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Hr Specialist

Company: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, OHCM Center for Recruitment - Albuquerque, NM in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Office of Human Capital Management is looking for a Human Resources Specialist to serve as an advisor to Indian Affairs leadership within the areas of recruitment and placement.
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  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates

      11/09/2021 to 11/23/2021
    • Salary

      $65,056 - $101,373 per year
    • Pay scale & grade

      GS 11 - 12
    • Help

      1 vacancy in the following location:
      • Albuquerque, NM
      • Telework eligible

        Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
      • Travel Required

        Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed

      • Appointment type

      • Work schedule

      • Service

      • Promotion potential

      • Job family (Series)

        0201 Human Resources Management
      • Supervisory status

      • Security clearance

      • Drug test

      • Position sensitivity and risk

        Moderate Risk (MR)
      • Trust determination process


      • Announcement number

      • Control number

        This job is open to
        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

          Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
        • Federal employees - Competitive service

          Current or former competitive service federal employees.
        • Individuals with disabilities
        • Land & base management

          Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
        • Military spouses
        • Native Americans

          Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation.
        • Veterans Clarification from the agency

          Current or former career or career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; Indian preference eligibles (must submit a BIA Form 4432); Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the armed forces with an honorable discharge; Government employees eligible through an Interchange agreement; Candidates eligible under Non-Competitive special hiring authority;Current or former time-limited employees eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

          • Researches policies, procedures and operations involved in staffing and placement actions to ensure compliance.
          • Conducts job analyses for professional, administrative, clerical and technical positions.
          • Identifies category rating criteria; develops vacancy announcements; rates and ranks candidates; issues certificates; sets pay and oversees the hiring and processing of selected applicants through entrance on duty.
          • Applies an understanding of basic position classification principles, practices and guidance in order to accomplish the development of assessment tools for recruitment.
          • Reviews justifications and writes up HR analysis on findings of requests for recruitment incentives, superior qualification requests, Intergovernmental Personnel Actions (IPA), and other regulatory personnel requests.
          • Conducts reduction-in-force by auditing personnel records, employee rights and offers, severance pay entitlement, preparation of employee notices and grade and pay retention. Help

            Conditions of Employment
            • U.S. Citizenship Required
            • Indian Preference applies
            • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
            • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
            • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
            • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
            • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
            • Telework: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
            • The Department is currently operating under maximum telework. However, this position is not regularly eligible for 100% Telework (or remote work). The physical duty station you will be expected to report to is Albuquerque, NM. Qualifications

              GS-11: To qualify at the GS-11 level you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 grade level performing at least 3 of the following: 1) Conducting research of the USC, CFR, Agency and OPM policies to resolve complex technical HR issues; 2) Developing assessment tools for recruitment; 3) Posting vacancy announcements; 4) Reviewing applications for eligibility and qualification determinations, and issuing certificates; and 5) Reviewing personnel actions.
              Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related, from an accredited university.
              A combination of experience and education that totals 100% of the requirement.

              GS-12: To qualify at the GS-12 grade level you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level performing ALL of the following: 1) Performing job analysis and posting vacancies using an automated staffing system, such as USA Staffing; 2) Providing guidance to management on a variety of recruitment authorities and techniques to attract well qualified job applicants; 3) Reviewing applications, making eligibility and qualification determinations and issuing certificates; 4) Implementing and advising on the regulatory requirements of the Merit Promotion Plan; and 5) Reviewing personnel actions.

              All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

              Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.


              If you are qualifying based on your education, you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

              If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.

              One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

              If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education which shows the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: FOREIGN EDUCATION

              Additional information

              All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2021 Salary Tables here.

              The full performance level of this position is GS-12. Promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. A career ladder promotion is at the discretion of management, and in no way guaranteed.

              Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 84 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:
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Keywords: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Albuquerque , Hr Specialist, Human Resources , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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