Department Of The Interior Bureau of Reclamation
$112,133.00 to $145,772.00
Open & closing dates
$112,133 to $145,772 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of Guaranteed Home Sale Provision.
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Equal Employment Manager. Would you enjoy being a supervisor within the Civil Rights Division? Responsibilities include developing, implementing, monitoring and ensuring compliance of all aspects of Reclamation's internal and external Civil Rights programs.
DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify
Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision.
LOCATION: Policy and Administration, Civil Rights Division, Lakewood, Colorado
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Through a subordinate staff and five Regional Equal Employment offices, the incumbent is delegated full authority for the development, implementation, monitoring and compliance of all aspects of Reclamation's internal and external Civil Rights programs. This position serves as the Chief Advisor to the Commissioner and other senior leaders on all matters regarding Reclamation's Civil Rights, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Employment programs.
The position serves as the supervisor over a complex and dynamic workforce comprised of professional, technical, and administrative positions.
Serves as the principal manager and subject matter expert for the formulation, recommendation, administration and interpretation of policies, objectives and program standards governing civil rights and equal employment opportunity program administration applicable to Reclamation facilities, programs and activities.
Serves as Reclamation's subject matter expert in Civil Rights and EEO matters, serving as the advisor to executive and senior management regarding implications and ramifications to mission, policy, and program decisions.
Serves as the Reclamation lead in the development, implementation, monitoring and oversight of Reclamation's Title VII discrimination complaint processing systems for both informal and formal complaints.
Develops, implements, monitors and determines compliance with the external Civil Rights programs applicable to citizens and visitors to Reclamation sites or recipients of benefits from Reclamation programmatic services.
Occasional travel - Less than 25% of the time.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Federal employees serving under competitive service career or career-conditional appointments, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, VEOA eligible veterans or persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special appointing authorities (such as 30% Disabled Veterans, Schedule A Persons with Disabilities, Peace Corps etc.).
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
Job family (Series)
0260 Equal Employment Opportunity
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation
You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (See: How To Apply)
You must meet specialized experience requirements (See: Qualifications)
You must meet all qualification requirements, including time-in-grade restrictions and any selective factors, by the closing date of this announcement.
TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).
All applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at the grade level below the grade to which they are applying. To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined below:
GS-14: Experience serving as a team leader, supervisor, senior specialist and/or active participation as a technical authority, providing advice to management and staff on the Federal Government's internal equal employment opportunity program; conducting and processing investigations of EEO discrimination complaints, grievances, or other unresolved dispute cases; conducting training on the implementation of EEO programs; managing an affirmative employment and/or special emphasis program for an organization; and providing technical guidance and assistance on the formal complaint process.
- Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt for having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Go to: http://sss.gov. The Bureau of Reclamation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for positions is made solely on the basis of merit, fitness, and qualification without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, martial status, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factors.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Human Resources (HR) will review resumes and transcript(s) if applicable, to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the assessment questionnaire. The assessment questionnaire will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.
For this announcement, Phasing will be used in conjunction with HireMe for greater Subject Matter Expert (SME) input in evaluating the quality of candidates. The referral process will be conducted in two phases. Applicants will be sent a separate email and invited to respond to additional questions to further assess their Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities after the initial online application. Applicants determined to be best qualified will be referred to the selecting official.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Knowledge of the Federal Equal Opportunity principles, laws, regulations (affirmative employment laws, EEOC MD-715), and relevant court decisions, precedents, and policies governing equal employment opportunity to develop, implement, and monitor agency diversification programs, develop results-oriented diversification programs and to periodically report agency status to management officials. Knowledge and skill in effective program management in these areas, including measuring and monitoring program performance.
2. Knowledge and skill in the compilation and analysis of employment statistics in order to prepare plans and reports on employment activities, and to provide recommendations for alleviating underrepresentation and enhancing diversity within the workforce.
3. Skill and ability to exercise mature judgment and diplomacy in working and communicating with people, understanding objectives and applying solutions. Skill in dealing effectively with employees at all levels from a wide range of backgrounds. Skill in providing effective supervision and leadership of program staff.
4. Oral communication and writing skills sufficient to make presentations, conduct formal training, negotiate settlements, and write decisions on complaint cases.
Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered.
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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a resume (with dates of employment, i.e. years and months, schedule, i.e. hours worked, and grade if federal employment), an on-line assessment questionnaire, and the following supporting documents, as appropriate:
--CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP-ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified, i.e. meet the minimum qualification requirements, including selective factors, education and experience requirements and score at least 90 on the assessment questionnaire as established, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP/ICTAP, visit: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
--SF-50, NOTIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ACTION: Status applicants (transfer, reassignment, reinstatement, promotion, etc.) MUST submit a copy of their SF-50s), verifying all of the following: highest rate of pay held, the full performance grade level obtained or competed for, and documentation of your current career or career-conditional status in the competitive service (Tenure 1 or 2) for which you are claiming eligibility. This could result in more than one SF-50 to be submitted. FAILURE TO SUBMIT AN SF-50 VERIFYING STATUS WILL RESULT IN THE APPLICANT NOT BEING CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT SUBMIT AWARD SF-50s.
--For candidates eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) you must submit the appropriate DD-214 (Member 4 Copy) documenting your eligibility.
--SPECIAL NON-COMPETITIVE APPOINTING AUTHORITIES: For more information on special non-competitive appointing authorities visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply
Applications (resume and assessment questionnaire) for this vacancy MUST be received online BEFORE midnight Eastern Time (Washington D.C. time) on the closing date of this announcement. When you're ready to apply, click the blue APPLY ONLINE button at the side of the page.
This vacancy is being announced through Bureau of Reclamation's Hiring System--HireMe. For more information about the HireMe system and the registration process, visit: http://www.usbr.gov/hr/hireme.html
As part of the on-line application process, applicants may be required to submit supporting documents. Failure to submit the requested supporting documents may result in your not being considered for this position.
Options for submitting supporting documentation include Auto Requested Fax or uploading from your USAJOBS profile - instructions provided during the online application process. In addition, you may E-mail your supporting documentation to CODO@usbr.gov, fax directly to the HR Office at 303-445-6349, mail to PO Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225-0007 -or- Hand-deliver to Denver Federal Center, Building 67, Room 348, Denver, Colorado. Include your name and the vacancy number on the supporting document(s).
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at the phone number shown at the bottom of this page. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
Agency contact information
HR Service Center
BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
P.O. Box 25007
DFC, Bldg. 67
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After all application packages have been received, resumes and transcripts will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. Each applicant who meets the basic qualifications will be further evaluated on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire. Best-qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official. After making a tentative job offer, a suitability and/or security background investigation will be conducted. A final job offer is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications. Applicants should monitor their status for positions with the Bureau of Reclamation, by regularly checking their public status notifications in their USAJOBS profile.
Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Department Of The Interior Bureau of Reclamation
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