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Job Title:Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Human Resource Development)

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Bonneville Power Administration

Job Announcement Number:200067

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$86,260.00 to $112,136.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 29, 2012 to Wednesday, December 12, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0201-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Portland, OregonView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

BPA has been powering people and careers for 75 years. We provide clean, emissions-free electricity to the Pacific Northwest and maintain a high voltage transmission system to deliver that electricity. We are a leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, promoting energy efficiency, renewable wind and hydropower, the smart grid, fish and wildlife protection and initiatives to address climate change. We are a visionary and innovative agency that values diversity and creativity and encourages continuous learning. We are located throughout the Pacific Northwest with opportunities in cities, smaller communities and in the field.

BPA is a not-for-profit federal electric utility. Our high-voltage transmission grid comprises more than 15,000 miles of lines and associated substations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. BPA markets more than a third of the electricity consumed in the Pacific Northwest. The power is produced at 31 federal dams operated by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation and one nuclear plant in the Northwest and is sold to more than 140 Northwest utilities. BPA purchases power from seven wind projects and has more than 4,700 megawatts of wind interconnected to its transmission system.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Bonneville Power Administration applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=WAWNZ.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Talent Development & Organizational Effectiveness organization focuses deliberate processes and programs on the highest leverage opportunities that effectively assess, develop and increase workforce bench strength capabilities. It leads the development of the succession planning process and facilitates meeting the individual, managerial, and executive development needs essential to carrying out agency mission and business objectives and measures results. It also provides resources to effectively manage and store institutional knowledge across the Agency.
We're looking for a dynamic leader with top-notch program management skills, a collaborative approach to building cross-functional teams, and a passion for developing leaders to their highest potential. You will play a key role on the Leadership Development team to build, manage, and enhance our programs related to front line management, new supervisor and executive excellence programs. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact within the organization to ensure BPA is meeting it's goals of building a talented and diverse workforce. This is an exciting opportunity to put your strong consultative, strategic, and leadership program design skills to work in making a difference at BPA.
Duties include:
- Develops and assesses strategies to develop an integrated leadership development system including building innovative core curriculum, 360 degree feedback and leadership coaching programs.
- Performs duties related to planning, initiating, and/or conducting leadership development program evaluation methodologies including surveys, studies, or evaluations to assess the effectiveness of such programs.
- Supervises a group of highly motivated organizational and leadership development professionals. Provides administrative leadership and technical expertise necessary for accomplishing the work of the Organizational Development (OD) team.

- Plans, builds and deploys an OD Services function to provide coaching, consulting, group process, and performance consulting services to business line clients.

- Credible stand-up facilitator for leadership development programs as required.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing in performing supervisory or leader work.

Ability to supervise.

Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions.

Ability to plan and execute work.

Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and regulations related to Human Resources Programs in the Federal Service.

Ability to perform Human Resources program evaluation work.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifying experience for the GS-13 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-12 level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Example of specialized experience: Led and managed leadership development (LD) programs. Developed, implemented and facilitated LD trainings using sound instructional design theory. Provided recommendations to managers to resolve, complex performance or group dynamic problems and designed OD interventions. Evaluated and assessed the effectiveness of major agency OD programs, such as performance consulting, employee engagement and change management.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants are responsible for reviewing the OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS section of the vacancy announcement. This section can be viewed by navigating to the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement link after you have logged in to the system.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE AVUE SYSTEM BY 8:59 P.M. PT (11:59 ET).

This position is in the Talent Development and Organizational Effectiveness group (NHT).

All United States citizens are eligible to apply. Candidates will be considered under a variety of appointing authorities including Delegated Examining, Merit Promotion, VRA, and VEOA (if applicable).

All United States citizens are eligible to apply. Candidates will be considered under a variety of appointing authorities including Delegated Examining, Merit Promotion, VRA, and VEOA (if applicable).

The sensitivity level of this position is designated as 'Low Risk - Non sensitive', which requires that the selectee pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) personnel investigation and receive a favorable suitability determination. Under existing OPM regulations, current Federal employees transferring from another department or agency who have successfully passed this level (or higher) personnel investigation will not be subject to re-investigation under OPM suitability regulations. Further, employees with unescorted access to facilities, systems, and equipment, which, if destroyed, degraded, or otherwise rendered unavailable, would affect the reliability or operability of the bulk electric system, or have access to critical cyber assets that are essential to the reliable operation of the bulk electric system will be required to undergo a Special Agency Check every seven years, thereafter (or sooner if for cause.)

How to Apply: Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for BPA applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. Information regarding this position can be accessed at the following URL: www.avuedigitalservices.com/bpa/applicant.html. Use the 'Search Jobs' criteria to search by job title, location, and/or grade of the position.

If you are applying as a reinstatement or status candidate from another Federal agency you will be prompted to upload an electronic copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF 50).

Veterans: To be considered for VEOA or VRA consideration, a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) is required. 10-point veterans must also provide a copy of their SF-15 and associated documentation.

Veteran's Preference: To be considered for veteran's preference, a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) must be provided prior to appointment. Veterans claiming CP or CPS preference must also provide a copy of their SF-15 and associated documentation. You will be able to upload electronic copies during the application process.

If your application does not provide all the information requested in the vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration.

Applications must be completed in the Avue system by 8:59 PT (11:59 ET).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the ICTAP must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for priority selection. Well qualified for annual positions equates to a score of at least 85; and well qualified for hourly positions equates to a score of at least 80. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

ICTAP: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Interagency_Career_Transition_Assistance_Plan_(ICTAP)

Benefits: BPA offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on BPA benefits can be found at: http://www.careers.bpa.gov/Benefits/

EEO Policy Statement: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO_Policy_Statement

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_Statement

Legal and Regulatory Guidance: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Legal_and_Regulatory_Guidance

Veterans Information: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

Basis of Rating: Candidates eligible for consideration under Delegated Examining criteria will have their application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Candidates determined to be qualified will be placed in a quality category: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority. Clearly articulating your work experience is critical to determining your qualifications for this position. Please describe your experience and thoroughly address the questions through your resume, cover letter, and/or other supporting material you choose to submit.

Basis of Rating: Candidates eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion criteria will have their application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Candidates determined to be qualified will have their applications rated against the required knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) and ranked against other candidates. If your final rating places you among the best qualified, your application will be referred to the selecting official for consideration. Clearly articulating your work experience is critical to determining your qualifications for this position. Please describe your experience and thoroughly address the questions through your resume, cover letter, and/or other supporting material you choose to submit.

Federal Employees: Federal transfer relocation is not available for this position.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Bonneville Power Administration applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=WAWNZ.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Human Resources NHQ-1
Phone: 5032303230
Fax: 5032303149
Email: careers@bpa.gov
Agency Information:
Bonneville Power Administration
905 NE 11th Ave.
Portland, Oregon
97232
US
Fax: 5032303149

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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Job Announcement Number:

200067

Control Number:

332327000