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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Deputy Director

Agency:Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Job Announcement Number:FRTIB-13-MP-015-787693

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 15, 2012 to Monday, November 26, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is widely considered to be one of the best retirement plans in the world and a model for defined contribution plans.  We are seeking a champion for its continual improvement.

Voted as one of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” as ranked by the Partnership for Public Service in its 2011 Very Small Agencies Best Places to Work Rankings, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) is an independent Federal Agency with a single mission: To administer the Thrift Savings Plan solely in the interest of its participants and beneficiaries.  We help Federal employees and members of the Uniformed Services retire with dignity by providing benefits similar to private sector 401(k) plans.  The TSP manages over $300 billion for 4.6 million participants located in every time zone around the world. 

The FRTIB is looking for a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as the Deputy Director in the Office of Benefits and will serve as Acting Director, in the Director’s absence.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)

DUTIES:

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·        Responsible for supervising and managing various TSP benefits issues and services.

·        Provides expert technical advice and guidance on benefits policies, procedures, and customer service delivery.

·        Supervises employees and assign tasks and/or responsibilities to fully and appropriately use staff.

·        Oversees day-to-day operations of one or more contractors responsible for supporting the Agency’s benefits program.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for this position, applicants must meet the specialized experience as described below:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level which involved experience providing expert advice and guidance on benefits policies procedures, and service delivery functions and issues, and work that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.


Education may not be substituted for experience at this grade level.

Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as Time in Grade, minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the close date of this announcement.

Time-in-Grade: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Requirement, which is 52 weeks of Federal Service at the next lower grade, (GS-14).

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your resume and transcripts to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.  Applicants meeting minimum qualifications will further be evaluated on information provided in the Questionnaire.  The questionnaire collects information on your education, training, and experience related to the following competencies:

Program Management, Leadership, and Technical Advice.

If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

To preview this questionnaire, click on the following link View Assessment Questions.

If your final rating places you among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

 

 


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Retirement System.  The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board also has agency specific benefits which include student loan repayment and flexible work schedules.


The following web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.  To find out more click here http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc.

Alternate work schedule options are available.

Telework may be available after you have come on board.

If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized.  Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run.

Direct deposit: Direct deposit of pay is required.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).   The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified means, you must meet all the minimum qualification standards listed above and be assessed and assigned the rating of at least Well-Qualified to receive special selection priority.

You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.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.  See http://www.sss.gov/

Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, you must submit documentation described in the "Required Documents" section.  For more information regarding veteran's preference please go to http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

Relocation incentives:  No relocation expenses will be paid for this position. 

Probationary Period: One-year Supervisory probationary period may be required.

Background Suitability Investigation: Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation and the granting of a Federal suitability or security clearance.

Temporary Duty Travel: TDY for this position may be approximately 10 percent.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit my Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page https://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 787693.

 

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print 1203FX form to provide your response to the questionnaire
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf, and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

The complete application package must be submitted by Monday, November 26, 2012.

NOTE: If all required documents are not received by the closing date, you will be rated ineligible, and your application will not move forward to the selection official.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:
1. Resume. Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications. 
2. OF-306, please visit http://ww.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of306.pdf  for a fillable OF-306 form.

3. Responses to questionnaire.

4. You must submit documents verifying your eligibility along with your application package.  These documents may include, but are not limited to: a SF-50 - for current Federal employment verification; Veteran’s Preference documentation e.g. DD-214 or equivalent, SF-15 and VA letter, as appropriate; ICTAP documentation, e.g. RIF separation notice along with last performance rating or appraisal; and/or College Transcripts – this will be necessary if the position has an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience, or solely on education. 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

FRTIB Personnel
Phone: (202)942-1600
Email: PERSONNEL@TSP.GOV
Agency Information:
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
77 K Street NE
Suite 1000
Washington, DC
20002
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official.  If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by the office for a possible interview.

Once this process has been completed, you will receive notice via email (or by mail if no email address was provided during the application process).  This process is generally completed within 4-6 weeks.


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Job Announcement Number:

FRTIB-13-MP-015-787693

Control Number:

331298200