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Human Resources Specialist Staffing and Recruitment Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Human Resources Specialist Staffing and Recruitment Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $40,871.00 to $78,630.00 Grade 07 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/14/2017 Close Date 9/27/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    09/14/2017 to 09/27/2017

  • Salary

    $40,871 to $78,630 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 07 - 11

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


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  • Duties



    The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.  Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you. If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis. Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure. Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.

    With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement. In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount. As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

    Current permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees may apply for consideration under this vacancy announcement.

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    Incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist for the Human Resources (HR) Service Line.

    -Provide advisory and technical services in two or more of the HR specialty areas: recruitment and placement, performance management, HR development, employee/labor relations, employee benefits and position management and classification.

    Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    -Providing authoritative advice to managers, supervisors, and employees regarding complex recruitment and placement actions.

    -Collaborating with managers in determining short and long term recruitment needs and in developing effective recruitment methods and strategies.

    -Recommending innovative strategies to resolve problems of job turnover, long and short term workforce planning, downsizing, and reinvention initiatives while ensuring the correctness and propriety of action taken. -Preparing vacancy announcements, making qualification and eligibility determinations and issuing certificates.

    -Training and advising managers, supervisors and employees regarding various human resources management topics and their role in the HR program.

    -Develop, or assist in developing, proposals or plans related to the implementation of HR programs or projects

    -Resolve problems in implementing a program or project, such as delays in actions by others, changes that require different actions, and similar issues.

    -Working with a variety of organizational segments with employees in both the competitive and excepted services as well as three major pay categories, General Schedule, Title 38, Hybrid Title 38 and Wage Grade.

    -Create correspondence and other written documents in word processing programs such as Microsoft Word.

    -Uses automated mail program features for such tasks as exchanging electronic mail, scheduling events and appointments, and tracking tasks.

    At the lower grade level, incumbents will perform the duties described for the full performance level position, but with closer supervision and guidance provided.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am - 4:30pm

    Position Description Title/PD#: Human Resources Specialist / 0447-A

    Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479373400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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