Duties and Responsibilities
Counsels’ management in accomplishing organizational and operational goals and identifying and resolving human resources issues. Provides human resources policy guidance, technical expertise, and consultation to other managers and staff within the agency. Renders decision in the interpretation of the human resources regulations to agency management and employees. Recommends human resource policy or operations changes, consistent with District human resource laws, rules, regulations, priorities, objectives, and any new mandates to the agency head and monitors implementation when approved. Coordinates the human resources liaison function including establishing a monitoring and reporting system and responding to human resource problems. Works with DCHR entities, as appropriate/necessary, to ensure accurate benefits and retirement administration, position classification, recruitment, and placement of personnel for/within the agency.
Ensures the controls are in place to identify staff development and training needs relative to the mission and function of the agency and that agency employees receive the necessary training. Provides agency human resource representation at meetings, hearings, contract negotiations, presentations, proceedings, and committees. Acts as the agency’s main contact for employee issues acting for the agency head as technical authority in grievances. May represent the agency’s interest(s) in collective bargaining. Assists subordinates, as necessary, in the delivery of human resources services to agency employees. Makes decisions on work issues/problems presented by subordinates. Manages directly or through subordinate managers/supervisors a staff of professional, technical, and secretarial/administrative staff performing the human resources functions for the agency.
Qualifications and Education
Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the individual with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, the incumbent must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression.
Licenses and Certifications
The work is performed in an office setting.
Other Significant Facts
Tour of Duty: Monday- Friday 8:15AM- 4:45PM
Pay Plan, Series and Grade: MS-0201-14
Promotion Potential: None
Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not covered under a collective bargaining unit.
Duration of Appointment: Management Supervisory Service (MSS): At-will employment applies to the MSS. All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
Position Designation: The incumbent of this position will be subject to enhanced suitability screening pursuant to Chapter 4 of DC Personnel Regulations, Suitability – Security Sensitive.
Residency Requirement: If the position you are applying for is in the Career, Management Supervisory, or Educational Service at an annual salary of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) or more, you must establish residency in the District of Columbia within one hundred eighty (180) days of the effective date of the appointment and continue to maintain residency within the District of Columbia throughout the duration of the appointment.
Vaccination Requirement: The Government of the District of Columbia values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs in violation of EEO laws. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Government of the District of Columbia.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.