Senior Operations Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located within the United States Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices, within the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Office of Sanctions Support and Operations (OSSO).

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
- Manage the human resources processes for OFAC. Advises the OSSO Associate Director, MPD Assistant Director and OFAC managers on all personnel, administrative, and organizational issues related to human resources. Oversees all aspects of the recruitment process for OFAC, including but not limited to drafting position descriptions and liaising with Treasury personnel, BFS ARC and OPM as needed and appropriate.
- Work with DO HR and other DO offices to develop training programs for OFAC employees and managers. Coordinates with the Assistant Director of Management Programs on issues related to the resources required to maintain an active training program at OFAC.
- Exercise program leadership, develops plans and polices, establishes priorities, evaluates program productive and cost effective means for accomplishing administrative objectives.
- Oversee the coordination of all recruitment activities for OFAC, including preparation of recruitment literature, outreach to minority institutions, and liaison with employment programs such as the Presidential Management Intern Program, and involvement with other special programs to ensure the broadest recruitment efforts.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Minimal

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals


If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 21-DO-430, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
GS-15 Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level or equivalent in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the candidate with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is:
- Serving as a management liaison with human resources personnel.; AND
- Providing management advisory assistance to high-level managers on difficult or unprecedented issues covering areas such as classification, training and development, recruitment and placement, performance management, compensation, diversity, and/or succession planning.; AND
- Developing an organization's strategic workforce plan and monitoring and assessing performance under it.; AND
- Developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships which demonstrates experience analyzing and applying project management principles and practices.; AND
- Performing analytical studies and projects related to human capital resource management improvement and long-range planning.

GS-14 Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level or equivalent in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the candidate with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is:
- Serving as a management liaison with human resources personnel.; AND
- Providing management advisory assistance to high-level managers on difficult or unprecedented issues covering areas such as classification, training and development, recruitment and placement, performance management, compensation, diversity, and/or succession planning.; AND
- Developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships which demonstrate experience analyzing and applying project management principles and practices.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-15, you must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks.
For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.

Education

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Communication, Administrative Management, and Analytical. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application. Your application may be reviewed by a Subject Matter Expert.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 85 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips .

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- You must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment ( VRA ), you must submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge ( Member 4 ) and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, you must submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

Land Management Eligibles must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE . Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA , Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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