New job Program Manager in Utah
Company : US Department of Homeland Security
Salary : $122,530 - $159,286 a year
Location : Utah
As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.
Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of the Commissioner, Privacy and Diversity Office, Custody and Compliance Division (CSCD). The duty location will be determined based on the geographic location of the selected candidate.
The incumbent in this position serves as a program manager on a compliance team that supports the mission of the Department and CBP. The position is located within the Custody Support and Compliance Division (CSCD), whose mission is to promote and ensure compliance with all aspects of the DHS civil rights and civil liberties program and activities, and to develop, implement, and oversee agency efforts to comply with the DHS Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities. This position requires a mastery of skill in matters pertaining to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), Public law 108-79, and the DHS Sexual Abuse and Assault Prevention, Detection, and Response Standards, 6 C.F.R. part 115, and comparable policies against sexual abuse and or assault in holding facilities.
This position starts at a salary of $122,530.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $159,286.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $141,548 (GS-14 Step 10). Duties of this position will include:
- Aiding the Prevention of Sexual Assault Coordinator to develop ,coordinate, implement, and oversee agency-wide efforts to ensure compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and all applicable regulations and policies on preventing, detecting, and responding to sexual abuse and/or assault of individuals in CBP holding facilities;
- Helping to plan and facilitate the external audit process pertaining to the prevention, detection, and response to sexual abuse and/or assault of individuals in CBP holding facilities, consistent with the requirements of applicable regulations and policies;
- Regularly monitoring incidents and allegations of sexual abuse and/or assault and follow-up actions taken by facilities and CBP personnel, and compiling detailed information regarding reported incidents;
- Analyzing agency-wide data and statistical trends on both a macro- and micro-level to assist in developing and recommending immediate and long-term plans to improve individual facility and agency effectiveness in addressing sexual abuse and assault issues; and
- Planning, developing, conducting, and/or participating in briefings, presentations, and trainings, for management and/or other stakeholders.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
- Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below)
- You may be required to pass a background investigation
- CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures
- As an employee of CBP, you will be joining a workforce that is dedicated to accomplishing our mission while maintaining the trust of our Nation by strictly adhering to all government ethics standards. Your conduct will be subject to the ethics rules applicable to all Executive Branch employees, and to CBP employees specifically, as well as the criminal conflict of interest statutes. Once you enter on duty, these rules include obtaining approval for outside employment or business activity, to ensure such employment or business activity is not prohibited and does not interfere or conflict with performance of your official duties. Please review further details via the following link.
QualificationsExperience: You qualify for the 14 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as:
- Conducting region-wide studies and evaluations of programs dedicated to the prevention of sexual abuse and assault top include identifying, and recommending solutions;
- Developing and evaluating policies to ensure compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003; and
- Providing executive-level advice and analysis in sort-and long-range strategic activities to safeguard against sexual abuse and assault in confinement facilities
You must meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process by 04/23/2021.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link.
Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions:
- Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military
- A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government
- Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university
- Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government
Please see the Qualifications and Required Documents sections for more information if education is applicable to this position.
Bargaining Unit: This position is not covered under the Bargaining Unit.
Telework may be available on a regular recurring or situational basis.
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The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, we will use an assessment questionnaire to place you in one of three categories based on your experience, education, and training.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate high proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all Selective Placement Factors (SPF), and appropriate Quality Ranking Factors (QRF) as determined by the job analysis.
- Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all SPF's and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
- Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies, including all SPFs and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
The competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:
- Facilitate the development of agency policy as well as analyze and measure effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of program activities, with preparation of clear, concise reports and recommendations for improvement to various management levels throughout the agency;
- Work or collaborate with custodial offices, holding facilities, and/or operating systems used in holding facilities;
- Understand highly complex data and communicate it effectively to diverse audiences, both orally and in writing, especially in the area of prevention to safeguard against sexual abuse and/or assault in holding facilities;
- Analyze/evaluate statistics and other available data pertaining to PREA and comparable policies that safeguard against sexual abuse and/or assault in holding facilities and conduct various ad hoc studies; and
- Interpersonal and administrative skills, sufficient to organize and coordinate thorough, systematic, professional efforts to meet highly complex planning needs and unanticipated requirements.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk
Trust determination process
- Your resume: A resume describing your job-related qualifications is required and will be used for the purpose of reviewing your qualifications and determining what training, if any, would be required when placed. A resume in English is required. It must contain your full legal name, address, phone number, complete work history including a detailed description of your duties, the dates you performed those duties (MM/DD/YY), your hours worked per week, job title, as well as series, grade, and salary (if applicable). For additional required items, see the link above.
- Your responses to the job questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11082589
- Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? You must submit a separation notice; your most recent SF-50 (noting your current position, grade level and duty location); a copy of your most recent performance rating; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.
- Are you a veteran? To apply veterans' preference you must submit proof of eligibility as appropriate for your preference type:
- Five Point Preference: DD 214 listing the character of service and either qualifying medal(s) or service period.
- Ten Point Preference: DD 214 showing character of service and supporting documentation as listed on the Standard Form 15 (application for 10 Point Veterans' Preference). Submitting an SF-15 with your application is encouraged. Veterans with a service-connected disability must also submit a VA Disability Award letter dated 1991 or later, OR supporting documentation as listed in the SF-15.
- If you are currently serving on active duty, you must submit a written statement from the armed forces certifying your dates of service, rank, expected character of service, and anticipated date of separation. If you apply with a written statement at this stage, your preference will be verified by a DD 214 upon separation from the military.
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- Are you a current or former federal employee? If yes, it is recommended that you submit a copy of your SF-50(s) (Notification of Personnel Action) to support your experience. Examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, within-grade increases and accessions.
- Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
- Position title
- Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee)
- Beginning and ending dates of appointment
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. View information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibilityon OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered eligible under CTAP/ICTAP, you must be placed in the Well-Qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
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This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
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