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    This position is located in the Employment and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Division of UI Operations (DUA).

    This position is inside the bargaining unit.  

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    As a recognized authority and expert in Unemployment Insurance (UI) Programs, the incumbent performs the following duties:


    • Supports the provision of program technical assistance and guidance to regional staff, grantees, and other stakeholder groups on specific UI program activities and/or legislative initiatives.
    • Conducts completes studies for the development of operational guideline and training materials. Serves as a UIPS.
    • Works collaboratively to support administration and oversight of UI programs, grants, and contracts.
    • Assists in coordination and collaboration with programs of other Federal agencies.
    • Selects successful methods and techniques used by other organizations and adapts and extends such material to solve problems in similar situations.
    • Contracts officials of other organizations to advise on problems and render technical operations of the funded programs.


    • Serves as an UI program expert on behalf of the agency.
    • Reviews and analyzes Federal and State law, regulations and administrative procedures.
    • Provides authoritative advice and consultation to ETA officials and customers.
    • Recommends new approaches and alternatives to address current or anticipated problems.
    • Negotiates acceptable agreements to resolve conflicts and controversial disputes.
    • Elicits support of program officials, customers, and other concerned parties.
    • Provides leadership in formulating methods for getting results through cooperative efforts.
    • Develops and applies new methods, approaches, and techniques or the extension, revision, and adaptation of existing methodology to new or unusual applications or situations. 
    • Develops and applies new methods and techniques to solve problems where existing guides are largely inapplicable.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Infrequent 5% or less

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - Promotion Potential to the GS-13 level.

  • Job family (Series)

    0106 Unemployment Insurance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579216400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.