U.S. Mint Supervisory Human Resources Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Overview

Job Overview

About the Agency

This position is located in the United States Mint, Workforce Solutions Department (WSD), Human Resources Division (HRD), Employee and Labor Relations Section (ER/LR Section).

The ER/LR Section is responsible for managing the United States Mint’s local and national Employee-Labor Relations programs, drug-free work place programs, employee assistance programs, workers compensation (oversight), provides the full range of management/employee advisory services; and oversees the work of the Administrative Resource (ARC), a Federal Center of Excellence.


As a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, you will:

  • serve as the Chief, ER/LR Section with responsibility for managing employee and labor relations issues, drug-free work place programs, employee assistance programs; and, workers compensation program (oversight).
  • serve as a technical authority in the areas of conduct, performance and attendance and provides authoritative advice and guidance to employees, managers and supervisors of United States Mint regarding the resolution of complex employee relations issues.
  • conduct 5 USC 7114 (c) reviews of supplemental and mid-term labor agreements negotiated by the Mint field locations.
  • oversee the work performed by the Administrative Resource Center.
  • manage an Employee Assistance Program designed to: (1) promote the health, safety, and wellness of United States Mint employees; (2) empower employees in their efforts to resolve personal problems, including those of alcohol and other drug abuse, that may impact on their conduct and work performance; (3) address such problems in the quickest, least restrictive, most convenient, and least costly manner possible while strictly respecting client confidentiality; and (4) provide counseling, management consultation, health and wellness training, and critical incident stress debriefing services designed to assist employees in an objective and independent manner.
  • provide technical advice to agency legal staff in the preparation of defenses to appeals, grievances, and discrimination complaints brought against the United States Mint involving national level issues.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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You must meet the following requirements within 14 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

  • Experience applying a wide range of HR case law, principles, practices, and regulations sufficient to perform detailed analyses and draw conclusions on employee and labor relations issues, problems, and situations;

  • Experience in research methods, information‐gathering techniques, and analytical skill sufficient to locate, interpret, and analyze for applicability and appropriateness, precedent and substantive decisions, and/or legal opinions that various courts and administrative bodies have rendered impacting federal employee and labor relations;

  • Experience in negotiation procedures and techniques, advocacy, mediation, interest‐based bargaining, or other non‐adversarial problem solving approaches sufficient to resolve problems and advise management;

  • Experience in conflict resolution techniques sufficient to interact in occasional highly charged emotional situations because of delicate or highly contested case matters and determinations; and

  • Experience in oral and written communication techniques sufficient to formulate and present arguments and advisory opinions and to prepare legal and case documents.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.

The experience may have been gained in either the public or 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/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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Other Information
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.


  • A one year probationary period may be required.

  • A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.

  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.

  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employmentto determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.

  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.

  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472433700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0201-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: who are: who are or currently serving on a (VRA), .

Control Number: 472433700

Job Announcement Number: 17-MINT-209