GS-12: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to the GS-11 Federal grade level that may include: performing such duties as assessing problems accurately, and recommending solutions that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of major agency operations; analyzing program issues that cross programs or organizational boundaries; developing recommendations for administrative or regulatory actions, responses to oversight or media requests, policy and procedural guidance; using quantitative analytical methods to solve problems and recommend changes to procedures, policies, etc. that increase effectiveness; effectively provides routine advice or exchanges information.
GS-13: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to the GS-12 Federal grade level that may include: identifying cause and effect relationships to solve complex problems for the organization; developing programs and procedures to improve work methods and management controls for a major organizational segment of an agency, such as a regional office, center, or major field installation; developing substantive information and reports for management regarding the program, policies and functions of the organization; applying innovative analytical methods to conduct planning for new projects with significant agency impact where there is limited precedent or no precedent; utilizing skill in presenting information, analysis, ideas and positions in a clear, succinct, accurate, convincing manner, as is appropriate with the audience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of qualitative/quantitative methods for the improvement of program effectiveness.
2. Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions.
3. Ability to communicate in writing.
4. Ability to communicate orally.
5. Ability to advise management and provide assistance.
Conditions of Employment:
PCS: Not Authorized
Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized
Overtime Work: Occasionally
TDY Travel: Occasionally
Tour of Duty: Other
Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
Security Requirements: Top Secret Clearance
There are four positions located in the Operations Division, Office of Diversion Control (OD), Diversion Planning and Resources Section (ODA), Diversion General Services (ODAS) and Diversion Value Analysis Unit (ODAV). The incumbent will perform duties such as:
· Formulating and developing detailed plans, goals, and objectives for the long-range implementation and administration of major agency programs.
· Providing expert analysis and evaluation to management that encompass programmatic milestones, schedules, and resource planning and execution required for effective management, operations, and decision making in support of a project/program or functional area.
· Consulting and coordinating with DEA managers to make assignments and review and discuss operations, special projects, long and short range plans, and other management considerations.
· Serving as an expert consultant in a broad specialty area in education or a subject-matter field; Developing original course plan and design for basic course concepts.
· Participating in planning conferences with supervisory and program managers to provide necessary information pertaining to the program specialty.
· Preparing and developing material for portions of courses that conform to existing guidelines and precedents or evaluates and revises a course that requires only minor modifications, such as routine periodic updating.
· Advising senior management on policy and program developments; Providing guidance on the resolution of problems, and on the most effective utilization of staff and resources.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs 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 assessed and your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration.
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
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