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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Human Resources Specialist (Information Technology), GS-0201-15

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Washington DC, DC
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Washington DC
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Who May Apply:
US Citizens
Time Limit:
Permanent - No time limit
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) where you can provide innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing leadership and technical excellence in managing human resources information systems? If you answered yes, then OJP is the career choice for you. As an OJP employee, you will work in partnership with the justice community to manage a progressive human capital and workforce planning program by implementing state of the art human resources information systems and tools. You will serve as a Human Resources Specialist (Information Technology) in the Office of Administration, Human Resources Division, Human Capital Management Branch.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
    You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation.
    Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for, or exempt from, the Selective Service. See
    This appointment requires completion of a one-year probationary period.


  • If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for a progessive human capital program that includes employee and leadership development, human resources analytics, compensation management, benefits administration, workforce planning, and work life programs. As a Human Resources professional managing the information systems for the office, typical work assignments include:
    Installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of the systems as well as recovering data in the event of hardware or software failure.
  • Managing the lifecycle of a human resources information system project from concept development through implementation. Identifying customer requirements, developing technical approaches, and coordinating project resources related to project costs and schedules.
  • Managing, administering, and ensuring security, maintenance, and operations of human resources database systems. Developing, selecting, and/or maintaining human resources databases to obtain greater efficiency in computer performance and processes. Determining organization of data in the database and assigning names and definitions to the various records and fields. Overseeing the security of the system to ensure controlled access to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the data in the database.

    Maintaining functional knowledge of the data itself. Manipulating and maintaining the data as necessary to meet user and system requirements. Creating and loading data for development, testing, and production. Extracting, transfering, and loading data as necessary to maintain the system and interface to other systems. Improving data quality through the implementation of data codification, data cleansing, and data filtering.
  • Performing or participating in a range of Human Resources Information Systems management activities that extend, or apply to, an entire organization or major entities within an organization.
  • Enhancing, administering, or maintaining automated Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), to include Talent Management, Performance, On Boarding and Off Boarding, and Time and Attendance.
  • Implementing a range of Human Resources Information Systems projects.

Contact Information:

Joe Avue

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