Join the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Team, if you are looking for a challenging career opportunity and want to be an impact player helping individuals achieve the American Dream! HUD is an integral partner in revitalizing and improving communities across America.
HUD offers a broad array of benefits and program activities to develop your career, such as: professional development opportunities; work assignments that may consist of projects related to different housing program; advanced technology; networking opportunities; and recognition and award for creativity, exceptional performance, and teamwork.
Our mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business. For more information about HUD's mission, activities, and careers, please visit our website at: http://www.hud.gov/ .
You may apply to this position if you are a United States Citizen.
Federal Status Candidates (and those eligible to be considered under HUD's merit promotion procedures) may apply for this position under announcement H13-MP-835119-DLMz
This position is with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, located at: Indianpolis Field Office, 151 North Delaware St.; Suite 1200; Indianpolis, IN 46204
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Recruitment Incentive may be offered.
One or more selections may be made using this vacancy announcement. KEY REQUIREMENTS
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
Selective Service Registration if you are a male born after 12/31/1959. DUTIES:
As a Community Planning and Development (CPD) Representative you will:
Review and conduct analyses of applications and/or performance reports for assigned CPD grantees and make recommendations to supervisors. Identifies deficiencies and/or issues and recommend alternative resolutions to the supervisor(s).
Utilize a variety of computer software data systems in preparing and analyzing reports, processing and tracking information, preforming monitoring functions, and disseminating information for program grant administration processes, and other CPD program functions.
Review and conduct performance assessments through the analysis of grantee submissions, review of performance reports and utilize other available methodologies such as computer based systems; and provides written assessments of results.
Collaborate with local communities by actively participating in on-site meetings that includes a variety of local officials, stakeholders, general public and other interested parties; and continuously building and maintaining a collaborative relationship with grantees, client communities, and cross program disciplines.
Provide general information, advice and guidance, and technical support to other staff members in the implementation of policies and procedures, as well as in monitoring, evaluating and analyzing performances, data and requirements in assigned areas. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
For the GS-11 : You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system with knowledge in program management and experience in implementing housing management, economic and community development, rehabilitation, homeless programs/or community development programs, policies, and procedures, and planning processes as well as an ability to manage grant portfolio.
For the GS-12 : You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system with knowledge in community development programs, policies and procedures which include: program management, oversight responsibility of HUD's housing, community and/or economic development programs that demonstrates an ability to administer various responsibilities related to the program. Experience in housing management, development or rehabilitation, community development, homeless programs, and economic development and the ability to analyze and evaluate housing resources.
GS-11: You may substitute a Ph.D. or an equivalent doctoral degree, or three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M. for experience at the GS-11 grade level. Such education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. Check with your school to determine how many credit hours comprise three years of graduate study. If that information is not available, use 54 semester or 81 quarter hours.
Combining Experience and Education:
To combine your education and experience, you must convert each to a percentage, and then add the percentages. The combined total of your percentage of education and experience must equal at least 100% in order to qualify. If your education is currently described in quarter hours, convert the quarter hours into semester hours by multiplying the quarter hours by the fraction 2/3. To calculate your percentage of graduate education, divide the number of graduate semester hours by 18. To determine your percentage of qualifying experience, you must divide your total number of months of qualifying experience by the required number of months of experience. Add your percentages of education and experience. The two percentages must total at least 100%.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in a foreign college or university to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specialized in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program.
Additional information on qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standard Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications . HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Human Resources will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) will be rated between 70 and 100 based on your responses to the online assessment questionnaire. If you are eligible for placement under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibility, you must earn a score that places you in the Best Qualified group to be considered qualified. The KSAs for this position are:
Ability to deal effectively with HUD clients, local government officials, citizen groups, or the public at large on programmatic or technical.
Ability to gather and analyze facts and data, identify needs and develop a plan to address identified issues, and provide consultative advice.
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and informatively in writing.
Ability to use automated systems such as Excel and other database management systems to retrieve, analyze, and manage program data.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
Better Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/Reduction_In_Force/employee_resources/ctap/index.asp . To be considered qualified under CTAP/ICTAP, you must be placed in the Best Qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit supporting documentation listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. Veterans: Veterans with 5 point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. For information on veterans' preference, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/index.asp . BENEFITS:
HUD offers competitive starting salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health insurance, Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k)), Flexible spending Account, retirement plan, life and long-term care insurance, Employee Assistance Program, personal leave days and paid Federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules, telework, tuition reimbursement, transportation subsidies, health and wellness programs, and fitness centers. HUD is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and development opportunities. For more information, go to http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp . OTHER INFORMATION:
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, HUD requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet these standards, selected applicants must successfully complete and maintain a background investigation. Failure to meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval.
Probationary Period: All employees new to the Federal government must serve a one year probationary period during the first year of his/her initial permanent Federal appointment to determine fitness for continued employment. Current and former Federal employees may also be required to serve or complete a probationary period.
New appointees to the Federal service or to HUD may be subject to removal for failure to complete the probationary period.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Selective Service Registration: All male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the selective service system. Please visit https://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
Time After Competitive Appointment: Applicants applying under Merit promotion must have completed three months of civilian service after a competitive appointment by the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered. (Regulation 5 CFR 330.501).
HUD employees are prohibited under Section 7501.104, 5 Code of Federal Regulations from directly or indirectly owning, acquiring, or receiving:
A dditional information and exceptions are located at : http://hudatwork.hud.gov/po/c/UpdatedSuppRegSOC.cfm
- Federal Housing Authority debentures or certificate of claim;
- Financial interest in a project, including any single family dwelling or unit subsidized by HUD, or which is subject to a note or mortgage insured by HUD;
- Section 8 subsidies to or on behalf of a tenant of property you, your spouse, or a dependent child owns.
HUD provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Representative listed on the vacancy announcement. The decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
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