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  • 03/10/2014 7:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Affairs/Legislative Affairs    

    Location:                    201 14th St SW

                                            Washington D.C.

    Introduction:

    The Washington Office will be soon be advertising both government-wide and public-wide for a Legislative Specialist.  This full-time position is located in the Legislative Affairs Staff in the Office of the Chief.  The vacancy announcement for this position plans to open soon and more than one position may be filled.

    This position offers a unique opportunity to participate in the legislative process and to gain an understanding of the relationship among Congress, the Executive Branch, and the Forest Service. This position requires strong writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills.  The LA staff is a small, cohesive unit that requires the ability to work as a member of a highly productive team as well as independently.  A heavy emphasis is placed on timely accomplishment of multiple tasks under tight deadlines.  The pace of work is often intense and demanding, but the jobs are critical in meeting the overall mission of the agency. 

    An assignment in the LA staff is excellent career preparation for those seeking positions of higher responsibility within the Forest Service since the work provides a unique chance to work on critical issues.  LA Staff are in a position to see the “big picture” and to work with agency leadership across all Deputy Areas. 

    Duties:

    Specific duties for this position include preparation for Congressional hearings (drafting and clearing testimony through the agency, Department and OMB; witness preparation; briefing book production); interacting frequently with Hill staffers to gain and share information on Forest Service natural resource issues; arranging for and participating in briefings for Members and congressional staffs on current natural resource issues; responding to inquiries from Congress, other Forest Service units, and outside organizations on Forest Service natural resource issues and possible legislative actions related to those issues; working with program staffs to develop legislative priorities and proposals and legislative drafting services; preparing and reviewing critical correspondence related to legislation; developing and maintaining positive Congressional relationships; and tracking pertinent legislation.  In fulfilling these functions, LA staff works collaboratively with natural resource program staff and line officers at all levels of the Agency.

    Washington, D.C.

    Washington D.C, capital of the United States, is the center of a major metropolitan area extending into Maryland and Virginia.  The DC Metro Area is an exciting place to live and work.  The city is a major tourist attraction and a cultural center.  There are exceptional opportunities to visit historical places and museums and experience the diverse cultural environment of the Nation’s capital. 

    Washington, D.C. is a cultural as well as governmental center. It boasts a higher concentration of museums and art galleries than any other city in the nation. The District of Columbia regularly attracts performers as diverse as touring Broadway shows and major rock and jazz acts to its theaters and concert halls. DC is the home of NFL, NBA, MLS, NHL, and MLB sports teams.  Some of the best schools and medical services in the Nation are found in the area. 

    Transportation facilities within the D.C. Metro Area include a subway and bus system that connects the city with its many suburbs.  The Smithsonian Metro Subway Station is one block from the Forest Service office in the Yates Federal Building at 14th Street and Independence Avenue.  Commuter rail systems in MD and VA serve the outer metro area.  Public transportation subsidies are available to employees.  The National Capital area is served by three airports: Ronald Reagan Washington National and Dulles International Airports, both located in Virginia, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport in Maryland. 

    Located on the Potomac River between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Washington is known for its hot, humid summers, pleasant springs and autumns, and mild winters.  Outdoor recreation abounds in the area, with urban parks, numerous trail networks, many lakes and waterways, two National Forests (George Washington-Jefferson and Monongahela) are within easy driving distance as well as National Parks (including Great Falls and Shenandoah)..

    Further Information:

    For further information concerning this outreach notice and Forest Service Legislative Affairs please contact:

    Doug Crandall, Director, U.S. Forest Service

    Legislative Affairs Staff

    Phone:  202-205- 1637

    E-mail: dcrandall@fs.fed.us

    Please send your outreach responses to Carl Hutchison at chutchison@fs.fed.us by close          of business on April 15, 2014

  • 09/16/2013 9:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/351116200?share=email

           

    SALARY RANGE:

    $105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Friday, September 06, 2013 to Friday, September 20, 2013

    SERIES & GRADE:

    GS-0260-14

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Full Time - Permanent

    PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

    14

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    Few vacancies in the following location:
    Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    United States Citizens

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Vacancy ID: 957116

    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

    The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

    The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

    America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

    • KEY REQUIREMENTS


    • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
    • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation.

    DUTIES:

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    This position is located in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI). The Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist (Diversity Program Manager) is involved in internal Federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) and diversity management work as defined by a body of laws, regulations, Executive Orders, administrative procedures, government and agency policies, and court and administrative decisions. These laws, regulations, directives, policies and procedures are designed to prohibit discrimination and to provide equal opportunity to employees or applicants for employment with the Federal government, and ensure equal access to government programs and services. They include proactive measures to insure and leverage the employment of a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities, who carry a full spectrum of talents. An incumbent in this position leads a team of EEO (Diversity Management) Specialists in performing one or more of the following functions: outreach andretention (including managing special emphasis programs); reasonable accommodations; training and development, and communications.

    Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    · Serves as the Agency technical expert in the management and operation of Special Emphasis Programs, to enhance the employment of diverse groups within the agency and eliminate barriers to EEO where they may exist.

    · Leads and participates in the development of agency-wide policies, plans, procedures, and guidelines that address EEO, workforce diversity and workplace inclusion.

    · Manages and participates in the Department's EEO and Diversity Technical Assistance Review Program.

    · Leads, performs, and serves as subject matter expert in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of EEO, diversity and inclusion training and educational programs.

    · Provides advice, guidance, and consultation to agency officials, managers and employees on EEO, diversity and inclusion matters.

    · Serves as the Agency technical expert on the operation of the program and provides expert advice and guidance to applicants, employees, and to management on the interpretation, intent and impact of laws, regulations, policies and programs pertaining to disability employment, reasonable accommodation, and accessibility.

    · Provides consistent, reliable, and accurate information through media products or electronic vehicles that promote workforce diversity and workplace inclusion.

    · Prepares information for publication in newsletters and on the Internet, for distribution by electronic mail, and for video broadcast.

    Work schedule: Full Time Employment; Flexible work schedules and limited telework opportunities.

    ***RELOCATION EXPENSES AND/OR INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    To qualify for the GS-14, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience must include: performing EEO/affirmative employment program management, diversity management, special emphasis program management work for a large organization; developing strategic plans, policies and program procedures related to EEO, diversity and inclusion; designing, developing, implementing, and delivering EEO diversity and inclusion training programs; providing advice and guidance to agency managers and employees on EEO, diversity and inclusion matters; providing expert advice and guidance to applicants, employees, and management on the interpretation, intent and impact of laws, regulations, policies and programs pertaining to disability employment, reasonable accommodation, and accessibility; providing reliable and accurate information through media products or electronic vehicles that promote workforce diversity and workplace inclusion.

    You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:

    · Ability to effectively execute program activities, such as planning, reviewing, and assisting in the implementation of agency-wide EEO, diversity, special emphasis, affirmative employment, training, organizational development, communication, and other diversity management-related program activities, based on needs assessments.

    · Ability to communicate effectively both in person and in writing including, initiating and improving the quality of written communication derived from complex material; preparing a variety of correspondence and EEO reports in a timely manner; and briefing senior executives, managers, and employees.

    · Knowledge of Federal Laws, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and diversity management, including Title VII and the Civil Right Act of 1964, as amended; the American with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Equal Pay Act; and related EEOC guidance.

    · Skill in fact-finding and analysis of workforce information to identify and define equal employment barriers and develop workable solutions to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    · Knowledge of diversity management principles to help develop initiatives and policies that foster a diverse and inclusive environment.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).


    APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.

    Veteran's Preference:

    When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.

    Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows:

    • Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
    • Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
    • Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
    • Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.

    After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.


    BENEFITS:

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    VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.va.gov/jobs/job_benefits/benefits.asp.

    The Federal Government has special excepted appointing authorities for persons with qualifying disabilities, such as Schedule A. Specific information can be found at http://www.opm.gov/disability/peoplewithdisabilities.asp. IMPORTANT: If you would like to receive consideration as a Schedule A applicant, you must contact the HR Office at the facility where this position is located: 810 Vermont Avenue
    Washington , DC 20420

    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

    The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

    VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

    You may be required to serve a probationary period.


    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below). The complete Application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, September 20, 2013.

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button on the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Be sure to upload the required documents before you submit your application. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.

    Note: To change or update your application, simply reapply through My USAJOBS, before the closing date. To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), select Application Status and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

    If you cannot apply online:

    1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire.
    2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .
    3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
    4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

    1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 957116. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
    2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    The following documents are required:

    1. Resume
    2. Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire
    3. Other documents - use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for well-qualified, displaced Federal employees), or documentation to support Veterans Preference claims. You will not be contacted for additional information.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Candace Goode
    Phone: (202)461-5715
    Email: CANDACE.GOODE@VA.GOV
    Agency Information:
    VA Central Office HRS
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    810 Vermont Avenue NW
    Washington, DC
    20420
    USA

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    After the vacancy announcement closes and a referral certificate is issued, an electronic notification letter - or e-mail - will be sent to applicants who provide an e-mail address. Otherwise, you will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service within 2 to 4 weeks.

  • 08/22/2013 3:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/349326800

    Job Title:Chief Financial Officer-ES-560

    Department:Department Of Justice

    Agency:Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys

    Job Announcement Number:13-EOUSA-939143-SES

    SALARY RANGE:

    $119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Friday, August 09, 2013 to Friday, August 30, 2013

    SERIES & GRADE:

    ES-0560-00

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Full Time - Senior Executive Service (SES)

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    All groups of qualified individuals

    JOB SUMMARY:

    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

    ***NOTE: Applicants who applied to vacancy announcement, 13-EOUSA-842176-SES, need not re-apply. Applicants are strongly urged to read the announcement carefully and submit all the required documentation prior to the closing date of this announcement in order to receive full consideration.***

    The Executive Office for the United States Attorneys is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This is a Senior Executive Service position responsible for providing leadership and direction for all aspects of budget formulation, execution and operations for the 94 United States Attorney Offices (USAOs). This includes responsibility for managing, directing and supervising the planning, formulation, presentation, execution, audit and review, and financial/management systems support which annually amounts to $2 billion. The CFO directly supervises and manages a Resource Management and Planning (RMP) Staff of approximately 50 individuals.

    The CFO oversees the development of long-range planning and integration of financial and budgetary management goals, policies and oversight across the United States Attorneys' community; fosters a culture that promotes teamwork, communication, collaboration, and partnerships between the Attorney General's Advisory Committee (AGAC), USAOs, and within EOUSA as well as with the Department of Justice, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congress.

    The Executive Office for the United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work! The Department of Justice ranked #11 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #17 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2012 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org.

    Our office is ideally situated among three Metro stations, one block from the Verizon Center, a short walk to the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, and is surrounded by numerous restaurants and shops. In addition, we offer creative work solutions in which we provide compressed work schedules and flexible work schedules, along with a transit subsidy.

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao.

    • KEY REQUIREMENTS


    • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
    • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
    • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
    • Veterans’ preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.
    • A confidential financial report, SF-278 will be required annually.
    • Status candidates must submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50).

    DUTIES:

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    As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), you will be the principle senior executive responsible for providing leadership and direction for all aspects of budget formulation, execution and operations of the EOUSA/USAO.

    Some of your major duties and responsibilities will be:

    Enterprise-Level Leadership

    Provides expert leadership and advice to the Director of EOUSA in developing USAO and EOUSA goals, programs and priorities by analyzing resource requirements and recommending approaches that will best support broadly established Departmental and Administration goals, milestones and final objectives while meeting substantial changes in legislation, program authority and funding.

    Exercises delegated managerial authority to set a series of annual, multi-year and similar types of long-range work plans, schedules, and budgets. Provides expertise and oversight in planning, formulating, justifying and executing multi-year resource requirements for all 94 USAOs and EOUSA.

    Policy/Program Direction

    Directs the interpretation of Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Management and Budget(OMB), General Accountability Office (GAO) and Congressional policies,priorities, and regulations with respect to the justification and submission of budget estimates; presentation and execution phases of approved budgets throughout the budget cycle; audit and accounting; and financial system design and implementation for the entire community including any/all 94 USAOs and EOUSA.

    Provides expert advice to senior Department officials, the Director of EOUSA and United States Attorneys on financial policy matters. Advisory services relate to legal and regulatory guidelines governing the expenditure of approved funds, and to alternative approaches to funding major program initiatives that will result in overall litigative efficiency and effectiveness. Oversees studies and analyses of overall financial effectiveness of USAO and litigative programs using a great variety of statistical and analytical tools and techniques to identify management and programmatic approaches that are most effective.

    Assesses budget and finance training needs of District budget staffs and prepares and delivers training through a wide variety of mechanisms including training conferences, video-conferences, on-line learning, and teleconferences. Keeps policies and procedures current and ensures the field is notified about key budget issues in writing.

    Operational Direction

    Advises, directs, manages and coordinates community-wide operating/financial plans as well as operating/financial plans for all 94 USAOs. As such, integrates the work of RMP budget analysts, USAO Administrative Officers and Budget Officers, and related EOUSA and Departmental officials to ensure the efficient and effective development, presentation, and coordination of said USAO and EOUSA operating/financial plans.

    Formulates policy and long-range planning in connection with prospective financial resource changes or changes in broad USAO/EOUSA legal functions and programs

    Advises, directs, manages and coordinates community-wide operating/financial plans as well as operating/financial plans for all 94 USAOs. As such, integrates the work of RMP budget analysts, USAO Administrative Officers and Budget Officers, and related EOUSA and Departmental officials to ensure the efficient and effective development, presentation, and coordination of said USAO and EOUSA operating/financial plans.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    As a basic requirement, applicants MUST demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualifications. You must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of an executive.

    EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQ): You must submit a narrative statement covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications listed below unless you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or have successfully completed Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program approved by OPM and been certified by OPM.

    When responding to the Executive Core Qualifications and the Mandatory Technical Qualifications, you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each of the Technical and/or Desirable Qualifications and the Executive Core Qualifications. Your examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts. You are required to respond to all ECQs and you must address each ECQ separately. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as ineligible. You should limit your narrative written statements to two pages per ECQ and no more than 10 pages total.

    ECQ 1: Leading Change - This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    Leadership Competencies:

    Creativity Innovation - Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting edge programs/processes.

    External Awareness - Understands and keeps up-to-date on local, national, and international policies and trends that affect the organization and shape stakeholders' views; is aware of the organization's impact on the external environment.

    Flexibility - Is open to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.

    Resilience - Deals effectively with pressure; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Recovers quickly from setbacks.

    Strategic Thinking - Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.

    Vision - Takes a long-term view and builds a shared vision with others; acts as a catalyst for organizational change. Influences others to translate vision into action.

    ECQ 2: Leading People - This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    Leadership Competencies:

    Conflict Management - Encourages creative tension and differences of opinions. Anticipates and takes steps to prevent counter-productive confrontations. Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.

    Leveraging Diversity - Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.

    Developing Others - Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities tolerant through formal and informal methods.

    Team Building - Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.

    ECQ 3: Results Driven - This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    Leadership Competencies:

    Accountability - Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.

    Customer Service - Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.

    Decisiveness - Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.

    Entrepreneurship - Positions the organization for future success by identifying new opportunities; builds the organization by developing or improving products or services. Takes calculated risks to accomplish organizational objectives.

    Problem Solving - Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.

    Technical Credibility - Understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise.

    ECQ 4: Business Acumen - This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    Leadership Competencies:

    Financial Management - Understands the organization's financial processes. Prepares, justifies, and administers the program budget. Oversees procurement and contracting to achieve desired results. Monitors expenditures and uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities.

    Human Capital Management - Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.

    Technology Management - Keeps up-to-date on technological developments. Makes effective use of technology to achieve results. Ensures access to and security of technology systems.

    ECQ 5: Building Coalitions - This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    Leadership Competencies:

    Partnering - Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.

    Political Savvy - Identifies the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization. Perceives organizational and political reality and acts accordingly.

    Influencing/Negotiating - Persuades others; builds consensus through give and take; gains cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.

    Fundamental Competencies - These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications.

    Interpersonal Skills - Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.

    Oral Communication - Makes clear and convincing oral presentations. Listens effectively; clarifies information as needed.

    Integrity/Honesty - Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.

    Written Communication - Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.

    Continual Learning - Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.

    Public Service Motivation - Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns organizational objectives and practices with public interests.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): To be considered for this position, ALL applicants MUST submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy each of the MTQs. You are required to respond to all MTQ sand you must address each MTQ separately. If you fail to address each MTQ, you will be rated as ineligible. Please limit your written narrative statements to no more than two pages for each MTQ and no more than 6 pages total.

    MTQ 1 - Demonstrated experience in (1) managing the planning, formulation, justification, presentation, execution and review of financial management programs and operations of multiple, geographically dispersed activities and (2) directing the development of financial management policies and program initiatives that positively contribute to the accomplishment of the organization's mission and priorities.

    MTQ 2 - Demonstrated experience as a technical authority and expert advisor to senior leadership regarding budgetary, financial and audit policies, laws and regulations including Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and General Accountability Office (GAO) statues, regulations, policies, procedures, and instruction; the Chief Financial Officer's Act; the Government Performance and Results Act, and other legislation, regulations, and applicable laws.

    MTQ 3 - Experience which demonstrates the ability to promote teamwork and collaboration among senior leaders in solving urgent and long-term financial problems involving complex or sensitive issues, major conflicts in opinion, important policies, and other management concerns that impact nationwide or agency-wide operations.

    FAILURE TO ADDRESS BOTH ECQs and MTQs WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FOR THIS POSITION. Exception: Career SES members and Candidate Development Program graduates may address only the MTQs.


    You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.

    New SES members must serve a one-year probationary period.

    Before entering on duty the selectee will be required to complete a confidential, financial report, Standard Form (SF)-278, and will be required to complete this information annually thereafter.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

    You must meet all the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    You will be rated on the basis of meeting the qualification criteria stated in the announcement. You must demonstrate that you meet all of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) to be deemed eligible for further consideration. In determining the degree to which you possess the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, the rating and ranking panel will consider your related experience, education, training, awards, appraisals, and professional references.

    Unless you are already a member of the SES with career status or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by the Office of Personnel Management, your ECQs must be approved/certified by the Officer of Personnel Management before appointment can be effected.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees, http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits.

    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

    Salary for SES jobs will vary depending on your qualifications and locality pay rates.

    New SES members must serve a one-year probationary period.

    Before entering on duty the selectee will be required to complete a confidential, financial report, Standard Form (SF)-278, and will be required to complete this information annually thereafter.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.


    HOW TO APPLY:

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    You must apply on-line. Applying online is the quickest and most convenient way to process your application and track your status.

    The complete Application Package to include all Required Documents listed below must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on Friday, August 30, 2013.

    To begin the online process, follow these steps:

    1. Click the Apply Online button at the upper right hand corner of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the Occupational Questionnaire. You must click the Submit My Answers button at the end of this process.
    2. You may upload or fax your supporting documents. If you upload your documents, DO NOT FAX THE SAME DOCUMENTS. To fax supporting documents that you are unable to upload, complete this cover page, http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and use the following Vacancy ID, 939143. Fax your documents to 1-(478)-757-3144. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area. Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. Documents submitted with missing information may not be processed.

    If you cannot apply online, follow these steps:

    1. Print a copy of this vacancy announcement.
    2. Print the Occupational Questionnaire using the link here so that you can read the questions offline, View Occupational Questionnaire.
    3. Print the OPM Form 1203-FX, in order to provide your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire. You may obtain the form by using this URL link, http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions.
    4. Be sure to double check your application before submission. Fax the completed 1203-FX, resume, and supporting documents to 1-(478)-757-3144. Your 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. Documents submitted with missing information may not be processed.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    In order to be considered, you must submit a complete application package by the closing date of this announcement.

    1. Resume - In addition to your written statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications, the Technical Qualification(s), and other qualifications as applicable, submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications. Please do not send resumes with photos.

    Applicants typically provide the following information:

    Vacancy Identification Number: 13-EOUSA-842176-SES

    PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full name, email and mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers, including area codes.

    EDUCATION INFORMATION: Names of high school attended, city, state, and zip code, date of diploma, GED; names of colleges or universities you attended, city, state, and zip code; majors, type and years of any degree received (if no degree, show total credits and indicate whether semester or quarter hours).

    WORK EXPERIENCE: Information about your paid and non-paid work experiences related to this position including: job title (include series and grade if a federal job), duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number (indicate if we may contact your current supervisor), starting and ending dates of employment (month and year), hours worked per week, and salary.

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Job related training courses (title and year), job related skills, e.g., other languages, computer hardware/software, etc., job related honors, societies, leadership activities, public speaking, and performance awards (give dates, but DO NOT send documents unless requested).

    2. Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs): A narrative statement specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification. MTQ statements should not exceed two pages per MTQ (Ten pages maximum).

    3. Mandatory ECQ statements. A narrative statement specifically addressing each individual ECQ. In lieu of the narrative statement, current Career SES members, reinstatement eligibles, and SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) graduates must provide the documentation in #4.

    4. Copy of Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50): Current and former career employees eligible for reinstatement, and SES members must provide a copy of their latest SF-50 showing proof of career or career-conditional status or reinstatement eligibility, and the highest promotion potential of a position held on a career or career-conditional basis their status or reinstatement eligibility. Candidates who have successfully completed an Office of Personnel Management approved SES CDP must submit a copy of their ECQ certification.

    5. Performance Appraisal (current federal employees only): a copy of a complete performance appraisal(not just signature page) issued within the last 12 months.

    PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Extraneous materials such as passports, pictures, award certificates, recommendation letters, etc. will not be considered.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Trinice Clayborne
    Phone: (202)252-5500
    Email: TRINICE.CLAYBORNE@USDOJ.GOV
    Agency Information:
    Recruitments within EOUSA
    US Department of Justice
    Executive Office for US Att Personnel St
    600 E Street NW Suite 8400 BICN
    Washington, DC
    20530

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation, to include a credit check, and a drug test by urinalysis. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

     

  • 08/22/2013 3:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/349807500

    Job Title:Chief, Civil Trial Section, Central Region

    Department:Department Of Justice

    Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions

    Job Announcement Number:13-Tax-SES-02

    SALARY RANGE:

    $119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Monday, August 19, 2013 to Thursday, September 19, 2013

    SERIES & GRADE:

    ES-0905-00

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Full Time - Senior Executive Service (SES)

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    All groups of qualified individuals

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Join one of the best places to work in government - the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. The Department of Justice ranked 8th among cabinet-level agencies and the Tax Division ranked 17th among 282 sub-agencies surveyed by the Partnership for Public Service for its 2012 “Best Places to Work.”

    The Tax Division is seeking a highly skilled counselor and trial attorney with significant federal litigation experience and strong administrative and management ability to serve as Chief of the Civil Trial Section’s Central Region. This position offers a great opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of tax administration and enforcement.

    • KEY REQUIREMENTS


    • You must submit your application by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone)
    • You must be a U.S. citizen
    • You must have a law degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
    • Resume and supporting documents are required (See "Required Documents")

    DUTIES:

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    The Chief of the Civil Trial Section, Central Region, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, manages a staff of approximately 28 attorneys and 9 support staff. The Chief advises trial attorneys as to policy, procedure, and substantive case preparation, development, and strategy; reviews case documents; and makes final Section recommendations with respect to appeal and compromise recommendations in cases pending in the Section. The Chief personally supervises Section tax cases of the greatest magnitude and importance. The Chief is personally involved in hiring for the Section, assessing training and professional development needs of employees, and working with the Division’s Office of Training and others to develop and implement training and other developmental programs. He or she promotes an inclusive culture within the Section and Division and works collaboratively to meet Division and Departmental diversity and inclusion goals. The Chief ensures that attorneys and other section employees operate within Section budget constraints and comply with all government recordkeeping requirements (financial and otherwise) and with Division and Department litigating policies and procedures. The Chief represents the Division at, or independently participates in, conferences and other gatherings sponsored by the bench and bar. The Chief is personally responsible for keeping the Assistant Attorney General and the appropriate Deputy Assistant Attorneys General timely and fully informed about issues, positions to be taken, and procedural developments in pending Section cases that may have precedential or policy implications. Except for important or precedential matters, however, the Chief normally receives only general instructions from the Assistant Attorney General and the appropriate Deputy Assistant Attorneys General.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Executive/Managerial Requirements – Applicants must provide a supplemental narrative that demonstrates possession of competencies in the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) as established by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as well as the technical qualifications listed below.

    Please limit the narrative statements for each Executive Core and Technical Qualification to no more than two pages. The narrative statements should demonstrate the necessary level of management skills, characteristics, qualities, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate successful performance in the SES. This evidence must include clear and concise examples that emphasize the applicant’s level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives, and level of contacts.

    Current SES career appointees, SES reinstatement eligibles, and certified graduates of an approved SES Candidate Development Program are encouraged but not required to submit a narrative response addressing the Executive Core Qualifications.

    Applicants also must have a law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and be an active member in good standing in a bar of a state, a territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)

    ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    Additional information concerning the ECQs can be found at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf


    Technical qualifications/competencies.

    1. Thorough knowledge of laws, policies, procedures, priorities, and initiatives relevant to civil tax enforcement.

    2. Substantial experience litigating federal civil tax cases.

    3. Experience in supervising federal tax enforcement matters, including the ability to manage complex federal civil tax litigation dockets in accordance with tax enforcement policies, priorities, and procedures.

    4. Skill in legal writing and legal oral advocacy, as well as teaching and developing written and oral advocacy skills.

    5. Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and organizational structure of, and ability to work effectively with, IRS and Office of Chief Counsel.


    Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    You will be evaluated by an Executive Review Board on the quality and extent of your accomplishments, experience, and education. The Review Board will refer the best qualified candidate(s) to the selecting official.

    The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) of the selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V) must be approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, paid sick leave, holidays, health, life, dental and vision insurance, and participation in the Federal Employees' Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

    OTHER INFORMATION:

    The selectee may be subject to a one-year SES probationary period.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

    This position may require some travel.

    The selectee, if not currently employed by the Department of Justice, must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before he or she can be appointed into this position.

    The selectee will need a successfully completed and adjudicated background security investigation for appointment to this position. Entrance on duty may be contingent upon successful completion of the pre-employment security process.

    Veterans’ preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service.

    You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received by the closing date, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration. The materials you submit will not be returned.

    Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361

    False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

    Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

    This position is a career-reserved position.


    HOW TO APPLY:

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    Please submit applications by email to DOJ.TAXCIVIL@usdoj.gov. Documents should be submitted in Word, Word Perfect, or PDF format. Please clearly state in the subject line of your email that you are applying for the position of Chief, Civil Trial Section, Central Region.

    Please contact us if an alternate means of submission is needed.

    Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) on Thursday, September 19, 2013

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Your application package must include your

    • A resume;
    • Narrative statements that describe experience and accomplishments relevant to each of the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications;
    • Current or former government employees: a copy of a recent Notification of Personnel Action showing position title, series, and grade; and
    • Current government employees: a copy of the most recent performance appraisal. Applicants unable to provide their most recent performance appraisal must provide a written explanation for its absence.

    Applicants who have completed an OPM-approved Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    PHYLLIS WOLFTEICH
    Phone: (202)616-2583
    Email: PHYLLIS.WOLFTEICH@USDOJ.GOV
    Agency Information:
    Human Resources Tax Division Dept of Justice
    601 D Street NW
    Room 10007
    Washington, DC
    20530

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    After the closing date of the announcement, applications will be reviewed and evaluated. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. You will be notified once the selection process has been completed.

  • 04/26/2013 6:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Department of Health and Human Services

    National Institutes of Health

    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

    Director, Office of Grants Management and Scientific Review

    THE POSITION: The newly established National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) will catalyze the generation of innovative methods and technologies that will enhance the development, testing, and implementation of diagnostics and therapeutics across a wide range of human diseases and conditions.  As one of the National Institutes of Health Institutes/Centers, NCATS is not charged to focus on any one specific disease or human condition, but instead emphasizes the development of the tools and technologies to speed the process from basic discovery to better diagnostics and new treatments.  NCATS also focuses on creating new treatment development models to reduce, remove, or bypass significant bottlenecks across the continuum of translational science.  NCATS also ensures that empirical findings are shared in an open and collaborative environment among all stakeholders, encouraging new partnerships for better science and public health.

    The Director, Office of Grants Management and Review, is responsible for visionary leadership and management of NCATS’ scientific review, grants management, extramural policy, committee management, conference planning, advisory groups, and the NCATS Small Business Program. In addition to leading the NCATS extramural administrative functions and small business programs, the Director manages the NCATS service center to DPCPSI/ORIP for scientific review and grants management functions and oversees the non-traditional collaborations NCATS has with industry and non-profit organizations. 

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, as well as senior-level research experience or knowledge of research programs moving research from the basic laboratory sciences into pre-clinical models and clinical trials.  Candidates should be outstanding communicators and known and respected as distinguished individuals of outstanding competence. Applicants should also demonstrate the ability to think strategically, work collaboratively and use a consultative approach to problem solving and decision making.

    SALARY/BENEFITS/OTHER INFORMATION: Salary is commensurate with experience and a full package of Civil Service benefits is available, including: retirement, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, leave and savings plan (401K equivalent).  The National Institutes of Health inspires public confidence in science by maintaining high ethical principles. In addition to the Federal government's code of ethics, we have our own agency specific standards - check them out at the NIH Ethics web site: http://ethics.od.nih.gov/overview.htm.  This position is subject to a background investigation.

    HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit your current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography to NCATSSeniorRecruit@mail.nih.gov  Application packages will only be accepted electronically and must be received by May 31, 2013.

    For further information, please call (301) 451-1276.  All information provided by candidates will remain confidential and will not be released outside the NCATS search process without a signed release from candidates.

    The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

  • 04/18/2013 7:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Research Manager for the Business Section in the American Law Division.  The Research Manager leads the Business Section in the development of research and legal analysis relevant to public policy issues before Congress.  Issues covered by the section include, but are not limited to:  banking, bankruptcy, securities, tax, and procurement/government contracts.

     

    The duties of this position include:  ensuring that the work results in objective, authoritative analysis with which the Congress can assess the consequences of legislative/policy options;  proactively establishing relationships with committees of jurisdiction, building long-term relationships with clients, and taking initiative to seek out new congressional contacts for CRS; managing congressional requests, concerns, and needs in policy areas within the research management responsibility of the section; collaborating with other managers to ensure an integrative approach to the work by fully identifying significant policy problems facing the Congress, developing legal analytical approaches to address these problems, and applying appropriate resources; managing and supervising legal analysts, including communicating performance standards and expectations to staff, observing staff performance, giving feedback, and assessing performance; and performing special assignments as directed by the Assistant/Deputy Assistant Director.

     

    Candidates with research and research management experience in issues covered by the Business Section, who have strong interpersonal skills, and are capable of leading a highly motivated and talented research staff are encouraged to apply.

     

    This position, vacancy #130031, is being offered at the GS-15 level ($123,758 - $155,500).  To apply, please visit: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/.  Applications must be received by Monday, April 29, 2013

  • 04/08/2013 7:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Chief Operating Officer (Associate Director)

    Are you a seasoned executive who’s not afraid to roll up their sleeves?  Are you passionate about taking organizations to the next level of operational success? Are you energized by the idea of leading the charge in efficient and effective government that positively impacts the lives of American families?  If so, read on! The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may be the right fit for you.

     

    About the CFPB

    The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act) established the consumer bureau.  The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans undefined whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.

     

    The Operations Division contains most staff related functions of the Bureau including procurement, human capital, IT, facilities, OSH, security, Privacy & FOIA, and records management.  Additionally, the division houses a robust consumer response program including multiple call centers processing over 130,000 consumer complaints annually.  As a 21st Century agency stepping beyond start-up and emerging into a steady-state, the possibilities of our success are endless.

     

    The Impact You’ll Have

    As the Chief Operating Officer, you will directly impact our mission by managing a substantial workforce to establish and maintain highly complex programs aligned to our unique vision.  Developing our culture is essential, so you must lead by example to set organizational tone and direction, be accessible to staff of all levels, and always be guided by our core values of Serve, Lead, and Innovate.  You will report to the Director and work closely with both CFPB and other agency executives as needed to build rapport, exchange ideas, and negotiate resolutions.   Further, you will ensure our compliance with Federal risk assessment requirements to minimize risk, while ensuring a high level of transparency to external stakeholders.

     

    And – you’ll do all of this while working within one of the most ground-breaking agencies in Federal government.

     

    What You’ll Get

    Working in the trenches with some of the Federal government’s finest is just the beginning. 

    Expand your professional network and build lasting relationships you can tap into in the future.  Make your mark in history by applying expertise at a new agency, and create a lasting impact for generations to come.  Better yet, enjoy some of the best benefits the government has to offer, including premium compensation.

     

    What We’re Looking For

    Experience in Federal government is essential with a mixture of private-sector knowledge and management experience strongly preferred.  You should have familiarity with evolving organizations, and understand the complexities of moving rapidly towards a steady-state.  Strong candidates will have served and led in organizations with a dispersed workforce whose operations involved providing services to internal and external customers.  Successful individuals will have a proven track record of building strong relationships, providing necessary peer level support with other executives and using data to drive results.  As one of the few direct reports to the agency director, your expertise and counsel across a wide spectrum of issues and problems will be invaluable and additive to your expertise in compliance, risk management, change management and leadership among diverse activities. 

     

    Ready for the challenge?

    We’re currently soliciting interest prior to a full posting.  Send our Talent Acquisition Specialists a note at jobs@cfpb.gov and a real person will get right back to you – we promise.

     

    The Fine Print*

    Any submission of interest (including but not limited to resumes or cover letters) through jobs@cfpb.gov, LinkedIn mail, or any other unofficial channel, prior to a public posting on consumerfinance.gov will not be considered an official application.  All applications must be submitted according to the guidelines defined in the official public posting in order to be considered for selection.

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to create and maintain a vibrant and diverse workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Serve.  Lead.  Innovate.

  • 02/13/2013 8:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/337302800

    Job Title:PROGRAM MANAGER

    Department:Department Of Homeland Security

    Agency:Citizenship and Immigration Services

    Job Announcement Number:CIS-838874-HCT

    SALARY RANGE:

    $123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to Thursday, February 21, 2013

    SERIES & GRADE:

    GS-0340-15

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Full Time - Permanent

    PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

    15

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Washington DC, DC United States

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    Current or Former Federal Employees with Competitive Status; Reinstatement Eligibles; OPM Interchange Agreement Eligibles; VEOA, Disability, Surplus/Displaced Eligibles.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

     

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. Visit us at www.uscis.gov.

     

    Every day, our Program Managers oversee the overall planning, direction, and timely execution of a program or several program segments, determine the goals and objectives of the program and assure their implementation by subordinate organizations and operating units, and exercise significant authority in dealing with officials of other units/organizations and in advising management officials of higher rank on operational issues.

     

    This position of PROGRAM MANAGER starts at a salary of $123,758.00 (GS-15 step 1), to $155,500.00 (GS-15 step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Human Capital and Training, Training and Career Development Division, Washington, DC within DHS US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

     

     

  • 02/12/2013 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/337142300

    Job Title:Director, Office of Planning and Policy Analysis

    Department:Department Of Transportation

    Agency:Federal Railroad Administration

    Job Announcement Number:FRA.SES-2013-0001

    SALARY RANGE:

    $119,554.00 to $172,500.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Wednesday, February 06, 2013 to Thursday, March 07, 2013

    SERIES & GRADE:

    ES-0340-00

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Permanent - Career

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy - Washington, DC, US

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified U.S. citizens.

    Please Note: We will perform interim reviews of all applications received by midnight on February 20.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Federal Railroad Administration’s mission is to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future.

    The Director, Office of Planning and Policy Analysis is located in the Office of Railroad Policy and Development, in Washington, DC, and will serve as the principal advisor on rail planning and policy. The incumbent will be responsible for national rail strategy, network and business planning, and support of policy and investment decisions.

    Rail – Moving America Forward

  • 01/26/2013 12:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/334225200

    Job Title:Assistant Inspector General For Audit (Compliance & Enforcement Operations)

    Department:Department Of The Treasury

    Agency:Office of the Inspector General for Tax Administration

    Job Announcement Number:13-TIGTA-002P

    SALARY RANGE:

    $119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Wednesday, January 02, 2013 to Sunday, March 03, 2013

    SERIES & GRADE:

    ES-0511-00

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    This position is on a full-time work schedule. - This is a Permanent Appointment.

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Washington, DC, USView Map

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    U.S. citizens; no prior Federal experience is required. Current permanent Federal employees in competitive positions may wish to apply for this same vacancy under vacancy announcement 13-TIGTA-003. Please refer to that vacancy announcement for details on eligibility and how to apply.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    You will have the opportunity to lead TIGTA's audit program over the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Compliance and Enforcement Operations. You will serve as the chief line official for developing and implementing and coordinating the nationwide audit program overseeing the IRS’s efforts to ensure taxpayer compliance with filing tax returns and paying taxes, as well as the IRS’s International tax program.   You will participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive audit program which is responsive to the interests and needs of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and agency managers.

    TIGTA's mission is to provide audit and investigative services that promote economy, efficiency, and integrity in the administration of Federal tax laws. We detect and deter waste, fraud and abuse in IRS programs and operations and protect IRS against external attempts to corrupt or threaten its employees. We provide independent oversight to the Treasury Department on matters involving IRS activities, the IRS Oversight Board, and the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

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