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Human Resources Specialist

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The Office of Administration is hiring a Human Resources Specialist (GS-0201-13/14 - $104,008 to $172,075 annually) in Lakewood (CO), Washington (DC), or Atlanta (GA). To apply, visit (open to U.S. Citizens). This announcement closes on 11/27/2024.


The selectee serves as a Human Resources Specialist, providing expert advice and guidance to managers, supervisors, human resources staff, and employees on the full range of human resources management programs. The incumbent serves as the policy expert on one or more program areas, cu has compensation, hiring, classification, workforce flexibilities, performance management, accountability, and workforce/succession planning.


As a Human Resources Specialist, you will:

  • Serve as the Program Manager and Agency expert on one or more HR programs, such as workforce flexibilities and benefits, telework, compensation and leave, performance management and recognition, accountability and program evaluation, merit promotion, classification, hiring and recruitment, internal controls and audits, employee surveys and assessments, and other national programs and initiatives.
  • Initiate, plan and carry out studies of major HR systems, procedures and processes which have a significant impact on national HR management programs within FHWA.
  • Gather necessary data and coordinate proposals with appropriate HR officers, specialists, and management officials, and develop and conduct communication strategies for implementation.
  • Serve as the project lead for internal evaluations and review functions, as well as formation of consulting teams or organizational effectiveness teams that provide multidisciplinary advice and guidance to FHWA leadership teams, managers, supervisors, and employees.
  • Participate in inter-agency or Department-wide task forces, system evaluations, and studies, representing the interests of FHWA and its employees.

The ideal candidate is a mid-career or senior professional with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with employees at all levels in the organization. The selectee has experience developing, implementing, and evaluating new or revised HR policies, programs, and/or systems, and has experience consulting with and providing guidance on one or more HR program areas.