Supervisory Program Manager (Natural Resource Damage Claims) GS-0340-15

Expiring today

Employer
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Closes
Apr 27, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1653-HQ-RF-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This position is located in Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, National Pollution Funds Center, Natural Resource Damage Claims Division in Washington, DC.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • This position requires travel, occasionally on short notice and at unusual times due to unpredictability of major oil spill incidents.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • To qualify for the GS-15: Applicant must possess at least 1 year of specialized experience at the next lowest grade level (GS-14) equivalent to experience gained in the federal sector.

    Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

    Examples of specialized experience includes: providing technical information/ guidance to Division staff regarding NRD and subsistence use claims to claims managers; assuring uniform and proper application of OPA requirements, and directs formulation of new requirements to address new developments; developing responses to congressional inquiries associated with claim issues; entering into IAAs with federal trustees that obligate OSLTF funds for initial natural resource damage assessment activities and pay trustee costs incurred under such agreements in accordance with OPA; receiving claims for NRD and lost subsistence use of natural resources; supervising employee; and paying or denying claims, in whole or in part, for NRD and lost subsistence use of natural resources in accordance with OPA, established procedures, and policies adopted by the Director.

    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

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