Director Office of Trust Risk Evaluation and Compliance

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 16, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2020
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration, Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs. As a Director Office of Trust Risk Evaluation and Compliance you will be responsible for serving as an advisor to the director, BTFA on Indian Trust Management and activities.
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Responsibilities

As a Director Office of Trust Risk Evaluation and Compliance ES-0340-00, your typical work assignments may include the following:
  • Conducts evaluations/assessments of Indian trust programs.
  • Responsible for the development of an enterprise risk management program.
  • Responsible for a comprehensive internal compliance program that ensures compliance with a large number of complex statutory, regulator, and judicial requirements.
  • Provides project management practices, which identifies staff to be trained in project management, provides training, sets standards for project management, assigns certified staff to certain projects, and oversees the overall project management best practices
  • Demonstrates strategic planning and modernization process that is informed by the enterprise risk planning and informs bureaus budgetary submission
  • Provides leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and application of innovative approaches, advanced techniques, and experience judgment to a variety of complex technical and systems practices involving Indian trust management to evaluate compliance with complex and comprehensive laws, regulations, and policies.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
  • BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES
  • APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONLINE
  • VALID STATE-ISSUED DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE PAID
  • APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO A 1 YR SES PROBATIONARY PERIOD
  • INCUMBENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO FILE AN OGE FORM 450
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MALES BORN AFTER 12/31/1959


Qualifications

Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the OPM Standards . For this position, they are listed below.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications listed below. The ideal candidate will have experience supervising employees through subordinate supervisors and have experience hiring, developing, and evaluating employees. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors automatically disqualifies an applicant.

Applicants who meet all the mandatory executive and technical qualifications will be evaluated by a panel of SES members to determine the degree to which they possess each of the listed qualifications. This evaluation will determine which applicants are best qualified. Total background, including experience, education, awards, self-development, and training will be reviewed. This information will be obtained from the application package, including the required narrative statements for the technical and Executive Core Qualifications described in this vacancy.

As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as:
  • Directing the work of an organizational unit;
  • Ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects;
  • Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and
  • Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions.

If your resume does not include these basic qualifications, you will not be determined qualified for this position.

We recommend that your resume addressing the ECQs include examples that are clear, concise, and emphasize their level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs, activities, or services managed; program accomplishments; policy initiatives undertaken; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues addressed; and the results of actions taken.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions. All applicants must submit a written narrative to address the ECQs describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. The narrative should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives undertake and the results of your actions. Applicants should not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answers.
The narrative must not exceed 10 pages. NOTE: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:

ECQ 1. 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. (Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision)

ECQ 2. 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. ( Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building)

ECQ 3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves 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: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management)

ECQ 5. 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. (Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating)

To view additional information on the proper preparation of Executive Core Qualification (ECQs) statements, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications. ( http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ )

Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs)

The MTQs are designed to assess an applicants experience relevant to the position he or she is applying for.

Each of your MTQ narrative responses must: 1.) Must not exceed two pages per narrative statement; 2.) include specific examples of your experience, education, and/or accomplishments; and 3.) address specific challenges, contexts, actions, and results.
  • Through knowledge of the Indian trust responsibility and an in-depth understanding of the key roles and responsibilities of the BTFA, BIA, BLM, SOL and ONRR in the fulfillment of the Indian trust responsibility.
  • Authoritative knowledge of generally accepted fiduciary trust principles.
  • Knowledge of Indian trust records management.


  • Education

    CONTINUATION OF QUALIFICATIONS:

    When addressing both the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ's) it is required that you utilize the Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR) Model:

    Challenge-Context Action Result(s) (CCAR) Model.Challenge Context Action Result Model is as follows.

    An ECQ or Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ) statement should include more than one examples of relevant experience.

    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. The accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills.

    You will be evaluated on your responses to the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ's) listed above and on your responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) above as well. You are required to submit both your MTQ's and ECQ's to receive consideration for this position. Please see the required document section to understand the page limitation and to learn more about the formatting requirement.

    Fundamental Competencies: Competencies are the personal and professional attributes that are critical to successful performance in the SES. The fundamental competencies are the attributes that serve as the foundation for each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation. The fundamental competencies are cross-cutting, they should be addressed over the complete ECQ narrative. It is not necessary to address them directly as long as the narrative, in its totality, shows master of these fundamental competencies overall.

    Additional information

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service .

    The Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA) has determined that the duties of this position are suitable scheduled, situational and for emergency telework.

    STATUS CANDIDATES: Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles). Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit a copy of your latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.

    NOTE: Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 90 days from the closing date.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Your application will be rated and ranked by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) Panel, using only the information submitted within the application package. Applicants who do not demonstrate in their application sufficient possession of the ECQs will be determined ineligible for further consideration. Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB after selection and before appointment can occur.

    If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. If your resume includes copy & paste or narrative responses instead of job duties performed, it could possibly result in removal from consideration for this vacancy.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Yourresume (must be current/updated and include the following):
    • Work Experience:
      • Position title
      • Dates of employment (include month/year)
      • Hours worked per week
      • Salary
      • Current supervisor's name and telephone number
      • Duties (Please be specific and include any honors, awards, and special accomplishments)
      • Education
      • References (include complete name and telephone number)
        • Must be 3 professional references
    • Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs)
    • Most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" Current career SES Members and former SES Members who have reinstatement eligibility to the career SES should submit an SF-50 showing career SES status; OPM-Certified SES Candidate Development Program graduates should submit a copy of their Qualifications review Board (QRB) certificate.
    • OF-306 (Declaration of Federal Employment) sign and dated: https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OF0306.pdf
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • College transcript(s): Copy of undergraduate education transcripts. Unofficial college transcripts are acceptable but official college transcripts will be required before entrance on duty.
    • Cover Letter, optional
    NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. The applicant is responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FROM THIS OFFICE.

    DRIVING REQUIREMENT (Required only at time of appointment):
    Incumbent may be required, as an incidental duty, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver's license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration.

    FINANCIAL STATEMENT REQUIREMENTS (Required only at time of appointment): The candidate selected for this position must meet conflict of interest requirements of the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (Standard Form 450, Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report).

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