Strategic Resource Advisor

Washington, D.C
Dec 03, 2021
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time

As Strategic Resource Advisor you will be responsible for:
  • Advising on best practices in the federal government for budget formulation, budget execution, and fiscal law activities providing guidance, options, and, where necessary, specific operational procedures designed Management and Budget (OMB), and DHS guidance.
  • Identifying potential problem areas and gaps in the ICE budget processes and develops short and long-range plans to address alignment of resources to the ICE strategy to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  • Presenting, justifying, defending, or adjudicating matters involving significant issues related to budget policies and other financial management regulations.
  • In conjunction with OCFO senior executive leadership, developing and implementing measurable strategic goals and objectives.
  • Working with the CFO and OCFO senior executive leadership regarding the assessment and development of ICE-wide budget analyses methods, techniques, and processes.
  • Developing and implementing assessment plans to review existing OCFO policies and procedures to ensure OCFO policies are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and DHS policies and procedures.
  • Preparing correspondence involving controversial matters or requiring coordination and/or approval of senior officials, assuring that all material is clear and concise, providing information and guidance to all levels of ICE management, and satisfying their needs and interests concerning budgetary or other financial matters.
  • Providing senior level advisory and consultative services in talent acquisition, the development of tools for succession planning, and the development of robust performance management strategies.
  • Carrying out highly complex and sensitive key CFO initiatives in support of OCFO's goals and objectives.


Conditions of Employment

You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position.
You must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance.

Vaccination Requirement:
As required by Executive Order 14043, federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please see Additional Information for more information on this Executive Order.

Drug Testing: This position has been identified as a Testing Designated Position under the ICE Applicant and Employee Drug Testing Program. Satisfactory completion of a 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.

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

Immigration Reform and Control Act: 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 the United States. This law requires employees to provide a document or documents that establish identity and employment eligibility.

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

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

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Incumbents of this position will be subject to a background investigation commensurate with risk and sensitivity level of the position.



To qualify for the SL-00 grade level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-15 level in federal service or comparable in private industry, public service, non-profit or volunteer work that has provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience is defined as identifying and championing strategic resource recommendations; spearheading innovative solutions to budget and resource challenges; guiding and instilling fiscal prudence across all lines of business to optimize resources in a constrained environment; providing OCFO and ICE-wide senior level policy advisory services; and assisting the CFO and his or her senior executive management team by ensuring consistent and legal compliance with all legal, regulatory, and policy requirements through advanced advisory and consultative services.

Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide the above information may result in a finding of ineligible.

Applicants must submit a resume of five (5) pages or less. If your experience does not include these basic qualifications, you will not be determined qualified for this position.

  • Demonstrates mastery knowledge of, and skill in applying, advanced principles, concepts, laws, and regulations of the federal budget process and financial administration where there are uncertainties in legislation, authorities, and scope of programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide senior level expert advisory and consultative services to senior executive level leadership regarding the full spectrum of ICE-wide and DHS program, budget and financial services and systems to include policy interpretation, development, and implementation.
  • (3) 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."


    There are no educational requirements for this position.

    Additional information

    As required by Executive Order 14043, federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021. If your appointment or onboarding with the agency is after November 22, proof of vaccination must be provided prior to onboarding. Individuals who wish to request a legally required disability or religious exemption from this vaccination requirement should direct questions or requests to e-mail . Due to COVID-19, the component is currently in an expanded telework posture. Therefore, if selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area.

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