Department Of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) .
$129,227.00 to $161,900.00
Open & closing dates
$129,227 to $161,900 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Relocation is authorized
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
Family of Overseas Employee
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
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Internal to an agency
This job is open to current employees of this agency.
This position is perfect for an experienced Program Analyst with supervisory experience who is looking for challenging assignments. You will administer the pipeline safety program in the Eastern Region or Southwest Region or Western Region and supervise technical and administrative staff. As a Regional Director, you will be responsible for protecting against the risk to life and property inherent in the pipeline transportation of natural gas, petroleum, and other hazardous liquids through inspection and enforcement of federal safety regulations, investigation of accidents and incidents, stakeholder engagement, education, emergency response, and monitoring of state programs for pipeline safety. You will participate, on a regular basis, with the Associate Administrator and the Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations in establishing national policy and initiatives.
This position offers excellent benefits, including the potential for ongoing medical benefits after retirement. Alternative work schedules and telework schedules are strongly encouraged.
A relocation bonus may be paid subject to funding availability and documentation that the position is ‘hard-to-fill’.
PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.
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As a Supervisory Program Analyst, you will:
Be responsible for protecting against risk inherent in the pipeline transportation of natural gas, petroleum, and other hazardous liquids through inspection and enforcement of federal safety regulations, investigations of accidents and incidents, stakeholder engagement, education, emergency response, and monitoring of state programs for pipeline safety.
Plan and conduct all activities within the region, including the programs that implement and administer: The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968; The Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979; and, Title I of the Transportation Safety Act of 1976.
Be responsible for communications with management officials of state pipeline safety programs, senior officials in the pipeline industry and state and local government officials.
Determine and establish program policies, objectives and priorities for the region consistent with PHMSA national priorities.
Serve as Regional Director and supervise technical and administrative staff to accomplish the major duties and responsibilities of the Region. Assign work to subordinates; evaluate performance of subordinates; interview candidates and make recommendations for appointment, promotion or reassignments; effect disciplinary measures; and, identify developmental and training needs of employees.
50% or less - Some travel is required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Federal Employees
Former Federal Employees
Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only
Individuals with Disabilities
Fulbright Fellows, Gilman Scholarship, and Critical Language Scholarship Program alumni
Questions? This job is open to 7 groups.
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Program Management Analyst
Conditions of Employment
You must be eligible for status consideration & meet specialized experience
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
Provide all required documents by closing date
Position also advertised Open to All U.S Citizens: PHMSA.PSRG-2018-0006.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
SUPERVISORY PROBATION: You must complete a one-year supervisory probationary period (unless already completed).
GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
TIME IN GRADE: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements.
For the GS-15, to qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the following:
Experience with evaluating technical adequacy of processing, chemical, operational or mechanical systems. (Such systems include but are not limited to pipeline systems or oil and gas processing or storage facilities).
Experience supervising or leading technical personnel.
Experience communicating effectively with diverse stakeholder groups to be able to achieve the mission of a national pipeline safety program.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
EEO STATEMENT: The Department of Transportation (DOT) maintains a model federal work environment that is free of discrimination. DOT ensures equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, or protected activity.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
PHMSA employees are subject to government-wide ethical standards of conduct, conflict of interest statutes and regulations, and post-employment prohibitions, which applicants may review at www.oge.gov
. If selected, you may be required to file a financial disclosure report to determine if a conflict or appearance of a conflict of interest exists between your financial interests and your position with the agency. You may be prohibited by the conflict of interest statutes and regulations from holding certain financial interests.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be scored based upon your responses to the vacancy questions. The top rated applications will be reviewed for the quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position.
Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. The answers you select in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package. If upon review, it is determined that your described work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, your application may be updated or you may not be referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough details to support your answers. If referred, all relevant documents including performance appraisals and awards submitted with your application package will be forwarded to the hiring official for review. The Automated Staffing Office is ultimately responsible for determining your final rating.
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The following is a list of documents that are only required based on the type of position and type of consideration for which you are applying. Please review each of the following sections to determine which, if any, additional documents you need to provide with your application.
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL - Most recent performance appraisal (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Do not submit a performance plan that does not include this information.
AWARDS - Copies of any award(s) received within the last 3 years.
VETERANS: Your last DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, that shows the type of discharge and all dates of active duty is required to verify your eligibility. it need not be official.
If you are applying to a vacancy opened to all US Citizens under category rating and wish to be considered as a preference eligible, you need to submit a copy of your DD214.
If you are claiming preference eligibility as a disabled veteran, you must submit proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally a valid letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. An SF-15 is desired, but not required.
If you are applying to a vacancy opened Status and you are requesting consideration under Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) (https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/#veoa), you need to provide a copy of your last DD214, which verifies your military service dates, reason for separation, and eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.
STATUS APPLICANTS: If seeking eligibility consideration as status/agency/DOT employee, you must provide proof of eligibility in the form of an SF-50. Your SF-50 must verify the highest grade held competitively, full performance level of position, and eligibility as a status applicant. Please do not submit an Award SF-50, as these are often incomplete and do not verify grade or status eligibility.
NON COMPETITIVE APPLICANTS: If requesting concurrent consideration for Non-competitive (NC) appointment eligibility, you must provide the appropriate SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS, such as PCS orders (military spouse) describing move & marriage certificate; letter from VA or DD214 describing 100% disability of spouse; letter from State Vocational Office certifying disability (schedule A), etc. For more information, visit military spouse NC appointments or Persons with Disabilities NC appointments.
DISPLACED EMPLOYEES: If requesting consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency CTAP program (ICTAP), you must meet the well qualified standards for this vacancy (meeting minimum requirements for position and scoring at least an 85 or falling in the Gold Category) and provide all of the following documents:
your most recent performance appraisal,
the proof of eligibility letter from the Agency, and
your most current SF-50, displaying current series and grade.
Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position. Please review your application prior to final submission and ensure you have submitted all appropriate documents. Uploading documents to USAJobs does NOT ensure inclusion with your application to our system. You must verify that the documents are in the system with your application prior to final submission.
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.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
You must submit a complete application package (including resume, vacancy questions and supporting documents) no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.
To begin, click the Apply Online button on the job announcement.
Follow the directions to register, submit all required documents and complete the assessment questionnaire.
You may review your saved application(s) at https://my.usajobs.gov.
If you are having difficulty applying online, please contact the DOT Automated Staffing Office via email at Transjobs@dot.gov
Agency contact information
Automated Staffing Office
DOT, PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMIN
Submit Application and Documents Online
1200 New Jersey Ave SE / HAHR - 50
Washington, District of Columbia
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Department Of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) .
Website : http://www.phmsa.dot.gov