian HR management program.</li> <li>Mastery knowledge of Federal and Agency, regulations and practices regarding recruitment sufficient to assist in managing aspects of the MSI Program, and other "pipeline," or Intern Programs.</li> <li>Ability to effectively communicate and interact at all organizational levels, both internally and externally, in order to represent NNSA, prepare and present briefings; develop technical reports and articulate positions in a persuasive manner.</li> <br />"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.<br /><br /><strong>Time-in-Grade/Band:</strong> Current Federal employees must have completed 52 weeks in a position equivalent to the next lower NNSA pay band or GS grade, i.e., NQ-02 or GS-12 within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.<br /><br /><strong>CTAP/ICTAP candidates:</strong> To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.<br /><br /><strong>You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.</strong><br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><strong>There are no education requirements for this position.</strong><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li><strong>The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.</strong></li> <li>Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.</li> <li>If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.</li> <li>More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.</li> <li>Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.</li> <li>Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.</li> <li>All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.</li> </ul> <br />EEO Policy: Click <strong> HERE. </strong><br />Reasonable Accommodation Policy: Click <strong> HERE. </strong><br />Veterans Information: Click <strong> HERE. </strong><br />Telework: Click <strong> HERE. </strong> <br />Selective Service Registration: Click <strong> HERE. </strong> <br /><br />Information about the NNSA Demonstration project can be found by clicking <strong> HERE. </strong> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.<br /><br />We will also verify that you are eligible for Merit Promotion positions by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral.<br /><br />Your performance appraisals and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other applicants.<br /><br />If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.<br /><br /><strong> If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly. </strong><br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.<br />If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.<br /><br /><strong>ALL APPLICANTS:</strong> <strong>You must submit a about what is expected in your resume." href="https: help.usajobs.gov/index.php/How_to_create_your_resume" target="_blank" rel="noopener">resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.</li> <li>For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.</li> <li>For paid work experience, please indicate your starting grade/salary for each position and the highest grade/salary you earned (if different).</li> <li>List all incentive awards on your resume that are related to the duties of this position.</li> <li>Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).</li> <li>For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.</li> </ul> <br /> Most DOE offices will allow you to submit a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a USAJOBS Resume Builder format). However, some offices may require one specific format. You will be notified at the time you click 'Apply Online' which type of resume is acceptable. It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. <strong>If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.</strong> <br /><br /><strong>Performance Appraisals: </strong>You must submit your two (2) most recent performance appraisals.<br /><br /><strong>Current and former Federal employees:</strong> Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 – Notice of Personnel Action). <br /><br />To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility!<br /> <li>Full position title;</li> <li>appointment type;</li> <li>occupational series;</li> <li>pay plan, grade, and step;</li> <li>tenure code; and</li> <li>service computation date (SCD).</li> <br /> If your current position SF50 does not indicate you have competitive service status or does not reflect the pay plan and grade of the highest position you have held in the competitive service, in addition to your current SF50, you must provide your previous SF-50s that provide the proof of competitive status and highest grade held on a permanent basis. <br /><br /><strong>If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy:</strong> experience." href="https: www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/education/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information. <br /><br /><strong>For Professional, Scientific and Engineering Positions:</strong> If qualifying on the basis of an alternate method, i.e., professional license, you must submit official documentation to support your claim with your application package.<br /><br /><strong>Veterans:</strong> authorities and the documentation you need to submit" href="http: www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214 Member #4 Copy, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.<br /><br /><strong>Persons with Disabilities:</strong> Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. flexibilities for persons with disabilities" href="https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.<br /><br /><strong>Displaced Federal employees who qualify for CTAP/ICTAP:</strong> If you are a former Federal employee who was displaced due to a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) or surplused by some other means, please submit a copy of the separation letter or RIF notice from your agency. To be selected under I/CTAP, you must still be found well-qualified for this position. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.