House of Representatives
$97,418.00 to $117,320.00
Open & closing dates
$97,418 to $117,320 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 10 - 11
Full-Time - Full Time
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff. The CAO organization comprises more than 650 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.
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The incumbent will be tasked with day-to-day supervision of assigned staff members and their responsibilities related to the following functional areas:
Recruitment: strategic staffing support to managers, job announcements, resume review and interview assistance.
Personnel Actions: creation and tracking of personnel actions and coordination with Payroll to meet monthly payroll deadlines.
Onboarding: coordination of new hire paperwork and onboarding activities including a monthly new hire orientation.
Leave management: assist employees and managers with leave management program, FMLA program and related system compliance.
Position Management: position descriptions, maintenance of organization charts and updating appropriate information in HRIS systems.
In addition, the Manager will be responsible for leading projects related to the CAO and Human Resources strategic plans. Initial focus areas will include infusing the CAO vision, mission and goals into current HR programs and processes by enhancing and streamlining processes related to onboarding and recruiting.
The incumbent will also partner with other Human Resources teams on exciting projects related to workforce optimization, performance management and employee engagement and have an ongoing focus on process improvements. The Manager will continuously identify opportunities for training on HR programs, policies and systems and may develop training materials or deliver training to employee and manager populations.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Applications will be accepted from U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens.
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Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
Human Resources Managers
Managers, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
Minimum of 8 years experience in multiple functional areas of HR management such as staffing, recruiting, performance management, leave management, employee relations or position management. Minimum 5 years in a business partner or consultative HR role. Minimum 2 years management experience preferred.
Minimum 5 years experience with recruiting and onboarding and offboarding required. Experience developing or facilitating new hire orientation programs preferred.
Proven ability to think strategically, provide direction, manage multiple projects and execute in a dynamic environment. Ability to develop and use HR metrics and to support data-driven decision making and changes.
Ability to work with all levels of a multifaceted workforce as well as with sensitive, confidential, and complex projects / responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively to influence others, both orally and in writing as well as the ability to establish effective working relationships with senior staff and other high-ranking officials.
Working knowledge of Federal and private sector HR programs, practices, procedures, and related laws. Prior experience working with a FMLA or related leave program is required. Knowledge of the legislative environment, U.S. House of Representatives, HEPCA and the Congressional Accountability Act are a plus.
Meticulous organizational abilities and attention to detail required. Proven ability to multi-task and shift priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to lead process improvement initiatives that create efficient and effective human resource practices through streamlining and automation.
Extensive knowledge of various automated office and HRIS systems and software programs.
Availability to work additional hours as required. Must be able to secure and maintain Federal Government security clearances as deemed appropriate by senior management.
Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management or related field required. Advanced degree, PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at CAOHumanResources@mail.house.gov for further information.
Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).
Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S. C app§ 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/financial.aspx
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Highly qualified candidates will be evaluated based on a structured interview.
Background checks and security clearance
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. Learn more about federal benefits
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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
Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by clicking the Apply for This Job button here: https://www.house.gov/employment/positions-with-other-house-organizations/4981
If you are unable to submit your resume online, please fax a cover letter and resume (reference announcement #HR-002-18) to 202-226-7514.
For information concerning the CAO’s collection of personal information, please see http://cao.house.gov/privacy
. Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at CAOHumanResources@mail.house.gov for further information.
Agency contact information
CAO Human Resources
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, District of Columbia
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Highly qualified candidates will be contacted directly.
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