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Job Title:  Health Systems Resource Management Team Lead
Department:  Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:  Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Job Announcement Number:  LAG-PHS-933094-LMA-017

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$72,780.00 to $128,844.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 to Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
This position is only open to U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers


NOTE: This position is in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps and you will be referred as a Commissioned Corps personnel and not as a candidate to a permanent GS career or career-conditional appointment. This USPHS position is being filled at the rank of Captain (O-6).


Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyber space and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to

The ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) exists within the organizational structure of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers, civil service staff and contractors comprise the healthcare professionals working together to provide quality healthcare services.  

The incumbent serves as the Team Lead/Supervisor for the IHSC Health System Resource Management Unit (HSRMU), directly reporting to the IHSC Chief of Staff, and is responsible for management and oversight of all programs and activities that relate to financial, acquisition and resource management.

***This Position is open for U.S. Public Health Service officers only***

MISSION:The ICE Health Service Corps protects America by providing health care and public health services in support of immigration and customs law enforcement. This is accomplished through maintaining a committed, effective and efficient workforce who provides evidenced based appropriate health care in a cost effective manner.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care, or Finance. Master Degree…preferred.
  2. If the incumbent holds a clinical license, it is the responsibility of the incumbent to fulfill the obligation(s) of their licensing or certifying body to maintain currency. This position may be required to perform clinical activities with the scope of clinical license in times of critical needs within the agency.
  3. Healthcare Field Work Experience.
  4. Business Acumen.
  5. Leadership Skills.
  6. Supervisory Skills.
  7. Oral/Written Communication Skills.
  8. Integrity/Honesty.
  9. Organizational/Time Management Skills.
  10. Management of Personnel Resources.
  11. Reading Comprehension.
  12. Active Listening.
  13. Judgment and Decision Making. 
  14. Cultural Competency.


  • Maintain current license and meet continuing State edu requirements(if req)
  • Maintain BLS certifications (if req)
  • Competencies
  • Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
  • Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
  • Ability to pass background investigation


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  1. Interpretation and translation activities within the scope of the employees’ duties.
  2. Assess these employees’ language abilities to ensure their competency to perform language services for particular duties; and describe plans for enhancing employees’ language abilities.
  3. Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) for all matters related to the fiscal, acquisition/procurement, logistics and resource management activities for IHSC.
  4. Maintain DHS Contracting Officer Representative (COR) certification and serve as the COR in providing technical oversight on assigned healthcare system contracts and procurement initiatives.
  5. Manages a diverse staff to oversee and coordinate the development of the annual operating budgets and spending plans for Headquarters and the IHSC staffed sites.
  6. Plans, directs, and coordinates difficult and complex programs including the functional areas within the IHSC HSRMU: Finance and Budget, Medical Logistics and Acquisitions and Contract Management
  7. Develops, applies, and adjusts financial plans and policies to attain agency objectives.
  8. Formulates and coordinates annual operating, budgets and spending plans for Headquarters and IHSC field facilities.
  9. Oversight of annual interagency and reimbursement agreements with client agencies.
  10. Oversight of all budget formulation and budget execution activities within IHSC.
  11. Administers the Division’s cost centers management program.
  12. Serves as the Division’s funds certification officer.
  13. Establishes and implements criteria for the measurement of progress toward acquisition goals, considering problems relating to priorities, timing, and interrelationships between the various procurement vehicles and contracting activities.
  14. Participates with senior leadership in the strategic planning, coordination, and implementation of initiatives and projects
  15. Manages the development of procedures for the effective reporting of program and management data.
  16. Assists in the design and implementation of data information systems to track all phases of administrative and acquisition management for the Division.
  17. Oversight of the IHSC program’s accounting and internal control systems in accordance with OMB Circular A-123.
  18. Ensures that management obtains maximum benefit from financial resources without sacrificing efficiency and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  19. Establishes and maintains relationships with individual and business customers, and provides assistance with problems customers may encounter.
  20. Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of staff at Headquarters or at the field sites.
  21. Networks within communities to establish and maintain collaborative partnerships.
  22. Prepares financial and regulatory reports required by laws, regulations, and organizational policy.
  23. Establishes procedures for custody and control of records to ensure safekeeping.
  24. Reviews collection reports to determine the status of collections and the amounts of outstanding balances.
  25. Analyzes information, evaluates results, and determines the best solution practices to solve problems.
  26. Communicates efficiently with outside organizations, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.
  27. Reviews information by categorizes, estimates, recognizes differences or similarities, and detects changes in circumstances or events.
  28. Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish positive outcomes.
  29. Coordinates monthly/quarterly reports, to include tracking tools for all program activities in collaboration with the Recruitment and Retention Team, and other IHSC programs, as needed.
  30. Travel maybe required.
  31. Supervisory oversight of Resource Management Unit Team Members.
  32. Other duties as assigned in support of the IHSC Office of the Assistant Director and the IHSC Chief of Staff.


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    1. Minimum 5 years’ experience with resource management to include: Contracting, Logistics & Acquisitions, and Finance & Budget.
    2. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience with supervisory, leadership, conflict management, and management experience.
    3. Knowledge of the federal contract and acquisition process.
    4. Experience with overseeing and monitoring federal contracts.
    5. Knowledge and experience of the federal financial management system.
    6. Knowledge of the federal budget process and appropriation law.
    7. Knowledge of resource management, logistics, and procurement processes, especially within a healthcare organization.
    8. Knowledge of business principles and practices to identify requirements for contractor performed work, conduct quality review and assessment, and ensure proper payment of costs.
    9. Knowledge of customer service principles and processes.
    10. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    11. Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
    12. Knowledge of marketing principles and methods.
    13. Knowledge of fiscal laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
    14. Knowledge of principles, procedures and applicable laws for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
    15. Knowledge of and ability to apply a high level of sound, independent judgment in solution of financial problems and in the administration of a financial management program.


    1. The work may require physical exertion such as lifting objects greater than 30 pounds.
    2. Required to perform CPR standing or kneeling.
    3. Must be able to assist patients in and out of wheelchairs.
    4. The work may necessitate some physical characteristics that will be required when responding to an emergency situation, such as running short distance, prolonged standing and working in an austere environment.
    5. Must be able to walk up and downstairs, to include during emergency situations.


    Applications will be evaluated against the required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as listed in this announcement.


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    Pay and benefits for PHS officers are managed through the Division of Commissioned Corps Personnel and Readiness and are comparable to the pay and allowances authorized for members of the Armed Forces. Specific information can be found in the Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation, 7000.14-R at




    1. DHS

    2. ICE

    3. ERO


    1. Health and Human Services (HHS)

    2. USPHS


    1. Incumbent works under the general supervision of the IHSC Chief of Staff.


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    To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


    • You must submit your resume which shows relevant experience, education, and training. Work experience should include job title, duties, employer's name, daytime telephone number and address, starting and ending dates, hours worked per week, and indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.
    • You must submit copies of proof of licensures, degrees, certificates and all other required documentation identified in this announcement.
    • You must submit your three (3) most recent Commissioned Officer Effectiveness Report (COER). 

    Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

    You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

    NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

    If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

    1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 933094.
    2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot complete your Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

    To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

    1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
    2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
    3. Fax all six pages of 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.

    Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. If you need further assistance, contact the Human Resources Office representative listed on this announcement at least one day prior to Wednesday, August 14, 2013 for further instructions. You must submit all required information by Wednesday, August 14, 2013. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. A valid email address is required in order to notify you of the outcome of your application.


    IHSC Recruiting
    Phone: (202)732-4600
    Agency Information:
    ICE Laguna Service Center
    500 12th St SW
    Washington, DC


    If you meet all eligibility requirements, your application package will be sent to the hiring manager for further consideration.

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