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Supervisory Compliance Officer
Consumer Product Safety Commission

Bethesda, Maryland
Closed
No longer open

Permanent - Full-Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: November 30, 2018 ()
    Close: December 10, 2018 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: 3025CDI-2019-0002
  • Organization Details
    Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
  • Salary Information
    $114,590.00 - $148,967.00 Per Year
    63% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-14/14
  • Who Can Apply?
Position Summary
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  • Open & closing dates

    11/30/2018 to 12/10/2018

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 14

  • Salary

    $114,590 to $148,967 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Help Locations
  • Bethesda, MD FEW vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

Help This job is open to Clarification from the agency

UNITED STATES CITIZENS MAY APPLY (no prior federal experience is required).

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3025CDI-2019-0002

Control number

518247100

  • Duties Help Duties

    This position is located in the Office of Compliance (EXC), Division of Defects Investigation (CDI). The Division is responsible for investigating potential product defects and hazards, and negotiating product recalls. We have the opportunity to work with companies on product recalls, and provide guidance and advice to the industry on the requirements of various product voluntary standards.

    Learn more about this agency

    As a supervisor in CDI, you will have responsibility of the overall management, leadership and evaluation of activities to carry out the duties which includes: 

    - Directing activities, supervising employees and establishing priorities, procedures, and policies to promote efficiency.

    - Supervising the investigation of products to preliminarily determine whether they contain defects that present substantial product hazards or whether they violate Commission regulations.

    - Supervising and training employees to ensure processes are followed and standards are met, cases proceed in a timely manner with appropriate deadlines, case and project strategies are well-developed and implemented efficiently, and significant matters requiring management review are elevated.

    - Overseeing the development and negotiation of recalls and other corrective action plans by companies. Participating directly in the negotiation of corrective action of more difficult cases.

    - Developing and implementing strategies for dealing with industry-wide product safety problems. Supervising participation in regulatory development activities, the development of proposed compliance strategies and providing technical and legal guidance.

    - Collaborating with other management officials to plan the allocation of resources to assure adequate coordination of the technical, legal and field resources needed to support the activities.

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

  • Requirements Help Requirements

      Must be a U.S. Citizen.

      This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.

      If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Please see http://www.sss.gov for more information.

      Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to appointment and the appropriate background investigation forms to determine suitability for Federal employment.  False statements or responses on these forms can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

      Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the I-9 Form (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf).

      Compare employment eligibility verification from information provided on the I-9 Form to records available to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  The system confirms employee?s identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

      Upon appointment, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually.

      You are applying under Delegated Examining and if selected under this authority, you will be required to serve a 1-year supervisory probationary period, even if you are a transfer from another federal agency.  

      Applicants must possess the Selective Placement Factor (SPF) to receive consideration for this position. The SPF for this position requires you to work on sensitive cases involving death or serious injuries to consumers. 



      Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

      Applicants must meet the qualifications for this position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.

      Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

      1) serving as an expert or consultant to management officials on the resolution of sensitive regulatory compliance issues; 2) work experience in designing, developing, analyzing, managing and/or implementing product safety compliance related projects, cases, or programs; and 3) performing analytical work involving system improvements, productivity improvements, and complex project management and/or long range planning activities.

      Evidence of the above specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held.  Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

      There is no substitution for specialized experience for this position.

      CPSC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed in this vacancy announcement.

      Payment of relocation expenses is NOT authorized.

      All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application, by checking reference and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.

      Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.

      After the vacancy closes, we will review your application package to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your responses to the questionnaire, resume and supporting documentation will then be reviewed.  You will be placed in one of the three pre-defined categories. Your responses to the questionnaire will serve as the basis for your initial rating in one of three pre-defined categories: "best", "better", and "good". Within each category, those eligible through veterans preference will be listed at the top of the category. Your resume must support your answers to the questionnaire, or your category may be changed. The candidates in the highest category will be certified for referral to the selecting official and may be invited to an interview.


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      Security clearance

      Public Trust - Background Investigation

      Drug test required

      No

    • Required Documents Help Required Documents

      Your package must be complete and submitted in the manner specified in this section.  Packages that are submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the agency point of contact will not be considered.

      A complete application includes: 1. Resume; 2. Vacancy question responses; and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

      If you are a current or former federal employee you must a copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action, that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). To be considered as a non-competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or promotion potential level applicant has attained competitively and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying. Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

      For proof of Veterans Preference you must submit a DD-214 (member copy 4)and, if applicable,  Standard Form 15, VA Letter. You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

      If you are eligible for special hiring authority, please indicate this when you apply, and submit the supporting documentation for proof of eligibility for the special hiring authority, such as disability, Peace Corps service, Interchange Agreement, etc.

      Other documents identified in this announcement.

      All supplemental documents must be submitted electronically before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:
      1. Download from your USAJOBS account; or
      2. Upload your file(s); or
      3. Fax using the online Fax Cover Sheet.

      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.

    • Benefits Help Benefits

      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.

      CPSC offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: paid vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year, life and health insurance, Long Term Care insurance, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account program, and retirement savings and investment plan similar to 401(k) (Thrift Savings Plan).

      CPSC also offers a broad array of work-life flexibilities and services to employees such as, flexible work schedules, teleworking, transit subsidies, fitness center, and employee assistance and wellness programs.

      https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

      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 Help How to Apply

      This vacancy announcement is being advertised simultaneous to vacancy announcement 3025CDI-2019-0001 (Merit Promotion). Applicants who wish to be considered under both announcements must apply separately.

      You MUST apply on-line through www.USAJOBS.gov. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. Uploaded resumes must include the following: applicant contact information and educational and professional background information including dates of employment and education, salary (and Federal grade level, if appropriate), and work schedule (i.e., FT/PT). Incomplete applications will not be considered and you will not be contacted to provide any missing information.

      To begin the application process, select the "Apply On-line" button to the right on this screen.  Then follow the prompts to login/register, submit all required supplemental documents, and complete the application process.

      If you experience technical difficulties during the online application process, including error messages received when submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by email at mgshelp@monster.com. The help desk is available for technical support questions Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.

      Agency contact information HR SPECIALIST Phone

      301-504-7925

      Fax

      301-504-0432

      Email

      RECRUITAPPS@CPSC.GOV

      Address

      CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
      4330 EAST WEST HIGHWAY
      OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MGMT, ROOM 838
      BETHESDA, Maryland 20814
      United States Learn more about this agency

      Learn more about what it's like to work at Consumer Product Safety Commission, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

      https://jobs.monstergovt.com/cpsc/vacancy/preview.hms?orgId=1&jnum=21699#overview/

      After the closing date of the announcement, your package will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Best qualified candidates will be forwarded to the selecting official for consideration and may be interviewed.

      You may check the status of your application at any time after the announcement closes by logging onto USAJOBS and selecting "Application Status."

    Fair & Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    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.

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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 in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

    • 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.

    Legal and regulatory guidance

    This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518247100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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Qualifications

Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Applicants must meet the qualifications for this position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.

Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

1) serving as an expert or consultant to management officials on the resolution of sensitive regulatory compliance issues; 2) work experience in designing, developing, analyzing, managing and/or implementing product safety compliance related projects, cases, or programs; and 3) performing analytical work involving system improvements, productivity improvements, and complex project management and/or long range planning activities.

Evidence of the above specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held.  Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Duties

This position is located in the Office of Compliance (EXC), Division of Defects Investigation (CDI). The Division is responsible for investigating potential product defects and hazards, and negotiating product recalls. We have the opportunity to work with companies on product recalls, and provide guidance and advice to the industry on the requirements of various product voluntary standards.

Learn more about this agency
Benefits

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.

CPSC offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: paid vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year, life and health insurance, Long Term Care insurance, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account program, and retirement savings and investment plan similar to 401(k) (Thrift Savings Plan).

CPSC also offers a broad array of work-life flexibilities and services to employees such as, flexible work schedules, teleworking, transit subsidies, fitness center, and employee assistance and wellness programs.

https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

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.

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