U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management
$131,898.00 to $164,200.00
Open & closing dates
$131,898 to $164,200 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Work Schedule is Full Time.
Permanent - This is a permanent position.
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered.
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
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This position is located at the Denver Federal Center
, which is surrounded by Lakewood, Colorado. Information about the Lakewood area can be found at City of Lakewood, Colorado
. Information about the Denver area can be found at About Denver
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The Chief of the Division of Human Resources Services performs the following duties:
Analyze and implement Bureau policies as well as new legal guidance, laws, and regulations in the development of products in support of the Department.
Create and implement program and process remedies involving novel and highly complex issues that result in major precedent-setting decisions, and involve powerful competing interests.
Establish and implement the most appropriate customer service delivery model for the delivery structure. Lead the development and implementation of quality and performance metrics for the Division's performance.
Actively participate in the development of instructions and guidelines proposed for implementation within the organization.
Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates; make assignments based on capability and expertise; evaluate the subordinate supervisors' performance and the performance of those employees reporting directly to him/her; give advice or instruction to subordinates on work and administrative matters. Emphasize teamwork throughout the Division through cross-training, backup, and assisting one another with workloads.
Set and adjust short-term priorities and schedules and make decisions on work problems of subordinate supervisors.
Responsible for the technical and administrative supervision of a large and complex staff in various professional HR positions and other administrative positions to carry out the mission of the organization.
25% or less - Travel may be required to attend meetings/conferences at State Offices and at our Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility;
Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles
Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities
All former PLC members who within the past 120 days have completed all requirements of a creditable PLC project; and,
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required;
Be sure to read the How to Apply and Required Documents Sections;
You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you;
have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land
Direct Deposit Required;
Background Investigation Required.
Your resume must contain enough information to show that you meet the specialized experience as defined in the announcement or vacancy questions. In addition, your responses to the questions must be adequately reflected in your resume.
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the one year of specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, your Human Resources related experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-14) of the position to be filled. Examples: Leading complex programs and working as part of a multi-disciplinary management team responsible for managing a variety of programs, analyzing issues, developing and executing strategies and devising solutions to the mission program needs of the organization. Providing advice, guidance, and leadership on a variety of complex Staffing, Classification and HR Systems issues. Making determinations in complex and sometimes obscure matters. Developing, interpreting, and analyzing data extracts and reports from automated HRM systems and participating in the development of automated system approaches for more effective tracking and reporting of work.
Condition of Employment: If selected, you must sign a mobility agreement that confirms your understanding and agreement to accept relocation to any location depending on the needs of the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP
. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used for this position.
If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a one year supervisory/managerial probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.
The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions related to the following knowledge, skills and abilities are required to do the work of this position, which include:
ECQ 1: Leading Change The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2: Leading People The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3: Results Driven The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4: Business Acumen The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5: Building Coalitions The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations to achieve common goals.
Knowledge of HR principles, concepts, regulations, and practices to provide the full scope of HR advisory services.
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Background checks and security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
Resumes must show relevant experience and other information. Your resume must list your education and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week and salary information. Your resume will be used to validate your responses to the assessment tool(s). You are welcome to submit a cover letter (optional).
In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:
1. Current and former Federal employees with competitive eligibility: Submit a copy of your most recent (non-award) SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or equivalent document that verifies current position information (title, grade, etc), tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1). Also, submit any SF-50s that document your highest grade held permanently or temporarily.
2. Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
3. Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans: you will need to submit documentation to show your veterans' preference, years of active military service, and character of service (type of discharge). If you are applying for this position based on eligibility under other noncompetitive special appointing authorities, you MUST submit proof of this eligibility.
You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile. Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. Uploading Documents: Instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.
Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
READ THIS: It is the responsibility of the applicant to illustrate that all eligibility requirements are met. This includes ensuring your resume / application documents specific information on each employment listed. Specifically, you must document Agency/Company Name, supervisor's name and contact information, position title, grade/series/salary, and employment dates to include month, day and year. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified. If you have questions regarding the necessary documentation to include, contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement prior to the closing date of the announcement.
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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
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. Learn more about federal benefits
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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
How to Apply
To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1.your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. your resume; and 3. applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
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Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.
If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact Brenda Tejera at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-236-1975.
If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
Agency contact information
Bureau of Land Management
BLM National Operations Center, HR-210
Denver Federal Center, Building 50
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You will receive notification via email, generally within 2 weeks of the closing date of the announcement, as to whether or not your name was referred to the selecting official.
You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBS account.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Reasonable Accommodation Policy
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.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management
Website : http://www.blm.gov/nhp/index.htm
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), created in 1946 through a merger of the General Land Office (GLO) and the U.S. Grazing Service, has roots going back to the creation of the GLO in 1812. In celebration of 200 years of land management, the BLM presents this website -- a collection of the stories, traditions and heritage that make up our unique history. BLM employees, current and retired, have contributed to this labor of love and many more will continue to add their unique histories over time.