Government of the District of Columbia 23 reviews - Washington, DC

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Pay Plan, Series & Grade: CS-1810-09

Agency: Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Opening Date: April 26, 2013
Closing Date: May 13, 2013

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Duration of Appointment: Term Appointment Not-to-Exceed 13 Months

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Promotion Potential: CS-1810-11

Salary Range: Grade 09, $45,345 - $58,386 PA

Tour of Duty: This position requires incumbent to work days and evening rotating shifts. As a result, night work is required under this position.


Brief Description of Duties: This position is located in the Enforcement Division, Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA). The incumbent will work as an Investigator conducting investigations and inspections required to effectively administer and enforce the ABC laws, rules and regulations. Conduct background investigations of applicants for ABC licenses to ensure their suitability for licensure. Prepare reports reflecting findings for submission to the ABC Board. Advise licensees and managers of violations of the law as well as conditions that may lead to violations. Provide testimony when required at ABC Board hearings and other legal proceedings. Perform undercover surveillance duties observing activities of alcoholic beverage establishments and licenses.


Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Ranking Factors

Submission of Ranking Factors: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

Ranking Factor #1: Knowledge, familiarization, and ability to comprehend and interpret state laws, government municipal regulations, directives, and orders.

Ranking Factor #2: Knowledge of investigative procedures and requirements; providing testimony in legal, quasi-legal, or administrative procedures.

Ranking Factor #3: Ability to gather factual information, data or statements; interpret and analyze the relevant information, then create a technical narrative that will be utilized in an investigative report, proposal or memo.

Ranking Factor #4: Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and multitask in a high functioning environment, with multiple time sensitive assignments.

Ranking Factor #5: Ability or experience in communicating with citizens, community organizations, or business owners, both orally and in writing.

Conditions of Employment

Other Significant Factors: This position requires incumbent to work days and evening rotating shifts. As a result, night work is required under this position.

Physical Effort: No special demands are required to perform the work, however; field visits may be necessary and some standing, walking and carrying of light items such as paper and books may be required.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office setting and is sedentary; however field visits may be necessary.

Priority Consideration

Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.

Employment Benefits

Employee Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan. However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.

Residency Requirement

A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Information to Applicants

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

How to Apply

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.

Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.

Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. All inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.

Closing Statement

EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Office of Human Resources Only.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

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