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For over two centuries the USCG 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 merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 18-1230-HQ-RB-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 in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Commercial Regulations & Standards Directorate, Washington, DC.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.
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As a Supervisory General Engineer, the selectee will serve as the Deputy Director, Commercial Regulations and Standards, to provide the leadership, management and continuity necessary for planning, directing and executing the Directorate's operations. In the absence of the Director, approximately 50% of the time, you assume all duties and responsibilities of that position. Additionally, you will serve as a senior technical advisor on matters related to commercial vessel safety.
The Directorate of Commercial Regulations and Standards has a number of responsibilities, including: developing, implementing and coordinating national standards, regulations and policies to enhance marine safety, security and stewardship; managing and directing the Coast Guard's regulatory program for marine safety, security and stewardship; managing and directing the U.S. technical involvement in international organizations responsible for marine safety, security and stewardship; and overseeing and directing the processing of Deepwater Port applications.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Assisting the Director with the management, oversight and direction of the Coast Guard's regulatory program for marine safety, security and stewardship with the objective of developing appropriate standards, regulations, and policies.
- Providing leadership to ensure the development of the Coast Guard's regulatory agenda, including prioritization of regulatory projects.
- Providing leadership with the management, oversight and direction of the technical aspects of the U.S. involvement in international organizations responsible for marine safety, security and stewardship.
- Assisting with the oversight and direction needed to prepare the new international treaties or amending existing international treaties.
- Collaborating with the Director in the oversight and maintenance of policy and programmatic compliance of ten technical Shipping Coordinating Committee Working Groups and their chairpersons to ensure consistency with overall U.S. objectives.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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