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Richard Obray 4504 Brookfield Corporate Drive Chantilly, VA 20008 Day Phone: 202.907.9787 Email: ro1e4770e@westpost.

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WORK EXPERIENCE Entrusted Connections 2/2009 - 9/2011 Washington US

Consultant Entrusted Connections 2/2009 -9/2011 Arlington Virginia

Senior Classification Analyst Served as Senior Analyst on Lab Demo project to reclassify all positions at a M ajor command with the US Navy. Performing position classification and position m anagement studies, staffing and recruitment. Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions, classified positions, wrote evaluation statements, develop organi zational charts, and established pay systems and determined pay. Performance Management: assisted managers and supervisors to establish, maintain , and monitor effective performance management programs to plan, monitor, develo p, rate, and reward employee performance. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Gayle Williams ,-703-763-3661.

Library of Congress 3/2006 - 1/2007 Washington DC, District of Columbia US Grade Level: GS-0201-12

Human Resources Specialist , 0201 Perform the full range of human resource activities that include position manag ement and position classification actions on a wide range of positions. Provide expert managerial advisory services on an as needed basis. Recommended staffing strategies, advised staff on significant management objectives, provided managem ent advisory services to program staffs, and responded to inquiries from manager s, supervisors, and employees. Utilized AVUE Software to rate and rank applicant s. Prepared standard operating procedures on various personnel recruitment and staf fing topics for staff implementation. Prepared vacancy announcements, reviewed applications for basic qualifications, convened rating panels, reviewed panel results, issued certificates, etc. U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) trained to conduct delegated examinin g. Accomplished the recruitment and placement for newly created positions in a 1 20-day period.

(Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Le Toure Coifield, Supervisor's Pho ne: 202-707-1597)

US Army Material Command 2/2002 - 1/2005 Alexandria Virginia US GS-0501-12

Operations Accountant Worked extensively with the human resource administration program and it(tm)s fu nctioning. Performs complex budgeting research and studies on DOD Planning, Programming, B udgeting, and Execution (PPBE) processes. Coordinates with all levels of managem ent to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financi al plans, trended future requirements, operating forecasts and similar complex f inancial matters. Reviews complex financial data received from government custom er for inclusion in indirect and forward pricing rate package submission to high er headquarters. Plans, coordinates and executes policy implementation applicabl e to the installation of improved financial operations. Provided specialized tec hnical analysis to determine present and future performance. (Contact Supervisor : Yes, Supervisor's Name: Ken Freund, Supervisor's Phone: 703-806-9100) Veterans Affairs 2/2000 - 12/2001 Anchorage, Alaska US Grade Level: 201-12 Salary: 62,000 USD Per Year Human Resources Specialist , GS-201-12 Performed work in Employee Development, Employee Relations, Classification and Position Management. Performed Management Analysis study using queuing distribut ion studies to achieve maximum operating efficiency in a problem dealing with co ntractor and regular employees. Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions, classified positions, wrote evaluation statements, develop organi zational charts, and established pay systems and determined pay. Staffing: Recommended staffing strategies, advised staff on significant manageme nt objectives, provided management advisory services to program staffs, and resp onded to inquiries from managers, supervisors, and employees. Utilized Software to rate and rank applicants. Prepared standard operating procedures on various personnel recruitment and staf fing topics for staff implementation. Prepared vacancy announcements, reviewed applications for basic qualifications, convened rating panels, reviewed panel results, issued certificates, etc. Trained by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to conduct delegated e xamining. Accomplished the recruitment and placement for 45 newly created positi ons in a 120-day period. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Phil Pouncy, Supervisor's Phone: 9 07-257-4700) USDA Forest Service 9/1997 - 1/1998 Susanville US Grade Level: GS-11 Salary: 50,000 USD Per Year

Hours per week: 40 Human Resources Specialist , 201-11 Performed work in Employee Development, Employee Relations, Classification and Position Management. Performed Management Analysis study using queuing distribut ion studies to achieve maximum operating efficiency in a problem dealing with co ntractor and regular employees. Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions, classified positions, wrote evaluation statements, develop organi zational charts, and established pay systems and determined pay. Employee Relations: Advised managers on disciplinary actions, prepare adverse ac tions, performance based actions, and proposal and decision letters; develop fam ily-friendly programs and initiatives; and research case law. Performance Management: assisted managers and supervisors to establish, maintain , and monitor effective performance management programs to plan, monitor, develo p, rate, and reward employee performance. Labor Relations: Researched issues and inevitability, provided assistance to man agers, prepare/present clarification petitions and arbitration cases, advice man agers in dealings with FLRA and FSIP, investigating ULP charges. (Contact Superv isor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Renee Wood, Supervisor's Phone: 530-257-5100) Ft Riley 2/1996 - 9/1997 Ft Riley, Kansas US

Human Resources Specialist Provided full range of classification and position management service for a wid e range of positions including both WG and GS. The CPOC operating environment is works with a mostly automated and mostly remote service center concept. Perform ed ongoing classification and position management services. Processed reorganiza tions and provided advisory services to management. Developed operating instruct ions attended process review committee organizations. Wrote operating instructio ns and guidance for publication. Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions,Performance Management: assisted managers and supervisors to estab lish, maintain, and monitor effective performance management programs to plan, m onitor, develop, rate, and reward employee performance on detail: Recommended staffing strategies, advised staff on significant management objecti ves, provided management advisory services to program staffs, and responded to i nquiries from managers, supervisors, and employees. Utilized Resumix Software to rate and rank applicants. Prepared standard operating procedures on various personnel recruitment and staf fing topics for staff implementation. Prepared vacancy announcements, reviewed applications for basic qualifications, convened rating panels, reviewed panel results, issued certificates, etc. Trained by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to conduct delegated e xamining. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Robert Russell, Supervisor's Phone: 785-239-2390) VA Hospital 10/1994 - 7/1996 SLC US

Provided services as a Senior Generalist in Human Resources. Performed classifi cation and position management duties. Provided staff advisory and training to M

anagers and Supervisors on classification specialist. Performed special studies as requested on selected units. Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions, classified positions, wrote evaluation statements, develop organi zational charts, and established pay systems and determined pay. Employee Relations: Advised managers on disciplinary actions, prepare adverse ac tions, performance based actions, proposal and decision letters; develop familyfriendly programs and initiatives; and research case law. Performance Management: assisted managers and supervisors to establish, maintain , and monitor effective performance management programs to plan, monitor, develo p, rate, and reward employee performance. Labor Relations: Researched issues and negotiability, provided assistance to man agers, prepare/present clarification petitions and arbitration cases, advice man agers in dealings with FLRA and FSIP, investigating ULP charges. Organizational Development: Conduct reviews, organizational effectiveness studies, program eval uations, write policy statements, reports on topics related to organizational ef fectiveness. Formal Studies involved gathering and analyzing information from a variety of so urces, conducting field surveys developing standardized and non-standardized pos ition descriptions writing evaluation statements and supporting justifications a nd documentation as required. Provided advisory services to all levels of manage ment including top staff in the Hospital and VA Software development section. Se rved as expert on FLSA, Title V and Title 38 code of Federal Regulation employee s (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Roger Slater, Supervisor's Phone: 801-582-1565) US Air Force 11/1984 - 9/1994 Ogden , Utah US Hill AFB , 343 Performed a broad range of services to clients on the base organization. This r anged from Civil Engineering where I restructured all of the Wage Grade position s as a pilot project to the high technology areas where I performed special stud ies and analysis. Served as action officer for implementation of HRIS. Classification: Conducted o rganizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions, classified p ositions, wrote evaluation statements, develop organizational charts, and establ ished pay systems and determined pay. Served as a consultant on a variety of per sonnel issues in both a regional and national level with both staff and operatin g levels assignments for the agency under multiple departments. Served as techni cal expert for classification and pay administration over a group of 13 western regional states. Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote position descriptions, classified positions, wrote evaluation statements, develop organi zational charts, and established pay systems and determined pay. Employee Relations: Advice managers on disciplinary actions, prepare adverse act ions, performance based actions, proposal and decision letters; develop family-f riendly programs and initiatives; and research case law. Served on a Management Team with a group of Management Officials and Management and Program Analysts. Completely analyzed and "reinvented" a large DOD organizat ion of over 10,000 personnel. Analyzed input data from a wide range of sources t o determine organizational performance characteristics. Through discussion and s tatistical analysis determined improved numbers, operating style and organizatio nal design. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Ray Marchant, Supervisor's Phone: 8 01-777-1110)

USDA FOREST SERVICE 2/1978 - 7/1984 Vernal Utah, & McCall Idaho, Utah & Idaho US

Human Resources Specialist, Safety Officer, GS-201-7/9/11 25% Performed work in Employee Development, Employee Relations, Classification and Position Management. Performed Management Analysis study using statistical and costing techniques to achieve maximum operating efficiency in a problem deal ing with contractor and regular employees. 25% Classification: Conducted organizational studies and desk audits, wrote posi tion descriptions, classified positions, wrote evaluation statements, develop or ganizational charts, and established pay systems and determined pay. 10% Employee Relations: Advised managers on disciplinary actions, prepare advers e actions, performance based actions, proposal and decision letters; develop fam ily-friendly programs and initiatives; and research case law. 10%Performance Management: assisted managers and supervisors to establish, maint ain, and monitor effective performance management programs to plan, monitor, dev elop, rate, and reward employee performance. 25% Provided staff advisory services and training for management and supervisory employees. Implemented new employee orientation modules and conducted new emplo yee training on a weekly basis.

EDUCATION New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, New Jersey US Master's Degree - 1/2008 51 Semester Hours Major: MBA(Finance, Engineering) Minor: Industrial Engineering GPA: 3.45 out of 4. Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: Specialized safety training and certifications Utah State University Logan, Utah US Master's Degree - 1/1991 90 Quarter Hours Major: Economics Minor: Human Resources GPA: 3.3 University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah US Bachelor's Degree - 7/1975 270 Quarter Hours Major: Psychology Minor: Social Work GPA: 3.33 out of 4 Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: JOB RELATED TRAINING Information Retrivial and Data Mining USOPM-Automated tools USAJOBS Doors Quick hire

Quick Class Advanced Salary and Wage Analysis 2010 Information Science 2010 Information Technology Management 2010 Automated Classification Programs Basic Position Classification , OPM, 1978 Intermediate Position Classification, OPM, 1979 Advanced Position Classification, OPM, 1979 Personnel Management Evaluations, OPM, 1978 Basic Recruitment and Staffing, OPM, 1978 Basic Contracting, 1979 Advanced Recruitment and Staffing, OPM, 1980 Auditing Techniques, Region 4 USDA, 1980 Basic Labor Relations, OPM 1980 Taught Basic Classification DOD wide, 1984-1994 Taught Basic Staffing DOD, 1985-1989 Taught Human Resources for Supervisors and Managers, 1983-1987. REFERENCES Greg Phillips Hill AFB Human Resources Specialist Phone Number: 801-777-1110 Reference Type: Professional Norman Vanhouten New Jersey Institute of Technology Director of Environmental H ealth and Safety (NJIT) Phone Number: 973-596-3000 Email Address: vanhoute@ADM.njit.edu Reference Type: Professional La Toure Cofield Library of Congress Supervisory Personnel Specialist Phone Number: 202-707-1597 Reference Type: Professional Marion Bentley Utah State University Professor of Economics&Finance Phone Number: 435.797.2284 Email Address: mbentley@econ.usu.edu Reference Type: Professional Harvey Lilleywhite Towson University Towson Maryland Phone Number: 410-704-2942 Email Address: hlillywhite@towson.edu Reference Type: Professional