Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 25, 2022
Closes
Sep 30, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Deputy will also oversee the Director of Enforcement and Compliance which is responsible for overseeing the Director, Office of Safety programs to ensure the execution of $390 million in annual grants to state and local governments, non-profits, educational institutions, training providers and safety associations and providing policy direction for agency enforcement, compliance and safety programs and executive leadership to FMCSA's field workforce in its implementation of these programs nationwide; participates as a key member of the Associate Administrator's staff in establishing broad policies, program priorities, and overall resource allocations. This organization has a total staff of approximately 900 FTE located in headquarters and the field.

The Deputy will support the Associate Administrator and the Office of Safety with executive direction and leadership to the agency's implementation and administration of compliance, enforcement and safety programs through a network of four Service centers, 52 Division Offices and 26 border facilities. This includes supporting the execution of the agency's safety investigations and interventions, commercial motor vehicle (CMV) inspections (primarily at the U.S. - Mexico border) and programs for commercial passenger, and hazardous material (HM) motor carriers, vehicle and drivers and security, and household goods (HHG) movements.

The Deputy will provide safety oversight of over 750,00 registered motor carriers and prioritizes employee resources to identify motor carriers who exhibit adverse safety risk behaviors and coordinates with Regional Field Administrators to ensure investigations are timely, thorough, consistent, and fair. The Deputy will also assure regulations are effectively carried out, enforced and a quality public outreach program is fashioned in all areas of consumer protection. Oversees the Director, Office of Safety programs to ensure the execution of $390 million in annual grants to state and local governments, non-profits, educational institutions, training providers and safety associations.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
  • Provide all required documents by closing date.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
  • FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Complete a Public Financial Disclosure report, OGE-278. You will need to provide the information annually.


Qualifications

As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must clearly articulate and describe within your five (5) page resume evidence of progressively responsible supervisory, managerial, or professional experience which involved management of a program or organization of significant scope and complexity. Your resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate your ability to perform the duties of this position and meet the mandatory Technical Qualification(s) and Managerial Executive Core Qualifications listed below.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs): Below are the descriptions of the mandatory technical qualifications for this position. Your five (5) page resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet these technical qualifications.

TQ 1: Demonstrated experience in an executive level capacity directing complex issues on policy and administration, developing networks and building alliances to build strategic relationships and achieve common safety goals which bring about tactical change due to regulatory, financial, and environmental impacts that lead to motor carrier investigations, safety inspections, grants, and licensing programs.

TQ 2: Demonstrated executive level experience in coordinating, leading a diverse workforce and partnering with other organizational program offices, various technical and professional organizations, and other associations to understand varying positions and sorting out competing demands while managing a nationwide operation that includes federal, state and local authorities who all carry out safety, enforcement, and outreach programs.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): Below are descriptions of the mandatory ECQs that are required for all SES positions. Your five (5) page resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet the 5 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. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision
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, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building
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, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management
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, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.

Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website .

You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements and executive resumes.

Additional information

Retirement/Pension Plan - You will be covered by a defined benefit, contributory Federal retirement system that provides benefits for both normal retirement (with as few as 5 years of civilian service) and for circumstances that might occur earlier, such involuntary retirement because of disability.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) - You may participate in a retirement savings investment plan that offers before-tax savings and tax-deferred investment earnings. For more details, please visit the TSP website

Employee Assistance - Employees and their immediate families can take advantage of free confidential counseling with health professionals as part of the Federal Employees Assistance Program.

Transit Benefits - We subsidize up to $280 of mass transit commuting costs each month.

Telework - Determined by agency policy.

PLEASE NOTE:
  • This is not a Bargaining union position.