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Human Resource Specialist (Compensation)

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), Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Human Capital (OHC).

The incumbent of this position serves as a senior technical expert in the area of compensation policies and programs.

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As a Human Resources Specialist (Compensation), you will:

  • Serve as an agency expert in human resources pay administration and compensation. Support management's initiatives in developing and implementing continuous program improvements to maintain an effective compensation program that meets the needs of the Bureau and its diverse workforce. Analyze and evaluate compensation program strategies, initiatives and approaches and provide recommendations to the Compensation Director and Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO). Ensure program complies with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Support the development and/or modification of compensation programs to promote pay equity and align with leading practice. Make recommendations and decisions and draft policy guidance that direct how CFPB implements and administers its pay administration and compensation programs.
  • Conceive of, recommend, and implement solutions to complex compensation challenges. Design and conduct comprehensive compensation-related projects or studies that are characterized by boundaries that are extremely broad and difficult to determine in advance.

Travel Required

  • Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per months

Supervisory Status

  • No

Promotion Potential

  • 60

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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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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.

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