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PHMSA - Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Deputy Associate Administrator – Hazmat Safety Field Operations

Department of Transportation

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

10/02/2018 to 11/02/2018

  • Service

Senior Executive

  • Pay scale & grade

ES 00

  • Salary

$126,148 to $182,050 per year

  • Appointment type

PERMANENT

  • Work schedule

Full-Time - FULL TIME

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Relocation is authorized.

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to

Those who meet the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).

 

Announcement number

PHMSA.SES-2018-0002

Control number

512732300

Duties

Summary

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is the principal agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation responsible for protecting people and the environment from the risks of hazardous materials in transportation in collaboration with the Administrator and the Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy and Programs carrying out a national program to ensure the safe, reliable and environmentally  operations of the Nation’s hazardous materials transportation system. 

Responsibilities

The Deputy Associate Administrator – Hazmat Safety Field Operations:

  • Advises the Associate Administrator for Hazardous Material Safety and the Office of the Administrator on all hazardous materials transportation safety matters. Participates fully in policy determinations falling within assigned responsibilities. Issues implementation guidance for approved policies within the purview of delegated authority.
  • Manages the daily interface of field hazardous materials safety and environmental programs within operating parameters. Develops strategic and annual plans, identifying initiatives and establishing strategic goals. Identifies hazmat safety, environmental and emergency response problems and recommends innovative regulatory and non-regulatory solutions to address the specific areas. Develops priorities for the national hazmat transportation inspection program to ensure compliance with regulations and progress in reduction of threats to hazardous materials transportation system integrity. Coordinates with other modes to carry out a hazmat transportation inspection and compliance program. Coordinates all international inspection, fitness, and, investigation activities for hazardous materials safety.
  • Establishes and fosters partnerships among the Federal government, the states, regional and local government, and the industry to solve problems which present risks to the public from hazmat transportation. Promotes innovative and/or exemplary programs that enhance operational practices and governmental relationships.
  • Implements the day-to-day hazardous materials safety enforcement program policies, administrative actions, and legal proceedings. Maintains records of completed enforcement actions. Provides executive oversight of the preparation of reports and evidence and recommendation of enforcement action to the PHMSA Chief Counsel; collaborates with the Chief Counsel in the preparation of civil and criminal enforcement actions; and provides technical expertise in administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • Provides executive direction, policy, and national coordination for regional operations (inspection, enforcement and outreach); emergency support and security operations; performance metrics, accident investigation, and lessons learned relay. Oversees management of five regional field offices; implements enforcement policy and programs for the offices; and evaluates enforcement results. Oversees regional directors’ plans for inspection of hazmat transportation operations subject to PHMSA hazmat safety standards; works with state and Federal agencies to assist and coordinate the effectiveness of enforcement of the Federal hazardous materials transportation and other safety standards. In developing plans, considers information from the incident reporting system, and response to recommendations of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), DOT Inspector General (IG), General Accounting Office (GAO), Congress, public complaints, Chief Safety Officer and the OHMS regulatory program.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES.
  • You must be able to obtain and retain a Government travel card.
  • You will be required to travel frequently.
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Background and /or Security Investigation required.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:

  • Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a Public Disclosure report, OGE-278. You will need to provide the information annually.

Qualifications

As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must show in your resume evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications listed below.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs): Below are descriptions of the technical qualifications that must be clearly described in your resume. Your responses must explain how your experience supports each of the TQs

  • Expert ability to provide operational and strategic leadership at the National level for a complex geographically-dispersed organization. Experience establishing agency strategic plans and program policies to enable mission success.

 

  • Skilled collaborator with experience coordinating with executive level counterparts in other Federal agencies, officials of state and local governments, the Congress, OMB and representatives of industries, organizations and related businesses.

 

  • Experience in leading the development of long-range planning, budget formulation and execution, and extensive knowledge of personnel and financial management regulations and policies.



EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): Below are descriptions of the ECQs that must be clearly described in your resume.

Please Note: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development graduates who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs.

ECQ 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. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision
ECQ 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. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building
ECQ 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. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management
ECQ 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. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.
Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on addressing Executive Qualifications in a Resume.

Education

Additional information

Veterans' preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

An SES reviewing panel will evaluate your application based on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Applicants determined to be highly qualified may undergo an interview and a reference check.

If selected, you must be certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board (QRB), unless you are a current SES executive or have successfully participated in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program. You must receive certification before you can be appointed to the position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required

No

  • Required Documents

Required Documents

Please submit the following documents by the closing date in order to be considered for this position:

  • Resume – The resume you submit should not exceed five (5) pages. Any information submitted in excess of five (5) pages WILL NOT be considered. The resume must provide evidence of how you possess the technical qualifications and the five Executive Core Qualification factors.
  • SF-50 – If you are a current, retired, or former Federal employee, please submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action form. Do not submit a SF-50 that is for an award.
  • Candidate Development Program Certificate – If you are a graduate of an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP), certified by OPM, please submit a copy of your certification for non-competitive eligibility consideration. You must meet all technical qualifications.