Job Overview

Summary

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 cyberspace 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.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under delegated examining procedures for non-status applicants under announcement 13-1953-HQ-RW-MR1.  APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.  

This position is located within the Office of Civil Rights, Region 1, Civil Rights Directorate, United States Coast Guard (USCG), Washington DC.



Duties

This position is located within the Office of Civil Rights, Region 1, Civil Rights Directorate, United States Coast Guard (USCG).  The primary duty of this position is to serve as an EEO/EO Counselor, EEO/EO trainer, the Affirmative Employment Program (AEP) Manager and provide advice and assistance to Flag Officers, Senior Executive Service Members and Office Directors in integrating Affirmative Employment/Special Emphasis (SEP) action into their continuing management strategies for Headquarters (HQ) and HQ units.

Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team.  Typical work assignments include:

The incumbent of this position will:

-  Participate in the development and implementation of policy and program direction by providing day-to-day leadership and program management of the EEO/EO complaints process, AEP, SEP, Partnership in Education (PIE), and community outreach programs for HQ, HQ units, and all units and commands located in the Coast Guard National Capital Area (NCA).

-  Serve as the primary technical authority regarding evolving legal mandates, regulatory guidance, and sensitivity of such requirements upon the workforce.

-  Develop and execute the annual HQ SEP budget to ensure accomplishment of cultural awareness, education, and employment related activities supporting AEP goals and objectives.

- Assist in the development or modification of HQ and NCA training, merit promotion plans, processing of informal complaints, recruitment and upward mobility plans.

- Formulate and develop AEP plans by drafting guidelines and regulations to resolve complex, systemic problems that impact employment policies or practices at HQ.  Review and evaluate program activities and takes steps to correct program deficiencies and increase program effectiveness.

- Serve as HQ technical expert on Management Directive 715 and AEP activities.