If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.
The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #11 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #17 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2011 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org .
Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and is centrally located within the state. Birmingham is approximately 2 hours from Atlanta, 4 ½ hours from beautiful gulf beaches, 4 ½ hours from New Orleans, and 5 hours from the Tennessee mountains. Birmingham is home to many top quality restaurants. People come from around the Southeast to dine in chef-owned restaurants, and Bon Appétit named Birminghams Hot & Hot Fish Club as one of the Great Neighborhood Restaurants in the South.
Culture is alive and well in the city with its various art galleries, museums, ballet, symphony orchestra companies, and an opera house. The Birmingham Museum of Art houses the largest museum collection of Wedgewood in the world displaying 10,000 pieces. Time magazine named Birminghams Sidewalk Film Festival among its choices of Film Festivals for the Rest of Us. With the opening of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail throughout the state, Alabama has been called ...one of Americas top 10 golf destinations. Birminghams musical talent has put the city in the national spotlight with two American Idol winners, Ruben Studdard and Taylor Hicks, and one first runner up, Bo Bice.
Without question, Birmingham is the unrivaled retail giant of Alabama. From outlet malls to upscale boutiques, shopping opportunities are near endless. For exciting shopping, dining and entertainment, visit the Riverchase Galleria Mall. For a premier shopping and dining experience, visit The Summit, which includes high-end stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue. A short drive away will take you to another unique shopping experience at the Outlet Shops of Grand River.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/ .
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
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You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for planning, obtaining and providing comprehensive office management support in the areas of procurement, supply management, building and equipment maintenance, contracts, space management, property management, communications, records storage and disposal, printing and reproduction services, security and safety.
Typical work assignments will include: Purchasing supplies; Making high dollar purchases utilizing contracts, expert services, and open markets; Analyzing the need for, procures and oversees the utlization and maintenance of state-of-the-art office audio/visual and telecommunications equipment; Forecasting independently the need for cost estimates; Writing justifications; Drawing blueprints; Monitoring funding levels for all space and facilities projects; Developing and managing an inventory control system; Conducting regular inspections.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Travel Required: 1-5 days per month.
GS-09 : To be eligible at the GS-09 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below : Specialized Experience, Education, OR a combination of Education and Experience.
Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level.
Specialized experience is defined as experience that equipped you with the competencies needed to perform the job duties. Examples of specialized experience are: Ordering and maintaining supplies for an organization; conducting inventory of property and equipment; maintaining inventory records; purchasing supplies and equipment; distributing supplies and equipment; assisting in evaluating current security policies affecting the protection of personnel, property, or information; assisting with studies to evaluate security policies or procedures to identify threats or violations within an organization.
Education : One of the following types of education in a related field: Master's Degree or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.
Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 1 full year.
GS-11 : To be eligible at the GS-11 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below : Specialized Experience, Education, OR a combination of Education and Experience.
Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level.
Specialized experience is defined as experience that equipped you with the competencies needed to perform the job duties. Examples of specialized experience are: Providing a variety of support services to an organization which include space management, purchasing supplies and equipment; requesting proposals for supplies and equipment; reviewing bids for supplies and equipment; responsible for property security and inventory; overseeing building renovation; assisting in the evaluation of security policies affecting the protection of personnel, property of information.
Education : One of the following types of education in a related field: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.
Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 2 full years.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov .
If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
You will be rated on the following Competencies:
Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service: Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.
Planning and Evaluating: Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete. To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link View Assessment Questions
Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.
The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) - The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP ) - The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .
Veterans' Preference - If you are entitled to Veterans' Preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming in your application and submit the appropriate documentation, as specified below.
In order to verify your Veterans' Preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower if a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a signed and dated Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.
Selective Service : If you are a male applicant 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. See www.sss.gov .
Reasonable Accommodation Statement : 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.
EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.
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