Human Resources Specialist

Department of State (DoS)

About the organization

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Global Talent Management, Office of Talent Services (GTM/TS) is based in Charleston, SC, and runs several Department-wide programs, in addition to services for client bureaus.

The Recruitment and Staffing (R&S) Branch provides recruitment and staffing services for over 30 client bureaus and offices within the Department of State. We are responsible for the hiring process of Civil Service positions through the GS-15 level for our clients.

R&S aims to attract highly qualified candidates through both competitive and noncompetitive recruitment strategies. These include but are not limited to: management advisory services, drafting and posting vacancy announcements, conducting qualification analyses, issuing certificates, extending job offers, initiating pr


Provide comprehensive recruitment and placement consultative and advisory services to clients and hiring managers.

Create job analyses, develops crediting plans, and makes eligibility and qualifications determinations for both Merit Promotion and Delegated Examining recruitment efforts.

Utilize automated systems to process personnel actions in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Participate in special projects or initiatives to standardize and streamline HR processes and procedures.


Qualifications based on an evaluation of a candidate’s education and qualifying experience.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide the following documents:

--Resume clearly stating your experience. In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific, identifying both dates of experience and hours worked. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.

--College transcripts -- unofficial transcripts or a list of courses that includes school(s) attended, school address, course title, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter or semester hours earned.

--Description of Service (DOS) – Documenting your training start date; sworn in date; service end date; and a Director signature.

--Writing sample – please submit a narrative in response to the following questions: 1) What sparks your interest in working at DoS? What skills and abilities would you contribute to helping our clients to effectively manage their human resources and maintain a productive workforce?

Completed applications can be e-mailed to [email protected]

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