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Director, Office of Policy Analysis – Washington, District of Columbia
Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 468683Start Date: 06/15/2021End Date: 07/15/2021
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ’s) – *Required Documentation*
ECQ 1 – LEADING CHANGE: You must have demonstrated an 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. Leadership Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision ECQ 2 – LEADING PEOPLE: You must demonstrate 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. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building ECQ 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. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility ECQ 4 – BUSINESS ACUMEN: This ECQ involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management ECQ 5 – BUILDING COALITIONS: This ECQ 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. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, Public Service Motivation Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) – *Required Documentation*
The MTQs are designed to assess an applicants experience relevant to the position he or she is applying for. Each of your MTQ narrative responses must: 1.) not exceed two pages per narrative statement; 2.) include specific examples of your experience, education, and/or accomplishments; and 3.) address specific challenges, contexts, actions, and results. Experience in environmental science and policy, particularly climate change, biodiversity conservation, and public lands issues and skill in analyzing such matters. Experience in conducting strategic and project planning, as well as outcome evaluation, for environmental science and natural resource policy issues. Knowledge of Federal, state, local, tribal and non-governmental organizations, missions, and operations responsible for environmental and natural resource science, policy and management including Department of the Interior functions and programs. When addressing both the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ’s) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ’s) it is required that you utilize the CCAR Model. Challenge-Context-Action-Result(s) (CCAR) Model
An ECQ or Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ) statement should include more than one example of relevant experience. Challenge Context Action Result Model is as follows: Challenge: Describe a specific problem or goal. Context: Talk about the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to tackle a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale). Action: Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge. Result: Give specific examples of the results of your actions. These accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills. You will be evaluated on your responses to the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ’s) listed above and on your responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) above as well. You are required to submit both your MTQ’s and ECQ’s to receive consideration for this position. Please see the required document section to understand the page limitation and to learn more about the formatting requirement.
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