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HR Specialist (Policy and Accountability)

Operations - Human Capital
Closing date:
Washington, DC
60 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)


This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, HUMAN CAPITAL. The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert and senior advisor on human capital policies and procedures with specific expertise in staffing and delegated examining.


As a HR Specialist (Policy and Accountability), you will:

  • Independently design, lead, and/or conduct staffing accountability assessments/audits. Maintain active delegated examining certification and deploy delegated examining principles as outlined by OPM such as the OPM Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, and the Interagency Delegated Examining Agreement to accountability and internal controls reviews. Review work of human capital program teams, including but not limited to conducting program reviews, quality control reconciliations, and peer assessments. Prepare accountability reports including noted findings/observations, identifies program or regulatory gaps and proposes corrective actions and remediation plans. Follow up to ensure corrective and preventative actions are taken.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate internal policies and procedures related to the assigned program areas. Autonomously drafts policies, procedures, and guidance materials with the input of management and subject matter experts to support agency human capital programs in accordance with OPM, OMB, and internal guidance and best practices.
  • Render expert advisory services and authoritative interpretations of policy and regulations. Identifies appropriate interventions for management on significant HR issues, operational gaps, emerging risks and concerns. Deploy risk management framework and internal controls best practices to identify and address problems/issues and meet business objectives.

Travel Required

  • Not required

Promotion Potential

  • 60

Supervisory Status

  • No

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Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)

Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments and reinstatement eligible. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointments (including current CFPB employees on such appointments), or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or ICTAP Eligibles; or Eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or Eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act). Current CFPB employee should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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