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Job Title:Supervisory Compliance Investigator - GS - 1801 - 14/15 (Open to Status and VEOA Applicants) - CB
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Job Announcement Number:PHMSA.HMRG-2015-0004
$111,213.00 to $158,700.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 to Thursday, April 2, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time - - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Trenton, NJ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
· Current or former federal employees with status OR
· Veterans eligible under VEOA
If you are NOT a status employee or VEOA eligible, you may wish to apply under announcement PHMSA.HMRG-2015-0003, which is open to all U.S. Citizens.
Q - Nonsensitive
About the Agency
PHMSA's THRIVE core values are Trust, Honesty, Respect, Integrity, Valuing People, Effective Communication.
You will serve as Region Director, Eastern Region, within the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. You will be responsible for administering the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regional hazardous materials investigation and enforcement program. You will develop a strategic approach to recommendations, implementation and coordination of nationwide policies on compliance and enforcement matters. In addition, you will develop and implement comprehensive regional enforcement, investigation, training and outreach policies affecting broad territorial areas at all levels and types of hazmat transportation and public interests. As Region Director, you will serve as an advisor to the Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, and the Office of Chief Counsel concerning compliance with and enforcement of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law and the Hazardous Materials Regulation (HMR).
This position is perfect for a senior level professional seeking a challenging assignment as Director of the Eastern Region, within the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, PHMSA. As Director, you will serve on the National Field Leadership Team and will supervise staff respectively. You will work closely with the Office of Chief Council and the Deputy Associate Administrator on issues concerning the compliance of the Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
· You must be eligible for status consideration & meet specialized experience
· Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
· Provide all required documents by closing date.
· PHMSA will not pay relocation expenses.
· Announcement also advertised U.S. Citizens: PHMSA.HMRG-2015-0003
· Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.
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The Supervisory Compliance Investigator:
· Has broad and in-depth understanding of general transportation principles, compliance and enforcement concepts, operating principles, and chemical, physical properties of hazardous materials.
· Oversees nationally based regional safety assistance, inspection, investigations, training, certification, and enforcement operations designed to evaluate compliance with the HMR and the Federal materials transportation law, recommends penalty actions as necessary, provides outreach to the regulated industry and ensures enforcement staff are adequately prepared to carry out the agency mission.
· Serves in a leadership role in establishing regional enforcement strategies, methods and policy consistent with PHMSA lead role within the Department in relation to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.
· Interacts and coordinates with other operating administrations on a regional level concerning collaborative compliance and enforcement activities.
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To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements.
To qualify for the GS-14, you must possess:
· Experience applying hazardous materials regulations to inspection and investigation programs.
· Experience applying and interpreting policies and procedures related to the transportation of hazardous materials by various modes.
· Experience extending and refining existing investigative and enforcement techniques to develop new approaches to the compliance review and inspection activities.
To qualify for the GS-15, you must possess:
· Experience analyzing and developing risk- based data driven solutions
· Experience managing hazardous materials programs, projects and personnel.
· Experience developing and executing national policies related to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.
· Experience supervising a hazardous material investigation and enforcement program field operation.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
· SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
· SUPERVISORY PROBATIONARY PERIOD: You must complete a one-year supervisory probationary period (unless already completed).
· TIME-IN-GRADE: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
The Automated Staffing Office is ultimately responsible for determining your final rating. Please ensure that your resume and application provide enough detail to support your answers to the Vacancy Specific Questions. Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. Your answers to the Vacancy Specific questions, your self-determined rating, resume and supporting documentation are reviewed. If your resume and supporting documents do not support your answers to the Vacancy Specific Questions, your final rating may be modified.
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You can review our benefits at: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/dot/vacancy/preview!benefits.hms?orgId=2&jnum=71427
Displaced employees may be eligible for CTAP/ICTAP priority consideration. For more information, please review the OPM Employee's Guide to Career Transition.
HOW TO APPLY:
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You must submit a complete application package (including resume, vacancy questions and supporting documents) no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.
· To begin, click the Apply Online button on the job announcement.
· Follow the directions to register, submit all required documents and complete the assessment questionnaire.
· You may review your saved application(s) at https://my.usajobs.gov.
If you are having difficulty applying online, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (202)366-1298.
The following documents must be provided by the closing date:
· RESUME - Showing relevant experience and education and fully supporting the required specialized experience.
· COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE.
· SF-50 - Which verifies grade, full performance level of position, and eligibility for consideration as a status applicant
· DD214 - Verifying military service and eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.
· SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS - If requesting concurrent consideration for Non-competitive (NC) appointment eligibility (e.g. military spouse or persons with disabilities), you must provide appropriate supporting documentation such as PCS orders describing move & marriage certificate; letter from VA or DD214 describing 100% disability of spouse; letter from State Vocational Office certifying disability, etc. For more information, visit military spouse NC appointments or Persons with Disabilities NC appointments. Documents are only required if requesting non-competitive consideration.
· DISPLACED EMPLOYEE PLACEMENT DOCUMENTS - Only required if requesting priority consideration under CTAP. You must submit ALL of the following: (1) your most recent performance appraisal, (2) the proof of eligibility letter from the Agency, and (3) your most current SF-50, displaying current series and grade. In addition, you must meet the well qualified standards for this vacancy (meeting minimum requirements for position and scoring at least an 85).
Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Automated Staffing Office
DOT, PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMIN
Submit Application and Documents Online
1200 New Jersey Ave SE / HAHR - 50