Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http: www.justice.gov/usao/ .<br /><br />As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.<br /><br />.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for managing day-to-day activities for the Superior Court Division, Homicide Section. Typical work assignments will include: <ul> <li> <ul> <li>Providing on-the-job training for employees in all areas of work;</li> <li>Providing oversight planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of litigation support functions and activities;</li> <li>Consulting with the section chief, deputies, AUSAs, and lead paralegals regarding litigation support and technical procedures;</li> <li>Providing instructions regarding the technical aspect of handling cases and preparing pleadings for filing in D.C. Superior Court;</li> <li>Planning and coordinating work assignments, establishing goals, objectives, procedures and methods for accomplishing work;</li> <li>Work to develop and refine the systems used by support staff to support litigation, including but not limited to facilitating improved information technology and evidence management solutions. </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>You must be a U.S. Citizen or National</li> <li>Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required</li> <li>You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable</li> <li>If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.</li> <li>If selected, you will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless this requirement has been met previously.</li> <li>Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.</li> <li>You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>GS-13:</strong> To be eligible at the GS-13 level, you must have a least one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level. Specialized experience is experience that is in the line of work of this position that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples include performing the following types of duties: providing work that requires analytical ability, judgement, discretion, and knowledge of a substantial body of administrative or program principles, concepts, policies, and objectives; comprehensive planning, management, evaluation, and improvement of administrative and employee resources and operations; developing and coordinating legal support operations and administrative support activities.<br /><br /><strong> Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- </strong> The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .<br /><br /><strong>Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-</strong> The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ . <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.<br /><br /><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)</strong> -VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.<br /><br /><strong>Special Employment Consideration</strong> – Persons with disabilities, veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the armed forces, and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for non-competitive appointments. For further information, click on the links provided below . You must specify in your online questionnaire under what authority you wish to be considered and submit appropriate documentation to verify your eligibility.<br /> Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities Links:<br /> https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Types-of-Appointments <br /><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 /><strong>Reasonable Accommodation Statement:</strong> Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.<br /><br /><strong>EEO Statement: </strong>The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism. <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 complete application package (resume/supporting documentation, online questionnaire, and USA Hire Competency Based Assessment) will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.<br /><br />You will be rated on the following Competencies (see The Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, Appendix F for definitions):<br /> Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Integrity/Honesty, Interpersonal Skills, and Self-Management<br /><br />In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job. <br /><br />Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:<br /> <strong>-Required:</strong> Your responses to the Online Occupational Questionnaire (This is completed automatically during the apply online process).<br /> <strong>-Required:</strong> Your resume showing relevant experience and dates (month/day/year) of employment and work schedule for each (e.g., part-time XX hours per week or full-time). Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (cover letter optional)<br /> <strong>-Required if you are a current or former Federal employee: </strong>a recent copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing title, series, grade, and full performance level (FPL); AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal. Please note your SF-50 must include your FPL in the remark section (e.g., appointment, reassignment, promotion actions), pay adjustments and awards do not include this information so they are not acceptable.<br /> <strong>-Required, if applicable:</strong> CTAP/ICTAP documentation <strong>(a copy of a separation notice or other proof of eligibility </strong>for priority selection; a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing current position, grade, promotion potential, and duty location; AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.<br /> – <strong>Required, if applicable:</strong> VEOA documentation (your DD-214, Member Copy 4).<br /> -<strong>If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you must submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found at: </strong> https: help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire <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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