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Job Title:  Supervisor, Diversity and Workforce Strategy Program
Department:  Department Of Energy
Agency:  Department of Energy
Job Announcement Number:  EEGO-13-CR-97-JW-00410

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
Monday, April 08, 2013 to Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Full-Time - Permanent (career/Career-Conditional)
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US



This position is also advertised to status candidates as a Merit Promotion announcement vacancy #EEGO-13-MP-96-JW-00410. 


The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the U.S. through scientific and technological innovation and the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. With DOE you'll have the flexibility and freedom to explore a world of possibilities through a wealth of exciting and challenging career opportunities. You'll also hone your career skills while helping to secure the U.S. future and make a real difference in the lives of Americans and people around the world. To learn more about the DOE, please visit the following link DOE

You will lead EERE’s Human Capital Reform Initiative, on all matters and issues associated with EERE’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and organizational development programs. Supervise the development and implementation of EERE’s diversity and inclusion policy, training development, employee recognition, performance management, and workforce strategic planning.  Serve as senior advisor to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Director, Workforce Management Office on executive recruitment and special hiring authorities, i.e., Senior Executive Service, Intergovernmental Personnel Assignments. 


  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • A background and/or security investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses may be paid.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.


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As Supervisor, Diversity and Workforce Strategy Program, you will:

  • Program Management – Workforce Strategy and Analysis Develop, implement, and manage a proactive diversity inclusion program, including human capital strategic planning, and organizational development. Oversight of broad and in-depth workforce planning analyses, projects and studies associated with EERE’s workforce scope, distribution and utilization, current and projected staffing levels, skill-set mix, workforce training and development culture and workforce diversity.
  • Workforce Project Planning and Implementation  Participate with top HR management in the development of the EERE’s human capital multi-year workforce strategic plans involving establishing workforce planning phases, milestones and final project reviews and the overall monitoring of quality assurance workforce strategic planning processes to bring about desired objectives. 
  • Recruitment and Outreach Program  Serve  as EERE’s authoritative expert and senior advisor to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) on executive recruitment (e.g., Senior Executive Service) and the use of special hiring authorities to attract top talent (DOE’s special hiring authority, Intergovernmental Personnel Assignments, etc.).  Develop EERE-wide workforce succession plans, studies and projects designed to attract, retain and develop the most capable and diverse talent for staffing current and future EERE program initiatives.  Coordinate EERE’s partnership and outreach efforts with the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) undergraduate and graduate program.  Increase EERE’s outreach to underrepresented constituencies and lead EERE’s engagement on diversity issue with external organizations, colleges, institutions.


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To view the General Schedule Qualifications:  340 Series  

Online resumes of qualified candidates must describe at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-14 in Federal service.


A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:  Experience in the areas of program management, workforce strategy and analysis, organizational development, succession planning, diversity and inclusion, outreach and recruitment.



Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application! 

  1. Knowledge of the principles, concepts, laws and regulations involved in human capital management, strategic planning, diversity inclusion, workforce and succession planning. 
  2. Skill to manage resources.
  3. Ability to promote the value of cultural diversity and other differences in the workplace.
  4. Ability to set organizational goals and objectives.
  5. Knowledge of problem solving and decision making techniques.
  6. Ability to conduct workforce analysis and benchmarking.
  7. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

 Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.

  • CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

There is no educational substitution for specialized experience at the GS-15 level.



If selected for this vacancy, you may be required to file the OGE Form 450 (Financial Disclosure Statement.

As a member of the Council on Veterans Program the Department of Energy supports our nation’s veterans through various veteran hiring initiatives and authorities.


Your application will be rated by our application system using the Category Rating procedure. A quality review will then be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME). Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (if applicable to the job), and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. The quality categories are usually defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified" and "Qualified". Veterans Preference eligibles will be listed at the top of whichever category your score places you in. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and higher.


If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted.

To preview questions please click here.


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The Department of Energy offers comprehensive and competitive benefits. You may be eligible for some or all of the following:
  • Health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance
  • Retirement program
  • Paid holiday, sick, and vacation time
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Training and education opportunities
  • Transit benefit
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent)
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Worklife4You Resource
For more information on these benefits, see the USAJOBS Resource Center's Interactive Benefits Page.


  • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period or a background investigation.
  • All males must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register.


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To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete application no later than 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish. Requests for extensions will not be granted, so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish before the deadline. Our application system displays a countdown timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.

Steps to submit a complete application:

  1. You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.
  2. You must have a completed resume. (Please note that some DOE offices do not accept uploaded resumes and require that you have a completed resume within your USAJOBS profile using the Resume Builder).
  3. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials ready, click the 'Apply Now' button.
  4. You must respond to all applicant assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
  5. You will then be asked to upload additional supporting documentation, which may include (but is not limited to) transcripts, portfolio samples, certifications, and verification of veteran status.
  6. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process. You must click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not click 'Finish', your application will not be received.

If your resume does not support the responses in your application questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.


This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under Merit Promotion procedure as announcement #EEGO-13-MP-96-JW-00410. You must apply to the vacancy for which you wish to receive consideration.  If you wish to be considered for this position under both DE and MP procedures, you must apply to both announcements.



  • If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the Apply Now button), please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement between normal business hours.
  • If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs, account profile issues, or Resume Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail
  • If you are experiencing a significant hardship which hinders your ability to apply online please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement during normal business hours.


Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.

If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.

  • ALL APPLICANTS: Resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
  • Applicants using education to qualify (if applicable): Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and grade. Education may not be applicable for some jobs at higher grade levels. Please see the Education section for more information.
  • Current/former Federal employees: Most recent Standard Form (SF) 50. To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show: position title and type, occupational series, grade, and tenure. This is a blank sample SF-50 and should not be submitted with your application!
  • Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
  • Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
  • Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.


Carol Vogel
Phone: 303-437-8824
Fax: 000-000-0000
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
Human Resources Office
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
Fax: 000-000-0000


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