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Deloitte HR Specialist and HR Assistant Opportunities in Memphis, Tennessee

Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities? Are you interested in helping clients drive alignment with their business, improve organizational and human resource performance and establish a culture focused on adding business value? That is what the new generation of human resource transformation is all about. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to advise Government & Public Services clients through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte s HR Transformation practice (HRT).

Work you ll do

As an HR Specialist or HR Assistant in the Human Capital group you will:

  • Support best practices while taking ownership of tasks and/or project workstreams

  • Support and/or lead workstreams on engagements

  • Contribute to deliverables and review the work of others for quality and accuracy

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the client environment and overall project scope

  • Serve in one of these 3 main capacities depending on your area of expertise:

  1. Lead HR Specialist, HR Specialist, or HR Assistant (Staffing & Placement)

  2. HR Specialist or HR Assistant (PAR Processing)

  3. Lead HR Specialist or HR Assistant (Position Classification) *Washington, DC Only

Asa Lead HR Specialist, HR Specialist, or HR Assistant (Staffing & Placement) , responsibilities include tasks such as:

  1. Monitor and manage job announcements based on business manager requests or changes to timeline, maintain and track applicant data in agency-specific systems

  2. Conduct and document job analysis as directed, consult on the applicant assessment strategy, document priority consideration to candidates, as well as candidates' eligibility for veterans' preference

  3. Determine/verify minimum qualification requirements for all candidates by way of resume and document review, etc.and that experience is in accordance with OPM qualification standards.

  4. Coordinate interviews, hiring recommendations with stakeholders, provide technical guidance to selecting officials on how to conduct an interview, prepare the certificates of eligible candidates and provide it to the government for review and approval

  5. Audit certificates, extend conditional job offers, respond to applicant inquiries from job announcements, maintain documentation in accordance to OPM's records retention requirements and initiate & conduct all onboarding activities and set Entry on Duty (EOD date)

As an HR Specialist or HR Assistant (PAR Processing) , responsibilities include tasks such as:

  • Processing personnel action requests through the use of various federal and agency-specific systems & platforms, applying decision logic to determine the correct nature of action code and processes steps to each

  • Applying seasoned judgement past experience toward developing new approaches

  • Providing advice and consultation to managers and employees on all phases of the recruitment and staffing, and the interview and selection process; and recommend innovative methods to resolve job turnover, workforce planning, downsizing, etc.

  • Analyzing, modifying and adapting systems to solve a variety of compensation conditions by applying comprehensive knowledge of policies and regulations. Monitoring compensation data and analyzing trends and their significance to ongoing client programs and operations

  • Advising and assisting employees, managers and supervisors on grievance procedures and appropriate options for proper resolution of conflicts or problems

As Lead HR Specialist or HR Assistant (Position Classification ) , responsibilities include tasks such as:

  • Review position descriptions in accordance with OPM classification standards to determine the appropriate title, series, and grade

  • Prepares action plan and conducts audits with employees and managers in response to requests for position review and classification appeals

  • Interprets and explains classification criteria, and prepare and/or presents advisory opinions on the classification of positions, the classification process, and position management considerations; assists with classification analyses and surveys

  • coordinates with appropriate personnel to research position structures in support of reorganizations and reclassifications, as needed, application of new classification standards, consistency reviews, and other surveys for program review and oversight.

  • Record the appropriate Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) assignment; position sensitivity level, and ensure all required codes are annotated on position descriptions

  • Conduct quality checks of position descriptions to ensure accurate classification determination prior to submission to the government for signature

  • Plan and review organizational change requests and provide input on classification and position management implications

  • Provide guidance to managers, as required, in classifying or reclassifying unique positions, providing authoritative advice and guidance to government hiring managers as needed

  • Draft evaluation statements, and prepare documentation, as needed, to substantiate classification decisions

  • Review and reclassify legacy position descriptions, when necessary, in compliance with current classification standards, policies

The Team

Human Resources Transformation

The HR Transformation team is a core component of our Human Capital practice the work we do supports the five major issues our clients are facing. We collaborate with our clients to develop leading global HR strategies and support organizations in achieving excellence through implementing solutions that transform how they organize, develop capabilities, deploy leading technology, and deliver a leading employee experience.

Keeping the employee in mind, all our services cater to improving an organization s productivity through their human capital asset. The client issues we work with range from the need for a comprehensive HR strategy to determining the need for new and enabling technologies, to streamlining HR operations and transforming the way HR is delivered.



  • Two or more years of relevant experience with 2 or more of those years in federal human resources and position classification (including Title 5 classification requirements) and organizational management experience

  • Bachelor s Degree

  • Knowledge of a wide range of federal HR concepts, classification concepts, practices, laws, regulations and policies

  • Experience applying Human Resource principles, federal HR laws, regulations, and policies relating to position classification, position management and organizational design concepts

  • Experience conducting and synthesizing research information into actionable information

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to manage small engagements or work streams and multiple team members with confidence

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgement

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization

  • Experience producing and presenting reports to executives

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgement

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills and ability to understand and respond effectively to complex or sensitive inquiries

  • Must be able to work full time from one of the following locations:

  • Washington, DC

  • Holtsville, NY

  • Kansas City, MO

  • Austin, TX

  • Memphis, TN

  • Ogden, UT

  • Philadelphia, PA

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

  • Ability to obtain and maintain the required clearance for this role


  • DE Certification (Delegated Examining Unit) highly desired

  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


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