Minimum Qualifications Requirement: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the federal government or equivalent supporting executives in developing, refining, executing, assessing progress in meeting, and communicating organizational strategy; leading a wide variety of complex and sensitive projects, requiring extensive internal outreach to obtain clarification on scope, goals, resources, intended outcomes, and applicable polices and program guidance; using available or acquired software and systems (e.g., Sharepoint, standalone software, Excel) to develop means to capture, categorize, sort, retrieve, and organize vast amounts of data in a strategically meaningful way; and providing observations, evaluations, and recommendations to correct weaknesses and implement improvements.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5CFR 300, Subpart F.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER - Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Failure to provide your Social Security Number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Division of Human Resources, Work/Life Programs, at (703) 487-5408. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The Department of Interior, Office of Inspector is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, political affiliation, union or non-union affiliation, sexual orientation, disability, or any other non-merit factors.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your experience (paid and unpaid), education, awards, and training and self-development as it relates to the position. If you are a current or former Federal employee, you must indicate the GS or pay band level for each position that you held. If your resume includes non-government service, including contractors, please include the salaries for each position held. All work experience should specify the length of time spent in the position and tour of duty (full or part time to include number of hours). One year of general or specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are pro-rated.
Your responses to the questionnaire and/or competency statements will be evaluated to determine the degree to which your skills match this position. Your responses to the self-assessment questionnaire will be validated against your resume to determine if you meet the qualification requirements for this position.
Candidates are required to possess certain Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the functions of this position. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their attainment of these KSAs in an online job questionnaire. The KSAs are:
- Advanced knowledge in strategy management and mastery of advanced management and organizational skills, including the application of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods, in order to assess organizational performance relative to stated strategic objectives and to conduct surveys.
- Skill in using project management principles and practices to lead/ design complex projects that potentially impact the entire organization and/or entire units, including clarifying project goals, obtaining stakeholder buy-in, setting and meeting key milestones, managing project risks, recommending appropriate project team members, reporting as appropriate to keep stakeholders involved, and closing out/ rolling out the project at project completion.
- Skill in designing solutions in Sharepoint for data management, sorting, and retrieval; building collaborative platforms; and using Sharepoint for information sharing.
- Skill and ability to present to executives in a concise, clear manner.
If a determination is made that qualifications and/or experience have been inflated, your score will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. To preview questions please click here.