"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: MS-301-15
Agency: Department of Health
Area of Consideration: District Government Only
Opening date: February 8, 2013
Closing date: February 25, 2013
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.
Duration of Appointment: Management Supervisory Service "At-Will"
Number of Vacancies: One (1)
Promotion Potential: No Known Promotion Potential
Salary Range: $98,285 - $137,500
Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday - 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Brief Description of Duties: This position is located in the Department of Health, Office of the Director, Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent serves as key advisor to the Director and Chief Operating Officer on all administrative activities. Develops, recommends and implements administration policies, systems and procedures related to the functions under his/her control. Reviews, analyzes and recommends development and/or revision of Department policies and practices. Ensures that all Administration policies and practices are consistent with the Department polices and practices and applicable guidelines. Coordinates and advises on various specialized technical, professional and administrative programs and services. Responsibilities for support include, but not limited to the following: Budget Development, Financial Management, Personnel Management and Labor Relations, Grants Management, Contracting and Procurement, Information Technology and Communications, Facilities management, Risk Management, Collaboration and Strategic Thinking.
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.
Substitution of Education: A substitution of education for required experience will be allowed as defined in OPM's Qualification Standards. However, in order to receive credit, applicants must submit official proof of educational attainment at the time of application.
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: Experience in District government budget development/fiscal management, including DC OCFO policies and procedures.
Ranking Factor #2: Expertise in practices and methods of procurement and contract administration.
Ranking Factor #3: Experience in fiscal management of District personnel resources.
Ranking Factor #4: Experience in grants management.
Ranking Factor #5: Comprehension and experience in strategic thinking and organizational change.
Conditions of Employment
Other Significant Factors (At-Will): At-will employment applies to the Management Supervisory Service (MSS). All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
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.
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.
Other Information: This position may be subject to criminal background and/or traffic record checks, as well as random drug and alcohol testing pursuant to DC Act 15-630.
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.
How to Apply: All applicants including Departmental employees and other DC government employees must submit the District of Columbia Application, DC 2000.
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.
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 Department of Health, 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.