Human Resources Specialist Employee Relations Labor Relations Job in OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Vacancy No. RT-17-NM-1892144 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $32,844.00 to $93,821.00 Grade 05 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2017 Close Date 1/17/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

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Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations/Labor Relations)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Oklahoma City, OK
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 1/12/2017

Closes Tuesday 1/17/2017

  • Salary Range
    $32,844.00 to $93,821.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
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  • Job Announcement Number
Job Overview

Job Overview


OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Join the VA professionals in Oklahoma City -- a dynamic place to live that exhibits pioneer spirit, combined with old-fashioned hospitality.  Come experience big-city amenities with small-city charm.  Visitors and residents are delighted with the abundant historical, cultural, recreational, shopping, restaurant and entertainment venues offered in this enticing city.  Sports fans can revel in the exploits of the Thunder NBA basketball team, Oklahoma City Dodgers AAA baseball team, and many national sporting events.  In addition to the excellent grade schools in the area, there are numerous technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities from which to choose.  Because of the low unemployment rate and modest cost of living, Oklahoma City area residents enjoy a very agreeable quality of life.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

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


 Serves as a Human Resources Specialist (ER/LR) at the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System. Performs administrative duties that involves providing advice and assistance to employees and managers, program administration, research, and case management in matters related to conduct, performance, attendance, and dispute resolution.

Duties include, but not limited to the following:

·  Provides complex advisory services essential to enable managers and supervisors to properly plan, develop, organize, manage, and evaluate the HR employee relations programs.

·  Provides a wide range of information to employees on their rights, privileges, benefits, and obligations to assist them in taking action or making decisions.

·  Resolves complex, precedent-setting employee relations issues.

·  Develops and proposes courses of action to resolve problems based on knowledge and interpretation of administrative case law, regulations, policies, and judgment.

·  Serves as technical advisor at hearings relative to adverse actions, performance based actions and grievances.

·  Maintain complete documentation to support recommended or final action.

·  Conducts studies which may have significant impact on employee/management climate (e.g., employee conduct; leave and hours of duty; outside employment; fitness for duty; absenteeism; grievances, etc.).

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#:  Human Resources Specialist/PD# 635-7458-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

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Nancy McClure
Phone: (405)456-5777


VHA Oklahoma City VAMC
Department of Veteran Affairs
921 NE 13th Street
Oklahoma City

Fax: (405)456-5943

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

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