Special Assistant

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 18, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Special Assistant, you will:
  • Perform a variety of special assignments, often with only a general outline of what is desired. Work in collaboration and partnership with other key principals within Ginnie Mae for the purpose of obtaining information or other material necessary to accomplish assignments.
  • Act as a problem solver or trouble shooter on special program and project problems as requested.
  • Provide insight and recommendation during the business planning process, and track progress, identify deviations and suggests plans to remediate.
  • Serve as the lead on all matters involving budget and project management for the Office, and proactively manage these functions in coordination with other Program Offices.
  • Carry out outgoing assignments and or special projects that require close personal contact with the SVP and the Senior Leadership team so as to be able to review, expedite, coordinate, and as required, arbitrate or in some instances make decisions on the SVP 's behalf.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, District of Columbia. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals
  • A. This is a term position. A term position does not confer eligibility for transfer to another agency. A term employee does not acquire competitive status or eligibility to be converted to a career conditional appointment, nor is the time served under a term appointment creditable toward career tenure. A term appointment carries no implied or specific commitment of consideration for, or placement into, a permanent appointment.

    B. The employment of a term employee ends automatically at the expiration of his or her term. Term employees, who were previously in a career or career-conditional status, will not automatically be able to return to their career or career-conditional position once the term is over; they may, however, reapply for the career or career-conditional position if it is available.

    Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-13, you must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

    - Providing policy and procedural recommendations concerning internal administrative operations, organizational and management initiatives related to Office-wide priorities, mission and vision; AND
    - Providing advice and direction to senior managers on operational programs for a variety of management activities across an organization; AND
    - Performing a wide variety of projects in order to meet an organizational goal; AND
    - Supporting IT and Enterprise Data project management.

    Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • Relocation incentive will not be paid.
    • Exceptional difficulty in recruiting a highly or uniquely qualified candidate may warrant a repayment of a student loan benefit being offered.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Non-Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

    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. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

    Employees are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after they have received the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.

    If selected, you will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination or have an approved exemption request on/or before appointment or onboarding.

    HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics .