U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
$75,665.00 to $106,012.00
Open & closing dates
$75,665 to $106,012 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Full Time
Multiple Appointment Types
Few vacancies in the following locations:
New Cumberland Defense Logistics Center, PA
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.
This position may be filled at any of the locations listed. See below for pay ranges for each location:
Columbus, OH: $75,665 - $98,364
New Cumberland, PA: $81,548 - $106,012
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As a Human Resources Specialist (Classification) you will be responsible for the following duties:
Serves as Classification Trainer responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of DLA Human Resources Services functional training.
As journey level Classifier, provides position classification advisory services to management.
Trains and mentors Human Resources staff and trainees to provide classification assessment, technical input, and resolution.
Determines the most appropriate practices, methods, and approaches to apply in execution of assignments.
Studies HR Systems operations in order to design and conduct classification systems training.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Permanent Federal Employee, Interchange Agreement Agency, and Former Federal Employee (In Commuting Area). ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities: Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/AOC Eligibility Definitions 20140611.pdf
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Overtime Work: Occasionally
Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive Without Secret Access
Drug Testing Designated Position: No
Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: No
Preemployment Physical: Not Required
Emergency Essential: No
Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria
The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
To qualify for a Human Resources Specialist (Classification) your resume must support:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
Providing position classification and position management advisory services for Human Resources activities
Reviewing, editing, and revising position descriptions utilizing OPM Position Classification Standards to ensure adequacy and assignment of proper factor levels
Utilizing classification policies and procedures to provide technical advice to managers/operating officials for resolution of position classification problems
Providing training in classification concepts and processes to other individuals
Employing the use of Human Resources Classification information systems to perform classification duties
Competencies – The technical assessment for this job will measure:
Position Management Advice
Training Development and Implementation
Please review the General
Information and Definitions at http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a
Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA
employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen
for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested
will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy
extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy
testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive
Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's
drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances:
marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin),
phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine),
methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA),
oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.
FOR VETERANS is available at http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and
supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses
to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.
The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and USA
Hire assessments. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background
matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If your
resume and or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made
that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose
consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully.
Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
The assessments for this job will measure:
Attention to Detail
Position Management Advice
Training Development and Implementation
For General Competency definitions, please review at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
If you are applying as an ICTAP candidate please review ICTAP information at: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
(see Special Priority
Consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program
Background checks and security clearance
The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/Careers/supportingdocumentation.pdf
Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you
have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act
of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that
would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments,
click here for more information about the request process: http://www.usajobs.gov/content/pdfs/USAHireReasonableAccommodation.pdf
. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA
Hire Competency Based Assessments must be received before the JOA closes to be
considered for this job opening. Decisions on requests for Reasonable
Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. After notification of the
adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete
the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. If the email invitation is sent
prior to the close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied,
you must complete all of the assessments within 48 hours of the closing of the
Job Opportunity Announcement. If the email invitation is sent after the close
of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all
of the assessments within 48 hours from the time the email is sent.
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.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave
For information on Employee Benefits visit https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
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
To apply for this position, you must
complete the initial online questionnaire, the USA Hire Competency Based
Assessments, and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents
section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM
(ET) on Monday, January 22, 2018 to receive
consideration. The application process will follow the bullets outlined below.
Notifications are provided to correspond with each step that is outlined below.
Click Apply Online to create
a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to
select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the
initial online questionnaire. To
view the initial online questionnaire TAG:Link to Questions Only.
Click the Submit My Answers button
to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your
responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
o If you log into your USAJOBS
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 and processed, and any
correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded
documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
o 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.
o When you receive a notification
from your USAJOBS account it may indicate that your application is complete
after you submit the initial online questionnaire and documentation, however,
your application will NOT be complete until you have successfully completed the
next step described below.
If you meet minimum qualifications
based on the initial online questionnaire responses that you submit, you will
receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based
Assessments. The invitation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments will
be sent from email address assessments@USAHire.opm.gov.
Please plan to set aside at least 3 hours for the USA Hire Competency Based
Assessments; however, most applicants complete the assessments in less time.
NOTE: If you have previously taken a USA Hire assessment, you MUST still
click on the link received in the OPM email to connect your previously
completed test. Failure to complete the entire process will result in
your being found ineligible.
o You must complete the USA Hire
Competency Based Assessments within 48 hours after the close of this Job
Announcement to be eligible for this position. Your results will be kept on
record for use when applying for future jobs that require the USA Hire
Competency Based Assessments. You will not be allowed to re-take them for one
o Before attempting to take the USA
Hire Competency Based Assessments, you should visit https://usahire.opm.gov/assess/default/sample/Sample.action
to determine if the computer you are using is likely to experience any
issues during testing. If you have questions about the computer requirements or
require technical assistance please contact email@example.com.
o If you accidentally deleted the invitation to the USA Hire
Competency Based Assessments or otherwise need the information re-sent (e.g.,
you feel you have not received it due to a SPAM filter), you should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request the invitation to
be re-sent. Requests to re-send invitations to the USA Hire Competency Based
Assessments must be received by email@example.com
BEFORE the close of the JOA.
To preview the questionnaire, please
go to View Assessment Questions
You may review the status of your application
within your profile on USAJOBS.
Agency contact information
DLA Human Resources Services Columbus
3990 E Broad Street
Bldg 11 Section 3
Learn more about this agency
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, you will receive an email from assessments@USAHire.opm.gov with a link to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. This assessment must be completed within 48 hours after the close of this JOA. If you have not received the link to the assessment within 24 hours of the closing date and you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, you should contact HelpDesk@USAHire.opm.gov to request the invitation to be re-sent. NOTE: If you have previously taken a USA Hire assessment, you MUST still click on the link received in the OPM email to connect your previously completed test. Failure to complete the entire process will result in you being found ineligible.
Based on your qualifications and/or assessment scores, applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI)
. Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.
Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
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Social security number request
Signature and false statements
New employee probationary period
Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.
U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
Website : http://www.dla.mil/Pages/default.aspx
As America's combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, other federal agencies, and combined and allied forces with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition and technical services. The Agency sources and provides nearly 100 percent of the consumable items America's military forces need to operate, from food, fuel and energy, to uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment. DLA also supplies more than 84 percent of the military's spare parts. In addition, the Agency manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services. The Defense Logistics Agency is headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va. As a global enterprise, wherever the United States has a military presence, DLA is likely there as well.