Human Resources Classification Specialist

Full Time

Federal Classification Specialist

ADC Management Services, Inc. is seeking a Federal Classification Specialist to support our work with a federal client in Sacramento, CA / Denver, CO / Reston, VA. This is a Remote role and is open to U.S. Citizens ONLY.

Salary Range: $70,000 - $90,000 annually

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs various analytical work to determine appropriate pay system, occupational grouping, title, and grade of positions. Provides classification advisory services on all positions in the supported organization(s), analyzes and classifies position descriptions, and writes evaluation statements. This information is captured on the official position description (PD) cover page for record-keeping purposes.
  • Serves as a technical advisor to serviced organizations, providing comprehensive classifications and position management products, as well as assistance with organizational charts, workforce planning projections, organizational realignments, and redesigns.
  • Conducts periodic reviews of position descriptions, organizational charts, and additional supporting documentation that are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Explains the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) standards, classification decisions, potential impact of position management, and classification of other positions when delegating/redelegating organizational duties. Trains supervisors and management officials on position management and writing position descriptions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Documented experience in Federal Position Classification with a strong understanding of the guidelines, procedures and policies established by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
  • Previous documented employment with a federal agency, demonstrating a deep familiarity with federal position management systems and regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex classification standards and decisions to all levels of management within a federal agency. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with federal civilian staffing, and position classification.
  • Have a thorough understanding of position classification processes and its paramount importance in enhancing organizational effectiveness and rectifying current knowledge deficiencies among employees.
  • Have experience with conducting position reviews and desk audits of positions with implications beyond the immediate organization, including bureau standard position descriptions. Interviews the incumbent, immediate, and/or higher-level supervisor; reviews organizational information, including organizational charts, mission statements, and functional statements, to determine the position's organizational context.

Additional Requirements:

  • Contractor personnel will be required to adhere to USGS workplace policies and procedures, including but not limited to conduct, performance, information security, and physical security.
  • Federal government-issued personnel identification card required for unsupervised access to DOI facilities and/or information systems.

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Can you perform content analysis, collaborate with hiring managers, conduct regulatory research, and draft succinct evaluations? If you desire to assist others, we welcome you to join our team and support our federal client.


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