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    Summary

    This position is located in the Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation (DCMWC), Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP). The mission of DCMWC is developing, establishing and implementing policies, regulations, and procedures necessary for the administration of benefit provisions of the Federal Safety and Health Act of 1977, as amended.

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    Responsibilities

    The Deputy Director specific responsibilities include:

    Participating with and assisting the Director in providing national implementation and support of a comprehensive and integrated program to assure effective implementation of the workers' compensation provisions of the Federal Safety and Health Act of 1977.

    Sharing responsibility for overseeing the development and administration of the Black Lung Benefit Program claims adjudication process. This involves the interpretation of legislation, policies and regulations.

    Providing authoritative advice and guidance and ensures the development, establishment and administration of fiscal, medical and other policies and procedures which govern the adjudication of claims in highly technical and controversial areas, under the Coal Mine Act in contested cases.

    Directing supervisors of a professional staff of management analysts, program analysts, claims examiners, policy analysts, fiscal operations specialists, payment systems specialists, program support specialists, and workers’ compensation assistants.

    Serving as the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Less than 25%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

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