"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: CS-301-14
Agency: Department of General Services
Area of Consideration: Agency Only
Closing Date: November 26, 2012
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.
Duration of Appointment: Term Appointment (Not to Exceed 13 Months)
Number of Vacancies: One (1)
Opening date: November 19, 2012
Promotion Potential: None
Salary Range: $85,105 - $109,648 per annum
Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Brief Description of Duties: This position functions as a Subject Matter Expert for establishing, implementing, coordinating and maintaining an integrated program of risk control for DGS, primarily through systematic loss and incident analysis, planning and post event analysis, consultative risk exposure solution development, compliance monitoring and target loss prevention training. Establishes minimum safety and security standards and appropriate risk control program benchmarks for use in monitoring changes in risk profiles and tracking progress against goals. Serves as team leader for the Risk Management team, advising personnel and assisting in directing workflow. Conducts in-depth analysis and research to create and administer training programs for workplace safety, mitigating risk, emergency response, and recovery. Trains and educate all agency personnel about the agency's COOP plan.
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.
Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Ranking Factor #1: Briefly explain your skill in coordinating a substantial body of program principles regarding DC Office of Risk Management and the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency's program initiatives;
Ranking Factor #2: Demonstrated knowledge of applicable legislation/regulations affecting specific safety and risk program areas;
Ranking Factor #3: Briefly explain your skill in applying analytical, investigative and evaluative methods and techniques to conduct research, problem solve, gather information, analyze and evaluate data;
Ranking Factor #4: Demonstrated ability to evaluate services from third party vendors such as claims administrators, actuarial, legal and audit service providers;
Ranking Factor #5: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Conditions of Employment
Physical Effort: The work is primarily sedentary but may require some exertion such as standing, and bending and carrying light objects such as binders and papers.
Working Conditions: The work is typically performed in an office setting.
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.
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.
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.
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.