Management Initiatives Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Sterling, Virginia
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position is location in the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Equal Employment Opportunity Division in Sterling, VA.

At the full performance level (GS-13) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Serves as the lead specialist in the BSEE HQ area offices, with respect to policies, plans, procedures, and regulations pertaining to diversity initiatives.
2. Provides continuous consultation with program officials on matters pertaining to equal opportunity planning and reporting, including barrier analysis and workforce trends analyses.
3. Designs, develops, and presents a variety of training courses in Diversity and EEO areas and presents them to employees in the services area.
4. Coordinate and leads reviews teams in program evaluation as needed of other Bureau components and their programs.
5. Analyze statistical data and prepare annual and ad hoc reports on diversity trends and disparities. Identify the root causes of disparities in equal employment opportunities and make recommendations to remedy the policies, procedures, and practices that lead to such disparities.
6. Delegated the authority for planning, developing coordinating, managing, and administering a comprehensive EEO program.

Salary Range Information:
GS-12: $89,834 - $116,788 per year
GS-13: $106,823 - $138,868 per year
First time hires to the federal government typically start at the beginning salary in the range for their respective grade level.

The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. Full time remote work is not an option.

Relocation expenses are not authorized. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  • You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.
  • Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/.
  • You will be required to file an Employment and Financial Interest-OGE-450


Qualifications

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify for this position you must meet the Specialized Experience.

To qualify for this position you must meet the specialized experience

Specialized Experience GS-12 : To qualify for the GS-12, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience:
  • Collecting workforce data for use to identify potential employment barriers in the areas of recruitment, hiring, promotion, career development, reasonable accommodation and retention affecting the full representation of protected groups (i.e. minorities, women and persons with disabilities).
  • Assisting in the implementation of viable solutions to help eliminate identified barriers to employment.
  • Conducting EEO and diversity-related training to provide awareness, sensitivity and understanding of the special issues affecting employment of diverse groups.
  • Specialized Experience GS-13 : To qualify for the GS-13, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience:
  • Analyzing workforce data for use to identify potential employment barriers in the areas of recruitment, hiring, promotion, career development, reasonable accommodation and retention affecting the full representation of protected groups (i.e., minorities, women and persons with disabilities).
  • Conducting EEO and diversity-related training to provide awareness, sensitivity and understanding of the special issues affecting employment of diverse groups.
  • Developing EEO policy to comply with Executive Orders.
  • Coordinating and leading review teams to identify the root causes of disparities in equal employment.
  • Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp

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

    Merit Promotion candidates must also meet Time-in-Grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Additional information

    Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their application package will be ineligible for further consideration for this position.

    Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for and performance of higher-level duties.

    The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.

    Important Note: All Department of the Interior (DOI) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report. In addition, DOI employees, GS-15 and above, who work in the Office of the Secretary; along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) employees (at ALL grade levels), are further restricted concerning their interests in Federal lands and resources administered or controlled by the Department of the Interior. This includes holding stock in energy corporations which lease Federal lands (e.g.: oil, gas, coal, alternative energy resources, etc.). If you have any such investments you should contact the DOI, BOEM or BSEE Ethics Office before accepting employment. DOI employees are held to the highest level of integrity. Employees must be objective and impartial in the performance of their work. All potential issues (e.g.: work-related interactions with friends, family members, or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.

    NOTICE: This employer participates in E-Verify and will utilize your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.
    A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the U.S. Department of the Interior. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check; it may take up to 3 weeks to complete. If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the Bureau security office.