This Position Is No Longer Available
  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Case Management Specialist

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions

Job Announcement Number:PH-DDD-13-810640

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$62,467.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 03, 2013 to Thursday, January 17, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to DOJ employees with competitive status only

JOB SUMMARY:

 

This position is located in the National Security Division (NSD), Department of Justice.  The mission of NSD is to combat terrorism and protect our national security.

 

The Case Management Specialist is primarily responsible for directly providing case management services, training and support to meet the Section's efforts in litigation on behalf of the United States Government in the area of Counterterrorism.

Who May Apply:  DOJ employee's with competitive status only

You are eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one of the following criteria:
•Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service 
•Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous service
•Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) 
 

You must submit the appropriate documentation in order to be considered under merit promotion procedures:    

•Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) and copy of most recent performance appraisal is required for current Federal employees.  (The Performance Appraisal submitted for current federal employees must be from within the last year);
•Non Competitive Appointment Authority documentation, if applicable.

 

One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy. 
Filling this position is subject to funding availability.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • You must complete/have completed a 1-year probationary period.

DUTIES:

Back to top

  • Reviews and coordinates FOIA requests
  • Manages case management database operation
  • Provides guidance concerning program-related or administrative policies and management and organizational theories
  • Prepares correspondence and  reports impacting programs and activities
  • Manages case document control process
  • Plans and conducts projects to recommend ways to improve record management effectiveness and efficiency


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Back to top

In order to qualify for the position of Case Management Specialist, you must meet the following requirements, according to the grade level you are applying to.

 

GS-11 Position

You have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service performing the following administrative duties: 1) Reviewing and coordinating Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests; 2) Preparing correspondence/reports impacting programs and activities; 3) Filing and distributing briefs and petitions to appropriate organization, AND 4) Conducting studies of an administrative program to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations.

OR
Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related.

OR
Have some specialized experience as described above, but less than one year; and I have more than two years but less than three years of education as described above. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the second year by 36. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify).

 

GS-12 Position

You have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service performing the following administrative duties: 1)  Determining bases to assert an exemption to disclosure on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests; 2)  Developing a reporting and recordkeeping system to track legal case progress through the court system; 3) Developing methods to maintain the case management system; AND 4) Analyzing documentation and record control procedures to recommend improvements.


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims.  Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

For Merit Promotion Applicants - If you meet the qualification requirements based on your online application and are found to be among the top candidates you will be referred to the selecting official for further review. 

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. 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.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST COORDINATION

CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OPERATIONS

PROGRAM AND POLICY GUIDANCE

CASE DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

RECORDS MANAGEMENT


BENEFITS:

Back to top

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

Conditions of Employment:

1. Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.
2. DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
3. All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

Other Information:  

- If you are an eligible Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other applicants for this position. Individuals who have special priority selection rights under CTAP or ICTAP must be well qualified for the position. To be well qualified, applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria, not including veterans’ preference points, if applicable. CTAP and/or ICTAP eligibles must submit proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a recent (or last) performance appraisal; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; or, if applicable, an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. (http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.) 
- If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.   For more information on veterans’ preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx 
- The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism. 
- The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. 
- The Department provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing specialist listed in the vacancy announcement. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
- In addition to applying through competitive procedures certain applicants with disabilities may be considered non-competitively under a Schedule A hiring authority. To qualify for employment under Schedule A, an applicant must provide proof of disability and certification of job readiness. As proof of disability and certification of job readiness, applicants may provide records, statement, or other appropriate information issued from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., State or private); or an Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. Proof of disability and certification of job readiness must be included in the application package. For more information and proof required see http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp



HOW TO APPLY:

Back to top

You must submit a complete Application Package by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
 
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 assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 810640.   Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:


1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:
       - CTAP/ICTAP documentation, if applicable; 
        - Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 that includes position information, grade level, and status), if applying as a status candidate; and
       -  Latest performance appraisal received within the last 15 months         

 

Your resume MUST contain all information required for Federal employment. Your resume MUST include full employment information such as periods of employment, month and year position(s) started and ended, title of position(s), employer’s name and address, hours worked, description of duties, etc.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Philadelphia Services Branch
Phone: (215)861-3074
Email: PHILADELPHIA@OPM.GOV
Agency Information:
Philadelphia Services Branch
US Office of Personnel Management
600 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA
19106
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 that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).


Back to top
Dock
Print Preview

Job Announcement Number:

PH-DDD-13-810640

Control Number:

334335900