Equal Employment Manager, GS-0260-14

Washington, D.C
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time

You will become a valuable asset to USCG, Civil Rights Directorate as the Civil Rights Region 1 Equal Employment Manager. You will provide principle technical advice to senior leaders, managers, and supervisors on Civil Rights matters, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Equal Opportunity (EO) matters. As the Civil Rights Equal Employment Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing, managing, planning, developing, implementing, reviewing, and evaluating Civil Rights Policies, Programs and Activities within the area of responsibility, the Region and Zone locations.

Being a Coast Guard (CG) civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team.

Typical work assignments include:
  • Using expert knowledge in the implementation of the Civil Rights field missions and their component parts as an integral element of the unit's mission
  • Managing, directing, coordinating, reviewing, monitoring, and evaluating Civil Rights program initiatives and activities, such as: the Affirmative Employment Plan and supporting programs such as Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program, Federal Women's program, Hispanic Employment Program, People with Disabilities Program; community outreach activities to include Minority Serving Institutions, and Partnership in Education programs
  • Developing the respective training programs, policies and guidance, and reviews personnel management guidance, practices, procedures, policies, instructions, and directives to ensure EO Program compliance with legal mandates and overall CG policy
  • Formulating and developing EO/EEO programs by creating procedural guidance to resolve complex, systemic problems that impact employment policies or practices for both military and civilian employees
  • Managing the discrimination complaint process and Alternative Dispute Resolution programs throughout the area of responsibility and the field locations
  • Developing and recommending internal procedural policy changes and proposals that impact Civil Rights programs


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • New supervisors will be subject to a one-year probationary period.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

As required by Executive Order 14043 and guidance issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce, 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 provide information on your vaccination status and will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination, or seek a medical or religious exemption to the requirements of E.O. 14043.


Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

At the GS-14 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal service.

Examples of specialized experience may include: Assisting with formulating and developing agency Civil Rights programs; creating broad guidelines and regulations to resolve complex, systemic problems that impact employment policies and practices; conducting comprehensive reviews and evaluation studies of agency-wide EEO operations and practices; providing expert advice and guidance on broad projects and programs with agency impact requiring extensive interpretation for many different and unrelated program processes; and analyzing communications on the most controversial, politically sensitive, and complex and far reaching matters to assure conformance with executive policy.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Moving expenses will not be paid.

This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources . Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 90 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6302. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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