HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (GEN)

Department of the Navy - Fort Worth, TX (30+ days ago)4.4


Duties
Summary
Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM!!! The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the quality of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

Family Readiness includes the Fleet and Family Support Program and Emergency Response.

The Fleet and Family Support Program provides services through Fleet and Family Support Centers, such as relocation assistance, new parent support, deployment services, clinical counseling services, financial management counseling, family employment services, family advocacy and the transition assistance programs.

The Emergency Response Program manages Navy Installations Command’s response plans to provide assistance to the Navy Family during a disaster.

Fleet Readiness is comprised of Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs, official and recreational lodging, and food and beverage operations. These services include:

Fitness and Sports

Deployed Forces Support

Movies and Libraries

Golf and Bowling

Marinas and Outdoor Recreation

Liberty Program

Information, Tickets and Travel

Navy Entertainment Program

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites

Galleys and Recreational Dining

MWR Lodging

Child Development Centers and Homes

Youth and Teen Centers

School-Age Care

School Liaison Officer Program

Navy Housing manages housing Navywide, including permanent party family housing and unaccompanied housing. Focused on assisting Sailors, both single and those with families, receive suitable, affordable and safe housing wherever they are assigned.

The Support Services Center supports the other four divisions and regional Fleet and Family Readiness Service Centers through a consolidation of management support functions, such as NAF financial management, marketing, training, NAF human resources, facilities and acquisition, information technology, and management evaluation and assistance.

Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor coordinates the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and provides resources and support to their families and offers individually-tailored assistance to ensure enrollees’ successful recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration.

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Responsibilities
Workforce Planning and Employment : (40%)

Advises and assists managers and/or supervisors on all NAF HR matters as well as consultation on developing, implementing, and evaluating sourcing, recruitment, hiring, orientation, succession planning, retention, and organizational exit programs necessary to ensure the most effective alignment of HR systems to support strategic goals and objectives within their organizations. Illustrations include but are not limited to the following:

Advises and assists managers and/or supervisors with identifying appropriate pay ranges, organization/position structures, classification changes, employee evaluation, retention strategies, impact and associated actions to assure compliance with all regulatory HR guidance for the non-appropriated funds.
Provide products and services for a wide variety of employee categories that involve different systems with different statutory and regulatory authorities.
Utilizes the CNIC NAF personnel database Systems, KRONOS, ADP, Applications and Products Human Resources (SAPHR) to prepare and maintain all employee records, generate reports and analyze data. This includes but not limited to recruitment, employee personnel data changes, benefits, evaluations, processing of awards, disciplinary actions, time and attendance.

Performs all required duties related to recruiting and provides assistance to managers in the areas of Recruiting/ Staffing and Retention, to include, conducting strategic consultations, developing job analyses, posting vacancy announcements, areas of consideration, determining minimum qualifications, rating and ranking applicants, and generating certificates.

Administer pre and post-offer employment activities (for example: employment negotiations, offer letters, background and suitability checks, complete I-9/e-Verify process and Permanent Change of Station (PCS), onboarding).
Selects, implements, administers, and communicates compensation and benefits programs for all employee groups in order to support the organization’s goals, objectives, and values.
Human Resources Development: (30%)

Develops implements and evaluates activities and programs that address performance appraisal, talent and performance management to ensure that the knowledge, skills, abilities, and performance of the workforce meet current and future organizational and individual needs. Illustrations include but are not limited to the following:

Conducts needs assessment to identify and establish priorities regarding human resource development activities ensuring compliance with all regulatory HR guidance for the non-appropriated funds.

Develops, selects, implements and evaluates employee, management and supervisory training programs (for example: Benefits, retirement, leadership skills, writing position descriptions, evaluating employees, interview techniques, harassment prevention, employee relations) to increase individual and organizational effectiveness.

Assigns work, defines priorities, selects and recommends applicants for hire, evaluates performance, recommends pay adjustments/awards, provides or recommends training, approves and/or disapproves leave requests, initiates corrective actions, and recommends formal corrective/disciplinary actions as warranted for all employees under the HR Specialist’s oversight.

Labor and Employee Relations (30%)

Develops, implements, administers, and evaluates the workplace in order to maintain relationships and working conditions that balance employer/employee needs and rights in support of the organization’s goals and objectives. (For example, performance, discipline, Union activities, Unfair Labor Practices, grievances, union collective bargaining agreement implementation, reorganizations, realignments, relocations, Business Based Actions, transfer(s) of function(s)). Illustrations include but are not limited to the following:

Fully supports equal employment opportunity initiatives and ensures employees are respected, valued and free from harassment ensuring that Employee and Labor Relations activities are compliance with all regulatory HR guidance for the non-appropriated funds.
Establish, update, and communicate work-place policies and procedures (for example: employee handbook, reference guides, or standard operating procedures) and monitor their application and enforcement to ensure consistency.

Provides overall advice and assistance on management-employee relations, discipline, adverse actions, grievances, performance management and recognition, employee counseling, and related functions ensuring that no disparate impact or other legal issues arise.
Investigate and resolve employee complaints involving employment practices or working conditions, utilizing Regional and professional resources as necessary.

Serves as a representative, or technical advisor for LER activities (for example, collective bargaining activities, contract negotiation, arbitration, administrative hearings, and formal judicial proceedings).
Travel Required
Occasional travel - To Support Mission

Supervisory status
Yes

Who May Apply
This job is open to…
United States Citizens
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management

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Requirements

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

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KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

You must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. http://www.sss.gov
Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
Social Security Card is required.
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.
A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check . Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.

Qualifications
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization.

One year of specialized experience directly related to the duties described above. Qualifying experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying a wide range of HR theories, concepts, practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents sufficient to provide comprehensive HR management advisory/technical services on substantive organizational functions and work practices.
  • Knowledge of and skill in analytical, diagnostic, and qualitative/quantitative techniques sufficient to identify, evaluate, and recommend to management appropriate HR interventions to resolve complex, interrelated HR problems and issues.
  • Ability to develop new or modified HR work methods, approaches, or procedures for delivering effective HR services to clients.
  • Knowledge and the ability to research a wide range of HR case law, principles, practices, policies, instructions and regulations sufficient to perform detailed analyses and draw conclusions on complex legal issues, problems, and situations with the interpret/analyze precedent and substantive decisions, and/or legal opinions that various courts and administrative bodies have rendered.
  • Knowledge of and skill in negotiation procedures and conflict resolution techniques sufficient for problem solving, advising management, and interacting (when required) with individuals in delicate/highly contested case matters and determinations.
  • Knowledge of CNRSE and CNIC organizational structure and mission(s) of organizations serviced to perform the full range of HR services.
  • Ability to interpret and apply OPM classification guidelines and policies to assist managers and/or supervisors in developing position descriptions and determine appropriate title, series, and pay band/grade level.
  • Ability to identify and determine position and skill requirements to create crediting plans to use in applicant qualification process.
  • Ability and skill in analyzing resource requirements to identify key positions/competencies and develop training plans/developmental assignments for use with management development programs and/or intern programs.
  • Skill in the use of a Human Resources Information System (for example, SAPHR, KRONOS, ADP).
  • Skill in written and oral communication techniques sufficient to: develop/deliver briefings and correspondence; foster understanding/acceptance of findings; present arguments/ advisory opinions; and to prepare legal and case documents.
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire and your RESUME MUST SUPPORT AND VALIDATE YOUR ANSWERS or you may be removed from consideration.

ONLY THE MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REFERRED. IF MANAGEMENT DOES NOT WISH TO SELECT A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE, THEY MAY REQUEST A REFERRAL LIST INCLUDING WELL OR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

Education
Additional information
Some positions have special requirements
  • Position is a non-critical, sensitive, supervisory position requiring access to IT II system and/or access to PII. An access National Agency Check investigation (ANACI) is required via the SF 86 security form.
  • Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450. Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.
  • Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
  • For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of closing date.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to CNI_SE_HQ_N9_NAFJOBS@NAVY.MIL to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

How does NAF compare to GS or other Federal Merit Systems Employment?

NAF employment is considered federal employment. It is, however, different from federal civil service employment because the monies used to pay the salaries of NAF employees come from a different source. Civil service positions are paid for by money appropriated by Congress.

Interchange agreements provide for two-way movement. This means that career and career-conditional employees are eligible for employment in the other merit systems with which the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has agreements under conditions similar to those described in the preceding section. A career or career-conditional employee who is not eligible for appointment under an interchange agreement may be eligible for appointment consideration under other appointment procedures of the other merit system.

A person must be appointed to the competitive service without a break in service of 1 workday, except that a person may be appointed within 1 year after being involuntarily separated from the other merit system. The qualification standards (including internal placement provisions, subject to 5 CFR Part 335 (external link) ) and requirements, appointing documents, and determinations for these appointees are the same as for transfer of employees within the competitive service.

The Portability of Benefits for Non-appropriated Fund Employees Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-508) permits service with a non-appropriated fund instrumentality (NAFI) to be considered when establishing pay and benefits of a Department of Defense (DOD) NAFI employee who moves to a civil service appointment within DOD and of a Coast Guard NAFI employee who moves to a civil service appointment within the Coast Guard on or after January 1, 1987-but only if the employee moves between the two appointments without a break in service of more than 3 days.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Secret

Required Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume
  • OF-306. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OF306.pdf
  • Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
  • If claiming Veteran’s Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.
  • If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, , etc). is required.
  • If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders (applicable for NF-03 and below or equivalent).
  • If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.
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 .

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
Stability of Federal Civilian Service
People with passion for doing work that matters
Quality of Work Life Balance
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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.