Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems)

Defense Logistics Agency

Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Responsibilities Serves as the DLA Human Resources Information Systems technical authority for the HR system reporting infrastructure and the automated update capability, troubleshooting, advising, and resolving a wide range of complex issues. Uses a wide range of HR practices, laws, and regulations to analyze and interpret system requirements and changes impacting HR policies, processes, and procedures, and recommends action to all levels of the DLA HR community. Identifies areas where automation can eliminate or reduce labor-intensive HR manual processing or enhance current automation systems and develops standard operating procedures and user documentation to support user understanding of automated tools. Works in relational database management systems (Oracle and other data systems) to store, retrieve, update, and delete data. Uses automated functional and regression test software such as Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Visual Basic (VB), and JavaScript (JS) to write and run scripts for updating and processing personnel records and actions. Designs web-based apps through use of low code and no code technology (Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Microsoft PowerApps) to automate the collection, transformation, and delivery of HR operating data. Applies superior analytical skill to developing Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS) or other personnel data systems logic and/or troubleshoot system issues. Uses effective project management to weight competing demands, set priorities, and ensure assignments are executed within established timeframes; serves as Contracting Officer Technical Representative for projects involving contracted work. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for a Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems) your resume and supporting documentation must support: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. 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: – Analyzing the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS) or other Personnel Data Systems for deficiencies and recommending improvements to processes; – Identifying areas where automation can eliminate or reduce labor-intensive HR manual processing and designing solutions; – Developing standard operating procedures and documentation to support user understanding of HR systems. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: Information for Veterans is available at: As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. 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 Agencys Drug Free Workplace Plans 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. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.