New job Administrative Officer in Colorado
Company : US Veterans Health Administration
Salary : $84,960 - $110,452 a year
Location : Colorado
The ideal candidate will serve as the Administrative Officer (AO) for Readjustment Counseling Services (RCS), District Office and is a member of the District Leadership team who serves in various
capacities under the direction of the District Director. The AO participates in the overall administrative management, planning, problem solving, decision-making, organizational
development, communication management, customer service and quality management of the RCS District.
- Administering and monitoring operational programs
- Providing or obtaining management services essential to the operation of the organization
- Develops budget estimates and justifications; ensuring that funds are used IAW the operating budget
- Advises on and negotiates contracts, agreements, and cooperative arrangements with other government agencies, universities, or private organizations
- Identifies and integrates internal and external issues affecting the organization
- Articulates problems to be solved and identifies activities toward resolution
- Develops PowerPoint presentations and reports for Senior Leadership
- Formulates training plans and coordinates District training events
- Collaborates with Staff on the development of policies, procedures, systems and business analysis and initiatives
- Administers and applies quality assurance principles and practices
- Conduct reviews and continuing analysis of programs or projects
- Responsible for data management, data collection, analyses of data
- Provides oversight to assigned Action Items, applying pertinent tracking systems, monitoring of deliverables, ensuring compliance and deadlines are met
- Assures an effective method for data validation and reporting are solidified
- Acts as liaison for matters related to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) ensuring management compliance with established complaint processing requirements
- Responsible for all Privacy and Information Security matters
- Acts as a liaison for internal communication and public affairs matters
- Responsible for developing and maintaining good working relations with business partners, community partners, and Congressional contacts
- Determines approach to achieve established objectives
- Assist with site visits planning, execution and reporting
- Designs and manages studies, training programs and organizational strategies for identifying opportunities to improve customer service, Veterans experience and operations
- Develop and manage projects for organizational development and workforce management
- Facilitates innovative application of identified best practices and quality management methods
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Administrative Officer/ PD# 50005A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Job family (Series)
0341 Administrative Officer
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to background/security investigation
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
QualificationsTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/01/2021.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11 level. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
- Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Administering and monitoring operational programs; Conducting reviews and continuing analysis of programs or projects; Formulating training plans and executing coordination of training events based on needs; and/or Collaborating with Staff on the development of policies, procedures, systems and business analysis and initiatives.
- Administration and Management
- Analysis and Problem Solving
- Performance Management
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; religions; 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.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary, although some slight physical effort may be required.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Cover Letter
- DD-214/ Statement of Service
- Disability Letter (Schedule A)
- Disability Letter (VA)
- SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
- Most recent SF-50 if you are a current or former Federal employee
- An SF-50 showing your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade
- Award 50's do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade.
- Examples of appropriate SF-50's include:
- Within grade increases at the highest grade held; or
- Promotions with an effective date more than one year old; or
- SF-50's at the highest grade held with an effective date more than one year old.
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.
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This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Federal employees - Excepted service
Current excepted service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.