Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For information about our bureau go to: http: www.bsee.gov/ <br /><br />You will be required to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Background Investigation if you are selected and hired for this position. <br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />This position is in the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Office of the Director, Office of Public Affairs (OPA). This position provides the vision and leadership for the BSEE public and internal websites and their associated links, and manages their development, maintenance, and operation located in Washington DC, Sterling VA or Jefferson LA.<br /><br /><strong>At the full performance level </strong><strong>(GS-14) </strong><strong>the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:</strong><br /><br />Supervisory Duties: The employee performs supervisor work that requires accomplishment of work through combined technical and administrative direction of others. In addition to the following:<br /> <ul> <li>Lead and direct BSEE efforts as an internal expert in the design development, implementation, content management, and maintenance of the BSEE Internet and intranet websites.</li> <li>Develop policies and guidelines for web design, development and production of web content for each of the BSEE major program areas.</li> <li>Advise the Director and other top BSEE management officials on aspects of web-based communication approaches, methods, challenges, and issues.</li> <li>Prioritize website requirements for the Director and other top BSEE management officials and resolve competing requests/requirements among senior leadership.</li> <li>Work collaboratively with the BSEE CIO on the hardware and software requirements for operating the websites.</li> <li>Advise the Chief, Public Affairs on web-based communication issues and develop and recommend communication strategies utilizing BSEE's public website to effectively communicate key messages.</li> <li>Develop and recommend communications strategies for implementation on the BSEE website.</li> <li>Provide oversight and direction for the complete web life cycle including creation, updates, and deletion of content. Ensures design work conforms to BSEE/DOI Information Technology staff guidelines/directives.</li> <li>Develop procedures to assess the effectiveness of BSEE's web presence for BSEE staff and the public, and continuously seek ways to improve its effectiveness.</li> <li>Make recommendations to improve the bureau's capabilities or efficiency in creating, organizing, maintaining and reporting scientific and technical information both inside and outside of the BSEE.</li> <li>Define target audiences and develop and implement strategies to promote BSEE services and programs. Conduct focus groups to evaluate the usability of BSEE websites.</li> <li>Prepare and write detailed reports and evaluations pertaining to the BSEE public and internal websites for use by or at the direction of the Chief, OPA.</li> <li>Interact with the Information Technology staff to ensure the website is maintained and has an effective web presence. Ensures all design and content conforms to Federal requirements for web platform and web Information Technology guidelines and directives.</li> <li>Meet and coordinate with program managers to recommend and discuss planned web content.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>BSEE has determined that the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.</strong><br /><br /><strong> Salary Range Information: </strong><br /><br /><strong>Washington DC/Sterling VA</strong><br /><br /><strong>GS-14 $117,191 – $152,352</strong><br /><br /><strong> Salary Range Information: </strong><br /><br /><strong>Jefferson LA</strong><br /><br /><strong>GS-14 $104,821 – $136.271</strong><br /><br />First time hires to the federal government typically start at the beginning salary in the range for their respective grade level. <br /><br /><strong>This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.</strong><br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – 1-5 nights of travel may be required annually<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 – Position is at full performance level <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>You must be a U.S. Citizen.</li> <li>You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination</li> <li>You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.</li> <li>You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.</li> </ul> <br /> <strong>Selective Service:</strong> If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http: www.sss.gov/ . <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Minimum Qualification Requirements:</strong><br /><br /><strong>Specialized Experience GS-14</strong><strong><br /><br /></strong>To qualify for the <strong>GS-14</strong>, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the <strong>GS-13</strong> level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience(1)Experience managing a website and concepts for a large government organization; (2) Experience and knowledge of interactive and website nomenclature at a management level in order to communicate complex ideas and concepts to organizational leadership, as well as communicate work expectations to employees; (3) Experience with graphic design, photography and videography at a management level in order to communicate project needs to leadership and employees; (4) Experience managing website projects for intranet and internet applications, as well as managing multimedia and graphic design projects for incorporation into websites (5) Experience relaying complex technical requirements concerning website management to leadership and employees.<br /><br /><strong>Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: </strong><strong> https: www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp </strong><br /><br />All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br />Merit Promotion candidates must also meet Time-in-Grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their application package will be ineligible for further consideration for this position. <br /><br />Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for and performance of higher-level duties.<br /><br />The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.<br /><br /><strong>Important Note</strong>: All Department of the Interior (DOI) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report. In addition, DOI employees, GS-15 and above, who work in the Office of the Secretary; along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) employees (at ALL grade levels), are further restricted concerning their interests in Federal lands and resources administered or controlled by the Department of the Interior. This includes holding stock in energy corporations which lease Federal lands (e.g.: oil, gas, coal, alternative energy resources, etc.). If you have any such investments you should contact the DOI, BOEM or BSEE Ethics Office before accepting employment. DOI employees are held to the highest level of integrity. Employees must be objective and impartial in the performance of their work. All potential issues (e.g.: work-related interactions with friends, family members, or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.<br /><br />NOTICE: This employer participates in E-Verify and will utilize your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.<br /><br />A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the U.S. Department of the Interior. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check; it may take up to 3 weeks to complete. If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the Bureau security office. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the application process is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation and responses to the online questionnaire will be made. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for this position. However, your resume must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.<br /><br />Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:<br /> <li><strong>Technical Knowledge</strong>-Knowledge of website management and concepts for large government organizations. Technical knowledge of interactive and website nomenclature at a management level in order to communicate complex ideas and concepts to organizational leadership, as well as communicate work expectations to employees.</li> <li><strong>Multimedia Communication-</strong>Knowledge of current concepts for graphic design, photography and videography at a management level in order to communicate project needs to leadership and employees.</li> <li><strong>Program and Project Management-</strong>Ability to manage website projects for intranet and internet applications, as well as the ability to manage multimedia and graphic design projects for incorporation into websites.</li> <li><strong>Written Communication</strong>-Strong written communication skills to relay complex technical requirements concerning website management to leadership and employees.<br /><br /></li> <br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />Your resume must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination that you fully meet the specialized experience requirements as stated in this vacancy announcement and OPM qualification standards for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. It is strongly recommended that you use the USAJobs Resume Builder as it was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed. The Resume Builder is available at<br /> https: help.usajobs.gov/index.php/How_to_create_your_resume <br /><br />Your application package must include: (1) Resume showing relevant experience as written in your own words; (2) Completed online Assessment Questionnaire; (3) Your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, tenure, and duty station; and a past SF-50 showing your highest FPL position; (4) Certificates, license, etc. (if applicable); (5) Form DD-214 OR VA letter and Standard Form 15, if eligible under VEOA or VRA; (6) Proof of eligibility if applying under a special appointing authority;(7) Current or former Government employees are strongly encouraged to submit a recent performance appraisal.<br /><br />NOTE: Applicants claiming eligibility under VEOA or VRA, must submit a copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," (Member 4 copy is preferred), showing the dates of active duty, type of discharge, and character of service (must be honorable); OR acceptable proof of verification of your preference (i.e., official document, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veterans total combined serviced-connected disability rating is 10% or more).<br /><br />NOTE: Applicants claiming eligibility based on 30% or more service connected disability, you are required to submit documentation that is indicated on the SF-15 as acceptable proof of verification of your preference (i.e., official document, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veterans total combined serviced-connected disability rating is 30% or more.<br /><br />You will find additional information on the following topics: (1) e-Verify; (2) Selective Service; (3) CTAP/ICTAP; (4) Education – accreditation; (5) Foreign education; (6) Veterans preference; (7) Special appointing authority documentation; and more can be found on our web site: https: www.bsee.gov/careers/usajobs-assistance OR http: www.boem.gov/USAJobs-Assistance/ .<br /><br />If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, you must submit proof by the closing date of the announcement that you meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP or you will not receive priority consideration. The proof includes a copy of the agency notice, your most recent Performance Rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty station. To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, you must earn a minimum score of 85 or above (prior to the assignment of veteran's preference) on the rating criteria for this position. <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.


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