HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST (Labor Relations)

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

About the organization

This position is located at the Environmental Protection Agency in the Labor & Employee Relations Staff (LER), Office of Human Resources, Office of Mission Support. LER is responsible for facilitating, administering, and/or negotiating national labor agreements and providing advice and guidance to regional and local level managers; coordinating labor relation activities across the Agency, creating and supporting national labor management partnerships, representing the Agency as the lead representative or technical advisor in arbitrations and hearings before the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) and Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA); serving as liaison to the Human Resource Officers (HRO) community; providing LER support to Headquarters AA-ships. This is a developmental position established to provide necessary experience and training to advance to the full performance level. The incumbent of this position is responsible for performing the following duties in LER

Duties

DUTIES
--Assist in providing guidance to managers and supervisors on programs that assist in maintaining a high standard of employee moral, conduct and ethics. Ensures effective processing of disciplinary cases, adverse actions, reduction-in-force, with-holding within grades increases, grievances and EEO complaints.
--Analyze sensitive and complex employee relations matters to determine appropriate corrective action. Recommends courses of action to resolve problems based on knowledge to interpret administrative case law, regulations, policies, judgment and experience.
--Review various cases to determine the applicability of Freedom of Information and Privacy Act regulations.
Assist with collective bargaining officials, managers, Federal Labor Relations Authority, staff and union officials to determine appropriateness of actions. Assures the management's position is given full and valid consideration when disagreements exists between parties.

Qualifications

Interest and knowledge in Human Resource principles and procedures. Skill in verbal and written communication. Conflict resolution and negotiating skills

Salary

$56,000 and up per year.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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