Social Insurance Administrator (District Manager)

Washington D.C.
Sep 27, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Full Time

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current permanent SSA employees in the Philadelphia Region and employees filing under the SSA-4100 provision.

The SSA-4100 provision applies to employees whose permanent or temporary duty station is outside of the Philadelphia Region. Employees who currently have an Availability for Assignment form (SSA-4100) on file will not be automatically considered for this position. Employees applying under the 4100 process must complete the electronic filing procedures listed in the How to Apply section.

Applications for noncompetitive consideration will be accepted from SSA employees in the area of consideration who are currently serving under the following types of appointments: Schedule A, Reg. 213.3102 (U) appointments for individuals with disabilities and limited appointments for veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Applicants serving under these provisions do not need to submit copies of your disability or Veteran's documentation. However, you must submit a current SF-50 that provides information on the appointment authority under which you were hired. Otherwise, you will not receive non-competitive consideration.

NOTE: Excepted service employees serving under Schedule A appointments for Attorney positions or Pathways Programs appointments (Presidential Management Fellows, Recent Graduates, and Interns) are not eligible for consideration.

LOCATION: This position is located in Area 3 in the M Street Field office at 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

TOUR OF DUTY: Alternate work schedules may be available.

TYPE OF POSITION: This position is being filled on a full-time permanent basis.

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Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • All application materials must be received by the closing date.
  • Applicants must be in good standing.
  • Applicants must have a fully successful rating of record.
  • Official Personnel Folders will not be reviewed.
  • Requests for copies of application documents will not be accepted.
  • All application forms submitted become the property of SSA Human Resources.
  • Applicants will be rated based on the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • Knowledge of SSA's organizational structure, policies, programs, goals and objectives.
    • Ability to lead and/or supervise others.
    • Ability to plan and organize work
    • Ability to identify, analyze and evaluate complex problems and develop solutions.
    • Ability to communicate orally.
    • Ability to communicate in writing

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-13 level, or equivalent, which is in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
    Specialized Experience is experience in the development, examination, investigation, adjudication, or authorization of claims for retirement, survivors, and disability insurance, pension programs, health insurance, income maintenance, or related programs; or administration of other experience in the analysis, development, or review of a retirement or survivors insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, income maintenance, and pension or related programs; or experience that provided a broad general knowledge of the function or subject area of the position to be filled. This experience must demonstrate ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, to exercise ingenuity, and resourcefulness in the development of facts and information, and to work with others; OR experience that provided knowledge of at least one administrative specialty in a Social Security setting (e.g. labor relations, facilities management, etc.), experience in directing the work of an organization, and/or other experience which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, when supplemented by a year of SSA programmatic experience defined above at the journeyman (GS-11) level.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants for promotion must have 52 weeks at GS-13.

    Time in grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    There is no substitution of education at the GS-14 grade level.

    Position to be filled under the provisions of the Management Officials Promotion Plan. The best-qualified list for this vacancy may be used to fill the same or similar positions in a component(s) under the same Deputy Commissioner. Additional selections may be made within 6 months of the date the best qualified list is issued.

    LOCALITY PAY: Salary will be set in accordance with locality pay provisions. The locality pay for this position is 27.10%.Candidates currently receiving a higher locality pay than the office applied for are advised that should they be selected, they will lose entitlement to the higher locality pay.


    This is not a career ladder position; GS-14 is the full performance level.

    Selected employee is subject to the completion of a 1-year probationary period for a supervisory position unless the employee served in such a position before August 11, 1979, or has completed one.

    This position is eligible for telework

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants will be assessed using the rating criteria listed in the following link:

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