HR Generalist/Manpower #2955


  • US-MD-Silver Spring
  • Other
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Hybrid schedule
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GovCIO is currently hiring for an HR Generalist/Manpower Specialist. This position is hybrid telework with partial time in Silver Spring, MD.


As the Research and Engineering (R&E) Directorate of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), R&E delivers value to the military and Veteran communities by shepherding innovative materiel and knowledge products from concept through final product development into the hands of providers and warfighters.  

This role provides project support and analysis within the R&E Human Resources, Military & Manpower (HRMM) office.  This position directly supports manpower function for federal civilians, military service members and Public Health Service Officers. Additionally, this position may also provide direct or indirect support (as directed) to other HRMM functional areas such as staffing, performance management, awards, records management and training and development.  

Duties and responsibilities:

Establishes and maintains manpower controls necessary to monitor resource execution. Extracts and consolidates data relevant to a joint manning document and position management to canvass and monitor vacancies. Submits manpower change requests and data pulls on organizational position alignments in an accurate and timely matter. Efficiently tracks and maintains record of all manpower reports. Assists in the completion of special projects by clarifying project objectives, meeting set timetables and schedules by conducting research and preparing weekly briefs on position management.

Specific Tasks:

  • Monitor vacancies to ensure positions are managed and filled in a timely manner
  • Advise management on trend analysis, sources, and special programs related to manpower management.
  • Provide staff assistance for the following programs: telework, performance management, staffing, and time and attendance.
  • Review, draft and final position description classifications for accuracy IAW OPM, the agencies regulatory guidance and service specific procedures. 
  • Works in tandem with staffing on manpower change requests
  • Collaborates with staffing on position classifications and descriptions.
  • Meet with business partner to discuss organizational changes and advise on organization and position structures, possible classification changes, position or employee impact, and associated actions to assure compliance with planning and implementing reorganizations.
  • Respond to written and verbal inquiries from the field for interpretation, technical assistance, ideas and insight based on mastery of knowledge and experience. 
  • Research, develop and provide advice on manpower, recruitment, and placement functions. 
  • Provide support services to assist in preparing documentation and correspondence necessary for responsive position management and classification advisory services by higher headquarters. 
  • Develops human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information, recommending courses of action.
  • Manages client expectations by communicating project status and issues; resolving concerns; and preparing reports.
  • Understand military policies and procedures and Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Liaise between higher echelons and lower commands to process manpower requests.




  • Bachelor's with 5 - 8 years (or commensurate experience) of human resource experience
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in Federal Government or Department of Defense Human Resources Office.
  • Familiarity with DoD HR Information Systems, structure, reporting requirements, and related protocols
  • Technical skills in Microsoft Access, Excel, and other information management tools.
  • Excellent research and writing competency


  • Experience in military transitions, federal staffing, placement, and recruitment highly desired.  Background in federal recruitment and staffing who is comfortable working with hiring managers and leaders on position description development
  • Experience interacting with senior government officials/military personnel
  • Experience in writing federal position descriptions highly preferred
  • Experience with the assembly of hiring action packages and tracking hiring activities highly preferred
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting HR information systems
  • MS SharePoint experience

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $70,000 - $90,000 Annually

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