Defense Logistics Agency Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement) in Whitehall, Ohio

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Summary

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.

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Responsibilities

As a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve the most difficult and complex problems associated with comprehensive recruitment and placement services for major, high visibility agencies.
  • Provides management with the widest range of flexibility for providing comprehensive staffing and placement services utilizing innovative methods in locating qualified applicants to complete position fill actions.
  • Prepares job opportunity announcements (JOAs) and Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) announcements.
  • Facilitates placement programs to include Priority Placement Program (PPP), Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA), Reemployment Priority List (RPL) program, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), and the agency Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
  • Recommends innovative methods and strategies to resolve problems of job turnover, long and short-term workforce planning, downsizing, and reinvention initiatives.
  • Provides advice on pay and leave entitlements, and recruitment, relocation and retention incentive programs.
  • Performs internal placement duties including conducting job analysis, preparing promotion and placement products, and issuing promotion and referral certificates.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel May Be Required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Current Permanent Civilian Federal Employees (In Commuting Area). ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities: Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), DoD Interchange Agreements http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/AOC%20Eligibility%20Definitions%2020140611.pdf

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Conditions of Employment
  • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)

Work Schedule: Full-Time Tour of Duty: Flexible Overtime Work: Occasionally Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive Without Secret Access Drug Testing Designated Position: No Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt Bargaining Unit Position: No Preemployment Physical: Not Required Emergency Essential: No Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf

Qualifications

To qualify for a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), your resume must support:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:

  • Providing technical advice and guidance to management on recruitment and placement issues.
  • Reviewing job analysis, and promotion and placement products of lower graded specialists.
  • Reviewing all personnel actions for accuracy/compliance.
  • Consulting with employees and managers on pay entitlements/allowances.

Competencies: The assessments for this job will measure:

  • Staffing and Recruitment
  • Compensation Management
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Additional information

Please review the General Information and Definitions at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

*INFORMATION FOR VETERANS *is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and USA Hire assessments. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If your resume and or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

The assessments for this job will measure:

General Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service
  • Decision Making
  • Flexibility
  • Influencing/Negotiating
  • Integrity/Honesty
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Learning
  • Reading
  • Reasoning
  • Self-Management
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Teamwork

Technical Competencies:

  • Staffing and Recruitment
  • Compensation Management

For General Competency definitions, please review at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

If you are applying as an ICTAP candidate please review ICTAP information at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf (see Special Priority Consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP))

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Background checks and security clearance
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Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/Careers/supportingdocumentation.pdf

Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, click here for more information about the request process: http://www.usajobs.gov/content/pdfs/USAHireReasonableAccommodation.pdf. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments must be received before the JOA closes to be considered for this job opening. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. After notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. If the email invitation is sent prior to the close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all of the assessments within 48 hours of the closing of the Job Opportunity Announcement. If the email invitation is sent after the close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all of the assessments within 48 hours from the time the email is sent."

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.

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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.

  • Benefits for federal employees
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Pay and leave

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.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the initial online questionnaire, the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to receive consideration. The application process will follow the bullets outlined below. Notifications are provided to correspond with each step that is outlined below.

Click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the initial online questionnaire. To view the initial online questionnaire TAG:Link to Questions Only.

Click the Submit My Answersbutton to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

  • If you log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Statuslink and then select the more informationlink for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Applicationin the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

  • When you receive a notification from your USAJOBS account it may indicate that your application is complete after you submit the initial online questionnaire and documentation, however, your application will NOT be complete until you have successfully completed the next step described below.

If you meet minimum qualifications based on the initial online questionnaire responses that you submit, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. The invitation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments will be sent from email address assessments@USAHire.opm.gov. Please plan to set aside at least 3 hours for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments; however, most applicants complete the assessments in less time. NOTE: If you have previously taken a USA Hire assessment, you MUST still click on the link received in the OPM email to connect your previously completed test. Failure to complete the entire process will result in your being found ineligible.

  • You must complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments within 48 hours after the close of this Job Announcement to be eligible for this position. Your results will be kept on record for use when applying for future jobs that require the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You will not be allowed to re-take them for one year.

  • Before attempting to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you should visit https://usahire.opm.gov/assess/default/sample/Sample.action to determine if the computer you are using is likely to experience any issues during testing. If you have questions about the computer requirements or require technical assistance please contact helpdesk@usahire.opm.gov.

  • If you accidentally deleted the invitation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments or otherwise need the information re-sent (e.g., you feel you have not received it due to a SPAM filter), you should contact helpdesk@usahire.opm.gov to request the invitation to be re-sent. Requests to re-send invitations to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments must be received by helpdesk@usahire.opm.gov BEFOREthe close of the JOA.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions.

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Agency contact information
Ruth Mix
Phone

(614)692-0323

TDD

1-800-750-0750

Email

RUTH.MIX@DLA.MIL

Address

DLA HR Office DLA Human Resources Services 3990 East Broad Street Columbus, OH

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Next steps

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, you will receive an email from assessments@USAHire.opm.gov with a link to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. This assessment must be completed within 48 hours after the close of this JOA. If you have not received the link to the assessment within 24 hours of the closing date and you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, you should contact HelpDesk@USAHire.opm.gov to request the invitation to be re-sent. NOTE: If you have previously taken a USA Hire assessment, you MUST still click on the link received in the OPM email to connect your previously completed test. Failure to complete the entire process will result in you being found ineligible.

Based on your qualifications and/or assessment scores, applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI). Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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  • Office of Equal Opportunity

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479648000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/15/2017 to 09/26/2017

Salary: $74,319 to $96,618 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 12

Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types