The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Agriculture. The opening is for a Director Western Region in Fort Collins, Colorado Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Director Western Region – Fort Collins, Colorado
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 257264Start Date: 05/11/2020End Date: 06/01/2020
To apply for this position you need only submit a resume which CANNOT exceed FIVE (5) pages using 1inch margins and a 12 point font. Any information submitted in excess of five (5) pages WILL NOT be considered. Your resume must provide evidence of how you possess the five Executive Qualifications (ECQs) and the Technical Qualification (TQs). A separate narrative in response to the TQ’s will not be considered. The application process used to recruit for this position is RESUME-ONLY. This process applies to all applicants, including current/former Career SES and SESCDP certified graduates. Please Do NOT submit Executive Core Qualifications in lieu of a resume. As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector. As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as: – Directing the work of an organizational unit;
– Ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects;
– Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and
– Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions. Failure to meet the basic qualification requirement and address all Mandatory Technical and Executive Core Qualification factors will result in your application being disqualified. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions. 1. Leading Change: This core qualification involves 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. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision) 2. Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations 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. (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building) 3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves 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. (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility) 4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management) 5. Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating) Fundamental Competencies: These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Public Service Motivation. The Fundamental Competencies are crosscutting; and should be addressed over the course of each ECQ narratives. It is not necessary for you to address the Fundamental Competencies directly as long as the narrative, in its totality, shows mastery of these competencies on the whole. Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website. You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs): As state above, your resume must provide evidence of how you possess the following Technical Qualifications: 1. Describe your experience/accomplishments that demonstrate your effective leadership in wildlife damage management to support the organization’s mission and goals. Include descriptions of your ability to envision and achieve improvements and your ability to collaborate with a wide spectrum of stakeholders, including employees. 2. Describe your senior level demonstrated experience and knowledge in awareness of the legal requirements, policy issues, and scientific issues related to the wildlife damage management discipline. For example, such experience and knowledge may be regarding Federal, state, and local laws and regulations applicable to wildlife damage management, and/or the National Environmental Policy Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Endangered Species Act, and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
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