LagunaNiguelRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Laguna Niguel jobs

Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement)

Company: Internal Revenue Service
Location: Laguna Niguel
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Summary

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, seeks enthusiastic individuals to serve taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the IRS. Please click "Learn more about this agency" to find out more about Chief Counsel's various offices, to view some of the workplace attributes that Chief Counsel's workforce rates most favorably, and to hear from employees themselves.

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
  • Federal employees - Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Land & base management

    Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
  • Military spouses
  • Special authorities

    Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
  • Veterans

    Clarification from the agency

    See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

    Duties

    As a member of the F&M team, the Human Resources Division's mission is to make the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting and hiring a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS mission. The Human Resources Division provides strategic human capital services to approximately 2,000 Chief Counsel employees in sixteen business units, located in Washington, D.C., as well as designated field offices across the United States. The Human Resources Division is committed to excellent customer service and to fairly and equitably identify and employ innovative recruitment, retention, and professional development programs and services in the areas of staffing, classification, payroll, and benefits.

    As a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), you will:
    • Advise management in identifying, attracting, and retaining a diverse workforce. Perform research, analyze findings, and develop recommendations to improve recruitment and placement support for the organizational human capital management plan.
    • Identify and address complex human capital issues related to recruitment and placement objectives, processes, techniques, and methodologies. Apply a wide range of HR concepts, principles, laws, regulations, and practices in the areas of recruitment and placement. Study and advise managers and supervisors on staffing requirements, resources, and problems in assigned offices involving a high degree of complexity.
    • Consult with managers, supervisors, employees, etc. to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, etc. on various HR functions. Use current HR database systems to query, retrieve, and analyze information. (Such as HRConnect, NFC, etc.)
    • Use HR examining systems for recruitment and placement - USA Staffing.
    • Advise management on recruitment strategies, sources, and special programs. Provide guidance on merit system principles, prohibited personnel practices and use of valid selection criteria, and other approaches that may help in staffing the organization and in improving employee productivity, morale, and retention.
    • Research qualifications/skills needed to conduct job analyses with subject matter experts to distinguish well qualified applicants and the ability to learn the job in reasonable periods of time.
    • Process and certify a wide range of personnel actions such as reassignments, changes to lower grade, career ladder promotions, reinstatements, transfers, changes in work schedules, separations, etc.
      This is not an all-inclusive list. If selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform the duties of the position and will receive training to help you grow in the position.

      Requirements

      Conditions of Employment

      • Refer to "Additional Information."
      • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

        Qualifications

        Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See "Required Documents" for a list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

        • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
        • Career Transition Assistance Program
        • Competitive Reinstatement
        • Competitive Transfer
        • Current IRS Employee
        • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
        • Land Management
        • Military Spouses
        • OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
        • Persons with Disabilities, Schedule A
        • Veterans Employment Opportunities Act

          In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

          To qualify for this position of Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), you must meet the qualification requirements listed below by the closing of this announcement:

          For GS-12:

          Specialized Experience: Your resume must detail at least one year of specialized experience which includes: creating occupational questionnaires and vacancy announcements using an automated Human Resources Information System(s); applying personnel processing policies to code personnel actions; determining applicant qualifications and issuing applicant referral lists; interpreting and applying civilian recruitment and placement laws, regulations, policies, and practices to provide advice and guidance to managers, supervisors, employees, and/or applicants; and resolving uncommon pay, recruitment, and placement issues. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

          For GS-13:

          Specialized Experience: Your resume must detail at least one year of specialized experience which includes: creating occupational questionnaires and vacancy announcements using an automated Human Resources Information System(s); applying personnel processing policies to code personnel actions; determining applicant qualifications and issuing applicant referral lists; interpreting and applying civilian recruitment and placement laws, regulations, policies, and practices to provide advice and guidance to managers, supervisors, employees, and/or applicants; and analyzing and resolving a variety of HR issues including those of a highly complex, sensitive, and controversial nature. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).

          Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience aloneno substitution of education for experience is permitted.

          Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

          Time in Grade Requirement for GS-12: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).

          Time in Grade Requirement for GS-13: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).

          Education

          This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

          Additional information

          • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
          • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
          • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
          • We offer opportunities for telework.
          • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
          • The salary range indicated in this announcement covers multiple locality areas. Your salary will be adjusted based on the post of duty for which you are selected.
            Conditions of Employment Continued:

            • Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
            • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
            • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
            • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
            • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
            • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
            • Undergo an income tax verification.
            • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
            • This position requires that the successful candidate undergo personnel vetting, which includes a background investigation and enrollment upon onboarding into "Continuous Vetting." Enrollment in Continuous Vetting will result in automated record checks being conducted throughout one's employment with Treasury. The successful candidate will also be enrolled into FBI's Rap Back service, which will allow Treasury to receive notification from the FBI of criminal matters (e.g., arrests, charges, convictions) involving enrolled individuals in near real-time.

              There are three key documents that contain important information about your rights and obligations. Please read and retain these documents:
            • Noncriminal Justice Applicant's Privacy Rights, for those who undergo an FBI fingerprint-based criminal history record check for personnel vetting, which includes Rap Back,
            • FD-258 Privacy Act Statement - FBI (this is the same statement used when your fingerprints are submitted as part of your background investigation), and
            • SEAD-3-Reporting-U.pdf (dni.gov) (applicable to those who hold a sensitive position or have eligibility for access to classified information).

              • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

                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.

                How You Will Be Evaluated

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

                Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

                Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Personnel and Human Resources, Recruitment/Placement, and Technical Competence. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position.

                Referral:If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must receive a score of 80 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

                • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

                  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.
                • Required Documents

                  As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

                  A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips.

                  Current and Former Federal Employees - Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment: Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.- Submit a copy of your most recent, signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 12 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.

                  Current Chief Counsel Employees on an Excepted Service Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA) or Schedule A (Employee with Disability) Appointment: If you are eligible in this category, you are required to submit an SF-50 showing current Chief Counsel Excepted Service VRA or Schedule A (Employee with Disability) Appointment (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2.").

                  Land Management Eligibles must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE. Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).

                  Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Documentation: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

                  Special Hiring Authorities Documentation: If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.

                  Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Documentation: If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.
                • How to Apply

                  The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on 04/08/2024 and/or cut-off dates in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM ET, Monday - Friday). To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12355986

                  If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability or medical condition during any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Keona Hill (EEO Director/Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator) by phone at 202-317-5739 or by email at Keona.L.Hill@irscounsel.treas.gov. The IRS - Office of Chief Counsel provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. You must contact us by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the announcement's closing date to request accommodation. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Counsel's EEO Office is not the point of contact for questions about the vacancy announcement.

                  To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
                  • Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
                  • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
                  • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
                  • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
                  • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.

                    Agency contact information

                    Corri Munro

                    Phone

                    469-801-1028

                    Email

                    corri.m.munro@irscounsel.treas.gov

                    Address

                    Office of Chief Counsel, IRS

                    Staffing, Classification and Benefits Branch

                    1111 Constitution Ave, NW

                    Washington, DC 20224

                    US

                    Next steps

                    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
                  • Fair and Transparent

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

                    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
                    • Reasonable accommodation policy
                    • Financial suitability
                    • Selective Service
                    • New employee probationary period
                    • Signature and false statements
                    • Privacy Act
                    • Social security number request

                      Required Documents

                      A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips.

                      Current and Former Federal Employees - Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment: Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.- Submit a copy of your most recent, signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 12 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.

                      Current Chief Counsel Employees on an Excepted Service Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA) or Schedule A (Employee with Disability) Appointment: If you are eligible in this category, you are required to submit an SF-50 showing current Chief Counsel Excepted Service VRA or Schedule A (Employee with Disability) Appointment (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2.").

                      Land Management Eligibles must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE. Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).

                      Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Documentation: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

                      Special Hiring Authorities Documentation: If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.

                      Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Documentation: If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.

                      How to Apply

                      The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on 04/08/2024 and/or cut-off dates in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM ET, Monday - Friday). To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12355986

                      If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability or medical condition during any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Keona Hill (EEO Director/Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator) by phone at 202-317-5739 or by email at Keona.L.Hill@irscounsel.treas.gov. The IRS - Office of Chief Counsel provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. You must contact us by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the announcement's closing date to request accommodation. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Counsel's EEO Office is not the point of contact for questions about the vacancy announcement.

                      To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
                      • Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
                      • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
                      • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
                      • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
                      • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.

                        Agency contact information

                        Corri Munro

                        Phone

                        469-801-1028

                        Email

                        corri.m.munro@irscounsel.treas.gov

                        Address

                        Office of Chief Counsel, IRS

                        Staffing, Classification and Benefits Branch

                        1111 Constitution Ave, NW

                        Washington, DC 20224

                        US

                        Next steps

                        To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

                        Fair & Transparent

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

                        • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
                        • Reasonable accommodation policy
                        • Financial suitability
                        • Selective Service
                        • New employee probationary period
                        • Signature and false statements
                        • Privacy Act
                        • Social security number request

Keywords: Internal Revenue Service, Laguna Niguel , Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), Accounting, Auditing , Laguna Niguel, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Laguna Niguel RSS job feeds