Chief of Staff
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
For the GS-14 grade level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience at this grade level include, but are not limited to: experience planning, conducting, and directing African development efforts, developing and implementing economic development programs among marginalized populations in conflict and post-conflict areas of Africa, and experience facilitating high-level group analytic sessions to include skills in resolving conflicts and achieving consensus under pressure and tight time-frames. Experience must be clearly documented in your resume.
Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).
A written test is not required.
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp).
Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.
Stipulations of Employment:
Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.
If selected, you will be required to file, prior to entrance on duty, a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450).
This position allows for a flexible work schedule.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Conflict Management
- Legal, Government, & Jurisprudence
- Program Planning and Resource Development and Management
- Strategic Business Planning
- Technical Competency ? Administration and Management
- Technical Competency ? Financial Management
- Technical Competency ? Program Management
- Technical Competency - Project Management