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Human Resources Specialist

Company: United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District o
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio is recruiting for the position of Human Resources Specialist. The Human Resources Specialist provides a full range of human resources services to judges and employees including recruitment, payroll and benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, and implementation of national and local human resources policies and procedures. Occasional travel to all three court locations is required. The position is eligible for partial telework. The Human Resources Specialist reports to the Chief Deputy Clerk. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

  • Implement and administer human resources policies, procedures, and standards. Research, draft, and recommend human resources policies for the court unit. Provide information and guidance to judges, executives, senior managers, and court staff on human resources matters, procedures, and
  • Develop and maintain all recruitment related records, including position announcements, interview information, applicant demographic statistics, and recruitment files. Determine and use best methods to source applicants. Process recruitment requests; including, prepare notice of vacancy, review and rank applications, and coordinate and participate on interview
  • Coordinate and conduct new-hire orientation for new clerks office and chambers employees to include a review of payroll information, personnel policies and procedures, and benefit
  • Assist and advise new and existing employees on payroll and benefit related matters and ensure requested actions meet applicable policies and requirements. Assist with organizing and conducting annual benefits open season fair and corresponding information
  • Process a variety of personnel and payroll actions such as appointments, promotions, separations, terminations, within-grade increases, and changes to employee benefits. Monitor and ensure all staffing and payroll actions are processed in a timely and correct manner. Maintain accurate data to track employee qualifications for pay increases consistent with the judiciary pay standards and share this information with management. Develop and update position descriptions.
    • Serve as the official timekeeper for the court unit. This includes monitoring and processing employees time and attendance related records and ensuring that transactions and records adhere to appropriate rules and Monitor and assess functionality of a locally developed leave system. Coordinate all non-programming enhancement activities such as compiling upgrade requests, testing, and deploying changes.
    • Maintain statistics for annual Fair Employment Practices System and Telework Assist with grievance and adverse action procedures.
    • Manage background check and fingerprinting program by verifying applicant employment, checking references, taking employee fingerprints, completing and filing necessary forms, tracking and reporting results, and developing and maintaining record keeping
    • Develop, coordinate, and facilitate technical training for new and existing employees on a wide variety of human resources related automated systems. Administer assigned systems. Develop and manage the integration process of new systems into local processes. Develop and maintain the content for the human resources section of the court units Intranet
    • Establish and maintain a wide variety of personnel related records, including individual personnel files and records, in accordance with the relevant record retention
    • Monitor and administer the Performance Management Plan by ensuring that performance appraisals are completed as
    • Monitor and maintain the courts Employee Manual. Recommend HR-related policy changes as
    • Serve as the courts EDR
    • Perform other duties as QUALIFICATIONS To qualify for this position at the entrance level, a person must be a high school graduate or equivalent with a minimum of three years of general experience and two years of specialized experience. General experience is defined as progressively responsible experience that provides evidence that the applicant has: a good understanding of the methods and administrative machinery for accomplishing the work of an organization; the ability to analyze problems and assess the practical implications of alternate solutions; the ability to communicate with others, orally and in writing; and the capacity to employ the knowledge, skills, and abilities in the resolution of problems. Specialized experience is defined as progressively responsible experience in at least one but preferably two or more functional areas of human resources management and administration (classification, staffing, training, employee relations, etc.) that provided knowledge of the rules, regulations, terminology, etc. of the area of human resources administration. The successful candidate must possess a passion for customer service and have outstanding verbal and written communication skills; be detailed-oriented and highly organized; be dependable and have the ability to work independently; be a problem solver who is results oriented; hold him/herself accountable to high professional standards of performance and conduct. Ability to maintain confidentiality, demonstrate sound judgment and handle sensitive material is essential. BENEFITS Benefits include:
      • Paid vacation and sick leave
      • Eleven (11) paid holidays
      • Retirement benefits under the Federal Employees Retirement System
      • Optional participation in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
      • Optional participation in the Federal Employees Vision and Dental Insurance Program
      • Optional participation in the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program
      • Optional participation in the pre-tax flexible spending accounts program, including Health Care Reimbursement Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
      • Optional participation in the Thrift Savings Plan (pre-tax and/or after-tax retirement savings plan), including matching dollar for dollar for the first 3% contributed and 50 cents on the dollar for the next 2% contributed
      • Optional participation in the Judiciarys Long Term Care Insurance program
      • Employee Assistance Program (wellness program)
      • Virtual Learning, including the Judicial Online University
      • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the United States. The selected candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Employment will be considered provisional until the background check is completed. Employees must adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees. This position is subject to mandatory EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) participation for payment of net pay. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The Court is a part of the Judicial Branch of the United States Government. Employees of the Court serve under Excepted Appointment and are considered At-Will employees. Applicants to be interviewed may be asked to provide a list of references. Applicants selected for interview must travel at their own expense. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the selection outcome. The Court is not authorized to reimburse the successful candidate for relocation expenses. The Court has the right to modify the conditions of this vacancy announcement, or withdraw this announcement, either of which may occur without prior written or other notice. HOW TO APPLY Applicants must email the following in a single PDF document:
        • Cover Letter
        • Resume
        • Form AO 78 Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment (located on the courts website at application) Email the single PDF document to: Please refer to announcement #2022-01 in the subject line of your email transmittal. THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERYourMembership. Keywords: Human Resources Coordinator, Location: Cincinnati, OH - 45201

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