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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as the Chief, Report Development Division for the Office of Highway Safety (OHS). The Chief, Report Development Division manages the report development process by supervising Project Managers and Writer/Editors and may act as the Hearing Officer during Investigative Hearings. The Division may also be responsible for co-chairing safety studies and conducting forums and symposia.

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    Responsibilities

    At the GS-15, the incumbent

    • Manages and coordinates the development of, directs the writing of, or writes, major accident and special investigation reports. Supervises the development of, for Board adoption, reports/briefs. Develops and writes applicable highway accident investigative protocols, guidance, applicable portions of NTSB Orders and/or Board responses to Notices of Proposed Rulemakings, replies to safety inquiries from Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local agencies, industry, and the general public. Reviews, analyzes, assesses and provides comment on Notices of Proposed Rulemakings, interacting extensively with regulatory agency(s).
    • Exercises quality control for written documents that must be approved by the NTSB or signed by the Chairman and for other written products assigned by the Director. Reviews, evaluates, and rewrites products written by other staff members, as assigned by the Director, to ensure technical adequacy and adequacy of logic, organization, structure, coherence, support and style. Ensures through complete and comprehensive review of each report draft, that essential issues are identified, adequately addressed and that all findings and recommendations are supported by analysis.
    • Provides expertise and support to the Office of Highway Safety in the planning, development and conduct of investigative reports and associated products. Maintains technical expertise and represents the NTSB in interacting with outside organizations. May serve as one of the agency's technical experts and may be called upon to represent the agency at technical meetings, seminars, inter-agency councils, and to give speeches at external events. Oversees the technical and administrative procedures associated with conducting hearings, forums, and symposiums. As requested, performs special assignments, projects, and other duties, such as the development of speeches for the Chairman and Board Members.

    NOTE: The work environment is basically sedentary in the office. On rare occasions, the incumbent may be asked to visit an accident scene for familiarization purposes. The incumbent must qualify for and maintain a government issued travel charge card.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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