(July, 2011) – YRCI was awarded a contract to provide Classification services to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division. The mission of CJIS is to equip law enforcement, national security, and intelligence community partners with the criminal justice information they need to protect the United States while preserving civil liberties. The CJIS Division was established in February 1992 to serve as the focal point and central repository for criminal justice information services in the FBI. YRCI was tasked with helping the CJIS division conduct position audits.
(September, 2011) – YRCI was awarded a contract with U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB) to provide human resources support services, including position management and position classification, as well as performance management tasks, which included the development of a Senior Executive Services (SES) performance appraisal system. NWTRB is an independent agency of the Federal Government whose role is to provide expert advice on technical issues and to evaluate the technical validity of the Department of Energy activities related to implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act.
(March, 2011) – YRCI was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide a broad range of HR services for the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). DOC has a broad mandate to advance economic growth and jobs and opportunities for the American people. It has cross cutting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis. YRCI is very excited to work with DOC, as they are a new federal customer. We have already received task order requests from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the U.S. Census Bureau, and multiple offices with DOC Headquarters, representing 15 new positions for the HR Services division.
(September, 2012) - YRCI was awarded a task order with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Office of Human Resources (OHR) to provide quality assurance support. The OHR maintains the electronic official personnel folder (eOPF) system and administers benefits services for the agency. To assist in upholding the NLRB’s mission and responsibilities, YRCI will provide a full range of data quality control and will support HR employees with processing reduction in force (RIF) actions, service computation dates (SCDs), and other personnel data.
(March, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a five year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). NLRB is an independent federal agency that protects the rights of private sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve wages and working conditions. Under this BPA, YRCI will provide services including Records Maintenance; Classification, Recruitment and Hiring; Employee Relations; Labor Relations; Benefits, Retirement, and Work life; Human Resource Policy; Design, Formatting, and Production of Reports, Manuals, and standard operating procedures; HR project management, reporting, and systems; Design, Development and Delivery of training; and Design, Development, and Delivery of Digitized Documents and Other Online Resources.
(March, 2011) - The D.C. Pretrial Services Agency (DC-PSA) is an independent entity within the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA). The mission of DC PSA is to assess, supervise, and provide services for defendants, and collaborate with the justice community, to assist the courts in making pretrial release decisions. It promotes community safety and return to court while honoring the constitutional presumption of innocence. One of DC-PSA’s current collective bargaining agreements (CBA) expires in July of 2011. The agency is preparing to renegotiate a new labor agreement with the bargaining unit prior to this date. YRCI will help DC-PSA to prepare for, and successfully navigate, the renegotiation process for PSA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement such that both management and union are able to agree to all revisions.
(March, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a contract to provide Classification services to the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) from our Shared Service Center (SSC). The mission of AFGSC is to develop and provide combat-ready forces for nuclear deterrence and global strike operations to support the President of the United States and combatant commanders. YRCI’s classification experts will perform, supervise, and manage classification of civilian position descriptions (PDs) to include PD review by applying the Air Force Manpower Agency (AFMA) classification standards.
(April, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a contract to provide Employee and Labor Relations Support to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business. YRCI is providing a full range of Employee and Labor Relations services, providing support for all managerial actions applying laws, rules and regulations pertaining to discipline, adverse actions, performance-based actions and within grade denials.
(October, 2010) - YRCI was selected to provide expert classification and staffing support to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). PBGC is a federal corporation created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. It currently protects the pensions of more than 44 million American workers and retirees in more than 27,500 private single-employer and multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. YRCI has supported PBGC’s HR requirements since 2005, and recently received a follow-on contract to provide records management services.
(May, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a re-compete contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Employee Education System (VA EES). Under this three year contract, we will continue to provide position management advice regarding a variety of issues related to EES occupations and will enhance EES’ ability in the areas of recruitment, selection, employee development, employee relations, labor relations and performance management. We provide technical support to the EES Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Management Analyst and EES Managers and their Staff members.
(November, 2009) - YRCI was awarded a contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide staffing and classification support services. The mission of the VA is to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship. YRCI will be providing support to the Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Finance and Business Services. Our HR specialists are working with the VA to provide comprehensive operational human resources (HR) support services to its employees. Duties include a variety of HR tasks such as reviewing and writing position descriptions, preparing recruitment packages, evaluating applications for minimum qualifications, conducting rating panels, and preparing certificates of eligibles.
(August, 2009) - YRCI was awarded a contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide classification services from our SSC. Our classification specialists will make recommendations for changes to improve the quality of candidates referred and reduce lag time throughout the classification and recruitment process as well as advise managers in the development of accurate position descriptions. They will also develop job analyses, crediting plans, selective factors and other recruitment tools for a wide variety of positions.
(July, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a BPA with the Department of Labor (DOL) for management and human resources services. DOL fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, their opportunities and ensuring the adequacy of America’s workplaces. The Department develops policies and procedures as well as provides leadership, guidance, and expertise in relation to management of the Department’s human resources. YRCI provides management services including budget and finance, program development, analysis, evaluation, information technology, general project administration, and curriculum development and training. We also provide human resources services including human resources management, operations, development, and training.
(August, 2009) - The Department of Labor (DOL) awarded YRCI a contract to provide temporary classification services from our Shared Service Center (SSC). YRCI’s senior classification specialists will be conducting high priority desk audits and classifying position descriptions.
(April, 2010) - The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) awarded YRCI a contract to provide two (2) HR Staffing Specialists, and one (1) HR Assistant for the remainder of 2010. NCUA is an independent federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. NCUA, backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government, operates the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) insuring the savings of 80 million account holders in all federal credit unions and many state-chartered credit unions. YRCI will provide recruitment and staffing, position management, policy development and HR technical support.
(April, 2009) - The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has contracted with YRCI to establishing a managerial pay banding system. Our senior level classification specialist will develop an additional “group” that will provide for greater separation between the current pay levels. This includes review of existing position descriptions and current policies.
(April, 2010) - YRCI was awarded a contract to provide temporary human resources (HR) services to the US Department of the Interior (DOI) University. YRCI’s Staffing Specialist is tasked with rating and ranking over 600 qualified applications for the Department’s Federal Career Internship Program and producing the certificates of eligible candidates for the selection official. DOIU’s Intern Programs provide a planned, systematic, competency-based approach to developing future leaders, at all levels, for the Department of the Interior. YRCI provided these same services in 2009, and due to the quality of service provided, received a follow on contract this year.
(April, 2009) - YRCI was awarded a contract to provide temporary human resources services to the U.S. Department of the Interior University. YRCI’s staffing specialist is tasked with rating and ranking over 500 qualified applications for the Department’s Federal Career Internship Program and producing the certificates of eligible candidates for the selection official.
(May, 2012) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS) awarded YRCI a new Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide a full complement of Human Resources (HR) Support Services including staffing, recruitment, classification, position management, training, personnel security, employee relations, labor relations, human capital planning, retirement, benefits, file room, employee wellness programs, workers’ compensation, performance & awards, and pay & leave. USDA-ARS will use the BPA to issue individually funded task orders supporting USDA Research, Education & Economics (REE) Agencies. The REE Mission Area Agencies are responsible for promoting the well-being of American agriculture, consumers, and rural residents.
(September, 2011) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS) awarded YRCI a contract to provide support in a wide range of HR support services including staffing, classification, employee and labor relations, and retirement and benefits. YRCI provides retirement and benefits services for Research, Education, & Economics (REE) Mission Area employees. The type of support provided includes expertise in Federal Civilian benefits programs including health, life, Thrift Saving Plan (TSP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), retirement counseling, computation, and processing for Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), and CSRS offset. Other duties YRCI provides are preparing vacancy announcements, liaison support with organizations outside the Department, and verification of prior service.
(October, 2010) - YRCI won a competition to develop and populate a secure, web-accessible position description (PD) library for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS). ARS conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority. YRCI will scan, format, and edit more than 10,000 of USDA ARS’ paper PDs. Those PDs will then be stored in a searchable, web-accessible database. When completed, the PD library will facilitate and streamline the recruitment process by housing approved PDs that will be available for use for staff throughout USDA ARS.
(October, 2010) - YRCI received a contract to provide a range of operational HR support services to the Human Resources Division of USDA ARS. YRCI will provide staffing and recruitment, classification and position management, employee relations, labor relations, training, and benefits administration support. YRCI’s services will be delivered primarily through the YRCI Shared Service Center, in addition to on-site support.
(September, 2008) - YRCI was awarded multiple contracts to provide support to additional mission areas of USDA. We are providing employee relations services in support of the Food and Nutrition Center (FNS)
in Washington, DC. The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)
has expanded their contract to include classification and performance management
support. YRCI also provides classification support to the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
(April, 2008) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded YRCI a contract to provide Federal Employee and Labor Relations services for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) located in New Orleans, LA. In addition, we provide classification services on an as needed basis, and have performed desk audits at multiple locations across the country.
(September, 2012) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded YRCI a contract to work with the Research, Education, and Economics (REE), Human Resources Division (HRD) to provide staffing and recruitment support. The organization promotes the well-being of American agriculture, consumers, and rural residents. YRCI will effectively build the USDA staff, delivering HR services in accordance with all Federal, departmental, and Agricultural Research Service (ARS) policies, procedures, and regulations.
(July, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Departmental Management (USDA-DM) to provide support in a variety of HR functional areas, including staffing and recruitment, and classification and position management from YRCI’s Shared Service Center. DM’s mission is to provide management leadership to ensure that USDA administrative programs, policies, advice, and counsel meet the needs of USDA program organizations, consistent with laws and mandates; and provide safe and efficient facilities and services to customers.
(August, 2009) - When YRCI’s contract to provide supervisory training classes was scheduled to expire, Federal Student Aid (FSA) awarded YRCI, along with teaming partner ICF, a follow on contract to provide these services for an additional year. Team YRCI will continue to develop and deliver “Cornerstones of Supervision” classes in Washington, DC.
(September, 2008) The Department of Education, Federal Student Aid (FSA) awarded YRCI, teamed with ICF International, a new task order under YRCI’s existing BPA. This task order encompasses delivery of three 8-module supervisory classes titled “Cornerstones of Supervision,” in both Washington, DC and Chicago, IL.
(May, 2008) - The Department of Education’s (ED) Federal Student Aid (FSA) awarded YRCI, along with teaming partner COE (The Center for Organizational Excellence), an additional task order to provide program compliance reorganization under YRCI’s existing BPA. The purpose of the task order is to provide support in developing a reorganization package as well as a complete transition plan. The YRCI team will assist in preparing a communications plan regarding the reorganization, modifying of position descriptions, and conducting impact analysis on the costs associated with the reorganization.
(December, 2007) - Federal Student Aid (FSA) has selected YRCI along with teammate, COE (The Center for Organizational Excellence), to perform the work for a new task order established under YRCI’s existing BPA with FSA. The purpose of this task order is to evaluate FSA’s current staffing levels and skill mix, and propose alternative strategies to optimize operational performance or to reorganize business units. Through a comprehensive analysis of FSA’s organization, operations, and goals, the YRCI Team will compile a Baseline Report of current conditions and a Workforce Optimization Report outlining suggestions for organizational improvement.
(June, 2007) – The Federal Student Aid awarded YRCI, along with teammate Performtech, a task order established under YRCI’s existing BPA for the development and enhancement of Student Aid Essentials Curriculum activities in conjunction with the Workforce Development Services staff members and other FSA subject matter experts. The base period ended in May, 2008, and FSA has exercised the first option year.
(August, 2008) - The United States Coast Guard (USCG)
has exercised their second of four (4) option years for YRCI to provide HR services support in Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD; and Arlington, VA. Additionally, in response to USCG needs, YRCI has expanded their areas of support to now include two (2) Payroll Processors and troubleshooters.
(April, 2008) - Another USCG contract was awarded to YRCI to provide the full range of technical and administrative human resources management services relating to classification. The support is being provided to USCG located in
Norfolk, Virginia. YRCI personnel modify and edit existing position descriptions (PDs), draft new PDs, prepare workforce profiles, line charts, OF-8 PD cover sheets, and archive PDs, job classifications and other relevant data in an electronic library, as well as establishing a hard copy binder of all PDs, as required. The individuals classify PDs and prepare associated evaluation statements for all Agency positions in accordance with OPM Classification Standards, including Supervisory, Team Leader, Wage Supervisor and Wage Leader guides.
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has not only decided to exercise their first option year on YRCI’s current classification project (awarded in March 2006), but has also added an additional classification and staffing position. Beyond the extension and growth of current projects, USCG awarded YRCI a contract to provide retirement counseling at multiple sites nationwide.
In addition to the contract awarded in March 2006, the U.S. Coast Guard
has also awarded YRCI a firm fixed price contract to provide administrative support services to their Civilian Human Resources Office. More specifically, YRCI has been tasked with the audit and cleanup of Official Personnel Folders (OPF), Electronic Official Personnel Folders (EOPF), and Employee Performance Files (EPF). This contract includes a base year and four (4) option years.
(September, 2009) - The Department of State awarded YRCI an additional task order under the previously awarded BPA to provide staffing and recruitment support to the Bureau of Human Resources, Civil Service Human Resources Management (CSHRM). YRCI is supporting the Department’s initiatives to standardize vacancy announcements, job analyses, and crediting plans, utilizing the associated position descriptions (PDs) contained in the Automated Classification and Recruitment System (ACRS).
(August, 2009) - YRCI was awarded a task order under our blanket purchase agreement with the Department of State to provide human resources services. Our HR Specialist will be providing support in consolidating HR services for designated Bureaus within the Department.
(August, 2008) - The U.S. Department of State (DOS) awarded YRCI a five (5) year Blanket Purchase Agreement for Human Resource Management Services. YRCI will provide human resources administration, management and support.
(September, 2011) - YRCI was awarded a re-compete from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA-FSFC) to provide classification services including providing advice, negotiating timeframes and providing timely updates to supervisors/managers on classification determinations and position management. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation's largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe.
(April, 2010) - YRCI was awarded an additional contract with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) to provide staffing and classification services. GSFC is home to the nation's largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe. YRCI’s four (4) Classification Specialists will conduct a classification review at the request of Center Management to initiate new positions, re-describe positions, or accrete current positions at the Center. Duties of our two (2) Staffing Specialists will include advertising positions, developing job analyses, determining qualifications, preparing certificates, presenting job offers to applicants, documenting personnel actions, and providing HR advisory services on staffing and classification. This project is under the direct scrutiny of the Center Director. YRCI was chosen because it is a very high profile project, and our past experience with GSFC has proven our ability to furnish NASA with highly qualified HR Specialists.
(June, 2009) - In addition to YRCI’s existing contract with NASA, YRCI received a new award to provide two additional full time Classification Specialists. YRCI personnel are providing these classification services to the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
(August, 2008) - YRCI received a modification to the contract with
NASA to hire additional classification support within the HR office.
(January, 2008) - YRCI has been awarded a contract to provide Federal
Classification Specialists to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Goddard Space Flight Center. These Specialists will assist in the areas of workforce research and analysis for the Office of Human Capital Management. Specifically, they will develop competitive level definitions and data elements, analyze position descriptions (PDs) and assign competitive levels to the PDs, identify the field of expertise needed for subject matter expert panels that will assist in developing competitive level definitions, and create a project schedule and presentation to inform and educate supervisors/managers regarding position review and understanding the supervisor responsibility and competitive level process.
(October, 2012) - YRCI was awarded a series of task orders to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Human Resources (OHR). The agency comprises of 27 institutes and centers with more than 400 employees and works to recruit exceptional employees to carry out its mission. Working with the NIH, YRCI will:
(May, 2012) - YRCI was awarded a task order with National Institutes of Health to provide contract support for developing, monitoring, and controlling human resources systems. YRCI will be supporting the Office of Human Resources and Systems Analytics Information Division (HR SAID). The work YRCI will be providing to HR SAID is help desk specialist support to users of HR government-owned systems; development and maintenance support as part of the Internet Technologies Team; administrative and system support for talent management systems; functional and technical project management administrator support; and general database support.
(May, 2011) - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded YRCI a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide a range of human resources support. NIH, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. This BPA covers a variety of HR services including position classification, staffing, employee benefits and retirement, employee and labor relations, personnel action processing, workforce planning, HR consulting, and HR administrative support. YRCI has been supporting NIH since 2007, and this new contract will run through May 2016.
(September, 2007) - The National Institutes of Health (NIH)
has contracted with YRCI to provide HR services under a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The work began with staffing services being provided to NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Currently, YRCI provides Recruiters, Staffing and Classification Specialists, HR Generalists, DEU Auditors as well as program support to NIH’s Client Services Division, which services all Institutes within the agency.
(June, 2010) - The National Gallery of Art awarded YRCI a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide human resource (HR) support to the Personnel Office. The National Gallery of Art is designed to serve the United States by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards. On a task order basis, YRCI will be providing support in the areas of employee relations, workforce analysis and human capital planning, classification, staffing, and policy development. The contract is for one year with four one-year option periods.
(June, 2008) - YRCI has been awarded a contract to conduct job analysis, develop crediting plans, and perform manual qualification determinations for a variety of positions to support the National Gallery of Art’s
staffing unit. Support will be provided by YRCI’s Shared Service Center, on an as needed basis.
(March, 2008) - The Department of Education (ED)
has awarded YRCI a contract to provide Employee Relations (ER) services. ED requires the services of on-site professionals to perform actual departmental case work. The focus will be to provide technical support and advisory counseling services for disciplinary, adverse and performance-based actions. Additionally, on-site support is needed to include the review and organization of official files along with the development and implementation of a system for tracking litigation holds and other information. YRCI staff will also be updating the in-house case tracking system.
(July, 2009) - Since July of 2006, YRCI has been providing HR support to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) under a 3-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). When the BPA expired in July 2009, NRC put a bridge contract into place to continue services for an additional six to twelve month period. YRCI currently provides support in the areas of staffing, classification, and Official Personnel Folder (OPF) maintenance. NRC has stated they have found the quality of YRCI staff to be of the highest caliber in terms of technical expertise and responsiveness.
(July, 2009) - YRCI, teamed with ICF International, participated in a task order contract competition through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Training and Management Assistance (TMA) for NRC. Our team was awarded a new contract to provide benefits and recordkeeping services for a period of one base year with four option years.
(October, 2007) - After more than a year of successfully providing excellent employees to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC),
they have decided to continue working with YRCI under the HR BPA established in the spring of 2006. NRC has issued a new task order to continue the services of YRCI’s Staffing and Classification Specialists.
(2006) - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC’s) Office of Human Resources awarded YRCI a 3 year Blanket Purchase Agreement (single award BPA) to provide staffing, recruiting, position classification, position management, labor and employee relations services, development of human resources programs, conduct workforce analysis, and prepare and revise human resources policy/procedural guidance.
(March, 2012) - YRCI was awarded another contract with Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for the United States Attorneys (EOUSA) to provide Human Resources support services. More specifically, YRCI is tasked with classifying positions, developing position descriptions, and providing staffing support services. EOUSA’s Office of Administration (ADMIN) provides all EOUSA staff with the necessary administrative support to enable them to effectively carry out their missions. The ADMIN staff develops and disseminates internal EOUSA administrative policy and procedures, to enhance EOUSA staff’s accomplishment of the overall goals and mission of the Department and EOUSA.
(October, 2010) - YRCI was awarded a contract to provide specialized classification and staffing services to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA). EOUSA serves as the headquarters office for all 94 United States Attorneys’ Offices (USAO). As the primary liaison between the USAO and DOJ, EOUSA provides oversight, executive assistance, and operational support to USAO and to the Attorney General's Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys. YRCI has been tasked with providing position management consulting, classification support, automated staffing system support, and early retirement and separation consulting.
(February, 2008) - The Department of Justice (DOJ)
awarded YRCI another contract to provide HR services. Requirements under this contract include an array of HR activities including staffing, recruiting, classification, and HR policy support.
(October, 2010) - The National Science Foundation (NSF) exercised the fourth option year of our HR services contract. NSF is one of YRCI’s oldest customers, as we began supporting this agency in 2003. With a staff of twenty HR professionals supporting nearly every aspect of NSF’s HR operations, YRCI is extremely pleased to continue supporting this important agency.
Since 2003, the National Science Foundation (NSF)
has counted on YRCI to be responsible for providing the full range of support services for staffing, classification, processing personnel actions, and general HR technical support for this organization of approximately 1,600 employees. In the beginning, we provided 1.5 Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) to assist the Division of Human Resource Management in the Office of Information and Resource Management, and have since grown this project to include 15 on-site FTEs, including one (1) Project Manager, and; six (6) off-site, part-time employees. Our staffing team provides comprehensive Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) and Merit Promotion Plan (MPP) services using the Monster automated systems QuickHire and Hiring Management Xi.
NSF recognizing YRCI’s exemplary performance, recently executed the second option year of the contract.
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