Supervisory International Relations Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 21, 2019
Closes
Feb 21, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Quarterly travel is required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a supervisory probationary period if requirement has not been met.
  • U.S. Citizenship.and Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Subject to financial disclosure requirements.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests.
  • Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

    Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

    Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.  

    To qualify for the GS-15 you must meet the Basic Requirements AND the Specialized Experience.

    Basic Requirements

    1.  Degree: major or equivalent, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; OR 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines AND 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods.

    OR

    2.  Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in one or more of the social sciences, or in the humanities, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    OR

    3.  Experience: four years of appropriate experience in one or more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs.

    In additional to the basic requirements, all qualified applicants must also meet the specialized experience for this position.

    Specialized Experience 

    To qualify for the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower grade level, GS-14 in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience planning and distributing work in support of government reports (such as child labor reports or forced labor reports) and experience researching international development issues with a focus on child labor and forced labor.

    Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.

    If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position.   Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.

    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

    Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

    Additional vacancies may be filled using this announcement, if authorized.

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

    Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection.  ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 85 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 and 27 to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP/CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

    Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

    Supervision and Leadership - Gives advice, counsel or instructions to employees on both work and administrative matters and identifies developmental and training needs of employees, providing or making provision for such development and training. Prepares standards, evaluates performance, and provides instructions and/or advice to employees. Interviews applicants, makes recommendations for selection, awards and recognition, and hears complaints.

    Resource Management - Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short or long term goals/strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.

    Reports Production -Oversees research and makes recommendations to the Director and Deputy Director of OCFT, and the Division Chief of Research and Policy.

    Policy - Understanding of federal government laws and international standards that govern child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.

    Inter-agency Coordination - Serve as a department spokesperson on international child labor issues for foreign governments, international organizations, professional/trade associations, labor unions, the media, and the general public. Represents the Department of Labor in international/national conferences dealing with child labor issues.

    The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview).  Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc).  The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings.  Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses.  If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into a category based on your vacancy question responses.


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    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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