The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) was established under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The mission of SIGTARP is to protect Americans by operating as a law enforcement office and an audit watchdog over the TARP programs. We are looking for people to join our team as we work to protect Americans from fraud, waste, and abuse in TARP.Learn more about this agency
The Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration (AIG-M) is charged with the responsibility to independently and objectively:
- Provide professional advice and services to the SIGTARP on personnel, logistics, financial, information technology, and other administrative and management matters;
- Coordinate strategic plans and objectives and independently assess organizational accomplishments;
- Recommend policies related to any assigned program areas;
- Supervise SIGTARP’s IT, Budget, Procurement, Human Resources, and other support personnel.The incumbent plans, organizes and directs the technical support and oversight programs for personnel, logistics, financial, information technology, and other administrative and management matters within SIGTARP. As such, he or she is the principal advisor to the SIG and Deputy SIG on the full range of administrative support functions within SIGTARP.
Occasional travel - May be required
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Conditions of Employment
- Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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- You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Natural.
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
All applicants must exhibit competency in each of the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below. Eligibility will be based on a clear demonstration that the applicant's training and experience are of the scope, quality and level of responsibility sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this executive position.
Note: The Technical Qualifications (TQs) vacancy questions in this announcement are mandatory and must be addressed. All Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) vacancy questions are also mandatory UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.
Your application may be disqualified if you fail to address these requirements.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service.
Part I – Technical Qualifications (TQs) -The TQ questions are mandatory for all applicants.
TQ 1: Comprehensive executive-level working knowledge of all human resources functions, and demonstrated experience designing and implementing strategic and workforce planning systems, human capital strategies, and process evaluation and re-engineering methodologies, including in a shared services environment.
TQ 2: Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and manage in an independent organization with rapidly changing priorities and extensive public and Congressional scrutiny in one or more of these functional areas: budget and financial management, information technology, contracting and small purchasing; and property and facilities logistics and management.
TQ 3: Demonstrated leadership overseeing a staff in providing highly complex and technical operational and administrative support services to Federal law enforcement officers, auditors and administrative personnel, in an Inspector General's office, other oversight body, regulatory agency, law enforcement agency or prosecutorial office.
Part II. Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) - ECQ questions are mandatory for all applicants UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.
ECQ 1: Leading Change This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2: Leading People This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3: Results Driven This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4: Business Acumen This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5: Building Coalitions This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
OPM provides models and suggestions for writing ECQs in the Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill this vacancy.
- We will not pay relocation expenses.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- This is a Public Trust position.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:
• This position has been designated as a SES – General.
• OPM Certification: An initial SES career appointment is contingent on approval from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board unless the selectee has successfully completed an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program.
• Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
• Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
• If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
• Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
• Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
• Submit to a drug test prior to your selection, and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
• Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your:
2. Responses to the Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications (if applicable), and
3. Required supporting documents.
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
2. Rating: Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) based on the executive (ECQ) and technical (TQ) qualification requirements stated in this announcement.
3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position.
- OPM QUALIFICATION REVIEW BOARD CERTIFICATION: This documentation is ONLY required for applicants who are graduates of the SES Candidate Development Program (CDP). All such applicants must submit proof of their OPM Qualification Review Board Certification.
- TQ's/ECQ's: Narrative statements or assessment responses addressing the TQ’s and ECQ’s. (ECQs not required when evidence of Career SES appointment/SES reinstatement eligibility or CDP certification is provided).
- SF-50/Employment documentation: You must submit your most recent Personnel Action or similar document that reflects your employment in the civil service.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Learn more about Federal benefits programs at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
SIGTARP has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.
SIGTARP provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.
You will be re-directed to SIGTARP's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.
To complete, you must click the “Finish” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.
Agency contact information
Applicant Call Center
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To check the status of your application for this position, please follow these steps:
1. Login to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" section and click on the vacancy you would like to view and have already applied for.
2. Under "application status," click "additional application information" and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website where you can check your application status. The "additional application information" link may not be available if your application status says "Unavailable." This indicates that your application is not complete.
If the "additional application information" link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and "Update Application" to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application.
Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Legal and regulatory guidance
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528328400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.