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"19R-LG-304514-MPA-OPS" Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
19R-LG-304514-MPA-OPS
Hiring Agency:
SMITHSONIAN
Position Title:
Supervisory Training Specialist
Open Period:
02/06/2019 - 02/20/2019

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
GS - 1712 12/13
Salary:
USD $81,548 - USD $126,062
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full-Time, Permanent
Promotion Potential:
GS-13
Duty Location(s):
FEW
in
Washington DC, DC, US
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
Linda Givens
202-633-6307
GivensL@si.edu

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
This position is open to current and former Federal employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility.  Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply; such as applicants with a disability, former Peace Corps volunteers, certain military spouses, veterans seeking a VRA/VEOA appointment, or veterans who have been separated from armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.
Security Clearance Required:
Other
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Federal
Marketing Statement:
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

 
Summary:

This position is located in the Training Division, Office of Protection Services (OPS. The employee is responsible for all aspects of planning and daily operations in the areas of OPS training and professional development for all OPS Staff; approving and coordinating all training needs associated with professional development; and identifying and assessing competencies to guide training needs.

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties


  • Leads the development, implementation and management of a comprehensive training and professional development plan to address human capital needs for the Office of Protection Services (OPS) staff at the Smithsonian

  • Plans, coordinates, manages, and analyzes the administration of the OPS training and development activities that are responsive to the immediate and long-term needs and goals of the Smithsonian.

  • Develops procedures and systems for assessing the effectiveness of programs and management/organizational processes through interaction with managers and employees.

  • Serves as focal point and liaison for OPS on policy and procedural matters related to the OPS training programs.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

Key Requirements:
  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:



    1. Ability to design and develop training curriculum materials and courses for the development of staff.

    2. Ability to coordinate schedules and implement developmental plans to meet organizational needs for staff.

    3. Ability to plan and conduct unscheduled inspections, assessments and surveys related to training requirements.

    4. Ability to develop and implement policies, practices and procedures for subordinate staff.

    5. Ability to identify and assess organization development and training.


    Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.

    Qualifications:

    GS-12


    Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.  For this position Specialized experience is defined as providing supervision, management and direction of a staff involved in training and instructing the security staff; serves as a senior specialist, providing advice and guidance on development of training courses and materials.  


    GS-13


    Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.  For this position Specialized experience is defined as providing supervision, management and direction of a staff involved in training and instructing staff; serves as a senior specialist, leading, designing and implementing leadership development programs; provides advice and guidance on the development of training courses and materials.  


    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.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.



    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:

    The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that
    includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, health/life
    insurance, accident insurance, and excellent retirement program
    options.
    Please see Benefits at https://www.si.edu/OHR/benefits for a complete
    description.

    Other Information:

    Flexible Spending Accounts - https://www.fsafeds.com/
    Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
    Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
    Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
    Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com
    Retirement Program - https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:
    Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page. Please Note:
    • You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
    • You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process;  OR You may manually fax required documents.  Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine.  Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system generated cover sheet by the closing date.  Documents faxed without the system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
    • The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
    • If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.
    Required Documents:

    Your application package should include the following documents:



    • Detailed resume created in the USAJOBS Resume Builder.

    • Proof of prior federal service such as the latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action

    • A recent performance evaluation

    • Proof of Veteran's Preference - DD214 (Member 4 Copy) if you are requesting a special appointment authority, such as VRA or VEOA

    • Proof of severe disability if you are requesting special placement consideration

    • Proof of eligibility for a military spouse appointment, such as a permanent change station military order

    • Proof of eligibility for any other special appointing authority not specifically mentioned here.


     


     

    Next Steps:

    At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt. The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing vacancy.info@si.edu; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed. Additional Information: