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    Summary

    This position is located in Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA). The position requires the performance of a variety of program-related assignments in one or more front-line, core unemployment insurance program lines of work. Assignments are heavily influenced by ETA's one-stop, customer service philosophy and the focus and direction flowing from workforce legislation.

    These positions can be filled in either Boston, MA or Philadelphia, PA. 

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent serves in a developmental capacity as an Unemployment Insurance Program Specialist GS-0106-09. Duties and responsibilities are identical to the target position, except the major differences involving the incumbent's level of supervision and the amount of independence in day-to-day assignments. The supervisor reviews incumbent's effectiveness and overall progression toward the full performance of the target position.

    Duties may involve one or more of the following: a) developing interpretations of Federal legislation for unemployment insurance (UI) and related wage-loss compensation programs; b) reviewing State legislation for conformity with Federal requirements; c) developing operating procedures and policy guidance for State officials' to implement Federal UI and related wage-loss compensation program legislation; d) developing UI policy and guidance for state officials' use in establishing and operating state UI programs, systems and procedures consistent with Federal legislative requirements and policy issuance; e) reviewing the administration and operation of Federal and State UI programs and systems with a primary focus on agency internal operations including the planning and development of automated systems; f) establishing and maintaining systems for the assessment of UI program accuracy and quality; g) reviewing State UI and workforce security program budget plans; and h) participating in special studies, reviews, and evaluations of benefit functions systems, and/or activities designed to enhance program integrity, performance, or quality and to improve service to claimants and employers. 

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel for work meetings and site visits.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, meet all the performance requirements, and supervisor’s recommendation to the next grade.

  • 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/588253400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.