Human Resources Specialist

U.S. Department of Labor

About the organization

Opportunities are Open! Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of tomorrow. DOL offers rewarding opportunities to contribute to a noble mission; to serve and protect American workers, prepare them for new and better jobs, and to ensure the safety and fairness of American workplaces.


The incumbent (s) will serve as a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement) in a developmental capacity, performing assignments that are designed to further develop applicable analytical and evaluative skills and techniques. The organizations are complex and dynamic and have a wide range of professional, scientific, administrative, and highly technical positions. The positions' work processes are mental, judgmental, public contact, or coordinative in nature. The incumbent considers recruitment sources such as colleges and universities, industrial establishments, and state employment services in recruiting for positions. The incumbent identifies under-represented skills in the workforce and determines how they can be addresses in the recruitment process. Provides recruitment and placement, and affirmative employment advisory services. Consults with and advises managers and supervisors on a variety of difficult and complex technical issues, or problems of a sensitive nature, that concern all phases of hiring, merit promotion, priority placement, RIF, affirmative employment policies and procedures, and related legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements or entitlements.


GS-07 Level: You must have one 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: entry-level human resources assignments and communicating factual and procedural HR information clearly, verbally and in writing. OR You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 1 academic year of graduate education in a field of study such as: human resources, public administration, organizational psychology, or other administrative and management fields. OR Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelors degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. OR You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.



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