Naval Facilities Engineering Command EQUAL EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST in Naval Base, Virginia
Summary This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer. Responsibilities You will determine EEO problem areas and barriers through analysis of management practices, organizational structures, employment practices, and lines of progression. You will develop policies and procedures for the EEO program to include Special Emphasis Programs (SEP), EEO counseling, complaints administration, and training. You will develop recommendations for alternative dispute resolutions as directed by Federal guidelines. You will evaluate Management practices and identify actions that tend to cause allegations of discrimination and recommend corrective actions. You will establish and maintain a viable Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-12: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Executing and evaluating Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) programs; 2) Providing advice and guidance in the application of EEO program requirements as directed by regulations; 3) Performing counseling duties, employing alternative dispute resolution or similar techniques, and/or making recommendations to management on difficult problems; 4) Processing informal and formal EEO complaints; 5) Updating necessary systems (i.e. iComplaints, FEDSEP, NEAT, IRCMS, etc.) with required data for assigned caseload; and 6) Preparing correspondence and related case documents using grammatical accuracy and/or according to procedures. GS-11: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Advising leadership on equal opportunity issues concerning policy and case background on discrimination complaints; 2) Making recommendations based on analysis of workforce characteristics and organizational structure; 3) Helping others with processing informal and formal EEO complaints; 4) Conducting counseling, investigations, and adjudications for EEO complaint cases; 5) Utilizing automated systems to input data related to EEO complaints; and 6) Assisting with creating correspondence and related case documents according to procedures. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0200/equal-employment-opportunity-series-0260/ https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. Education The following education may be substituted in lieu of specialized experience at the GS-11 level: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related or A combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience Additional Information COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. This position is eligible for part time, substantial or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. A 40 hour work week is typical for this position. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf. Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below. Work Environment: Involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions. Occasional Exposure to uncomfortable conditions in production shops and other industrial operations may be required. Physical demands: The work is performed in an office setting which is adequately heated, lighted, and ventilated. The work is sedentary and may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite. Some employees may carry light items or drive a motor vehicle. No special physical demands are required to perform the duties of the position.