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Employee Relations Human Resources

Location:
Niceville, Florida, United States
Posted:
April 19, 2018

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Tanya Nieto

Stafford, VA

ac46w4@r.postjobfree.com • 804-***-****

Human Resources Specialist

Experienced, results-oriented Human Resources Specialist (Generalist) and Administrative Officer with over two decades of relevant experience in the government sector, with special expertise in the key areas of employee benefits, staffing/recruitment, retirement, legal research, and case development and documentation. Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through employee engagement strategies, legal expertise, and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. Well respected with success directing and developing highly productive teams. Professional Competencies

Career Experience

MRPBS Human Resources Division, USDA, Washington, DC Employee Relations & Labor Relations Specialist/GS-0201-12, 2017-Present Investigated and documented personnel issues and made recommendations to senior management about the proper course of action. Prepare and present management cases in forums such as Unemployment Compensation Hearings seeking successful agency results. Conduct regular status meetings with program customers to include Sr. level management. Maintain communication with internal and external organizations serviced in order to promote acceptance of recommendations in compliance with necessary regulations and policies. Key Contributions:

• Reputation as a subject matter expert in all areas of employee relations and have become a trusted partner to senior management.

• Recommended a variety of program and procedural changes to improve overall efficiency and streamline the hiring process.

• Reputation for have excellent customer service experience and providing accurate information in a timely “speedy” manner.

• Employee and Labor Relations Practices

• Voluntary Leave Transfer Program

• Injury & Unemployment Compensation

• Workers Compensation (OWCP)

• Interviewing and Advising Techniques

• Talent Identification & Development

• Recruitment & Retention Strategies

• Performance Management & Tracking

• Research & Investigate Skills

• Retirement & Death Benefits Administration

• Defense Travel System Coordinator

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Human Resources & Organizational Management Branch, Us Marine Corps, Pentagon Employee Relations & Labor Relations Specialist/GS-0201-11, 2016-2017 Served as the liaison between labor unions and senior management, proactively anticipating any areas of friction and devising negotiation strategies to ensure a productive and symbiotic relationship. Investigated and documented personnel issues and made recommendations to senior management about the proper course of action. Managed and oversaw the full administration of technical processing of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) request and updated guidance, policies and operating procedures. Served as the Awards Program coordinator for both military and civilian personnel. Provided accurate and thorough guidance to customers regards to applicable regulations and policies in a timely manner. Key Contributions:

• Reputation as a subject matter expert in all areas of employee relations and have become a trusted partner to senior management.

• Selected as the Worker’s Compensation Program Manager (OWCP) for the organization.

• Recommended a variety of program and procedural changes to improve overall efficiency and streamline the hiring process.

Defense Contract Management Agency, DCMA, Fort Lee, VA Human Resources Specialist (Awards Program Manager)/GS-0201-11, 2013-2015 Served as the agency Awards Program Manager for over 1,000 employees throughout the agency worldwide. Developed and updated policies procedures regards to awards incentatives. Directed the referral of nominations to the agency awards board for review, and then send follow-up notifications to the board for final processing and selections. Provided comprehensive administrative support to ensure effective and efficient office operations. Responsible for overall awards and database maintenance to ensure accurate, complete, and confidential files. Prepared statistical reports, automated charts and spreadsheets as appropriate to effect timely decision making. Served as a backup to manage various leave programs include the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (VLTP).

Key Contributions:

• Served as both the Awards Program Manager and Specialist, for the entire agency single- handedly until we were able to receive authorization to hire another employee. All awards were “still” processed in a timely manner.

• Received an award from one of our offices in Canada, engraved hockey puck (Scoring a Winning Goal.

• Received an engraved award from the agency Director for “Great” Customer Service. Administrative Officer /GS-0341 -09, 2010-2013

Ordnance Directorate of Training, Fort Lee, VA

Administrative Suppor Assistance/GS-0303-07, 2009-2010 Army Logistics University, Fort Lee, VA

Human Resources Specialist/GS-0201-06, 2007-2009

Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Lee, VA

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Human Resources Specialist/GS-0203-06, 2005-2007

ROTC-Colorado State University

Military Personnel Clerk/Contractor, 2002-2004

Fort Gordon, GA

Education and Credentials

Associates, Applied Science

Columbia Southern University– Orange Beach, AL

Graduated - 2016

REFERENCES

Ms. Tonya Cook - (State Department) 706-***-**** Dr. Richard B. Armstrong (Deputy/Ordnance Directorate - 804-***-**** E-Mail: ac46w4@r.postjobfree.com

Rita Plantamura (Ordnance) - 706-***-****

E-Mail: ac46w4@r.postjobfree.com

Michael Sebastian (USMC-Supervisor) - 804-***-**** Government Trainings Graduate School USA Trainings Department of Labor-Compensation Federal Employee Relations Action Officer Development Labor Relations for Practitioners Supervisory Development Course Federal Labor Statutory Act Civilian Basic Leader Course Human Resource Assistance Training Priority Placement Program (PPP) Negotiation

Timekeeping & Payroll Basic Employee Relations

Defense Travel Management Office

US Bank Corporate Payment System



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