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    This position is located in the Judges Compensation and Retirement Division (JCRD) within the Human Resources Office (HRO). The JCRD is responsible for managing the personnel, payroll, and retirement system for retired Supreme Court justices, judges, their spouses, and their survivors. The Deputy Chief provides expert leadership and direction in establishing and maintaining the strategic and operational function in JCRD and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day work of the JCRD staff. This includes management and oversight of the Judges Retirement Services Advisory and the Judges Personnel and Payroll Advisory Teams.

    ***NOTE: Selectee must participate in the Continuity of Operations Plan, which includes attending, meeting, planning, coordinating, and carrying out mission-critical work during weather and emergency events.

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    • Directing the day-to-day operations and supervisory responsibilities for the Judges Retirement and Advisory Services and the Personnel and Payroll Advisory Services Teams, including managing time and attendance and performance management.
    • Serving as Acting Division Chief in the absence of the Chief and providing guidance with planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the work of the Division.
    • Developing and implementing process improvements and enhancements to effect continuous improvement and efficiency of Division operations.
    • Managing and coordinating annual audit process of retirement funds to include audit report review and response and implementation of recommendations.
    • Serving as a subject matter expert on pay, benefits and retirement issues for judges, and for the judicial survivors' annuity system; answering questions and providing advice to judges, judge spouses, surviving spouses and judicial employees, and responding to inquiries from non judiciary callers.
    • Preparing briefing materials and presenting information on pay, benefits and retirement planning to judges and judge spouses held throughout the country each year in conjunction with Circuit Judicial Conferences, Federal Judicial Center Orientations and Workshops, and Judges Retreats and Meetings.
    • Serving as the primary point of contact on Social Security and Medicare, and spouse equity issues; providing guidance to judges and other high-level judiciary employees.
    • Preparing and reviewing executive correspondence on matters impacting all judges on pay, benefits and retirement.
    • Preparing and presenting comprehensive reports, recommendations, and analysis from retirement and benefits studies and best practices and writing and updating policy statements in the Guide to Judiciary Policy.
    • Assisting the Office of the General Counsel and Judicial Services Office in preparing agenda items for Judicial Conference Committees and judges advisory group meetings.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/497883800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.