Human resource Specialist (Human resource development) (Human resource development Specialist)
Department Of The Treasury
 Brunswick, GA
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WHAT IS THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION NATIONAL CI TRAINING ACADEMY DIVISION? Criminal Investigation is the investigative and law enforcement arm of the IRS. The American system of voluntary tax compliance relies heavily on self-assessments of what tax is owed. When individuals or corporations deliberately don't comply with the tax laws, Criminal Investigation responds with financial investigations and potential criminal prosecutions to promote compliance and confidence in the fairness of the tax system.

WHAT DOES A HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST DO? As a Human Resources Development Specialist, you will serve in the course development or delivery group section at the National Criminal Investigation Training Academy (NCITA), which is a residential and nonresidential training facility for IRS Criminal Investigation's employees. You will be assigned to one of the Academy's subparts responsible for evaluating training needs; consulting with management about those needs; designing employee development and training programs for law enforcement and non-law enforcement employees in Criminal Investigation nationwide; and perform administrative, evaluative, or technical work.

As an Human Resource Specialist you will:

GS-05-07-09 Level:

  • Provide guidance and assistance to management related to employee training, education and development matters with the NCITA for a selected area of functional training or occupational group.
  • Counsel employees who are having difficulties with the training programs for a specific category of positions and provide guidance regarding supplemental training aids, remedial courses/course materials, tutorial opportunities, etc., that are available.
  • Explain established policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements to instructors and training coordinators in the use of training aids, techniques and course materials.
  • Conduct training needs assessments, performance analysis and skills assessments for clerical and technical functions.
  • Evaluate selected training programs and make recommendations to improve training effectiveness.
  • As appropriate, instruct employees at the NCITA in selected training programs in specific tasks and job techniques.

GS-11-12 Level:

  • Consult and provide guidance and assistance directly and frequently to CI's management related to employee training, education and development matters within CI for a broad spectrum of training needed by law enforcement officers and their support personnel.
  • Conduct training needs assessment, performance analysis and skills assessment for technical, professional, managerial and administrative functions.
  • Evaluate training programs and instructors by monitoring training sessions, and make recommendations to improve training effectiveness and instructor performance.
  • Provide advice and guidance to instructors and training coordinators in the use of training aids, techniques, and course materials.
  • Counsel employees who are having difficulties with their training program and provide guidance regarding supplemental training aids, remedial courses/course materials, tutorial opportunities, etc. that are available.
  • As appropriate, instruct employees at the NCITA in specific tasks and job techniques and makes available written instructions and reference materials based on the latest developments and applications in the field of employee development and training, and provides on-the-job training to new employees.

If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 Nights per month

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

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0201 Human Resources Management

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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-07 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes basic knowledge of human resources development, practices, regulations, and policies to perform, entry level work related to learning and employee development and to communicate procedural and factual information to business customers; assisting with planning, coordinating, administering, and implementing training programs and rollout of classes, assisting with developing courses and curricula for occupations or functions based on the job competencies and collecting data concerning basic program policies, regulatory requirements, and procedures; basic knowledge of and skill in elementary analytical methods and diagnostic techniques to gather basic information to identify performance improvement needs and opportunities; and experience with written communication techniques to assist with reviewing project papers, reports, training material, and correspondence for grammar and syntax.

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You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows 1 full year of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a graduate degree any field of study from an accredited college or university.

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Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor's degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last two years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in your major field of study or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of study, or rank in the upper one third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.

GS-09 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes knowledge of basic human resources development (HRD), practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents to provide HRD management advisory, and technical services on non-controversial factual, procedural, and/or recurring issues relating to learning and employee development; Basic knowledge of instructional design principles and the processes used in designing and delivering learning products to assist other specialists in developing routine training material; Knowledge of and basic skill in applying principles, practices and elementary techniques of education, adult learning theory, and employee development to assess, define and meet individual learning needs; Knowledge of and skill in applying basic analytical methods and diagnostic techniques to identify HRD and non-HRD interventions to address routine HR problems and issues; Experience using knowledge of oral communication techniques to present findings and recommendations and knowledge of written communication techniques to draft and/or prepare in final form project papers, and training material.

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You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows Master's or equivalent graduate degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university.

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2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education in any field of study from an accredited college or university.

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an LL.B. or J.D., if related.

GS-11 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes knowledge of the range of human resources development (HRD) practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents to provide HRD management advisory and technical services on non-controversial factual, procedural, and/or recurring issues to learning and employee development; Knowledge of and skill in applying principles, practices and techniques of education, adult learning theory, and employee development to assess, define and meet individual learning needs; Experience using knowledge of instructional design principles and the processes used in designing and delivering standard learning products to improve employee performance, increase employee satisfaction, and facilitate management involvement in employee development; Knowledge of and skill in analytical methods and diagnostic techniques to identify, evaluate, and recommend to management HRD and non-HRD interventions to resolve problems of limited scope; Experience using knowledge of oral communication techniques to present findings and recommendations and knowledge of written communication techniques to prepare project papers, and training material. OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university.

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3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a doctoral degree in any field of study.

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an L.L.M, if related.

For Grades 5 through 11: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

GS-12 LEVEL:

You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes a wide range of human resources development (HRD) concepts, practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents to provide comprehensive HRD management advisory and technical services on substantive organizational functions and work practices relating to learning and employee development; Extensive knowledge of and skill in applying practices and techniques of education, adult learning theory, performance consulting, change management, and employee development to assess, define, and meet organizational learning needs. Your experience must also demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of instructional design principles and the processes used in designing and delivering learning products to improve employee performance, increase employee satisfaction, and facilitate management involvement in employee development; Knowledge of and skill in analytical methods and diagnostic techniques to identify, evaluate, and recommend to management HRD and non-HRD interventions to resolve complex interrelated HR problems and issues. In addition, your experience must demonstrate knowledge of negotiation methods and conflict resolution techniques to collaborate in a team environment, negotiate agreements, and resolve conflicts; Experience using knowledge of oral communication techniques to deliver briefings and help others to understand and accept findings and recommendations and negotiate solutions and written communication techniques to prepare project papers, briefings, and training material.

  • The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
  • To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade you are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

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