You qualify at the GS-12 level if you possess one year of specialized experience that equips you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position, such as:
• Conducting compliance investigations, including compliance evaluations dealing with findings of discrimination;
• Analyzing statistical data and anecdotal information to be used in the determination of the existence systemic discrimination within an organization; and,
• Negotiate conciliation agreements.
You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one year of specialized experience that equips you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position, such as:
• Interviewing complaints, company officials, employees, witnesses and /or other individuals to acquire information on workplace EEO practices;
• Reviewing case report evidence to identify and resolve situations of systemic discrimination in regards to compensation, hiring, promotions, termination and other selection practices;
• Editing and reviewing reports of contractor discrimination based on disparate treatment and disparate impact theories of discrimination;
• Developing, drafting and editing conciliation agreements which include financial and other whole remedies with contractors found not to be in compliance;
• Applying statistical methods to properly analyze data and interpret results to quickly and accurately identify potential indicators of discrimination;
• Recommending enforcement action and ensuring that enforcement packages are properly prepared for issuance and/or transmission; and,
• Ensuring legal sufficiency of all EEO cases and matters and that all documents and correspondence reflect proper and accurate research and analysis.
The qualifications listed above must be met within 30 days of closing date of this announcement and are subject to verification at any stage of the application process.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Human Resources will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your competencies will be rated between 70 and 100 based on your responses to the online assessment. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories based on the level of experience you possess:
1. Category A: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
2. Category B: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
3. Category C: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Candidates within Category A who are eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they are qualified. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are placed in the best qualified category above non-preference eligibles, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. This position is not considered scientific/professional. For more information regarding veterans' preference, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
If you are eligible for placement under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must earn a score of 85 above to be considered well qualified.
The competencies on which you will be rated for this position are:
Evaluation/Investigation: Ability to read, comprehend and interpret written material; interview and investigation skills sufficient to obtain information pertaining to specific cases; sufficient knowledge of principles, practices and techniques to be used To preview questions please click here.
Written Communication: Writing skills sufficient to prepare written materials such as case management documents that are accurate, effective, clear, logical, well organized, persuasive and understandable; ability to compose documents and correspondences involving complex technical information; ability to adapt writing styles to various levels of knowledge
Problem Solving: Ability to use logic to identify alternatives to solve problems; problem solving skills sufficient to anticipate and identify problems to generate proactive solutions to addressing areas of concern where precedent does not exist
Legal, Government and Jurisprudence: Working knowledge of the relevant laws, executive orders, regulations, Memorandums of Understandings (MOUs), legal agreements, Federal Contract Compliance Manual and other appropriate documents that enable finding and correcting workplace discrimination; ability to apply theories of discrimination to collected data
Statistics: Knowledge of mathematical and statistical concepts, principles, formulas and practices sufficient to compile and analyze data; ability to apply knowledge of statistical analysis procedures to gather, enter, summarize, and analyze workplace and workforce data
Interpersonal Skills: Ability to establish and maintain ongoing working relationships with managers and employees; ability to effectively handle controversial situations or situations involving a high degree of tension; Ability to exercise good judgment, professionalism, and tact in the most difficult situations while presenting controversial or complex information
Oral Communication: Ability to engage in open and constructive discussions and sharing of information with co-workers, supervisors, and higher level agency officials; oral presentation skills sufficient to justify data analyses and conclusions related to controversial situations of highly sensitive cases
Data Management and Analysis: Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data, patterns and trends