Deputy Director, Division of Security Operations

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 18, 2019
Closes
Feb 18, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Expenses with interview and/or relocation may be paid


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Background investigation leading to a security clearance is required for
  • This is a Drug Testing Position
  • You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

    You must have substantial supervisory or leadership experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully carry out the roles and responsibilities described above, typically evidenced by experience in progressively more responsible supervisory or leadership positions. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs) listed below. Applicants who do not meet or do not demonstrate possession of the ECQs and PTQs in their application will be eliminated from further consideration.

    All applicants must submit an online resume and online written statements (narrative or bullet format acceptable) describing your accomplishments against each of the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately and are required to respond to all ECQs. Abbreviated responses to the ECQs, such as "significant experience" or "see resume" do not provide enough information and should not be used. You will not be considered for this position if you leave any of the ECQs and vacancy questions unanswered.

    You must have substantial supervisory or leadership experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully carry out the roles and responsibilities described above, typically evidenced by experience in progressively more responsible supervisory or leadership positions. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs) listed below. Applicants who do not meet or do not demonstrate possession of the ECQs and PTQs in their application will be eliminated from further consideration.

    All applicants must submit an online resume and online written statements (narrative or bullet format acceptable) describing your accomplishments against each of the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately and are required to respond to all ECQs. Abbreviated responses to the ECQs, such as "significant experience" or "see resume" do not provide enough information and should not be used. You will not be considered for this position if you leave any of the ECQs and vacancy questions unanswered.

    EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):

    Applicants must submit online written statements (narrative or bullet format acceptable) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately and are required to respond to all ECQs. Note: Current career SES members, former career SES members eligible for reinstatement, and SES Candidate Development graduates (with Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Review Board (QRB) certification) are encouraged, but not required, to address the ECQs to be considered. Use the following approach to describe your accomplishments:

    Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR) Model

    Use one to two examples of relevant experience for each ECQ. The number of examples is not as important as ensuring that your experience matches the ECQ criteria.

    Challenge - Describe a specific problem or goal.

    Context - Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale).

    Action - Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge.

    Result - Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organization. These accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills.

    Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities; the scope and complexity of the programs, activities, or services you managed; program accomplishments; policy initiatives undertaken; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues you addressed; and the results of your actions. You should use action-oriented leadership words to describe your experience and accomplishments (e.g., Led the development and implementation of….) and quantify your experience wherever possible to demonstrate your accomplishments (e.g., number of employees supervised; size of budget managed; amount of money saved, etc.). Please limit your written statements to the space provide (8,000 characters) per ECQ. You must provide the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of responsible individuals who can verify the information provided for each ECQ.

    Additional information on the ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. Example ECQ statements are available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf.

    Executive Core Qualifications:

    ECQ 1 - Leading Change: 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. Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision

    ECQ 2 - Leading People: 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. Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building

    ECQ 3 - Results Driven:   The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility

    ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management

    ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: 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. Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

    PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (PTQs)

    All applicants must submit online written statements (narrative or bullet format acceptable) of accomplishments that would satisfy the following PTQs. You must address each PTQ separately. Please limit your written statements to the space provide (8,000 characters) per PTQ.

    PTQ 1 - Broad knowledge of security and safeguards principles, concepts, theories and methods, and ability to assess their relationship to nuclear security and safeguards issues and programs.

    PTQ 2 - Knowledge sufficient to assess significant security issues and vulnerabilities associated with the design, construction and operation of nuclear facilities and the use of nuclear materials.

    PTQ 3 - Broad knowledge and understanding of national nuclear policy, the regulatory program and process, and the regulated industry, including understanding of current security issues and their implications.

    Veteran’s Preference does not apply to SES

    Salary for SES positions varies depending on qualifications and the responsibilities of the position

    The selected candidate will be subject to a one-year probationary period in SES unless required probationary period has been served

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.  Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via  Disability.Resource@nrc.gov.  Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

    Selectee's will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation.  False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

    A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires.  To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver.  To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks.  If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment.  If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

    The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use.  Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

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

    You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the qualifications for this position.  Your application will be evaluated by a rating panel, and highly qualified candidates may be invited to participate in an interview and undergo reference checks.  The NRC Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations to the selecting official and appointing authority. 

    Unless you have been already certified by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your Executive Core Qualifications must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur.


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