TTB's mission is to collect alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise taxes; to ensure that alcohol beverages are labeled, advertised and marketed in accordance with the law; and to administer the laws and regulations in a manner that protects the revenue, protects the consumer, and promotes voluntary compliance. TTB is recognized as one of the Federal government's best places to work. We ranked in the top 1% of agency subcomponents (#4 of 339) in the Partnership for Public Service's 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government ratings. For more information, please see .
The incumbent of this position serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Administrator and Deputy Administrator (Field Operations), Intelligence Division, on regulatory enforcement matters pertaining to all alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise tax issues. The primary function of this position is to assist in directing and managing the planning, development and implementation of joint strategies, tactics, information sharing and other programs involving mutual concerns between TTB and the alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise tax industries, associations, other Federal, State, local and international regulatory or tax enforcement agencies.
As Director, Intelligence Division, you will:
Serve as the subject matter expert on alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise tax issues.
Coordinate activities with the highest-level alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition industry members, alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition associations, and other federal, state, local and international regulatory and law enforcement agencies.
Review or personally prepare correspondence which may involve critical and/or controversial decisions frequently having major impact within the industry.
Direct programs primarily through oversight of activities by defining requirements and establishing performance measures within the Bureau.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to...
All Candidates who are:
Internal employees of TTB
who are or currently serving on a (VRA), OR
** This is a Temporary Promotion Opportunity, Not to Exceed One Year. **
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Conditions of Employment
Please refer to Conditions of Employment.
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Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
- Interpreting and advising on the laws and regulations administered or enforced by Federal, state, foreign, and local agencies which affect the alcohol, tobacco, and firearms industries; AND
- Implementing policies, determining goals and objectives, and determining the best approach or solution for long range needs in program or program segments.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement
, if applicable:
For the GS-15, you must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- Undergo an income tax verification.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination.
: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Leadership, and Communication
. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal Treasury employee (eligible for the ) you must receive a score of 92 or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.
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Background checks and security clearance
A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a resume
either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view .
CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION
: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee, click for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The position occupied block on the SF-50 should show a 1 and your tenure block should show a 1 or 2.)
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.
- Submit a copy of your most recent, signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 18 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.
: In addition, we recommend that you submit the following:
- A list of awards received (if applicable). Please do not send copies of awards.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
TTB has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.
TTB provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
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