Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement)

Department of Defense Lowell, MA
* Duties

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This announcement replaces DCAA-18-HQ-10194033 which was cancelled. If you wish to be considered you must apply to announcement DCAA-18-HQ-10235693.

This position will be located in DCAA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, VA OR at a DCAA Center of Resource Excellence location (Lowell MA, La Palma CA, Smyrna, GA, or Irving TX). Location of the position will be determined at the time of selection.

Reemployed annuitant: This vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants.

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* Directs and manages a staff of Human Resources Specialists and Assistants in providing solutions to complex problems, adjusting priorities, monitoring progress and evaluating outcomes.

* Executes and/or supervises the execution of all staffing actions within the Branch.

* Plans, develops, organizes, evaluates, and directs the Agency's HR major recruitment and staffing program areas.

* Advises supervisors and managers regarding regulatory requirements of a variety of recruitment/placement actions ranging from routine to uncommon.

* Develops recruitment sources and assures the regulatory and legislative compliance of all staffing actions processed by the Branch.

* Advises supervisors and managers in the application of administrative flexibilities such as recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives, excepted service appointments, compensation alternatives, etc.

* Ensures supervisors and managers are achieving their diversity goals in their organizations by recommending appropriate recruitment sources and methods, areas of consideration, and other options.

* Directs activities and provides guidance related to the Merit Promotion and Delegated Examining requirements (e.g., direct hires, expedited hiring authority, reduction-in-force actions; in services placement program and special employment programs).

* Plans, organizes, coordinates, and reviews program activities to ensure they meet staffing requirements of the serviced organizations.

* Develops recruitment and merit promotion strategies to meet unique hiring needs and requirements from various business units simultaneously.

* Designs and implements "Time to Hire" metrics and measures in Recruitment, Staffing, and Placement Programs.

* Develops positive management-oriented services; participates with key staff and operating officials in developing plans for long and short term staffing requirements; and ensures full utilization of automated staffing methods.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0201 Human Resources Management

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a U.S Citizen as verified through E-Verify Program


All qualification and time-in-grade (if applicable) requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions,

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 or equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined as: 1) experience in the Federal civilian service developing, planning, leading, directing, and administering outreach, recruitment, staffing, and placement services AND 2) experience supervising or leading a team of HR professionals. Your resume must reflect all of the specialized experience or you will be determined not qualified.

Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There is no substitution of education for experience at this grade level.

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