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Announcement Number:
19EMB-HCM0419-0201-05-JH
Hiring Agency:
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Position Title:
Supervisory Human Resources Specialist *MSP* *Roster*
Open Period:
04/22/2019 - 02/24/2020

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
IR - 0201 05
Salary:
USD $87,252 - USD $129,906
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
IR-05
Duty Location(s):
2 Vacancy in

Washington, DC, US
Florence, KY, US
Andover, MA, US

Lees Summit, MO, US
Philadelphia, PA, US
Memphis, TN, US

Austin, TX, US
Ogden, UT, US
Beckley, WV, US

Martinsburg, WV, US
Telework Eligible:
Yes
For More Info:
IRS JOBS Online Help Desk
866-743-5748 option 1
hco.mphs.apply@irs.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Internal to an agency (searchable on USAJOBS)
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Treasury CTAP eligible employees within the DC commuting area
Security Clearance Required:
Not Required
Appointment Type
Permanent
Marketing Statement:

WHY IS THE IRS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK? As an IRS employee, you will feel proud knowing you helped make America stronger while working at one of the world’s biggest financial institutions. You will be part of an organization that collects over $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns annually. We are proud of how we apply the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.The IRS hires talented and dedicated individuals from many backgrounds, including accounting, business, finance, law enforcement and information technology. You will be challenged and supported on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, consider an IRS career.

Summary:

WHAT IS THE HCO DIVISION:  The HCO mission is to make IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the IRS mission.

See Other Information for Locations

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

1-5 nights per month

Duties

WHAT DOES A FRONTLINE MANAGER DO? As a Front Line Manager, first level supervisor, you will be responsible for assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of subordinate employees. You will use your leadership skills and management techniques for planning, scheduling, and coordinating work operations, planning and carrying out the training and development of employees, evaluating employees' work performance, and in performing all other related administrative functions. Generally, you will direct the work operations of subordinates performing administrative, complex clerical, technical and/or work comparable in nature. The functions, activities, and services provided may have limited geographic coverage and support activities within specific agency program segments.


As a FrontLine Manager you will:



  • Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work.

  • Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.

  • Evaluate work performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for outstanding performance recognition and/or disciplinary action.

  • Give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on work and administrative matters.

  • Interview candidates for positions within the organization/unit, and recommend appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions.

  • Hear and resolve complaints from employees, refer group grievances and/or more serious unresolved complaints as appropriate.

  • Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommend other actions in more serious cases.

  • Identify developmental and training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training.

  • Initiate ways to improve production, work processes, and/or to increase the quality of the work directed.



WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

  

Key Requirements:
  • Refer to Other Information
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    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.

    RatingApplicants determined tentatively eligible/qualified by the system will be prompted to complete the Technical Competency Narrative Questions and to provide a brief description of your exceptional accomplishment(s) related to the position to be filled. Your application will be evaluated on the leadership and technical competencies of the position to be filled per the Service's Management Selection Program (MSP) 2.0 which covers Frontline, Department and Senior Manager positions. Technical competencies for this position are: Federal Personnel Laws and Regulations and Human Resources Management.



    IRS employees must complete the Leadership Succession Review (LSR) Assessment. Step by step instructions, on the on-line self assessment and managerial assessment, are available at http://hco.web.irs.gov/apps/CAC/LSR2/mgr_check.asp.  The results from this assessment are used in ranking applicants on the leadership competencies.  You will need the results from this assessment to complete your Career Connector on-line application. Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported.

    Referral: You will be assigned to one of three quality groups. Each group represents a quality level (i.e., Superior/Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, Qualified). Candidates will be considered in quality group order.

    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 (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). 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 Treasury employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of HIGHLY QUALIFIED or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

    Qualifications:

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 
     
    BASIC REQUIREMENTS (FRONTLINE MANAGER): You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level within the payband or GS grade in the normal line of progression in the Federal service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate:



    • Knowledge of management techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations concepts, to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment, and space for the accomplishment of all program objectives with combined technical and administrative oversight;

    • Knowledge and understanding of regulations, other official guidance and principles, including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs specific to the position being filled;

    • Knowledge of basic budget management principles and practices (i.e. ability to maintain and manage financial resources); and

    • Knowledge of communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers.




    -The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. 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.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    As a current employee, you know the great benefits we offer. Should you have any questions about benefits, please contact the Employee Resource Center (ERC) at 1-866-743-5748 option #1 for ERC.

    Other Information:

    Positions are located in HCO/PPS (Payroll and Personnel Services) - PODS are Philadelphia, PA(PA0809); Memphis, TN(TN0005); Austin, TX(TX2746 and TX2099); Ogden, UT(UT0036); Lee's Summit, MO(XXMO02); Andover, MA(MA0137); Florence, KY(KY2020); Martinsburg, WV(WV0273); Beckley, WV(WV0171); and Washington, DC(DC0022).


    POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: 91769
    A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at : https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:



    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.

    • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    • 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.

    • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.

    • Subject to a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period (unless already completed).

    • If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated.

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    This is an open continuous roster announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the last cutoff date listed in the announcement.  The roster open period is 04/22/2019 through 02/24/2020.  The roster will be used to fill an anticipated 2 or more vacancies throughout the next 12 months. Selections may be made through 05/26/2020.  Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available. Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: 05/03/2019, 08/26/2019, 11/25/2019, and 02/24/2020.


    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.
    Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at https://jobs.irs.gov/seasonal/reasonable-accommodation.html We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us at hco.hr.businesspartner2@irs.gov if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.



    • To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

    • You will be re-directed to Treasury’s CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

    • To complete, you must click the “Submit Application” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.

    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received.

    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


    If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

    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 will 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


    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area.

    IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
    You must meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.

    PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
    Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.

    IRS employees:
    If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.  

    Next Steps:

    You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.” Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.