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HR Specialist (Recruitment/Placement)

Philadelphia, PA
March 20, 2019

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Janine Wisniewski

**** * *** ******

Philadelphia, PA 19134

215-***-**** cell

Personal Attributes:

Customer Oriented, Reliable, Dependable, Team Player, Quick Learner, Extremely Organized and Efficient, Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize Work, Meet Deadlines, Effectively and Efficiently Manage Assigned Duties, Strong Social Skills. I have displayed confidentiality, discretion, and diplomacy in all positions held whether it be as a Recruiter, Customer Service Associate, or Infant/Toddler Teacher. Qualifications Summary:

Extensive experience as a Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement) in the Federal Government

Technical Advisor providing advice and guidance on recruitment strategies, sources, and special programs

Provide information on internal/external placement services, Direct Hire Authorities, and Incentives for highly specialized and hard to fill positions Analyze position description/addendum and develop qualification assessments and crediting plans

Provide alternative solutions to complex HR issues including pay, compensation, hard-to-fill vacancies or addressing under-representation Expert knowledge in utilizing Automated HR Systems/Tools to facilitate work Expert utilizing Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Excel Served as Mentor to technicians, assistants, entry level specialists Held Secret Security Clearance


Assistant Infant Teacher, Chesterbrook Academy at Drexel, 3201 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA - June 6, 2017 to December 8, 2017 - $12.50 Note: Worked at Newtown Square location while Drexel location was being constructed and implemented.

As the Assistant Infant Teacher I was responsible for full scope of infant caretaker: diaper changing, feedings, nap time comfort and schedule, tummy time, as well as music and reading to the infants. Monitoring and reporting well being of child. Throughout the day and as one of the closers at the facility, cleaning/disinfecting guidelines were followed as set by CBA on a daily basis. Provided feedback into the day’s activity with parents on a daily basis in person as well as updating Tadpole Software Database. Filled in for Teacher Assistant in the Young Toddler and Toddler Classes on an as needed basis. Followed set curriculum, provided lunch and/or snack, monitored nap time and end of day free time.

Passed Sterling Background Screening, Medical Release/TB Shot, CPR American Red Cross Certified, On-line Better Kid Care/Health & Safety, On-Line Child Abuse Training, Fingerprints/DHS Approval

Assistant Teacher (Floater), Bright Horizons at the Cathedral, 23 S 38th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - May 1, 2017 to June 2, 2017 - $10.50 As a Floater, I was Assistant Teacher to children at all levels - Infant to Pre-School I Attended New Employee Orientation Training in North Wales which provided insight into providing a fun nurturing environment while improving the lives of young children. The Training also gave us tools to observe children and the necessary steps to take as an Assistant Teacher. For me this is a "new career" path - one that will be fun and rewarding. Playing and teaching the children was rewarding, and every day was an experience seen thru innocent eyes. As an Assistant Teacher it is extremely important to listen, observe, and connect with not only the children, but their families as well. Passed Sterling Background Screening, Medical Release/TB Shot, CPR American Red Cross Certified, On-line Better Kid Care/Health & Safety, On-Line Child Abuse Training, Proof of 2500 Hours Prior Child-Care, Fingerprints/DHS Approval, Three Reference Check

March 2016 - August 2017 - Security Officer (p/t)

Allied Barton Security, Philadelphia, PA $11.35 an hr Post: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Provided a safe environment for museum employees and visitors by monitoring all areas for suspicious threats such as theft, fire or any other type of danger. Maintained constant vigilance in galleries to make sure that visitors did not approach, touch or photograph the artwork. Besides protecting the art by walking through the galleries, I engaged with visitors by answering their questions with regard to the collection and its history, Barnes Foundation Policy, as well as general neighborhood/area guidance. Secured premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting access points and permitting entry. I worked Special Events (weddings, birthdays, retirements, etc) where crowd control was necessary inside the Barnes Foundation as well as the surrounding area outside the Foundation.

March 2015 - August 2015 - Seasonal P/T Customer Service Rep Lowes Hardware Store, Delaware & Snyder Streets $11.25 an hr Reason for leaving: seasonal hire only

Provided friendly and courteous assistance to customers Maintained the Outside Lawn and Garden Department

Daily care of flowers, shrubs, plants - watering and dead-heading Maintained and Researched Lawn and Garden Products to provide informative info Rotate and down-stock items

Daily interaction with customers, co-workers, and management Reason for Leaving: Temp Seasonal Position

Admin/Tech Specialist, NT-0201-04

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) April 2009 - August 2014

Supervisor: Suzanne Doonan, 215-***-****

As a Senior HR Specialist, I provided the full scope of staffing services to four of the major codes within the organization covering multiple branch heads and crossing three remote locations. I was independently responsible for the analytical and administrative duties for both internal and external vacancy announcements; processing of internal actions; counseling employees on career matters.. With most of the recruitment involving Engineers and Scientists, I frequently utilized the Professional and Scientific Qualification Standards and the appropriate Engineering and Scientific Classification Standards to determine candidate eligibility.

As an Advisor my duties were to provide advice and guidance on recruitment strategies, sources, and special programs to fill highly specialized and hard to fill positions. Frequently explained policy/procedures to management representatives and provide alternative solutions to complex HR issues. Expert knowledge in utilizing Automated HR Systems/Tools to facilitate work. Often asked to provide comments on proposed local instructions and standard operating procedures and remained as the point of contact for interpretation and guidance after final document was issued. Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Classification), YA-0201-02 Department of the Navy, Human Resources Service Center - Northeast May 2000 - April 2009 Supervisor: Nancy Young (deceased) As a Senior HR Specialist, I worked independently and as a member of a team of HR counterparts and managers, to provide guidance and advice to various Navy civilian personnel offices on the recruitment process; pay compensation issues; and, various HR policies and programs. I have demonstrated experience in recruiting and applying rules and regulations using both Title 5 and Title 10 for several high profile Navy Commands: PAX River, MD, NAWCAD & NAVAIR; Lakehurst, NJ, NAWCAD; Office of Naval Intelligence; recruiter for positions for Under Secretary of the Navy & ONI-2. As such, I have demonstrated both oral and written communication skills which have been evaluated as outstanding by my supervisor.

On a daily basis, I independently conducted job analyses; created and posted vacancy announcements; located/interpreted/analyzed/applied federal qualification and classification standards; established crediting plans; prepared referral certificates; and, researched and resolved complex staffing and pay issues. The HRSC-NE is a metrics driven organization and, as such, required diligent tracking of work and timeframes in which work was accomplished. I maintained several Microsoft Excel databases on a daily basis to aid in the tracking of workflow and to provide requested reports to management. I always met/exceeded HR timelines and goals set in accordance with pay for performance.

As a Senior Specialist, I have mentored/trained Assistants and new Specialists with regard to: recruitment/staffing; pay setting; research tools; policy/procedures; reference manuals; importance of customer service/communication; info sharing w/supervisors/leads/co-workers. I am often approached by technicians/specialists for guidance w/recruitment, complex pay issues, and/or assistance with office automation programs we utilized.

Personel Staffing Assistant, GS-0203-07

Department of the Navy, Human Resources Service Center - Northeast October 1999 - May 2000 Supervisor: Darrell Matz

Prepare Vacancy Announcements for a wide-variety of positions. Upon receipt of recruit/fill, gather the KSA’s and in some cases develop KSA’s, synopsize the duties, associate the appropriate qualification standards, and ensure the area of consideration, opening and closing dates, etc., are reflected as the manager requested, and in agreement with Union contracts and Merit Promotion plans. Responsible for preparing select, non-select, and ineligible letters for Merit Promotion Packages. Responsible for filing clerical positions in its entirety. Contacted applicants with the selection offer, handles questions/concerns, prepared and submitted selections letters. During this course, I maintained contact with all parties involved by phone or via e-mails. Process a wide variety of personnel actions in a timely and efficient manner. Review actions and determine the correct nature of action and authority code, update notes to alert process of important information, and when necessary, make qualification determinations, build job, as well as set pay. I served on three quality control teams established for the clean-up/preparations for the new Modern System (education codes, appointment authority, and pay rate determinations


Saint Monica High School, Philadelphia, PA

Continuous OJT in Human Resources Arena

Job Related Training - provided in-house or US Grad School: Basic Pay and Compensation; Compensation Basics for HR Generalists; Classification and Compensation Course; HR Academy for Excellence; PPP/CAC Training; Excelling as a Highly Effective Team Lead; DOD Paysetting; Resumix 6.3 Training; Resumix Operator; Resumix Recruiter; CHART; Modern User Training; Job Analysis & KSA; Basic Staffing & Placement; Priority Placement Program (PPP); Advanced PPP Training; DCPDS; Qual Analysis Workshop; GS Pay Setting; Word, Ethics Training; WordPerfect; First Aid/Safety; CPR


Tony Santini - 267-***-**** -

Department of Navy, Admin/Tech Supervisor - recently retired Elaine Pivin - 215-***-**** - Department of Navy HRSC:NE, Supervisor

Keith Bluestein - 202-***-**** - Associate CIO for Enterprise Service and Integration (ESI), NASA Headquarters Janine Villano - 215-***-**** - Department of Navy NSWCCD, Head Labor and Employee Relations Teresa DeAngelis - 856-***-****

Assistant Director, Human Capital Office, IRS - former co-worker - recently retired Bill Schaefer - 267-***-****- - Account Manager Barnes Foundation

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