Chief Financial Officer

Washington D.C.
Mar 21, 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • This position is excluded for the Bargaining Unit
  • If selected for this position you may have to serve a two year trial period
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required
  • Minimum Requirement: Applicants must demonstrate professional, executive level financial management in multiple program areas, responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities serving as a senior advisor on financial matters, managing financial offices, managing financial policy and systems. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. Failure to meet required minimum requirement automatically disqualifies an applicant.

    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.

    Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    You must demonstrate in your application significant achievements, increasing levels of responsibility as a manager, and a solid record of successful professional performance.

    Applicants must submit a cover letter not exceeding two pages summarizing their experience that relates to the minimum requirements stated in the above qualifications section of this announcement.

    Failure to submit a cover letter will result in your not being considered for this position and will deem the applicant ineligible for further consideration.

    Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level. However, a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is preferred, with an Advanced Degree and/or professional certification strongly desired.

    FEC offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; transportation subsidies.
    If you receive a tentative offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

    Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, FEC requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, the selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation as a condition of placement into this position.
    Veterans: The Federal Election Commission considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must provide supporting documents (e.g., DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documents to their submissions.
    Although the "point" system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documents required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit OPM website) for a copy of SF 15,which lists the types of 10-point preference and required supporting document(s).

    The FEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical disability, lawful political affiliation, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation. The FEC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing HR Office. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.
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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    All required application materials will be reviewed to determine if applicants meet the mandatory qualification requirements. Qualification and experience determinations will be based only on the information supplied by the applicant.
    The best-qualified candidates for this position will be distinguished from other applicants by an evaluation committee to determine the degree to which qualification requirements are met.
    Only the top candidates will be offered interviews. Applicants may be requested to furnish written references from individuals familiar with his/her executive qualifications.

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