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    This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution (CADR) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget in Arlington, VA. The CADR Office is responsible for providing Departmental leadership on effective conflict management practices and establishes and coordinates Department-wide implementation of all policies and guidance on the appropriate and effective use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes.

    The incumbent serves as a Conflict Management Specialist, promoting and providing expert assistance and support for all bureaus and offices to increase and improve the use of collaborative decision-making and ADR processes.

    At the full performance level (GS-13)the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Participates in strategic planning and policy development that addresses improvements or enhancements to the current Department of the Interior (DOI) Integrated Conflict Management System.
    2. Develops reports and other communications on CADR activities and initiatives, including data collection and analysis, and customer satisfaction surveys.
    3. Serves as a subject matter expert in the areas of conflict management and ADR and provides advice and guidance to clients on the availability and appropriate use of different tools, resources, and processes in all program areas.
    4. Educates DOI managers and employees about best practices in the use of CADR processes and develops marketing strategies and conducts outreach to expand and improve the Department's ability to manage conflict effectively.
    5. Delivers training for all bureaus, offices, program areas and training centers on communication and conflict resolution skills to support increased awareness and use of the different CADR tools, resources, and process options available to DOI employees.
    6. Assists with the implementation of the tracking and evaluation systems for CORE PLUS and the ECCR program and instructs CORE PLUS collateral duty roster members on the use of the tracking system.
    7. Represents the CADR office at a variety of meetings, conferences, forums, work groups, committees, and events.
    8. Serves as a CORE PLUS in-house coach, facilitator, mediator, or ombuds, and provides services when requested.

    The Office of the Secretary has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

    Salary Information
    GS-09: $59,534-$77,396 per annum; GS-11: $72,030-$93,638 per annum; GS-12: $86,335-$112,240 per annum; GS-13: 102,663-$133,465 per annum.
    First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

    This vacancy is also announced as OS-6080-20-NN-112(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel of 1-5 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568683800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.