• Sr. Federal HR Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2017-1834
    Category
    Human Resources
    Clearance Level
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    RGS is seeking a Senior HR Specialist to support recruitment and staffing for the United States Secret Service in Washington, DC.  The Senior HR Specialist will provide comprehensive support for Federal Competitive, excepted service and merit promotion recruitment and staffing. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and fast paced environment where you will leverage your consulting skills.

    Responsibilities

    • Implement merit promotion plans
    • Perform strategic consulting related to qualification requirements, recruitment sources and applicable automation tools (automated staffing systems) and timeframe
    • Provide guidance and assistance to supervisors, managers, and employees regarding merit practices and principles
    • Provide input to management on recruitment and placement issues and recommend ways to resolve problems of  job turnover and workforce planning
    • Use various appointing authorities such as Direct Hire, Veterans Recruitment Appointment, Schedules A, B, and D, 30% or more disabled Veterans, etc.
    • Conduct Job Analysis and drafting Job Opportunity Announcements
    • Assist with applying Veterans Preference by reviewing military documents (Form DD214/Veterans Administration letters)
    • Research and interpret OPM qualification standards in rating job applications
    • Prepare and issue merit promotion certificates of the best-qualified candidates
    • Process personnel actions in accordance with the OPM Guide to Processing Personnel Actions
    • Assist with case file management
    • Support staffing activities to include offer letters and employee on boarding and new employee orientation
    • Prepare human resources status reports

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    • 7-10 years of experience working at the senior level as an HR specialist supporting Federal Government customers
    • Comprehensive understanding of Federal staffing and placement duties
    • Comprehensive understanding of Federal policies and regulations as they relate to recruiting, staffing and placement
    • Experience with PeopleSoft and automated staffing systems such as Monster or equivalent
    • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member without appreciable direction
    • Effective communication skills: written, oral, and listening
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail

    Desired Skills: 

    • HR Specialist experience in Federal law enforcement environment

    Clearance:

    • Eligibility to obtain suitability assessment/background investigation

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