Er/Lr Specialist

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Posted by: YRCI on Dec 19, 2017


Washington, DC

Job Description:

Founded in 2001, YRCI is a leading professional services firm providing Human Capital, Acquisition Support and Financial Management Services to Government and Commercial customers nationwide. At YRCI, collaborative people and innovative thinking are the driving force behind our growing success. Our performance-based approach to professional services is a people business, and at YRCI, our people - our employees - make us a nationwide leader in our field. They also make our company a truly great place to work. We employ people who are driven by excellence, committed to integrity and inspired by opportunities to achieve positive results. YRCI isn't just your next job. With positive performance, YRCI can be your career, your go to employer, and the place to come back to when you've decided to do something else for a while.
At YRCI, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you'll have the chance to give back to your community and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We offer our employees the opportunity to make an impact and grow professionally within our HC/HR, Acquisition, and Financial Management career paths.
One of YRCI's clients, with offices in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time ER/LR Specialist to provide onsite support.
The Role
Prepare clear and persuasive written work products that effectively address labor relations issues and cases. Review unit and employee representation, unfair labor practice claims, grievance, arbitration, negotiability, impasses, and other related issues. Locate all relevant statues, regulations, policy, precedents, legal documentation, and legislative history affecting issues and cases. Provide subject matter expert ( SME) advice, training, guidance and counsel. Use non-traditional collaborative skills and approaches to labor relations, including labor-management partnership, alternative dispute resolution, interest-based bargaining, and facilitation. Provide information, guidance, analysis, recommendations and assistance on issues and cases, including case adjudication and litigation. Exercise due diligence in providing employee relations ( ER) and labor relations ( LR) professional services. Have specialized Federal Human Resources Management expertise to perform specific tasks in accordance with any applicable Federal law, regulation, or agency specific requirement and any applicable professional standard. Ensure that its staff maintains any generally required professional certifications, accreditation, and proficiency relative to their area of expertise. Retain documentation of such records and shall produce them to the Agency upon reasonable request. Answer questions supervisors may have regarding employee performance or disciplinary recommendations. Prepare decisional memorandums reflecting recommendations on each case for consideration by managers. Perform investigations on the Agency's behalf and prepare finding on active case files in accordance with Federal statues and Agency policies. What You Need to Bring to the Table
Must have a minimum of six ( 6) years of Federal ER experience and will have achieved the GS-13 level or above. Expert knowledge of and skill in analyzing and applying, fundamental HRM principles, practices, and techniques; standardized research techniques; and analytical and problem-solving methods sufficient to perform the above duties The contractor shall have expert knowledge of Federal, departmental and agency polices, rules and regulations in the areas of ER, LR, employee discipline, adverse actions, performance-based actions, grievances, appeals, including but not limited to expert knowledge of Title 5 and 29, Code of Federal Regulations ( CFR), Federal Service Labor Management Relations Statute ( FSLMR), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Family and Medical Leave Act, Rehabilitation Act and ADA requirements, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC) decisions, Federal Labor Relations Authority decisions, Merit Systems Protection Board decisions and precedential decisions of the Federal Courts and U.S. Supreme Court. Knowledge sufficient to serve as the expert to review policy, procedures and agency decisions, to ensure consistency in their application and to recommend modifications as necessary. Knowledge of the agency mission and programs as they relate to personnel policies and procedures and to their application in complicated, non-routine, and recurring matters. Skill in communications and persuasiveness are essential. Analytical ability to evaluate information and skill in preparing accurate written work products when answers are not readily apparent. Specialized knowledge of various agency, departmental, and Office of Personnel Management ( OPM) personnel policies and regulations and skill in the interpretation and development of new or revised personnel policies. Specialized Federal ER, LR, and subject matter expertise to perform specific tasks in accordance with any applicable Federal law, regulation, or agency specific requirement and any applicable professional standard.
As an employee of YRCI working full-time, you are eligible for an attractive benefits package. Your eligibility for medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance begins on YOUR VERY FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT. Our benefits also include a company-sponsored 401 ( k) plan, tuition reimbursement plan, and flexible spending accounts to allow you to pay for Health, Dependent care and Commuter costs with pre-tax income. All full time employees receive 10 paid holidays and begin accruing paid time off on their first day worked!!
YRCI is a government contractor. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Vet. YRCI is an E-Verify employer. Further, as a contractor and subcontractor YRCI shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR •• 60-300.5 ( a) and 60-741.5 ( a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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About YRCI

YRCI is a veteran-owned professional services firm located in the greater Washington, DC area, providing resource management (Finance, Human,Acquisition) services to federal and commercial customers around the world. Founded in 2001, YRCI began with four dedicated individuals working from a basement and has been growing since that first year of operation. YRCI has contracted to more than 80 government agencies, supported more than 110 commercial clients, and has placed thousands of professionals. YRCI’s core offerings are focused on three service areas: Human Capital, Acquisition Support, and Financial Services. The Human Capital Service Area has helped federal and commercial customers improve their capabilities with every HR activity, from maintaining compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws to sourcing qualified candidates and classifying position descriptions to workforce planning and full employee life-cycle support. The Acquisition Service Area provides outsourced professional services for the contracts management & procurement market. Our relationships with the contracts management and procurement community have allowed them to place more than 1000 professionals within the industry. We are also support several government agencies operate and enhance their procurement processes and participate throughout the procurement life-cycle. Financial Services is a new service area for YRCI but not a new service. For several years and many clients we have provided budget, planning, programming and fiscal execution services. Today our services range from full PPB&E to full cycle Grants Management, and closeout support for contracts and grants.

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