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Job Title:Supervisory Business Operations Specialist

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:U.S. Marshals Service

Job Announcement Number:CK-13-949827-TW

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 to Monday, September 23, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1101-14/15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The United States Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset seizure and forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, prisoner transportation and custody.

Vacancy ID: 949827

Job Title: Supervisory Business Operations Specialist, GS-1101-14/15

Promotion Potential: 15

Duty Location: Arlington, VA United States 1 vacancy

Open Period: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Monday, September 23, 2013

Salary Range - $105,211.00 - $155,500.00 Annually

Who May Apply: You may apply if you are a US Citizen or National.

The incumbent serves as the Assistant Program Manager of the Complex Assets Section. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing and advising on the pre-seizure, custody, management and disposal of seized and forfeited Businesses, including ongoing businesses and business interests; intangible assets; and notes receivable, as well as Complex Financial Instruments, including stocks, bonds and investment accounts; planning and directing all program activities involved in accomplishing the work of the Section, and developing and implementing policies and standard operating procedures for the section. The incumbent participates in making high level decisions and providing programmatic recommendations to the Program Manager of Asset Management, the Deputy Assistant Director and the Assistant Director, Asset Forfeiture Division. The incumbent also serves as the DOJ subject matter expert on the pre-seizure, custody, management, and disposal of businesses and complex financial instruments seized as a result of the violation of laws enforced or administered by DOJ.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized
  • Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening.
  • A one year trial/probationary period may be required.

DUTIES:

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The incumbent:

  • Manage the Asset Forfeiture Division Complex Assets Section.
  • Develops overall plans and objectives for the assigned section.
  • Directs the formulation of highly effective management and disposition strategies involving the most complex and high risk assets seized and forfeited in the Asset Forfeiture Program.
  • Oversees and provides technical advice and guidance in management, valuation, finance, accounting/audit, operation, and closing.
  • Oversees the development and application of new and improved business practices for the management and disposition of seized assets in the assigned program area.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Qualifications:

GS-14: Must have at least one year (12 months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-13 level of the Federal Service. This experience has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and was obtained in either the public or private sectors. My experience included performing the following tasks: managing the valuation, finance, accounting/audit, operation, closing, and disposition of assets including business enterprises and interest, intangible assets and notes receivable, as well as financial instruments, including stocks, bonds, and investment accounts; overseeing the development and application of new and improved business practices for the management and disposition of complex assets; establishing standard operating procedures and internal controls related to the management and disposition of complex assets; conducting of professional pre-seizure financial assessments, including an analysis of asset values and liability risk, assisting in drafting of court orders, developing asset maintenance plans and effective asset disposal strategy; supervising employees by planning and assigning work to be accomplished, evaluating employee performance standards, interviewing and recommending selection of candidates for vacant positions, identifying training needs of employees, resolving minor employee complaints, and effecting disciplinary measures when appropriate.

GS-15: Must have at least one year (12 months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-14 level of the Federal Service. This experience has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and was obtained in either the public or private sectors. My experience included performing the following tasks: managing the valuation, finance, accounting/audit, operation, closing, and disposition of complex assets including business enterprises and interest, intangible assets and notes receivable, as well as financial instruments, including stocks, bonds, and investment accounts; overseeing the development and application of new and improved business practices for the management and disposition of complex assets; establishing standard operating procedures and internal controls related to the management and disposition of complex assets; conducting of professional pre-seizure financial assessments, including an analysis of asset values and liability risk, assisting in drafting of court orders, developing asset maintenance plans and effective asset disposal strategy; supervising employees by planning and assigning work to be accomplished, developing and evaluating employee performance standards, interviewing and recommending selection of candidates for vacant positions, identifying training needs of employees, resolving minor employee complaints, and effecting disciplinary measures when appropriate.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). 


All qualifications requirements for this position must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ’s Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.

  • Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
  • Highly Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job;
  • Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.

Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration (unless a sufficient number of qualified veterans are found - in which only those names will be initially certified). Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).

  • Knowledge of managing complex assets.
  • Ability to exercise supervisory authority.
  • Knowledge of organizational and administrative processes.
  • Ability to communicate verbally.
  • Ability to communicate in writing.
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    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


    BENEFITS:

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    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/EI/benefits.asp#icc.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.   If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:   1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.   To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.   You must provide proof of eligibility with your application.   Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.   Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

     

    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.   If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.   To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.   You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.   Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:

    http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ctap 

    Veteran Preference:  If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé.   You MUST submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214; official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. If you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your claim.

     

    Although veteran preference points are not assigned under category rating procedures, veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.   In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified).



    HOW TO APPLY:

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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.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, 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. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 23, 2013 to receive consideration.

     

    Note: Failure to submit a resume or supporting documentation may result in elimination for further consideration.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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

    1. Your Resume
    2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
    3. Other supporting documents:
    - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
    - College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education, if applicable 
    - Any other supporting documentation required for verification as described in the announcement.

     

    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 select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.  

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID CK-13-949827-TW. 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/pdfimage/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.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Midwest Services Branch
    Phone: (816)426-5706
    Email: KANSASCITY@OPM.GOV
    Agency Information:
    USMS AFD
    1750 Crystal Drive
    Arlington, VA
    22202

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.   We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

     

    EEO Statement: click here

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: click here

    Selective Service: click here

     

    Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.

     


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    Job Announcement Number:

    CK-13-949827-TW

    Control Number:

    350918600