<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is part of the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia .<br /><br />The selectee will work Shift 1, Monday – Friday, with a Tour of Duty 7:30 am – 4: 00 pm<br /><br />Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a Lead Human Capital Specialist (Recruitment/Placement & Classification), the selectee will lead a Team engaged in work across the multi-functional specialty areas of staffing and recruitment, classification and compensation, and Human Capital Payroll/Personnel Information Systems. Your typical work assignments may include the following: <ul> <li>Serves as primary Human Capital liaison and consultant to assigned business units. Works with key management officials in a manner that inspires respect and confidence in the authoritative interpretations rendered by the incumbent on highly complex, agency wide issues, such as improving Human Capital Processes.</li> <li>Leads, distributes and coordinates the work of Human Capital Specialists and Assistants Staff in accordance with established workflow, skill level and/or occupational specializations.</li> <li> Recruitment & Staffing . Participates as a senior consultant in designing and planning a future workforce that is responsive to dynamic changes in business practices brought on by skills imbalances, technological advances and labor market competition. Provides guidance to Human Capital Specialist on Merit & Delegated Examining processes and procedures, hiring flexibilities, etc. Reviews Team work products. Personally handles the most complex, or time-sensitive recruitment actions.</li> <li> Compensation . Serves as a staff-level advisor, providing expert technical advice and guidance to business units and HR staff on compensation flexibilities, regulations, and calculation. Provides assistance on pay, premium pays and leave administration principles, concepts, and practices, including blue collar and multiple pay systems authorities.</li> <li> Classification : Serves as a recognized expert in position classification principles, concepts and practices, including position management, and its role in overall human capital management.</li> <li> Information Systems . Serve as a staff-level advisor on full utilization and problem solving issues within EmpowHR, National Finance Center (NFC) Payroll/Personnel Systems, and USAStaffing to guide and advise team on processing, corrections, errors and reporting.</li> <li>Performs other related duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position approximately 10 days per year.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <strong>TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS:</strong> Applicants must meet time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. Applicants must have served 1 year at the next lower grade level or equivalent grade level of federal service to qualify for the PG – 13.<br /><br />Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. <br /><br /><strong> CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :</strong> <ul> <li><strong>U.S. Citizenship is required.</strong></li> <li><strong>Selectee must pass a drug test prior to appointment.</strong></li> <li><strong>Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust type clearance. </strong></li> <b>Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for the Selective Service.</b></li> <li><strong>Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period.</strong></li> <li><strong>Time in Grade requirements must be met.</strong></li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>To qualify for the Lead Human Capital Specialist, PG -0201-13, you must meet the following requirements: </strong><br /><br /><b> To minimally qualify for this position </b>, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at the PG-12 (or equivalent) grade level or higher. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully lead other HR personnel; and provide expert advisory and consultative services to managers and supervisors regarding the multifunctional areas of staffing and recruitment, classification and compensation, and position management. <br /><br />Examples of qualifying specialized experience includes performing work that involved : <ul> <li>personally providing advanced recruitment and placement services to assigned organizations for complex or time sensitive recruitments to post and fill General Schedule and Wage Grade position under Title 5 and/or Title 38;</li> <li>providing expert technical advice and guidance to business units and HR staff on recruitment strategies, hiring flexibilities, classification and position management, compensation calculations and flexibilities, rules and regulations;</li> <li>providing oversight and guidance to Human Resources personnel in the utilization of HR Information Systems to post vacancy announcements and process payroll/personnel actions (e.g., in USAStaffing, EmpowHR, EPICWeb, or similar); <b>and</b></li> <li>leading or mentoring Human Resources personnel engaged in providing recruitment, staffing and placement, compensation and position management services, to assigned business organizations .</li> </ul> <br /> 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; religious; 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.<br /><br /><strong>All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (08/12/2019) to be considered. </strong> <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Employment of Relatives</strong><br /> Section 3110 of Title 5, U.S. Code, prohibits a Federal official from appointing, promoting, or advocating the appointment or promotion of a relative in the agency where the official is serving or exercises jurisdiction. In addition, Section 2302(b)(7) of Title 5, U.S. Code, makes it a "prohibited personnel practice" for a person in authority to "appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of a relative." For further information visit: https: www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/3110 and https: www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/2302 <br /><br /><strong>Separated Employees: </strong><br /> If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX – 618-935-3014; or visit the National Archives Website.<br /><br /><strong>Work Life Balance:</strong><br /> The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.). <br /> Telework and flexible work schedules may be available. <br /><br /><strong>Background Investigation:</strong><br /> To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a Public Trust Type clearance. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.<br /><br /><strong>The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to obtain the Public Trust.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Schedule A (Disability Appointment):</strong><br /> Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a "medical professional's" letterhead and signed.<br /><br /><strong>Reasonable Accommodation:</strong><br /> This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process you must contact the HC Specialist on the vacancy announcement at least seven business days before the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.<br /><br /><strong>Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:</strong><br /> The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. <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 />Your resume will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required; and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the competencies associated with this position. To determine if you are qualified for the job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and information stated in your application. Please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by information in your application. The Human Capital Specialist may verify your qualifications and self-ratings during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and other means. Inflated qualifications may result in you being excluded from further consideration for this position.<br /><br />You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position.<br /><br /><ul><li>Administration and Management.</li><li>Advise and Consult.</li><li>Analytical, qualitative and quantitative techniques.</li><li>Automated HR Information Systems.</li><li>Developing Others.</li></ul><br /><br />We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the competencies, however your resume must CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.<br /><br />If you meet the qualifications stated above and you are among the top candidates your application may be referred to the Selecting Official for further review. <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 />The following information must be received by 11:59 EST on <ul> <li><strong>Content of Resume:</strong> Your resume, or other written form you choose to describe your job-related experiences are used to verify your qualifications. It is important that your resume reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total number of hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. To assist you in sending in a complete resume, use the checklist at: https: www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/ </li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action:</strong> – If you are a current or former federal employee, you must submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing the highest grade level held in a position for which you are using to qualify. Your SF-50 must also include the Position Title and Series, Step, Salary, Tenure, Position Occupied, and promotion potential (if applicable) to verify your status and eligibility. Failure to submit the information required will result in an ineligible rating under merit promotion procedures.</li> <li><strong>Recent Performance Appraisal – </strong>Copy of your most recent performance appraisal. If your performance appraisal is not dated <strong>within the last 12 months</strong> or if you are unable to provide a recent performance appraisal, you must provide a written statement explaining why it was not obtainable. Failure to submit required documentation will disqualify you from consideration.</li> <li><strong>DD-214</strong> – If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, provide a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other equivalent documentation to prove your entitlement and to verify your type of discharge. Failure to provide this information may result in your application not receiving preference.</li> <li><strong>VA Letter and SF-15</strong> – If you are claiming Veterans' Preference based on a Compensable Disability, Widow or Spouse Entitlement, or as a Purple Heart recipient, you must submit your DD-214 or other proof of entitlement as described above; and SF-15, and the required proof of disability, i.e., Department of Veterans Affairs letter dated 1991 or later. Failure to provide this documentation may result in your application not receiving preference. (Please see veteran eligibility documentation for more information on veterans preference in federal hiring)</li> <li><strong>Active Duty Service Members</strong> – If you are 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 (Veteran Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Agencies are required to accept, process, and grant tentative veterans' preference to those active duty service members who submit a certification (in lieu of a DD-214) along with their job application materials. Agencies must verify the individual meets the definition of 'preference eligible' under 5 U.S.C. 2108 prior to appointment. A '"certification" is any written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. <strong>NOTE:</strong> If you provide a certification at the time of application, your preference eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. More information may be found at http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/ </li> <li><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) documentation</strong>, if applicable. For more information, please go to https: www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx .</li> <li><strong>For Applicants qualifying on the basis of education:</strong> School transcript(s) – official or unofficial. A transcript is required if you are claiming to qualify based on your education. The information presented in the transcript must be verifiable; at the minimum the transcript should contain the name of the institution, applicant's name, list of completed courses, semester hours, and GPA. If you provide an unofficial transcript at the time of application and you are selected, you will be asked for official versions prior to an official job offer.</li> </ul> <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.