Senior Human Resources Specialist at MIRACORP

Remote | Full-time

Senior Human Resources Specialist

  • Remote Type: Fully Remote
  • Position Type: Full Time

MIRACORP Inc., is a veteran, woman-owned firm specializing in federal government contract services. One of our competitive advantages is that we provide services to our customers with a standard of excellence that is unmatched. MIRACORP believes our employees are the cornerstone for our success.

Position Summary:

We are currently seeking a Senior Human Resources professional to support our federal customer. This is a remote position. The Human Resources Specialist will possess senior- or expert-level technical experience that demonstrates in-depth knowledge of staffing and recruitment principles, practices, laws, and regulations to review, revise, and/or develop agency HR policies and facilitate projects, especially those with a focus on Position Classification and Management. To effectively perform the duties of this position, a person must have advanced Federal HR Technical knowledge to include all relevant HR competencies and program areas governing executive and legislative agencies functioning in competitive and excepted service.

Executive Resources

  • Provide expert advice and guidance on the complete scope of HR functions.
  • Respond to customer questions; draft letters to obtain information and provide instructions. Respond to telephone calls and walk-in visitors and provide accurate information to questions.
  • Set up and maintain case files and enter data into databases.
  • Participate in all startup activities for new commissions and boards including swearing-in of high-ranking federal officials as commissioners to various agencies.
  • Participate in all shutdown activities for sunsetting or departing commissions and boards.
  • Attend regularly scheduled client conference calls/meetings.
  • Process a wide variety of personnel actions, such as, but not limited to, appointments, separations, promotions, reassignments, pay actions, awards, and bonuses.
  • Performs all activities during annual SES data calls.
  • Work closely with leadership to submit requests for SES allotments during Biennial Review of Executive Resources Allocations and during off cycle.
  • Acts as liaison between government agency HR and all other shared service organizations.
  • Advises managers on how to design positions for a complex organization.
  • Maintains and ensures headquarters-wide position classification accuracy and consistency in interpreting and applying position classification standards.
  • Advises management on the accepted principles and rules of judgment in analyzing contentious and complex individual position and organization structure issues.
  • Adjudicates an organizations position classification appeals.
  • Develops a process that supports consistently applying classification guidance across an organization.
  • Develops and communicates internal classification policies and procedures.

Position Classification & Management

  • Facilitate discussions with managers and supervisors regarding proposed realignments/reorganizations; review proposed organization structures; develop required changes in position descriptions and assist in re-classification of position descriptions to implement proposals.
  • Provide general advice and consultation in the collection and analysis of human capital data.
  • Research, compile and complete special assignments, projects and/or reports in support of human capital and workforce development initiatives
  • Confer with managers on staffing plan/job analysis.
  • Prepare Job Analysis and summit vacancy templates for announcement.

Performance Management/Employee & Labor Relations

  • Provide guidance on establishing and closing performance plans, conducting mid-year reviews, and final performance rating discussions.
  • Provide advice on disciplinary, adverse and performance-based actions, processing grievances and responding to appeals, Congressional and third-party actions.
  • Assist in preparing and responding as agency representatives to: Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA); union complaints; and appeals of third-party decisions.

Legal/EEO General Advice

  • Provide legal services and liaison on legal matters relating to the administrative support services being provided.
  • Interpret enabling legislation authority and other relevant statutes as they relate to specific issues identified by the Customer.
  • Provide general advice and guidance on EEO matters to the Customers leadership and employees.
  • Prepare responses to requests for EEO investigations.
  • Conducts agency audits regarding FLSA status, tenure, Standard Occupational Class (SOC) coding, awards, and hierarchy.
  • Assist in preparing FOIA responses.

Compensation & Pay Administration

  • Provide technical expertise on various pay matters relating to multiple Title 5/Non-Title 5 pay systems (including SES).
  • Advise and assist on compensation, pay setting and administration.
  • Perform calculations for severance pay and highest previous rate. Provide advice and assistance on recruitment, retention, relocation and all other incentives, e.g. superior qualifications, student loan repayments.
  • Assist with implementing pay-for-performance systems and agency certification of appraisal system.

Automated Personnel Processing

  • Provide oversight to end-to-end processing of a wide range of personnel actions in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • Perform quality review of actions and verify data in the Human Resources Information Technology (HR IT) and Payroll systems.
  • Establish and maintain official personnel documents, adhering to record-keeping policies and procedures.

Your Education & Experience:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Masters Degree in HR-related discipline is required.
  • Minimum 10 years of Human Resources experience is required, preferably in a Federal government setting.
  • Expert-level knowledge in all HR disciplines.
  • Ability to apply competencies in exceptionally difficult or complex situations.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive, expert understanding of HR concepts and processes.
  • Must successfully pass a Federal background investigation.

Why Consider This Opportunity:

  • Great benefit package with benefits that start on date of hire.
  • 401 (k) employer match, with 100% immediate vesting.
  • Work environment where you have a lot of independence.
  • Ability to work with a purpose and make an impact.
  • Work for an employer where core values are not just written on paper, but lived.

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