Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Board of Veterans Appeals
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is interested in attracting the best talent for our diverse cadre of SES members from within VA, the Federal government and the private sector. We have streamlined our recruitment process and now only require you to submit a 5 page resume to apply for this position.
The Board of Veterans Appeals (Board/BVA) is the component of the VA that is responsible for entering the final decision on behalf of the Secretary in each of the thousands of claims for entitlement to veterans benefits that are presented annually for appellate review. Deputy Vice Chairman (DVC) position asserts executive leadership for fulfilling the BVA mission.
The Deputy Vice Chairman (DVC) will function as an active member of the Board's top management team and is engaged in all aspects of strategic planning; balancing ongoing transformation with continuity, stability and discipline of operations. This position works closely with the Departments General Counsel and senior officials of both VBA and VHA on legal and regulatory compliance initiatives. The position requires the ability to resolve issues relative to interpretations of law while ensuring decisions are in conformance with requirements of the law including the US Court of Veterans Appeals. The incumbent is responsible for providing legal and policy guidance to all Board Members and staff counsel; ruling on complex legal motions related to appeals before the Board; continuous supervision over goals relative to quality and qualitative goals; identifying weakness and recommending appropriate training solutions;and exercising efficient supervision and direction of Board staff.
VA structures its SES positions into pay bands. This is a pay band 2 position and the salary range is $119,554-$173,600. Exceptions to the salary cap may be considered in certain circumstances.
A recruitment/relocation incentive and/or Appraised Value Offer may be authorized.
- US Citizenship is required
- Successful completion of background investigation & possible drug screening
- Selectee may be subject to geographic or organizational reassignment/travel
- Public Financial Disclosure Report is required
- Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
- One year probationary period for initial SES appointment