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Industry Operations Specialist (Program Manager)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Washington, DC
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Industry Operations Specialist (Program Manager)
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##### Department of Justice

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

07/30/2019 to 08/12/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 14

- ##### Salary

$117,191 to $152,352 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time - Full Time

Location
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1 vacancy in the following location:

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Washington, DC 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Travel and relocation expenses will be paid.

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

This position is located in the Office of Strategic Intelligence and
Information, Spartan Program Management Division, Washington, DC.

The principal purpose of this position is to manage specific
industry operations programs under the purview of the
responsibilities (i.e., programs involving new initiatives and the
policy and strategic planning process) of the office as described in
its mission and functions statement.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

- Functions as policy developer and manager of programs, projects,
studies, and activities.
- Serves as an expert authority on broad enforcement issues
affecting the directorate or branch.
- Performs complex in-depth studies and/or directs and coordinates
working groups that cross multi-functional lines on significant
regulatory and law enforcement projects which impact on the
Bureau's enforcement functions and programs of national
significance.
- Serves as a key advisor to top level Bureau management officials
on policy issues, projects and technical matters involving
assigned areas of responsibility.
- Provides professional leadership and guidance in extending,
improving and monitoring assigned program area.
- Devise, develop, and implement innovative changes as long term
program improvements.
- Functions as a primary coordinator with all the divisions within
the directorate; other ATF offices and outside entities such as
the Department of Justice.
- Serves as an ATF spokesperson and point of contact regarding
assigned program area(s).
- Prepares presentations and provides briefings on program issues
to top level Bureau management officials, representatives from
various other Federal, State and other local agencies, and
officials from other law enforcement entities and related
organizations.

### Travel Required

Occasional travel - Add specifics

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

14

- #### Job family (Series)

1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance
Series

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Suitable for Federal employment determined by background
investigation.
- Must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service. See
www.sss.gov
- Must sign a mobility agreement as a condition of employment.

The time-in-grade requirement must be met by the closing date of
this announcement. The qualification requirements listed below must
be met by the closing date of the announcement.

**MOBILITY PLAN**: New employees hired pursuant to this vacancy
announcement must sign a mobility agreement. The purpose of ATF's
mobility policy is to enhance career development and progression,
and achieve mission and business effectiveness. To accomplish these
objectives, the mobility plan will facilitate the movement of
employees through special short-term assignments or permanent
reassignments throughout the Bureau. Applicants who decline to sign
a mobility agreement, as required, will be removed from the hiring
process.

### Qualifications

To qualify for the GS-14: You must have at least one year of
specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-13 Federal grade
level. Specialized experience for this position is defined as
experience in advising top level officials on complex regulatory and
law enforcement policy issues; performing complex in-depth studies;
and directing and coordinating working groups on significant and
multi-functional regulatory and law enforcement projects.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) *provides eligible
surplus* *and displaced competitive service employees* *in the
Department of* *Justice with selection priority over other
candidates for competitive* *service vacancies. If your Department
of Justice component has* *notified you in writing that you are a
surplus or displaced employee* *eligible for CTAP consideration, you
may receive selection priority if: *

*1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility,*
*2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and*
*3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.*
*To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification
requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on
established ranking criteria. *

*You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP
eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP
eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.*

### Education

### Additional information

**Notice to Prospective Employees of Ethical Obligations from ATF's
Human Resources Operations Division. ** Please click on the
following link to read important information. DOJ Notice to
Prospective Employees of Ethical Obligations

**Selective Service:** If you are a male applicant born after
December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with
the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so
under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

**EEO Statement:** *The United States Government does not
discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color*,
sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation),
parental status, national origin, age, disability (physical and
mental), family medical history or genetic information, political
affiliation, military service, retaliation, or other non-merit based
factors.

**Reasonable Accommodation Statement:** ATF provides reasonable
accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the job application and
hiring process, and you meet the eligibility requirements listed
above, please notify the human resources specialist listed on the
vacancy announcement, or contact the ATF's Office of Equal
Employment Opportunity at (202) 648-8760. The decision on granting
a reasonable accommodation is handled on a case-by-case basis.

**"**Federal Regulations state no ATF employee, his/her spouse, or
his/her minor child shall have, directly or indirectly, any
financial interest, including compensated employment, stock, or
proprietary interest in the alcohol, tobacco, firearms or explosives
industries. You should be aware that you may be asked to relinquish
any ownership of or interests in the alcohol, tobacco, firearms or
explosives industries before a determination can be made whether
access to ATF information, information technology systems, and/or
facilities can be authorized.**"**

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

*Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine
whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement.
If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and
supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the
online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is
supported by your application materials, your responses may be
adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.
If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be
referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.*

*The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in
the following competencies:*

- *Knowledge of complex procedures involved in the administration
of enforcement programs and the interrelationships of ATF's
regulatory and law enforcement programs.*
- *Knowledge of industry operations and the related industries
products in order to advise Bureau officials on policy issues.*
- *Knowledge of administrative management principles into order to
direct and implement innovative changes to assigned program
area.*
- *Ability to communicate orally in order to coordinate and
provide liaison to high level officials.*
- *Ability to communicate in writing in order to prepare and
defend policy papers to high level officials.*


**To preview questions please click here.**

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Top Secret

##### Drug test required

No

- Required Documents
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- Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).
- Most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows
your grade, step, career or career-conditional tenure dated
within the last year, if applicable
- CTAP documentation, if applicable.

It is your responsibility to ensure all documents are received on
time and the materials are legible. If applying on-line poses a
hardship to any applicant, please contact us at the telephone number
listed on this announcement. Applicants MUST CONTACT US PRIOR TO THE
CLOSING DATE to speak to someone who can provide assistance for
on-line submission. Requests for extensions will not be granted.
Paper applications submitted without prior approval from the agency
point of contact may be handled as incomplete. IMPORTANT
INFORMATION: If your contact information changes after the closing
date of this vacancy announcement, update your profile information
in MYUSAJOBS as well as contact the Human Resources Specialist
listed on this vacancy announcement to ensure you can be contacted
throughout the selection process.

Prior to selection, the candidate may be required to provide an
original copy of any supporting/ validating documentation as well as
other documentation to verify eligibility. All required materials
must be uploaded using the supporting documentation instructions
described in the announcement.

Failure to provide the required documentation by the closing date of
this announcement will result in elimination of further
consideration for this position.

#### 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.

- Benefits
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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.

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package
that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays;
telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the
Federal Employees Retirement System.

If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, you may be eligible to
use leave under the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015.
This act grants leave for purposes of undergoing medical treatment
for a disability instead of using regular sick. For additional
information see: Wounded Warrior Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Pub. L.
114-75) (Act).

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
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*This job is filled through a 3-step on-line application process.

**STEP ONE** - (Online Resume- USAJOBS) You must create a user
account and at least one federal resume at USAJOBS. Information you
provide in USAJOBS is general information completed by all
applicants. The information you provide and your federal resume will
become part of your application and will automatically be
transferred to Monster Recruiting System when you apply online. If
you have an existing USAJOBS account, simply login and select the
resume you wish to include with your application package for this
announcement.

**STEP TWO** - (Vacancy Specific Questions USAJobs) In USAJobs, you
will answer vacancy specific questions necessary to evaluate your
qualifications for the job to which you are applying. When
completed, the information you provided at USAJOBS and the answers
to the USAJob questions will become your application package.

**STEP THREE** - (Supporting Documentation) You may upload
supporting documentation in one of two ways: (l) Once you finish
answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be
prompted to upload your document(s) to your application package. You
will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of
the application process, or you can select a document that you've
already loaded on USAJOBS, or simply fax supporting documentation,
which will provide you the necessary cover sheets for each of your
documents so that they will be correctly submitted to the
appropriate vacancy announcement. The fax number will be available
on the cover sheet. (2) You can upload a document to an existing
application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile. Click on
"My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you have located
the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online". Move
through your existing application to the Documents page and select
"Upload" in order to add a document to your application. Be certain
to review your complete application for confirmation that the
document uploaded and click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS.
Your complete online application and any required supplemental
documentation (e.g. SF-50, CTAP) must be received by 11:59 p.m.
Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement**.***

### Agency contact information

### Vanessa Evans

##### Phone

202-648-8826

##### Fax

202-648-9643

##### Email

Vanessa.Evans@atf.gov

##### Address

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives
Please apply online
Washington, District of Columbia 20226
United States

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

*You can check the status of your application anytime by accessing
the USAJOBS online application system at http://www.usajobs.gov. You
will need to provide your USAJOBS User ID and Password to access the
Track your Online Job Application feature. You may also click on the
link provided to access additional information on USAJobs. All
applicants will be notified at four (4) stages in the hiring
process:

(1) upon receipt of your application;
(2) after your qualifications have been assessed;
(3) whether or not you've been referred to the Selecting Official;
and
(4) whether or not you've been selected for the position.

If your name is sent to the hiring manager, you may be invited for
an interview.

After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a
suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a
final job offer to selectee(s) upon favorable completion of the
background.*

- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### 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.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### 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 process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540470700. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Address

Washington, DC
USA