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 13-2111-HQ-RW-M.  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 2, Civil Rights Directorate, United States Coast Guard (USCG), Norfolk, VA.

Duties

This position is located within the Office of Civil Rights Region5, Zone 2, Civil Rights Directorate, United States Coast Guard (USCG). The primary duties of this position is to serve as a civil rights subject matter and program expert for the USCG field location assigned and participate in development and implementation of program policy.
 
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team.  Typical work assignments include:
 
- Participating in the development and implementation of policy and program direction by providing day-to-day leadership and program management of Civil Rights, Equal Opportunity (EO), EEO, and community outreach programs for the Coast Guard.
- Serving as the primary technical authority regarding evolving legal mandates, regulatory guidance, and sensitivity of such requirements upon the workforce.
- Serving as the first contact and the primary service provider for the counseling of discrimination complaints for both military and civilian employees.
- Preparing various administrative reports, documentation, and records for discrimination pre-complaint and complaint processing along with various other Civil Rights programs and initiatives.
- Serving as a primary trainer for personnel in Civil Rights Awareness, Sexual Harassment Prevention, and other courses related to Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity. Training requires travel to locations throughout the multi-state zones.
- Developing, organizing, scheduling, and preparing training materials, facilitating group role-play and case studies, and presenting Civil Rights Awareness, Sexual Harassment Prevention, and other courses related to Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity.
- Advising and assisting heads of commands/units, managers, supervisors, committees, employees, and applicants on procedural EEO and EO Program issues and requirements.