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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Washington, DC.

    *This announcement is extended to 2/25/2019.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as a full Deputy to the Director and Chief Operating Officer of the agency in all facets of administering OWCP programs. This includes significant involvement in the development and implementation of nationwide policies, regulations, procedures, and financial management for OWCP. These program responsibilities include the following:

    Assists the Director in determining changes of policy to help achieve maximum program effectiveness, and to assure that the OWCP policies are in agreement with overall Departmental policies and goals. Develops and revises policies based on knowledge of OWCP’s programs, Administration and Departmental policies, and pending legislation pertinent to OWCP. Assesses the need and probable effect of proposed policies, formulates recommendations to the Director, and follows through to assure that proposed policies are developed and implemented through the OWCP Program Heads and the Division Directors. Makes decisions on technical and administrative problems as they occur.

    Develops, establishes and oversees the implementation of operational and administrative procedures and practices for the examination, investigation and adjudication of claims for compensation for disability and death arising under the FECA, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Act, and Coal Mine Health and Safety Act as amended, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act, as amended.

    Oversees and is accountable for the ongoing administrative management activities of OWCP.  This includes allocation of resources and staff within OWCP, financial management for both administrative and benefit funds including budget formulation and execution, accounting, financial statement preparation, and audits implementing all Federal financial and audit standards relevant to administrative funds and benefit programs.   Serves as the focal point for fund adjustments and problems in connection with workers’ compensation funds and payment facilities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 25%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521274100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.