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Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems)

Air Force Civilian Service Cranston, RI
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Job Description

Duties

Brief Description of Duties:  Serves as the senior specialist in the implementation, maintenance and/or operation of HRO automated HR information system(s) for the State. Develops plans of action or project plans/specifications necessary to carry out requirements for assigned HR information systems based on understanding the limitations and capabilities of the infrastructure and how it can support a particular modification or enhancement. Identifies areas where automation can effectively eliminate labor-intensive HR manual systems or enhance current automation techniques. May develop plans to resource, design, develop, test, integrate, implement, and maintain locally developed HR systems.

As a senior HR Specialist working in a HRO, exercises an expert level of knowledge and skill in applying the full range of HR methods, principles, practices, and evaluative methodologies sufficient to advise on and/or resolve the full range of operational problems which range from recurring through complex and unprecedented. Utilizes a wide range of HR practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents sufficient to provide expert HR management advisory and technical services on complex and wide-impacting customer functions and work practices. Uses detailed analytical methods to identify, evaluate, and recommend in-depth alternatives with impact analyses to management to find appropriate HR solutions; uses non-standard operating practices or highly modified HR work procedures for delivering effective HR services to Army and Air National Guard customers; and provides written and oral communication techniques sufficient to develop and deliver briefings, project papers, status/staff reports, and correspondence to managers to foster understanding and acceptance of HRO findings and recommendations.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Experience, education or training which involves the exercise of analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and personal responsibility, and application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts and practices applicable to one or more fields of administration or management. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-09 Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.

GS-11 and above Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting advanced concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements. Experience assisting in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures. Experience advising management on Human Resources principles and practices.

GS-12 and above Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting advanced concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements. Experience assisting in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures. Experience advising management on Human Resources principles and practices. Experience implementing, maintaining and/or operating HR information system(s) for the State. Experience Identifying areas where automation can effectively eliminate labor-intensive HR manual systems or enhance current automation techniques.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Employment in this position requires membership in the Rhode Island Air National Guard. Selected candidate(s) will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment within 60 days of the effective date of placement. Should be AFSC qualified within one year of placement action.

Military Grades: E4-E6

Compatible Military Assignments: 3S0X1, 3S2X1

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelors degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.  

**Note to Incentive Recipients: Service members who accept a temporary or full-time federal technician position and are currently in receipt of an incentive such as a bonus, student loan repayment, or Select Reserve GI Bill may be subject to suspension of the incentive or termination with recoupment of the incentive.  Applicants in receipt of a military education/recruitment incentives are strongly encouraged to contact their unit representative or the Education and Incentives Office for Specific details regarding incentive termination or recoupment action.  The Education Office can be contacted at 401-275-4109 /4039 or the ANG Retention Office Manager can be contacted at 401-267-3269.

 

Requirements:

- Incumbent must maintain membership in the Rhode Island National Guard.

- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

- Valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

- For positions requiring a security clearance the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

- Background Criminal Investigations (BCI) are required for federal employment.

Required Documents:

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

3. A filled out and signed OF-306/ Declaration for Federal Employment (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf)

Other supporting documents, such as college transcript(s) if qualifying based on education, must be submitted in English. Failure to submit the required documentation will result in automatic disqualification.

Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.  Any and all resumes must be written in your own words, plagiarism is considered to be dishonest and unethical and will automatically disqualify you from the position. 

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp


Other Information

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

Job Details

Date Posted October 5, 2017
Date Closes November 4, 2017
Requisition 466706300
Located In Cranston, RI
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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