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Job Title:Human Resources Officer (Human Resources Development)

Agency:Federal Communications Commission

Job Announcement Number:DEU-OMD-2013-0009

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


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


Thursday, December 06, 2012 to Wednesday, December 19, 2012




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy - District Of Columbia County, DC, USView Map


All U.S. Citizens


The FCC is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia,  and U.S. possessions.

This position is located in the:

Office of Managing Director

Associate Managing Director-Human Resources Management

Learning and Development Service Center

Washington, DC 

Relocation expenses will not be paid.


  • US Citizenship
  • Must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position
  • Suitable for employment as determined by a
    background investigation.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered
    with Selective Service
  • Serve a probationary period of one year, if


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As the agency's Chief Learning Officer, the incumbent directs and administers the training and development programs for the Federal Communications Commission.  This includes executive development, managerial/supervisory development, professional/paraprofessional, technical and clerical training and career counseling and assessment services.  Serves as principle adviser, consultant, and authority on training and career development matters; provides overall program and policy development; and directs development of training materials for classroom use and other means of delivery; and serves as an expert in organizational development.  Provides leadership to top management in the evaluation of established training and career development programs and effects changes in programs.  Promotes change to meet evolving staffing requirements resulting from advances in technology, changing markets, competition, and other factors to achieve operating goals.  Prepares the training budget for the agency; and participates in the contract process.  Supervises a subordinate staff of professionals.


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Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date
of this announcement.  Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.  

Specialized Experience:  Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service.  


For this position, specialized experience includes the following:  managing an organization's training program and services. This level of experience would typically be demonstrated by serving as the Chief Learning Officer; serving as the lead for agency-wide/organization-wide training curriculum and/or training programs; or supervising a staff of training professionals in the development and implementation of training programs and employee development services.


Please note your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy questions.  Your resume is an integral part of the process for determining if you meet the basic qualifications of the position and determining if you are to be among the best qualified.


All applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience and education relevant to the duties of the position.  An automated score is administered based on the on-line application process used.  Eligible applicants will receive a numerical rating based on their responses to the job specific questions for this position submitted via the FCCJobs website.  Applicants will be rated ineligible, if they do not respond to job specific questions and submit a resume.  For more information, please click on Rating Process.

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

1.the core questions (answered when you register in FCCJobs);

2.  the vacancy questions (answered when you apply for this vacancy). To view the vacancy questions please visit our website at FCCJobs and click on Search Public Jobs Now' and view the announcement as well as the vacancy questions;

3.  supplemental documentation (e.g., DD-214, SF-50, SF-15, transcripts), if applicable; and

4.  your resume.


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The FCC offers a wide range of employee benefits, including:

Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Long-Term Care Insurance
Holidays and Leave
Thrift Savings Plan
Transit Benefit
Alternative Work Schedule



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To apply to this announcement go to FCCJobs.  Your application, including resume, all supplemental documents, registration information and answers to job specific questions must be received no later than midnight U.S. Eastern time of the closing date.  For more information, please click on How to Apply, Applying for Jobs, and Inputting Resumes.  If you have question or problems with password or logging in, please click on Passwords, IDs, and Logging In.

If applying online poses a hardship, please contact the Federal Communications Commission's Human Resources Office at (202) 418-0130 during business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time) prior to the closing date of the
vacancy announcement.


***Some positions require supplemental document(s). Documents must be received in the FCC'S Human Resources Office by midnight U.S. Eastern Time of the closing date of the announcement.  Once you apply to this vacancy you will be prompted by the system to either upload the documents or print fax coversheets to fax the documents.  The fax number will be listed on this sheet.  If faxing, supplemental document(s) required should be faxed separately on the fax coversheet provided.  Once faxed, you should receive an email confirmation within an hour.  If you do not receive an email confirmation, your fax has not been successfully received and you should fax again.  If you are unable to fax the required documentation, contact the Human Resources Office at 202-418-0130 prior to 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.***

Hardcopy Supplement Documents Required:

1.  When the area of consideration is "Government-Wide" or "All U.S. Citizens."
current Federal employees, including those eligible for noncompetitive transfer or reassignment, must provide a legible hardcopy of Personnel Action, SF-50, that verifies your status and highest permanently held grade along with your most recent annual performance appraisal.

2.  ICTAP eligible candidates must submit a copy of their most recent annual performance appraisal (at least "Meets or Exceeds" or equivalent) and proof of eligibility such as a RIF separation notice or letter from OPM, or your agency documenting your priority consideration status.  You must be rated fully qualified (a score of 80 or above) for the position.

3.  If applying for consideration under a non-competitive appointment such as Schedule A, Excepted Service, all documentation establishing your eligibility must be provided.

4.  Veterans must submit form DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from
Active Duty," or an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.


Sheila Shipp
Phone: 202-418-0148
Fax: 202-418-1498
TDD: 202-418-0126
Agency Information:
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington DC, DC
Fax: 202-418-1498


Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications to determine your ranking.  The best-qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome.

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