Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required at approximately 10%.
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with the Department's policy and guidance and in accordance with federal travel regulations.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program, certified by the Office of Personnel Management, his/her managerial qualifications must be approved by OPM before appointment can be effected. If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to the U.S. Department of Energy mandatory requirements and will be required to file a public financial disclosure report within 30 days of entry on duty. As a condition of appointment to this position, you will be subject to pre-employment/pre-appointment testing for illegal drug use under the U.S. Department of Energy Employee Drug Plan. If you are selected you will be provided information regarding drug testing. Failure to undergo testing or positive findings resulting from the test will eliminate you from further consideration for this position. If selected for and appointed to this position you will be subject to random drug testing while employed. New appointees must successfully complete a 1 year probationary period.Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Eligibility for this position will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out assignments of the position. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reviewer to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address all of the mandatory ECQs (if required) and MTQs, is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all MTQs. All non-Senior Executive Service members who do not address each of the required Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) statements will result in disqualification of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you possess these qualifications. Please provide examples that are clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives undertaken, and level of contacts. All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the relevance of their experience, education, training, self-development, honors, awards, and outside activities. Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ): Applicants must respond to the following MTQs which represent the experience needed to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. You will be given the opportunity to address these MTQs later in the online application process.
MTQ #1: Experience in leading a major governmental or equivalent private sector energy program that has led to an understanding of rapidly evolving information technology needed to execute a data collection, analysis and dissemination mission. Experience should include most of the following: oversight and program evaluation, strategic planning/direction, priority setting to achieve mission goals/objectives, and/or resource allocation.
MTQ #2: Experience that has led to the ability to lead a technical organization or department composed of multi-disciplinary offices led by subordinate executives and staffed by a broad range of technical, professional personnel, such as those in statistical, economic, mathematical, or engineering fields.
MTQ #3:Experience in representing and advocating for a diverse energy program relevant to a varied customer base such as Congressional, Federal and private sector policy-makers, financial market decision-makers, academics, international organizations, foreign governments and the general public.
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs): Additional information regarding the following five ECQ's listed below is available on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM's) Web site at SENIOR Executive SERVICE You will be given the opportunity to address these ECQs later in the online application process. ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals and establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals and provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations, and make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS: 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. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required by law to review the executive core qualifications of each new career appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment. Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12). A selectee's appointment is contingent upon compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity.
HINTS FOR SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTING YOUR
You are strongly encouraged to read the entire vacancy announcement and comply with the application procedures. Failure to submit all of the required information will result in an incomplete application and you may be marked ineligible for this vacancy. Please allow yourself sufficient time to completely answer the online application questions and review your application before you submit it. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BEFORE 11:59 PM EST OF THE CLOSING DATE. AFTER THAT TIME, THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL CLOSE AND YOU WILL NO LONGER HAVE ACCESS TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION.
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1. SF-50(s) (for current or former Government employees - INCLUDING CURRENT DOE EMPLOYEES). Please ensure that the SF-50 you submit includes your highest grade and step (do not send an award SF-50) and your tenure.
2. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must submit a copy of your Certificate of Expected Separation or similar document, or specific Reduction-In-Force notice, as well as a copy of your last (non-award) SF-50.
3. Special Appointing Authority documentation (if applicable):
a. You must submit any documentation that has been provided to you as proof of your eligibility under a Special Appointing Authority.
b. For questions about which documentation is required for a specific authority, please contact the human resources office at the number listed on this announcement. For more information about which documents you should submit, visit the "Frequently Asked Questions" section under "Benefits and Other Information".
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Applicants with a disability, who need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, are asked to contact the HR Specialist. The decision to grant reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment. For more information, visit the SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM web site. EEO Policy Statement Veteran's preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service. The U.S. Department of Energy is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be rated and ranked using only the information submitted for consideration. Applicants who do not demonstrate sufficient possession of the Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) factors and document demonstrated experience, training, and/or education in support of the technical qualifications by answering all of the questions for this vacancy announcement, will be ineligible for further consideration. Applicants will be evaluated on their narrative responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and all of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). The narrative must demonstrate the necessary level of skills, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate success at this level and must include clear and concise examples that emphasize the applicant's level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity. Please refer to the reference guide indicated in the link below to ensure the proper procedures for submission are followed. For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at SES RECRUITMENT/ECQ.
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