Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems)

Department of the Treasury


The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

* Advise management on the application of human resources policies, procedures, and practices, and impact of the implementation of various system configurations or changes.

* Participate in the management, maintenance, and customer support of a variety of HR systems (e.g. the HR Connect suite of systems, WebTA, Integrated Talent Management, and the National Finance Center’s suite of systems and internal HR operational tracking systems.).

* Identify and recommend changes in system functionality and manual processes, define and write requirements for new enhanced functionality, participate in cross-agency system requirements teams, research and resolve high level customer support issues and system problems, maintain organizational structures, system configuration, and provide access and maintain security roles for customers and HR staff.

* Make recommendations on how to take advantage of automated system capabilities.

* Oversee the work of HR Assistants engaged in HR Systems support such as maintaining management reporting relationships, assisting managers with inputting personnel actions, and troubleshooting issues.



Conditions of Employment

* A one year probationary period may be required.

* Must successfully complete a background investigation. Periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.

* Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required.

* Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.

* Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

* If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.

* Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

* To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.

Key Requirements:

* Please refer to “Conditions of Employment.”

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* Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.


You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, 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/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-07, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as experience working with information systems to gather data and generate reports.


You may substitute education for general or specialized experience as follows:

1 full year of graduate level education (18 Semester hours, 27 Quarter hours or equivalent)


You may have a bachelors degree and meet one of the following requirements for superior academic achievement: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.


You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent.

General Experience: For the GS-05 level, you must have 3 years of general, progressively responsible experience, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal service. This experience must demonstrate the ability to analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.


You may substitute education for experience as follows:

Four (4) years of education above the high school level.


You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

For the GS-07, you must have been at the GS-05 level for 52 weeks.

For the GS-05, you may be advanced to the GS-05 position if you have held a position no lower than GS-03 in the preceding year under your latest non-temporary competitive appointment OR have held a position at GS-05 or higher under a non-temporary appointment at any time in the past.

Additional information


* We will not pay relocation expenses.

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

* This is a non-bargaining unit position.

* This position is a moderate risk position.

* We offer opportunities for telework.

* We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:

* Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.

* Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.

* Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.

* A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.

* A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.

* Learn more about Federal benefits programs at:

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service offers challenging and meaningful work, opportunities for advancement and internal movement to a different career path, a competitive salary, work/life balance, and generous benefits. Maximum telework and flexible work schedule options are also available. Incentives such as student loan repayment, recruitment and relocation incentives, and advanced annual leave accrual may be offered. Some remote work opportunities exist. Approval of these incentives and flexibilities are based on the position, business requirements, applicant/employee qualifications and performance, and other work-related factors.

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