Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The mission of Debt Management Services (DMS) is to work with federal and state governments to provide a centralized and comprehensive debt management program. DMS protects the financial interests of the American people by continuously improving the financial performance of the government through the efficient identification, prevention, collection, and resolution of delinquent debt owed to government agencies.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />The Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DMS) serves as one of the executives responsible for providing leadership, direction, and guidance, in the management and expansion of debt management services as required by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (DCIA). As the executive responsible for the Agency Relationship, Treasury Offset Program, Do Not Pay and Centralized Receivables programs, the incumbent performs the executive functions of program planning, program direction and communication, resources and staff utilization, and program monitoring and evaluation. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:<br /> <ul> <li>Provides executive leadership and oversight of the Agency Relationship Management Division responsible for outreach to federal and state agencies, stakeholders and the public to ensure full compliance and legal and regulatory debt collection authorities and provides consultative services to advise agencies about products and services designed to improve the management, referral and collection of delinquent debt.</li> <li>Provides executive leadership of the Treasury Offset Program division responsible for program oversight and expansion of TOP which offsets payments for non-tax delinquent debt over 120 days old by administrative, tax refund and Federal salary offsets. Also collaborates with external Federal and state agency stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of offset policies, and innovative, centralized offset operations.</li> <li>Provides executive leadership and oversight of the Do Not Pay Business Center responsible for development and implementation of initiatives supporting Federal and state agencies, efforts to improve improper payments prevention, detection and reduction efforts and processes, and to cost-effectively decrease improper payments.</li> <li>Provides executive leadership and oversight of the Centralized Receivables Service Division responsible for managing non-tax accounts receivable on behalf of Federal agencies by providing state-of-the-art receivables management services in an automated environment and interfaces with existing Treasury revenue and debt collection services.</li> <li>Formulates and establishes organizational goals and objectives for assigned programs and functions. Develops policies, procedures, and plans which contribute to the mission of DMS and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service as a whole.</li> <li>Provides executive leadership to create an environment that facilitates the accomplishment of goals and strategies and articulates and disseminates organization goals/objectives to subordinate staff while ensuring that key issues that may impact DMS (technological, economic, policy) are understood and fully integrated into the strategic and tactical plans.</li> <li>Ensures that resources are effectively and appropriately used for maximum benefit to the accomplishment of program goals, provides guidance and technical direction, delegates duties and responsibilities, and ensures that an effective and technically knowledgeable staff is maintained.</li> <li>Provides effective management through monitoring program progress; reviews and evaluates progress and goals to ensure completion of projects in accordance with established milestones; and take corrective action, when necessary, to achieve program goals.</li> <li>Establishes and monitors management and business metrics to measure initiative success and enable improvement in core debt management program functions.</li> <li>Confers with the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioner, and other top Bureau officials to resolve major problems concerned with the Fiscal Service's programs and functions.</li> <li>Represents DMS and Fiscal Service in meetings with high-level management officials of the Treasury, other government agencies, Congressional members and their staffs, Congressional Committees, state and local governments, the Federal Reserve Banks, and private sector debt management organizations.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – .<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 00 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a U.S. Citizen</li> </ul> <br /> Applicants are required to submit and upload a narrative response addressing each ECQ and each technical qualification to receive consideration. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or technical qualifications is considered incomplete and will not be considered.<br /><br />Career applicants currently in the SES, former career SES appointees who are eligible for career reinstatement in the SES, or graduates of an SES Candidate Development Program who have been certified by OPM must address the technical qualifications, but need not address the ECQs.<br /><br />More information on how to address the ECQs and TQs can be found at http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ . <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />All applicants must meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.<br /><br />As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate at least one year of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement will disqualify the applicant.<br /><br />Evidence must be provided that clearly demonstrates the applicant has the necessary level of executive potential, skills, abilities, specialized knowledge, and technical qualifications to perform as a SES executive. This evidence must include clear, concise examples that emphasize the applicant's level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of assignments, program accomplishments, policy initiatives, and long-range planning.<br /><br />The best qualified candidates will be determined by assessing experience, education, awards, performance appraisals, and supervisory evaluations for this position. These assessments will be made against the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications.<br /><br /><strong>EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs)</strong>: The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in the SES and provide the focus for OPM certification of executive qualifications.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 1 – Leading Change</strong> – 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.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 2 – Leading People</strong> – 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. Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 3 – Results Driven</strong> – 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.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 4 – Business Acumen</strong> – The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 5 – Building Coalitions</strong> – 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, influencing/negotiating<br /><br /><strong>Fundamental Competencies </strong>- Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation are cross-cutting and provide the foundation for success in each ECQ.<br /><br />For each ECQ, it is recommended that you provide at least one example of your qualifications using the challenge, context, action, and result model described on the above website.<br /><br />Additional information about the ECQs can be found on the OPM SES website at:<br /> http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf . <br /><br /><strong>TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs)</strong>: The following qualifications are required for the incumbent to perform the duties of the position. You must demonstrate all of the TQs to be rated eligible for this position.<br /><br /><strong>TQ 1: </strong>Demonstrated experience leading multi-faceted organizations that provide financial services (e.g., payments, collections, accounting, etc.) to a programmatically diverse and nationally distributed customer base.<br /><br /><strong>TQ 2: </strong>Experience evaluating and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of large financial service programs and processes; skill in identifying improvements, challenging the status quo, and adapting those opportunities to achieve organizational goals and objectives.<br /><br /><strong>TQ 3: </strong>Experience providing leadership in an environment that requires understanding of organizational dynamics including interplay between policy and operations; including experience supporting high-level officials with changing priorities.<br /><br /><strong>TQ 4</strong>:Experience leading organization change management initiatives using values to develop plans and programs that improve personal and organizational effectiveness.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>All initial appointments to an SES position are contingent on approval from OPM's Qualifications Review Board.</li> <li>This is not a bargaining-designated position.</li> <li>This position is critical sensitive. </li> <li>We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.</li> <li>In order to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reporting requirements, the Bureau of the Fiscal Service is asking applicants to complete the Race and National Origin (RNO) information during the application process. This information will be kept confidential and anonymous, and will only be used for demographic reporting purposes. </li> </ul> <br /><strong>CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT</strong>:<br /> <ul> <li>Must complete a 1-year SES probationary period, unless previously completed.</li> <li>Must complete a Questionnaire for Sensitive Positions, SF-86, for a pre-appointment full-field background investigation. In addition, periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.</li> <li>Must complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.</li> <li>Must complete an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report annually.</li> <li>Must undergo appropriate tax checks.</li> <li>If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.</li> <li>Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.</li> <li>Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.</li> <li>Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.</li> </ul> <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 />Your resume and responses to the online questions are an integral part of the process for evaluating your basic qualifications for this SES position. We recommend that you emphasize your level of responsibility, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments (including the results of your actions) in your resume, question responses, and any other materials you provide. <br /><br />Initial review of your application will be conducted by a Human Resources Specialist to determine if you meet the eligibility and qualification requirements of this position. Applicants who meet these mandatory requirements will be considered minimally qualified and will be evaluated by a panel of senior executives to determine the best qualified candidates. If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.<br /><br /><strong>We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process. </strong> <br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position.<br /><strong><br />ALL APPLICANTS (REQUIRED):</strong><br />* Resume or application.<br />* Responses to the mandatory ECQ and TQ questions.<br />* If you successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP), you must submit a copy of your Qualifications Review Board certification.<br />* If you are a current, retired, or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, for verification of current or prior Federal employment status, if applicable.<br /><strong><br />Recommended Documents:</strong> In addition, we recommend that you submit the following:<br />* A copy of your college transcripts or a list of college courses, if applicable;<br />* A copy of your most recent supervisory appraisal of performance; and<br />* A list of awards received while employed with the Federal Government. <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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