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Director, Office of Law Enforcement and Security – Washington, District of Columbia
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 559862Start Date: 01/10/2022End Date: 02/11/2022
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ’s)- *Required Documentation* The Office of Personnel Management has identified five executive core qualifications (ECQs). The ECQs define the competencies needed to build a federal corporate culture that drives for results, serves customers, and builds successful teams and coalitions within and outside the organization. The ECQs are required for entry to the Senior Executive Service and are used by many departments and agencies in selection, performance management, and leadership development for management and executive positions. The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential-not technical expertise. 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* MTQs are designed to assess an applicants experience relevant to the specific position requirements. Each 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. Demonstrated experience in developing, managing, and executing high-level natural resources agency law enforcement program(s) and all related policies. Experience includes directing law enforcement, security, and protection operations/activities. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations dealing with resource protection, cultural resources, archaeological sites, poaching, and the preservation of other resources of public lands. Demonstrated ability to foster good public relations with the general public, high-level officials, other law enforcement agencies, environmental organizations, Federal, state and local offices and/or public meetings often involving highly controversial and sensitive issues. Experience includes working collaboratively to defend major program objectives with internal and external contacts. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on enforcement and security matters that involve complex natural resources matters and/or enforcement actions that requires sound justification, advocacy, and evidential support to negotiate and make recommendations with key stakeholders. Challenge-Context-Action-Result(s) (CCAR) Model. CCAR Model is outline below. When addressing the ECQs and MTQs, you are strongly recommended to utilize the CCAR Model. Each ECQ or MTQ statement should include more than one examples of relevant experience. 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. Your responses to the ECQs and MTQs will be evaluated based on how clearly and concisely you emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs, activities, or services managed; program accomplishments; policy initiatives undertaken; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues addressed; and the results of actions taken. You are required to submit separate narrative statements for each ECQ and MTQ to receive consideration for this position. Please see the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section for complete details regarding the page limitation and formatting requirement. MEDICAL REQUIREMENT
The Bureau of Land Management’s Law Enforcement General Order 40 requires all LEOs to must participate in the Law Enforcement Medical Standards Program.
The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying. AGE REQUIREMENT
There Is a maximum entry age of the day before your 37th birthday for entry into law enforcement officer positions. Applicants who have previously been employed in a Federal law enforcement officer position covered by 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or 5 U.S.C. 84l2(d) are not restricted from applying. PRIMARY LAW ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENT
Experience in primary/rigorous law enforcement position(s), or equivalent experience outside the Federal government, is a mandatory prerequisite (5 CFR 831.902 & 5 CFR 842.802). FIREARM REQUIREMENT
This position requires that the incumbent meet initial and continuing qualifications in the use of firearms. Within the first 120 days of being appointed the selectee must successfully complete or have completed the eight-week basic criminal investigator course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA, or an equivalent course.
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