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Job Title:Training Manager, AD-1701-00 (equivalent to GS-13)

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:National Indian Gaming Commission

Job Announcement Number:NIGC-NB-12-MM636764 (EX)

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, November 05, 2012 to Monday, November 19, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

AD-1701-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The National Indian Gaming Commission in an independent Federal regulatory agency whose primary mission is to regulate gaming activities on Indian lands for the purpose of shielding Indian tribes from organized crime and other corrupting influences; to ensure that Indian tribes are the primary beneficiaries of gaming revenue; and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by both operators and players.

 

The Training Manager will be responsible for the NIGC’s training and technical assistance program and for ensuring that this program fully supports and furthers the mission and goals of NIGC. This position will report to the Director of Compliance.This is a management level position.

The incumbent must have strong skills in both oral and written communications and possess good interpersonal skills.  The incumbent must be capable of handling multiple tasks.

The salary range for this position is equivalent to the GS-13 salary.
$89,033- $115,742

 

These positions are in the Excepted Service. Competitive Service Status is not acquired under this appointment. Merit promotion procedures do not apply.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • 30%-40% of travel is required.
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  • A 2 year trial period is required for this position.

DUTIES:

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The major duties of The Training Manager position include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Coordinates in the development and implementation of training strategies both short and long term, that specifically target tribal gaming needs and NIGC staff needs.
2. Plans, processes and creates training curriculum to meet Agency goals and mission.
3. Oversee and coordinate the activities of the Compliance Training Coordinator and the Audit Training Coordinator.
4. Responsible for the Commission’s Compliance and Audit training and technical assistance program and shall be responsible for ensuring that this program fully supports and furthers the mission and goals of the Commission.
5. Identifies training needs using appropriate quantitative and qualitative survey/statistical tools and methodologies for employees and tribal entities; measure and evaluate participation and effectiveness of training.  Present findings to the Director of Compliance.
6. Prepares,  or directs  the  preparation of,  materials/aids  needed for  each  training activity within each division; create and evaluate curriculum; update training activities as necessary for compliance with NIGC regulations, other federal laws and policies.
7. Captures and  accurately  reports  training-related  data  required for  Government
Performance and Results Act (GPRA) compliance and other internal evaluations.
8. Provides or arranges for core training to supervisors on key management responsibilities, policies and practices.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In addition to the Specialized Experience requirement for this position, applicants must meet the Education Requirement described below:
Education Requirement: A degree in business administration, management, training and development, human resources or a related course of study from an accredited university or college is required.

AND

Specialized Experience Requirement:
To qualify for the equivalent of the GS-13 level, all applicants must possess at least 5 years of experience with the ALL of the following:
• creating principles and methods for curriculum and training design (e.g. developed curriculum, making presentations to groups, creating learning plans & policies);
•  teaching and providing instruction for individuals and groups;
• and monitoring the measurement of training effects for Tribal government, gaming entity, or other private sectors.


Education: If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide transcripts as proof of meeting the requirements. Failure to provide the documents will result in you receiving an ineligible rating.

Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the specific educational requirements as stated above. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp.

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. http://www.sss.gov.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the National Indian Gaming Commission.  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 other 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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for this position.  Therefore, it is important that your resume supports your responses to the assessment questions.

There are several parts of the application process that affect the overall evaluation of your application:

1. Your resume which is part of your USAJOBS profile
2. Your responses to the online questionnaire
3. Your required and supporting documents, as outlined in the announcement

Category Rating will be used in the ranking and selection process for this position.  The categories are Best Qualified, Well Qualified, and Qualified. 

 

Once the application process is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation, and responses to the (TAView Occupational Questionnaire) will be made. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.  Our review of your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your responses to the Online Questionnaire to accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
As part of the application process, you are required to respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Knowledge of best practices in training; experience developing curriculum and managing training programs both external and internal to an organization.
• Ability to evaluate and analyze the effectiveness of training programs.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both written form and orally.


BENEFITS:

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To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .



OTHER INFORMATION:

Important Note: All National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) 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 Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information will be required annually.

 

Employees must be totally 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.

This position is in the excepted service and not subject to competitive service procedures.

When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES (political) employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the Human Resources Office.

Recruitment methods and selection procedures will be based solely on merit after fair and open competition, and will be made without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, sexual orientation, or age.

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To Apply Online
• Click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register.
• Answer the Questionnaire in its entirety and click on SUBMIT my answers.
• UPLOAD all required documents and other supporting documents.
• To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at
www.usajobs.gov  .
• Click on Application Status.
• Click on the position title and select Apply Online to continue.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. However, if you cannot apply online, you may FAX your assessment questionnaire, resume and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144 by following the steps below.
 
To Apply by Fax:
• Print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX found here.
http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf
• Answer the assessment questionnaire (View Occupational Questionnaire)
• When faxing a completed OPM Form 1203-FX this will serve as your fax cover and must be placed on TOP of your supporting documents. No other fax page is required. Simply make sure all six pages of the completed OPM Form 1203-FX are on top of all other documents being faxed.

 

Combination Online/Fax:
• Click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register
• ANSWER the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers
• Print the official FAX coversheet found here
http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf 
• Clearly include the Vacancy Identification Number MM(636764), SSN, and full name to ensure that your documents are associated with the rest of your application
FAX the official fax coversheet and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144

All electronic submissions and/or faxes must be completed by (Monday, November 19, 2012)

For additional information about the National Indian Gaming Commission, please visit: www.nigc.gov .



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Your resume must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination that you fully meet the specialized experience requirements as stated in this vacancy announcement and OPM qualification standards for each grade level(s) for which you are applying.  It is strongly recommended that you use the USAJobs Resume Builder as it was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed.  The Resume Builder is available at https://my.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc .Your application package must include:
• Resume showing relevant experience as written in your own words
• Completed online Assessment Questionnaire or faxed OPM Form 1203FX
• College transcript is required for verification of qualifying education. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, an official transcript may be requested at a later time.
• Certificates, license, etc. (if applicable)

NOTE: If you submit an incomplete application, you will be given credit only for the information you provide. You are responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of your application in order to receive full credit for your experience, education, training, and/or veterans preference.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HR Assistant
Phone: (703)787-1446
Email: HUMAN.RESOURCES@BSEE.GOV
Agency Information:
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
DO NOT SEND MAIL
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE
Herndon, VA
20170

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you are rated as one of the best qualified candidates, you will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. After a selection is made all applicants for this position will be notified of their status either by letter or e-mail.

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Job Announcement Number:

NIGC-NB-12-MM636764 (EX)

Control Number:

330468500