Special Advisor

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 09, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The incumbent will be the Special Advisor serving the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and two Deputy Assistant Secretaries for the Office of Terrorist Financing & Financial Crimes (TFFC).

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. 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.

- Review and clear all office documents on behalf of the DAS, including talking points, memos, and testimony.
- Review and write substantive documents and speeches, assist in authoring Congressional testimony for the DAS, handle relevant follow-up of all queries to include Congressional Questions for the Record.
- Manage offices human resources, staff-related needs, budget reports and proposals, and strategic plans.
- Coordinate and oversee special projects, such as the preparation of testimony by tracking documents through stages.
- Serve as coordinator for the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, supporting the daily administrative operations of these components. Respond to inquiries and administrative problems and determines the most effective solutions; making recommendations for program and policy improvements.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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


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.

In order to qualify for the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service, which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience for this position can be gained in either the public or private sector. Specialized experience for the GS-12 includes ALL of the following:

-Planning and coordinating projects, assembling and by analyzing facts and developing proposed solutions to accomplish objectives; AND
-Developing, coordinating, and planning operational changes, functions, processes, and internal guidance for a work program; AND
-Creating, reviewing, and editing documents for senior management.

In order to qualify for the GS-11 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal Service, which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience for this position can be gained in either the public or private sector. Specialized experience for the GS-11 includes ALL of the following:

-Planning and coordinating projects, assembling and by analyzing facts and developing proposed solutions to accomplish objectives; AND
-Assisting with developing, coordinating, and planning operational changes, functions, processes, and internal guidance for a work program.
-Creating, reviewing, and editing documents for management.

OR you may substitute education for specialized experience as follows:
-a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR
-3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR
-a LL.M., if related;

OR you may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.
For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 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 may offer opportunities for telework.
- We may 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.

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: Analytical, Communication, and Technical. 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.

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ) 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
Sensitive Compartmented Information

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). It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 100th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on date of closure; whichever occurs first. 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 FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:

- 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 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.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

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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