Director, Travel and Charge Card Services

Washington, D.C
May 11, 2021
May 14, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time


As the Office Director, the incumbent independently supervises, plans, and conducts various aspects of activities relating to GSA's travel management and charge card policies, procedures, and

Location of position: 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405

The position is located in the Office of Administrative Services, Office of Travel and Charge Card Services

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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Responsible for planning, developing and review of new or revised agency-wide automated travel, charge card and related financial management systems for very complex nationwide and Government-wide programs.

Ensures continued adherence to travel and charge card management policies, objectives and procedures established by GSA, as well as those emanating from external sources such as other executive departments (Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)), Treasury, and Office of Management & Budget (OMB).

Directs the efforts to comply with Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) and OMB circulars through implementation of policies, procedures, internal controls and GSA internal travel and charge card policies.

Provides annual Charge Card Management Plan for General Services Administration Purchase and Travel Card Programs on policies and procedures within the GSA that are critical to the management of the purchase and travel card programs, to ensure that a system of internal controls is followed and to mitigate the potential for fraud, misuse and delinquency.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required..
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position
  • Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required


For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

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The GS-15 salary range starts at $144,128.00 per year.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of corporate or government agency-wide travel; coordinating and analyzing findings and making recommendations on corporate or government agency-wide Travel programs using quantitative data and travel management performance metrics; supporting the implementation and deployment of a corporate or government agency-wide Travel system or service, and managing vendor performance on a Travel performance-based contract.


Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: TBD

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Knowledge of Federal travel and charge card laws, regulations, directives, objectives as well as Government procurement principles, contract law, and commercial business practices.
  • Knowledge of acquisition principles and program requirements to plan, evaluate, manage and make decisions that affect the development and administration of long-range and interrelated programs, and to develop innovative contractual language, terms and conditions.
  • Skill in implementing policies and procedures, for GSA internal travel and charge card policies.
  • Knowledge of federal regulations and policies which protect the Government's interest and investments to resolve precedent-setting contract problems or issues.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing as a customer liaison and a negotiator

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

GSA OIG Employees: Submit latest SF 50 (other than award SF 50)

If you are CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.

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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