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    Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

    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 delegated examining procedures for non-status applicants under announcement 18-1819-HQ-GS-D. 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 (USCG), National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC), Claims Adjudication Division (CA), in 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.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located at the National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC) in Washington, DC. You will serve as Chief of the Claims Division, with overall responsibilities for managing the overall operation of the NPFC’s Claims Division, providing day-to-day supervision over the Division’s staff, establishing policies for implementing the damage claims provisions of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), and executing authority to pay these claims against the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) as delegated by the Director, NPFC.

    Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

    • Providing day-to-day leadership, guidance, administrative & technical supervision of a professional staff at the GS-05 thru GS-14 level.
    • Furthering the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO) by taking positive steps to assure the accomplishment of affirmative action objectives.
    • Providing managerial direction to the development and implementation of a service-wide claims determination program aligned with the OPA.
    • Developing and implementing strategic plans and measurement programs to ensure quality and timely adjudication of OPA damage claims.
    • Analyzing legislative proposals concerning OPA damage claims and develops legislative, regulatory, and/or policy changes concerning OPA damage claims.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501073800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.