Section Chief

7 days left

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 18, 2018
Closes
Jul 26, 2018
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this position.
  • This is an attorney position. You must have a Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar of a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • You must provide a narrative statement that addresses the Executive Core Qualifications and the mandatory Technical Qualifications, in addition to your resume.
  • You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible.
  • As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications.
  • Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
  • Veterans' preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service.
  • This position requires a Top Secret/SCI Clearance and a favorably adjudicated background investigation. You will need to successfully complete a pre-employment background security process before you can be appointed into this position, and you must be able to obtain the required security clearance.
  • You may need to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before you can be appointed into this position.
  • We must receive your resume by 11:59 pm (EDT) on the closing date.

Applicants must provide a narrative statement that demonstrates possession of the competencies in the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) as established by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and possession of the technical qualifications listed below. Please limit the narrative statements for each Executive Core Qualification and Technical Qualification to no more than two pages. The narrative statements should demonstrate the necessary level of management skills, characteristics, qualities, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate successful performance in the SES. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the complexity of the knowledge and skills you possess. We recommend that your statements emphasize the level of responsibility, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.

You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the technical and managerial/executive knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Section Chief.

You will be evaluated on all of the following mandatory technical qualifications (MTQ):

1. Knowledge of laws, policies and procedures relevant to criminal tax enforcement.
2. Experience litigating federal criminal tax cases in federal district court, including skill in legal research, legal writing and legal advocacy.
3. Experience in supervising federal tax enforcement matters.
4. Experience and skill in coaching and developing attorneys in the development and litigation of cases.

In addition, you must clearly document and demonstrate the following Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ).

ECQ1 - 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.

ECQ2 - 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.

ECQ3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ5 - 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.

Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications and associated competencies can be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ and in OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications. The Guide can be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf

The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) of the selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V) must be approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment.

Non-Competitive Consideration: You are considered a non-competitive applicant if you are a current career Senior Executive, Qualifications Review Board (QRB) certified graduate of a Senior Executive (SES) Candidate Development Program (CDP) or an individual with SES reinstatement eligibility. You may be considered non-competitively for appointment to this position if you meet the mandatory technical qualification requirements.

Non-competitive applicants do not need to submit ECQ narratives but you must clearly state your status in your resume and submit a written narrative response to the Technical Qualification(s). Proof of non-competitive eligibility is required. The agency has the option of considering you non-competitively or including you in the competitive process.

This is an attorney position. You must have a Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar of a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

DOJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/

This is a career-reserved position.

Individuals entering the Senior Executive Service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period.

The selectee will be required to complete a SF-278 Financial Disclosure Form within thirty (30) days of entering into the position. This information must be reported annually.

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

You will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The Board will refer the best qualified candidate(s) to the selecting official for further consideration.

The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) of the selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V) must be approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment.

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