Executive Technical Assistant (Transformation)

Rockville, Maryland
May 04, 2021
May 11, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of the Executive Director for Operations, Assistant for Operations Branch. The supervisor is Sherri Miotla. This position is non-bargaining. Expenses associated with interview travel and/or relocation may be paid. This position is subject to confidential financial disclosure reporting requirements and security ownership restriction reporting requirements.

The position is a temporary position, which may not exceed 1 year.

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As the Executive Technical Assistant for Transformation, you will be responsible for the following:

(1) develops, evaluates, coordinates, reviews, monitors and, as otherwise assigned, advises the EDO, Assistant for Operations (AO), and Senior Level Advisor for Change Management and Transformation on the NRC's progress in sustaining its transformation-related work;

(2) serves as NRC's primary communicator to internal stakeholders on transformation and other areas, as directed;

(3) supports transformation-related communications with external stakeholders;

(4) reviews program office work products, timeliness, and risks to success as they relate to the transformation performance measures;

(5) identifies major issues requiring EDO attention to improve the sustainability of the NRC's transformation efforts;

(6) coordinates with and remains cognizant of key interfaces and issues between NRC program offices, with the Commission offices and their staff, with pertinent external stakeholders, and industry groups, as appropriate;

(7) serves as a backup to other OEDO Technical Assistants in these related activities; and

(8) represents the OEDO on interoffice or interagency Task Groups, as assigned, to prepare recommended NRC policy and practices as they relate to transformation and innovation.

You will work with the Senior Level Advisor for Change Management and Transformation to identify and recommend strategies directed at sustaining the NRC's progress at achieving its transformation vision. You will serve as NRC's primary communicator on transformation to internal stakeholders and identify and work with appropriate offices to develop and oversee the agency's transformation efforts. You will support the sustainability of transformation across the agency by working with offices to establish effective actions, programs, or processes to integrate the use of transformation-related tools and resources into routine business.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This is a Drug Testing position.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower (GG-14) grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the transformation efforts at the NRC with a demonstrated ability to evaluate, coordinate, review, and advise on the NRC's progress in sustaining it's transformation-related work and execute a communication strategy within the agency through a variety of communication methods.



Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to all vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
L Access Authorization

Drug test required

Required Documents

As a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. You may do so either electronically, following the instructions below, or by sending a copy to me via my email address as follows.


All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have two choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

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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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