Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.
$96,970.00 to $126,062.00
Open & closing dates
$96,970 to $126,062 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide:
Internal Employees (Air Force Employee - Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)
DoD Transfer - Army, Navy, DFAS, etc. (Excluding Air Force)
Former Federal Employees (Reinstatement)
Schedule A - Individual with Disabilities - click here
for additional information
ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program)
Non-DoD Transfer (OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.)
VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunity Act)
30% Disabled Veterans
You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50 and the SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if not reflected on most current/separation SF-50. *Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list.
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MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Click here
specific program requirements. To request MSP hiring preference, you must
submit the follow documents:
. Statement requesting MSP; and
. Copy of military sponsor's PCS orders
This is a centrally managed position in the Force Support Career Field
· The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a senior specialist and advisor responsible for leading, coaching and mentoring staffing specialist in the Headquarters Air Force Operating Locations in the area of recruitment and placement. Develops and implements a total recruitment advisory plan of action to meeting employee needs, and to assist in meeting the needs of the customers by providing technical guidance in recruiting activities, merit principles and coordinating internal and external recruiting efforts with senior leadership.
· Provides recruitment and placement services to assigned organizations. Keeps abreast of new developments and regulatory guidance from higher authorities and provides interpretative guidance to mentees as well as organizational liaisons. Participates as a team member in weekly meetings with serviced organizational liaison. Prepare onsite staff visit reports and distributes to appropriate management official. Determines the need for, and developing and conducting seminars, workshops, or training to assure that the key elements of the hiring progress is administered effectively.
· Provides recruitment and placement and affirmative advisory services. Consults with management 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 and RIF avoidance program features, affirmative employment policies and procedures, and related legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements or entitlements.
· Provides advisory services to managers, supervisors, and employees on recruitment and placement. Coordinates and or implements plans for recruiting qualified applicants for positions in Federal Service. The incumbent must apply a high degree of skill in dealing with managers to advise them on developing tasks and duties relative to job description that will encourage qualified job applicants to apply. Develops and implements a total recruitment advisory plan of action to meet employee needs, and to assist in meeting the needs of other serviced organizations as well as SAF/AARC.
· Team Lead and Training and Development. The incumbent must be proficient in the recruitment and placement areas to independently serve as a team lead over senior and junior staff. Responsibilities include oversight over the workload of the team in accordance with established guidelines, assuring timely accomplishment of assignments; ensures supervisor's instructions are being executed; keeps abreast of the status and progress of work, recommending adjustments, if needed, in accordance with priorities; ensures that the organization's strategies, goals, objectives and work plans are met; report to the supervisor periodically on team and individual work accomplishments, problems, progress in mastering tasks and work processes.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Federal Employees, VEOA, VRA, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses. See Job Summary for further information on Who May Apply.
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
A security clearance may be required
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
Position may require an appropriate security clearance
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service which includes knowledge of Federal HR recruitment, placement, affirmative employment laws, Executive Orders, philosophy, concepts, principles, methods, practices, programs, techniques sufficient to accomplish a wide range of complex, interrelated activities; troubleshoot very difficult problems referred by less experienced staffing specialists; advising management on controversial or sensitive, complex, difficult
recruitment, placement and affirmative employment issues and problems.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Extensive knowledge of recruitment and placement programs (i.e., RIF, TOF, VERA/VISP, etc.), theories, concepts, practices, laws, regulations,
and procedures to perform a variety of difficult and complex assignments and provide consultative and advisory services.
2. Knowledge at an in-depth level of analytical and evaluative methods, including a wide range of qualitative and quantitative techniques, plus a
thorough understanding of how regulatory programs are administered to measure compliance, assess effectiveness, identify deficiencies,
analyze trends, and make recommendations for enhancements and improvements of programs and the resolution of problems.
3. Knowledge of policies, procedures, methods, and publicity techniques of business operations to develop, revise, and advise on Human
Resources recruitment and placement programs to meet goals and objectives within available resources.
4. Knowledge of organizational structures, missions, objectives, operating programs, key positions, and administrative policies and procedures
to conduct studies, which are frequently ad hoc team efforts, to identify, consider, and recommend options for the resolution of substantive
organizational and program issues or complex problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods.
5. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with supervisors, managers, and major site personnel to gain cooperation
and coordinate work.
6. Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing facts, drawing conclusions, devising solutions, and recommending actions.
7. Skill in effectively communicating, both orally and in writing; to include leading a team in all phases of staffing functions, preparing reports,
charts, graphs and studies; developing and providing program training, and preparing policies, regulations and guidance.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here
. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here
for more information.
90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of not qualified or insufficient information and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is most recent. It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. A complete Application Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here
to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming. Online Application - Questionnaire
Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series (can be a copy)
Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a certification of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of veteran under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The certification must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The certification must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid certification of service with their initial application will be found not eligible. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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.
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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 to Apply
How to Apply
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/17/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10113347
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application
. The Vacancy ID is 10113347
PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here
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Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
Agency contact information
Customer Service Pentagon
AFPC HAF - Pentagon
1460 Air Force Pentagon, Room 4A928
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If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.
Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Social security number request
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New employee probationary period
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