Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist GS-260-13


Vacancy ID: 765134   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-765134   USAJOBS Control Number: 332337100

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 765134
1. Title of Job

Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority (e.g. Veteran's Recruitment Appointment, present or former Peace Corps personnel, current Postal Service personnel, etc?


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Competitive Merit Promotion
002 Non-Competitive Merit Promotion

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a Federal employee with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; a former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments; a displaced Federal employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); a veteran who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; Military Spouse; PHS Commissioned Corps Officer; or an individual with disabilities?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, in mastery knowledge of concepts, principles, and methods of the field of equal opportunity, expert knowledge of problem solving and/or enforcement techniques, skill in interpreting regulations and laws, skill in negotiating and resolving problems?

 

Specialized experience: to include developing, administering, evaluating, or advising on the Agency equal employment opportunity program; applies a broad knowledge of equal employment opportunity regulations and principles; skilled in compliance and enforcement; possess an in-depth knowledge of the interpretation, intent and impact of laws, regulations, policies and regulations, policies and programs pertaining to reasonable accommodation and accessibility; experience with special emphasis programs, e.g., women, minorities, veterans, the disabled, and others as they relate to Federal employment.

 

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Processes requests for reasonable accommodation/accessibility pursuant to the Executive Orders, EEOC's guidance, the Rehihabilitation Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act.

4. Provides advice on all matters relating to reasonable accommodation/accessibility to applicants, employees, and to management.

5. Obtains appropriate medical documentation from private physicians for review by FDA's expert medical consultants to determine whether a request of reasonable accommodation is justified under the law and suggests alternative accommodations to management as appropriate.

6. Performs legal research.

7. Drafts coherent correspondence to the employees the management official, treating physician, and the FDA medical consultant.

8. Develops guidelines and policies on matters relating to reasonable accommodation and accessibility including memorandums, standard operation procedures, information to the public, etc.

9. Responds to management officials, employees, applicants, medical consultants, and physician in processing requests for reasonable accommodations in a timely manner.

10. Actively enters data into the complaints tracking system to ensure accurate and timely reporting of 462 Report,and Management Directive 715 Reports.

11. Review and maintain the Compliance Intranet and Internet portions of the OEEODM website for accuracy and 508 accessibility.

12. Serves as the DHHS Administrator of the iComplaints application and coordinates the production of numerous reports.

13. Communicates to all interested parties all of the necessary accommodation/accessibility is performed as expeditiously as possible.

14. Provides advice on all matters relating to reasonable accommodation/accessibility to applicants, employees, and to management.

15. Participants in team meetings to share common problems and solutions with other team members.