Inspections and Compliance Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 17, 2018
Closes
Sep 17, 2018
Function
IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

50% or less - You will 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 apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • You must successfully pass a drug screen.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with Selective Service.
  • Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • You qualify for the GS-09 grade level if you possess one of the following:

    Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
    • Applying inspection and compliance principles, concepts, methodologies, laws, regulations, guidelines and/or practices in daily activities
    • Documenting investigation findings and witness statements
    • Researching data using prescribed methods
    OR

    Education: A master's (or equivalent graduate degree such as a L.L.B/J.D.) or 2 academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

    OR

    Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one of the following:

    Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
    • Assisting the team leader or supervisor in planning inspections and participating in briefings with team leaders at inspection sites
    • Ensuring inspection findings provide complete identification of deficiencies and areas of concern
    • Developing sound recommendations which identify the appropriate level of the problem, and the type of corrective action necessary to fix the problem
    • Preparing written inspection findings to team leaders or supervisors
    OR

    Education: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree such as LL.M or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

    OR

    Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
    • Assisting the team lead or supervisor with conducting on-site inspections
    • Scheduling and conducting interviews at inspection sites
    • Providing input to develop the scope and inspection site rationale
    • Assisting the team leader or supervisor in developing the unique methodology and approach for the inspection site
    • Preparing documentation of the inspection process and findings
    You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
    • Serving as a team lead during on-site inspections
    • Providing technical expert advice in the planning, organizing, conducting and reporting of assigned on-site inspections, audits or reviews
    • Developing sound recommendations when issuing corrective actions
    • Briefing Senior level officials of findings and deficiencies in the final, comprehensive inspection report
    • Researching complex laws, regulations, management directives, instructions, other authorities, and prior evaluation, inspection and audit reports
    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.

    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.

    Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    NOTE: The incumbent may be assigned to one or more of the following inspection areas:
    • Office of Detention Oversight (ODO) - Employees assigned to ODO be responsible for evaluating programs' and detention facilities' compliance with policies and detention standards for facilities that house ICE detainees.
    • Management Inspections Unit (MIU) - Employees assigned to MIU are responsible for conducting on-site inspections of domestic and international ICE field offices and HQ programs to ensure operational and administrative compliance with established policies and procedures.
    • 287(g) Inspections Unit - Employees assigned to the 287(g) Inspections Unit review ICE's partnerships with state and local law enforcement agencies (LEAs) throughout the U.S. whose officers are granted immigration enforcement authorities of ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers.
    • External Reviews and Analysis Unit (ERAU) - Employees assigned to ERAU are responsible for conducting administrative reviews of the facts and circumstances surrounding all aspects of an individual's passing while in ICE custody.

    For GS-09 grade level only: A master's (or equivalent graduate degree such as a L.L.B/J.D.) or 2 academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

    For GS-11 grade level only: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree such as LL.M or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

    Promotion Potential: When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

    E-Verify: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    Suitability: If you receive a conditional 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, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet these standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a background investigation for Secret as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

    Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement

    This is a non-bargaining unit position.

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. The competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:

    • Compliance Inspection
    • Decision Making
    • Oral Communication
    • Planning and Evaluating
    • Writing
    Direct Hire Authority: These positions will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority. The "Rule of Three", Category Rating and Veterans Preference will not apply to this vacancy. For more information on Direct Hire Authority, please see: OPM Direct Hire Fact Sheet.

    Veterans: Although the Direct Hire Authority permits hiring without regard to Veterans Preference, applicants who are eligible for Veterans Preference are still encouraged to include that information in their application and submit supporting documentation (i.e. DD-214, or other substantiating documents). This position is not considered scientific/professional. View information on veterans' preference.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. You must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.

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    Drug test required Yes


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