Sr. Human Resources Policy And Development Program Specialist
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Posted by: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Jul 02, 2020


Location:

Rockville , MD 20852

Job Description:

Background

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proud to be ranked as a BEST Place to Work in the Federal Government. We've earned our top ratings by creating a work environment rich in opportunity, diversity, leadership training, teamwork, and work life balance. Help guide our nation into the next generation of nuclear safety! Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission where you can be part of a select group of professionals who protect people and the environment with the peaceful use of nuclear materials in medicine, industry and research.

Duties

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO), Human Resources Operations & Policy Division (ADHROP), Policy, Labor and Employee Relations Branch in Rockville, Maryland.
NOTE: This opportunity is only open to: permanent Federal employees who have completed a probationary period; reinstatement eligibles; current NRC employees on a permanent appointment or NRC competitive TERM appointment; applicants under the Schedule A Appointment Authority; and veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.

As a Senior Policy and Program Development Specialist, you will serve as an agency expert in the development, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of a framework of human resources management policies, policy documents, guidance, and programs in all major fields of Federal personnel management to ensure that the overall human resources policy program meets the current and long-range personnel management needs of the agency.
You will serve as the agency’s authoritative and technical in at least two or more areas such as staffing and recruitment, hiring flexibilities, pay, hours of work, leave, performance management and recognition, emergency planning, and/or other areas related to attracting and retaining employees.
You may make recommendations and provide support for setting Agency special salary schedules.
In this position, you will need to stay informed of and interpret Federal laws, regulations, precedents, and procedures; and guide agency managers, supervisors and employees, in these areas.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is demonstrated by extensive knowledge and experience with activities relative to a wide variety of complex human resources policy issues.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

1) Expertise in the application of Federal human resources laws, regulations, policies, practices, and procedures.

2) Experience developing human resources policies, programs and processes.

3) Ability to analyze complex human resources issues and problems and to develop recommendations and solutions.

4) Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, and ability to deal tactfully, efficiently and professionally with all levels of personnel.

5) Ability to plan and implement complex initiatives or projects.

How to Apply

Visit www.nrc.gov Review the NRC Opportunities page and click on “view a list of current NRC vacancies, please visit USAJobs EXIT.” Find the Sr. Human Resources Policy and Program Development Specialist Job Announcement Number OCHCO/HROP-2020-0013
and apply on-line by July 13, 2020. We strongly encourage you to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position so that you correctly submit all necessary materials and documentation. If you are viewing this opportunity after July 13th please visit NRC’s website and discover additional opportunities for which you might be interested.
NOTE: This opportunity is only open to: permanent Federal employees who have completed a probationary period; reinstatement eligibles; current NRC employees on a permanent appointment or NRC competitive TERM appointment; applicants under the Schedule A Appointment Authority; and veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.


Education Level:

High school or ged

Pay Rate:

Over $100,000

HR. Website URL:

https://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/employment.html

Security Clearance:

None

Travel Requirements:

Light

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About U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency that was established by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 and began operations in 1975. NRC’s mission is to license and regulate the Nation’s civilian use of radioactive materials to provide reasonable assurance of adequate protection of public health and safety and to promote the common defense and security and to protect the environment. In carrying out its mission it exercises the following vision: Demonstrate the Principles of Good Regulation (independence, openness, efficiency, clarity, and reliability) in performing our mission. NRC’s scope of responsibility includes: the regulation of commercial nuclear power plants, research and test reactors, nuclear fuel cycle facilities, medical, academic, and industrial uses of radioactive materials; the decommissioning of these facilities and sites; and, the transport, storage, and disposal of radioactive materials and wastes. NRC issues licenses for civilian uses of radioactive materials, oversees the licensees, and certifies standard nuclear reactor designs and spent fuel storage casks and transportation packages. It also licenses the import and export of radioactive materials; participates in international nuclear activities, including multilateral and bilateral safety and security activities; and works closely with its international counterparts to enhance nuclear safety and security worldwide. To accomplish its overall mission NRC has identified two Strategic Goals—To ensure the safe and secure use of radioactive materials. We need a wide variety of administrative and technical staff to accomplish our objectives. We hire engineers, scientists, security specialists, information technology professionals, financial analysts, and a range of other occupations. We’re constantly looking for outstanding individuals at all levels – recent grads, mid-career professionals, and senior leaders.

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