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Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-13 (INT)(JA)
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-13 (INT)(JA)
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist and direct programs associated with position management, classification, recruitment and placement.
This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Division of Human Resources, in Sacramento, CA. For more information on the Sacramento area visit:
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### Responsibilities
Serves as the Chief of Human Resources Services, directing human resources (HR) management programs associated with position management, classification, recruitment and placement.
* Provides program direction for HR services activities within the Region.
* Interprets and clarifies higher-level policies and procedures, and develops and implements local plans, policies, and guidance for the administration of functions covering position management and classification and recruitment and placement.
* Provides extensive management advisory service to the Regional Director, HR Officer, senior management staff, and supervisors on program issues.
* Attends meetings and conferences; conducts briefings, and presents program information to management officials, employees, and HR counterparts at various levels with the Bureau.
* Directs a group of technical and administrative personnel in the performance of HR program activities. Plans, schedules, assigns, sets and adjusts short-term priorities for work activities. Gives advice, counsel and instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.
* Ensures equal opportunity for subordinate employees in the selection of participants for training, promotions, awards and recognition, and other career development opportunities. Supports the EEO program actively in day-to-day activities.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Travel is required approximately 10% of the time.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
Internal employees of the Bureau of Reclamation serving under permanent appointments within the local commute area. Multiple selections may be made from this interest announcement. Supervisory approval is required.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
* #### Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
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* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* An employee serving on a temporary promotion receives the pay of the
* position to which temporarily promoted. An employee on a detail continues
* to receive their current rate of pay.
* Position is designated as High Risk Public Trust position.
* Successful adjudication of personnel security investigation required.
Applicants applying for a temporary promotion must meet all qualification requirements, including time-in-grade restrictions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b) and any selective factors, by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants applying for a detail do not need to meet the qualification requirements or time-in-grade restrictions.
### Qualifications
Applicants applying for a temporary promotion must have one year of specialized experience as defined below:
GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service.
Definition of Specialized Experience: To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as follows:
GS-13: Experience as a senior human resources specialist in classification or recruitment and placement; providing advice and guidance on a wide range of complex personnel actions and issues; providing advice to improve organizational structures and workforce plans; interpreting a wide range of personnel laws, rules, and regulations to seek solutions to difficult problems; leading others in the development and provision of personnel products, training, programs, and initiatives. These examples are not all inclusive.
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.
### Education
### Additional information
Travel and per diem will not be authorized and are the responsibility of the selectee.
Telework: Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.
Must possess and maintain a valid State's driver's license.
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Federal hiring process visit: Federal Hiring Process FAQ
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Human Resources (HR) will review resumes and transcript(s) to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the assessment questionnaire. The assessment questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes. Applicants determined best-qualified will be referred to the selecting official.
Applicants will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) through their resume and responses to the online questions.
1. Knowledge of and experience with federal directives, policies and procedures for the Human Resources (HR) programs of classification, recruitment and placement, and related program areas.
2. Ability to provide technical advice, guidance and assistance to internal and external customers on HR programs, resolve problems, and work collaboratively in the development and implementation of HR initiatives (e.g., Human Capital).
3. Ability to communicate using highly developed oral and written skills.
4. Ability to perform staff level direction and oversight of assigned HR programs and studies, and represent Reclamation on teams, workgroups and forums with other agencies.
Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. Applicants rating themselves higher than is apparent in their description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that copy vacancy announcement posting information verbatim into resume OR whose resume/application is incomplete may be removed from employment consideration.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a resume (with dates of employment, i.e. years and months), an on-line assessment questionnaire, and the following supporting documents, as appropriate:
SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action: Status applicants (transfer, reassignment, reinstatement, promotion, etc.) must submit a copy of their SF-50, verifying highest rate of pay and documenting career or career-conditional status in the competitive service (Tenure 1 or 2) for which you are claiming eligibility. Failure to submit an SF-50 verifying status may result in the applicant not being considered for this position.
Statement of Supervisory Approval: A statement of supervisory approval to accept this temporary assignment must be included. Interest Announcement - Supervisor Approval Form
CTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP, applicants must be well-qualified, i.e. meet the minimum qualification requirements, including selective factors, education and experience requirements and score at least 90 on the assessment questionnaire as established, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP, visit: -data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
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.
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.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
Applications (resume and assessment questionnaire) for this vacancy MUST be received online BEFORE midnight Eastern Time (Washington D.C. time) on the closing date of this announcement. When you're ready to apply, click the blue APPLY ONLINE button at the side of any page. When you have finished with your application, click the SUBMIT APPLICATION button on the bottom of the REVIEW PAGE. Your application will not be received unless you click SUBMIT APPLICATION.
This vacancy is being announced through the Bureau of Reclamation's Hiring System--HireMe. For more information about the HireMe system and the registration process, visit:
As part of the on-line application process, applicants may be required to submit supporting documents. Failure to submit the requested supporting documents may result in your not being considered for this position.
Options for submitting supporting documentation include Auto Requested Fax or uploading from a USAJOBS profile (instructions are provided during the online application process.) In addition, applicants may e-mail their supporting documentation to, fax directly to the HR Office at 916-978-5563, or mail or hand-deliver to USBR/ATTN: HR, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825. Include your name and the vacancy number on the supporting document(s).
Applicants needing assistance in applying online should contact the HR Office at 916-978-5476 or Federal Relay at The Federal Relay website contains information for TDD/TTY users to receive free needed service. If applying online poses a hardship, contact the HR Office prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
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### Agency contact information
### Human Resources Office
##### Phone
##### TDD
##### Fax
##### Email
##### Address
2800 Cottage Way
Sacramento, California
United States
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### Next steps
After all application packages have been received, resumes and transcripts will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. Each applicant who meets the basic qualifications will be further evaluated on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire. Best-qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official. After making a tentative job offer, a suitability and/or security background investigation will be conducted. A final job offer is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications. Applicants should monitor their status for positions with the Bureau of Reclamation by regularly checking their public status notifications in their USAJOBS profile.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
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.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 05/14/2018 to 05/25/2018
*Salary:* $94,429 to $122,759 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 13
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Full time
*Appointment type:* Temporary Promotion - Temporary promotion/detail not to exceed 120 days. May be extended based on management's needs.

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