This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS). This position is located in Washington, DC.

Learn more about this agency


The incumbent participates with the deputy director and other high level agency officials in the development of overall policy, programs, objectives, and agency goals. Renders advice and assistance to superiors and key Department officials on matters pertaining to assigned programs, objectives, problems, and funding considerations.

The incumbent has the responsibility for specific technical or administrative assignments which may change from time to time; for example, the incumbent establishes, manages, and frequently serves as chairperson of ad hoc committees, or committees of a more permanent nature, that are interagency in nature, or comprise government-industry and professional society groups.

The incumbent provides management and review of a major program component (Division Of Reporting, Disclosure and Audits). Under the oversight of the deputy director and with the aid of a division chief, the incumbent ensures the development and effectuation of program policy, coordination of inter-and intra-office program efforts, and execution of the following functions:

The incumbent oversees the Chief of the Division of Reporting, Disclosure, and Audits to plan, initiate, direct and assure timely and effective execution of the work within the Division of Reporting, Disclosure, and Audits. Operating under broad administrative direction from the deputy director, the incumbent conceives, develops, implements, promotes, and applies sound and effective strategies and practices for OLMS, related specifically to reporting under the LMRDA and related statutes.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Less than 25%.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Subject to financial disclosure requirements.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must meet Mandatory Technical and Executive Core Qualifications.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a 1-year probationary period, if the requirement has not been met.

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level close to the work of this job that has given you the particular subject-matter knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform. Typically, we would find this experience in work within the field or a field that is closely related. You must demonstrate possession of specialized experience in the described duties.


To qualify for this position, all applicants must write a narrative in the spaces provided detailing accomplishments that would satisfy each of the ECQs and MTQs. You must address each ECQ and MTQ separately. If you fail to do so, your application will be rated ineligible.

In writing your responses to the ECQs, your narrative must address each ECQ separately in the spaces provided. Each ECQ should contain at least two examples describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. Responses to ECQs must not exceed 10 pages. It is recommended that applicants draft their ECQs in a Word document first, then cut and paste into the spaces provided following each ECQ to ensure length requirements. For additional guidance, applicants may visit the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Senior Executive Qualifications . Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the guide.


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.
2. Leading People: This core qualification involves 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.
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.
4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
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.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): In writing your narrative responses to the MTQs, please give examples and explain how often you used your skills, the complexity of the knowledge possessed, the level of people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc.

1. Demonstrated ability to coordinate program efforts with other internal and external organizations, represent the organization to key individuals and groups outside the immediate work unit, as well as serve as spokesperson for the organization.

2. Demonstrated experience in advising, developing, implementing, and managing information reporting and disclosure policies, procedures, and standard practices for a Federal agency.

3. Demonstrated ability to interpret complex statutory and regulatory guidance related to governmental programs, policies, issues and problems; and demonstrated ability to collaborate and provide input on major policy initiatives.


There is no education requirement for this position.

Additional information

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated based on your experience and your responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ). It is essential that your resume provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If your responses are not adequately substantiated by your resume, your application will be rated ineligible.

Current/Former Career Senior Executive Service (SES) or SES Candidate Development graduates who have been certified by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must provide a narrative response to address each of the MTQs, but need not address the ECQs. In order to successfully complete the online application process you must input the term, "noncompetitive eligible" in the text boxes for each of the ECQs. You must submit a Standard Form 50 that documents your SES Career appointment or a copy of your OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program certificate.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

1. SF-50 documentation of career SES appointment or other Federal appointment (if applicable). 2. Certificate of completion of OPM certified SES candidate program (if applicable). 3. Copy of most recent performance appraisal (optional).

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.

More jobs: