Executive Director, Human Resources Policy and Programs

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 14, 2021
Closes
Jun 22, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Enterprise Services.

The salary range for this position is $132,552 to $199,300.00 per annum. The total compensation package includes other benefits and options.

Total employer paid contributions are worth approximately $20,000 - $27,000 excluding paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and performance-based bonuses.
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Responsibilities

Note: This amends vacancy announcement EXSER/21-11092825-CBP to change the closing
date from 06-07-21 to 06-21-21.

As Executive Director, Human Resources Policy and Programs Directorate (HRPPD), you will oversee four divisions within the Office of Human Resources Management (HRM) and be responsible for the development and management of agency-wide human resources management policies and operational programs to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) workforce. This includes the implementation, management, review, and revision of agency human resources policies, as well as providing leadership to labor and employee relations programs at the national and local levels and to operational programs, including retirement, benefits, and workers compensation.

In collaboration and coordination with CBP's program offices, you will evaluate the agency's business needs and develop plans and strategies to ensure the agency's human resources policies are effective and are consistently implemented in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. You will continuously evaluate policy results, seeking opportunities to implement adjustments or identify new policies, regulations, and statutes that will result in human resources management program improvements.

You will provide executive level leadership to subordinate senior managers concerning critical program priorities, resource allocations, diversity and special program initiatives, and succession planning. You will advise CBP executive leadership on statutory, regulatory, and case law decisions and trends that dictate changes in human resources management program direction.

As Executive Director, HRPPD, you will serve as a representative of the Assistant Commissioner and the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Human Resources Management in dealings with top officials at CBP and the Department of Homeland Security, building support for proposals and negotiating sensitive human resources management policy and regulatory affairs issues.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted for this Reassignment Opportunity from qualified current and former Members of the Senior Executive Service who were certified by an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board. U.S. citizenship is required.

Selective Service: If you are a male and are hired, and if you were born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: Seeks to preserve jobs for those who are legally entitled to them: American citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in our country. This law requires employees to provide a document or documents that establish identity and employment eligibility.

Position Designation: This position is designated as Career Reserved

Qualifications

You must show in your résumé that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) that apply to the SES, and the Technical Qualification listed below.

Executive Core Qualifications - Mandatory

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE : 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.

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE : 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.

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN : 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.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN : The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS : 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.

Technical Qualification - Mandatory

Skill in planning, implementing, and managing innovative agency-wide human resources policies and programs for a large, complex agency or organization. [Note: strong leadership of Labor and Employee Relations programs is desired, but not mandatory).

Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/

We recommend that your résumé emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.

Education

Additional information

Relocation Bonus: CBP may authorize a relocation bonus (not to exceed 25% of basic pay) for an eligible selectee. A service agreement is required.

Relocation Expenses: We may choose to pay your relocation expenses in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.

Background Investigation: This position is a sensitive position and the tentative selectee must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation as a condition of placement/retention in the position. A security clearance is required.

Note: The Federal Government does not to deny employment to individuals who are currently or who have been unemployed, nor does it deny employment to individuals who have had financial difficulties through no fault of their own.

Drug Testing: This position has been identified as a Testing Designated Position under the Customs and Border Protection, Drug-Free Workplace Program. Satisfactory completion of the drug test is a condition of placement and/or employment in the position and the incumbent(s) of this position is thereafter subject to Random Drug Testing.

Travel: Occasional travel is required.

Leave: You will earn 26 vacation days and 13 days of sick leave per year. In addition, the Government observes 10 regular paid holidays each year.

Probationary Period: You will serve a one-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education, and you may undergo an interview and reference check. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selection to the appointing authority. You must meet all qualification requirements and have previously been certified by an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board (QRB) to be considered for this position.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection:
  • is an equal employment employer: Selection for positions will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.
  • provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

Political Appointee Employee Verification: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Financial Disclosure: If you are hired, you will have to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days after appointment.

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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