Supervisory HR Specialist (Employee & Labor Relations)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    May 07

Position description

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world. This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the Director (OD), Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Human Resources Office (HRO), Workforce Relations Office (WRO), Employee and Labor Relations Activity (ELRA), in Atlanta, GA. CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The incumbent will serve as a Supervisory HR Specialist for the Employee and Labor Relations (E & LR) Activity and is responsible for leading a team who provide a variety of human resources advisory services including management advisory functions in the areas of employee and labor relations.

["As a Supervisory HR Specialist (Employee & Labor Relations) you will: Provide expert advice and guidance on employee relations and labor relations. Analyze, evaluate, and develop major aspects of agency HR programs. Provide authoritative advisory service and/or develop authoritative policy interpretations. Research and recommend appropriate action or interpretation of issues in all areas of labor relations and management-employee relations. Serve as a supervisor and lead a team who provide a variety of human resources advisory services in the area of employee and labor relations. Perform administrative and personnel management relative to staff supervised. Develop performance standards and evaluate work performance of subordinates. Further the goals of equal employment opportunities (EEO) by taking positive steps to assure the accomplishment of affirmative action/diversity objectives." ]

US Citizenship is required. Background Investigation is required. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. One-year probationary period may be required. Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: No Bargaining Unit Position: No Drug Screening Required: No Recruitment Incentive may be authorized: No Annual Leave for non-federal service may be authorized: No Research position: No Promotion potential: No Supervisory position: Yes: Since this is a supervisory position, candidates must also have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. A supervisory probationary period may be required. Applicants should describe any previous experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position. Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. CDC Financial Disclosure -OGE form 450 Holding ourselves to a higher standard; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles. This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This Information will be required annually. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Public Trust/Moderate Background Investigation (5) is required.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 level of difficulty and responsibility in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph. Specialized experience is experience at or equivalent to which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience in (1) performing the administrative and personnel management functions relative to staff supervised/lead; (2) Serving as a labor and employee relations advisor, which includes establishing and maintaining effective relationships with labor organizations that represent employees; and (3) experience providing continuing advice and guidance in the areas of Negotiated Agreements, appeals and grievances, conduct and discipline, counseling, alternative discipline and other dispute resolution methods.
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