Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

Who May Apply:  Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments; displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service;Military Spouses; and individuals with disabilities.

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration (ASA), Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance and Operations Division (EEOCO) 

This announcement may be used to fill additional positions.

Duties

Processes pre-complaints (informal complaints) and formal complaints of discrimination in the division of EEOCO; supports the Director by carrying out functions of the office relating to compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and procedures that govern the processing of informal and formal complaints under 29 C.F.R. 1614 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Management Directive 110 (MD-110).

Provide advice and guidance to managers and employees on EEO and related processes and programs. 

Performs legal research into case precedent, statutory, and regulatory citations, and HHS policy to effectively process informal and formal complaints of discrimination; assist in the formulation of legal arguments in support of complaint decisions, and prepares briefings for staff on the latest legal cases.

Counsels pre-complainants, assures appropriate documents are completed, and notifies pre-complainants, and complainants of the different stages of the complaint process.

Designs, coordinates, and delivers EEO training on an annual basis for multiple HHS offices.

Analyzes EEO complaint and workforce data to discern trends and to produce reports for HHS management and external oversight entities.

Serves as an authority on various alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques used to resolve complaints. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No