The Vacancy Identification Number is: 743859
If you are not entitled to veteran's preference, mark "No preference claimed." Except for disabled veterans, (1) those who entered active duty on or after October 15, 1976, and before September 8, 1980, must have an authorized campaign badge; OR, (2) those who enlisted after September 7, 1980, or entered on active duty (through means other than enlistment) on or after October 14, 1982, must have (a) completed at least 24 months of continuous, active duty service AND have served in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR, (b) have served at least one day during the period for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR (b) have served at least one day during the period of 08/02/90 through 01/02/92 AND have 24 months of continuous, active duty service, or been a reservist activated during that period. Persons who returned from military service at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not entitled to veteran's preference except as disabled veterans.
Read the definitions to determine which occupational specialty you are eligible. You must select at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code(s) for this position:
001- Competitive Merit Promotion: You are current or former Federal civilian employees who hold or have held non-temporary appointments in the competitive service. You must submit a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) as proof of eligibility;
OR, you are a former Federal civilian employee who held a non-temporary appointment without achieving career status in the competitive service who was separated less than three years ago. You must submit a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) as proof of eligibility;
OR, you are a preference eligible or a veteran who has separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service under honorable conditions. You must submit a copy of your DD-214 documenting your military service
002 Noncompetitive Appointment: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service that had the same (or higher) promotion potential as the full performance level of this job;
OR, you meet these eligibility requirements from an excepted service agency with an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or other documentation that reflect eligibility;
OR, you are eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for persons with disabilities; disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more; certain other veterans; spouses of certain members of the armed forces; and returning Peace Corps volunteers (for more information see http://www.opm.gov/employ/students/fedhire.asp#authorities). You must submit relevant supporting documentation (e.g., certification from state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; DD-214 and VA letter; etc).
003- ICTAP Eligibility: Surplus or Displaced employees: If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position. CTAP eligibles must submit a copy of your certificate of expected separation, reduction-in-force notice, or other documentation which establishes you are being or have been displaced from a Federal position,
AND, a copy of your most recent performance appraisal demonstrating a rating of at least fully successful or equivalent (Note: this is required unless you are an CTAP/ICTAP eligible due to compensable injury, illness, or disability);
AND, a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or other official documentation which shows the position you may be or are being separated from has the same or higher promotion potential as that of the vacancy, your duty location, and that you are serving as a career or career conditional competitive service employee in tenure group 1 or 2; or are a current or former Executive Branch agency employee in the excepted service serving on an appointment without time limit, at grade levels GS-15 or equivalent and below, and who has been conferred non-competitive appointment eligibility and special selection priority by statute for positions in the competitive service;
OR, a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that shows you are receiving a special disability retirement from the US Office of Personnel Management under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456 AND Official documentation which shows your duty location and the position you may be or are being separated from has the same or higher promotion potential as that of the vacancy More information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility can be found at 5 CFR 330.
In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the "Benefits/Other" section for additional information and instructions.
1. Please select the response that describes your level of employment.A. I am a Merit Promotion Eligible (For eligibility requirements, please see the "How To Apply" section of this vacancy announcement.)
2. Please select the appropriate response.A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/SK-14 level planning, organizing, and directing activities related to operations, strategic issues, process improvement, and workforce efficiency; serving as an expert authority on financial and human capital management; conducting complex process improvement studies on workflow, business processes, and communication; and developing innovative resolutions to highly complex, sensitive, and unresolved issues.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Provide expert advice and counsel to senior managers on a wide range of functions involved in the operations of the organization.
4. Provide oversight and direction for a wide range of issues related to the organization and managerial policies, practices and procedures, and develops program overviews, reviews and analysis.
5. Providing executive leadership in the transformation of operations for an organization including facilitating staff efforts to transform operations to provide increased effectiveness and efficiency by, among other things, conducting comprehensive studies, analyzing organizational structures, measuring performance and evaluating results.
6. Defining and managing the day-to-day operations of a large and complex organization including, among other things, financial management, human capital management, procurement and contracting, business processes, facilities management and preferably, information technology.
7. Formulate, develop and implement policies and programs with respect to budget, human resources, information technology, records management, and administrative responsibilities.
8. Prepare, monitor and implement workforce plans and succession plans.
9. Develop and coordinate the materials necessary to support and justify budget submissions and implement and manage the budget to include leading and directing all phases of the budget process: budget formulation, justification, presentation, and execution.
10. Monitor program indicators to ensure that support being provided meets the mission requirements, and personally reviews programs to establish or reassess goals, to identify impediments, and to determine need for changes in direction.
11. Assess operational shortfalls, identifying opportunities for improvement and initiating technology exploration, evaluating processes and technologies that may have the potential to improve the effectiveness of the mission of the organization.
12. Review and/or preparation of job analyses, position descriptions, job task assessments, employee's performance work plans, and performance evaluations.
13. Handle labor relations matters. Receive and research employee complaints and group grievances and refer more serious complaints to other appropriate personnel.
14. Manage a wide range of human resources matters including, among other things, review/preparation of recruitment, hiring, promotions, reassignments of staff, career development and training, and compliance with agency EEO program policies and directives.
15. Develop and promote efforts to increase diversity in all aspects of office programs and operations.
16. Facilitate cooperation and motivate team members to accomplish group goals.
17. Inspire and foster team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust.
18. Develop the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.
19. Demonstrate technical credibility by appropriately applying principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to the job and the jobs of those supervised.
20. Demonstrated ability to prepare well-written documents that analyze, describe, make recommendations or otherwise address complex issues effectively.
21. Negotiate effectively to gain acceptance of recommendation of policies.
22. Conduct briefings that convey technical information to a variety of audiences.
23. Participate in, or chair, meetings, conferences, and/or formal discussions with high level officials.
24. Prepare responses to high level officials on comprehensive and sensitive issues.