Edward Rivera



  • Human Resource Specialist with 7 years of experience specializing in Federal Human Capital, HR administration [policy and regulations (CFR & USC Code)], 8 years Labor Relations, 6 years Business and Economic (Feasibility Studies) research/analyst/writer. Process management, Facilitator, Analysis, Research, audits and recruiting/human capital planning.
  • Experienced with:recruiting, payroll case work, statistics, organizational development, diagnostic metrics, dashboard, feasibility studies, formal reporting and business/technical writing from data mining and internet research/sourcing, policy planning, Federal HR rules, procedures, and operations concerning position classification, Enterprise Operations (ERM/ORM) Risk management, Change management, Economist, Reviewed and proofread FedSource contracts, Labor relations.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written as well as Public Presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, editing/writing skills, coordination skills and a quick study with new technologies.
  • Determines basic job qualifications, performs audits and skill gap analysis to identify bands and code classifications and is a 360 Assessment specialist as well as a SMART metrics and affinity diagrams specialist.
  • Federal HR/CFR regulations& USC Code, and procedures and ops involving OPM classifications and very knowledgeable about ISO standards and band and code classifications.
  • Experienced at dealing with enterprise/operations risk management: criminal/financial personnel issues, reduction in force (RIFs), and employee terminations.
  • Expertise in Federal Benefits and Workers’ Compensation.
  • Full life cycle Federal/C-Level Management/IT/Technical/Senior Corporate Recruiter.
  • Performs Business & economic research, feasibility studies and data analysis as well as editing and writing for business and economic publications and conferences.
  • Experienced working as a Data Administrator: HRIS Siebel and PeopleSoft systems - data mining & analysis.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2001 - Present

Human Capital Consultant

DHS Resume

Call me anytime.

Contractor Employers:

K4 12/08 – 02-2009 – DOC/USPTO SES recruiting, Executive HR services.

Accenture - 04/08 – 2/08 – DHS/TSA Airport payroll case work.

Enspier/Robert Half06/06 – 11/06 – Corporate/Federal contract recruiting.

L3 Communications/Titan – 11/05 – 01/06 – U.S. Army Arabic Linguist recruiter.

Veritiss LLC – 08/05 -11/05 – recruiter of Cleared management & administrative support (FedGov).

Escendent LLC – 08/04 – 09/08 – DHS/TSAWorkers’ comp Specialist.

Gene Rouleau and Associates – 08/03 – 12/03 - DHS/TSA risk management.

FPMI Solutions – 07/02 - 08/03 – DHS/TSA Assessment Centers and HR processing.

STG International – 03/02 –06/02 – NIH/FDA HR specialist.

CACI – 09/01 – 10/01 – Document specialist for DOJ.

Department of Labor - 03/01 - - 09/01 – DOL/Personnel Management Specialist.

UNLV Center for Business & Economic Research – 05/94 – 07/00 – Research Associate.

Nevada Casino Dealers’ Association – 08/89 – 05/96 - NV legislative lobbyist & business manager.

TECHNOLOGIES: HRIS Siebel and PeopleSoft data mining, MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Lightning Impact Human Resource Information System, WebTA, FAA EMR databases, NFC Rumba databases (PINQ & IRIS), NFC Records Center databases (U.S. Treasury database, inclusive), Official Employee Folder (eOPF), Special Payroll Processing System (SPSS), EmpowerHR, EPIC, TSA PPO (FootPrints), and OPM website for FEHB and FEGLI and other OPM research resources, Dice, Career Builder, Monster, filing and processing of: CA1, CA2,CA2a, CA7 CA7a,CA7b, CA20, CA12, CA17, CA5 and CA10 (Workers’ Comp forms), entering data into statistical software such as SPSS, Excel, Paradox, Lotus and other applications.


Transportation Security Administration (TSA) SP85P Clearance


Accenture mandatory orientation and company policy and regulations

Federal Contracts basics

Business ethics in Federal contracting

WebTA Training

USDA Certificate of Training: SPPS Web Training – National Finance Center, New Orleans, LA

USDA Certificate of Training: Payroll/Personnel Operational Procedures Training – National Finance Center, New Orleans, LA


Masters Degree:Business Administration emphasis in Management Strayer University, Alexandria, VAGraduated: 2003

Bachelors Degree:Major; Business Administration emphasis in Managerial Finance University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, NVGraduated: 1999

University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NVOne-year of Graduate Work towards Masters’ in Public Administration


Jan 2001 - May 2003


Strayer University