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Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Safety and Occupati with Security Clearance

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Duties Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:--- Develops and works closely with the Military Departments on strategic guidance for the Defense Safety Oversight Council and the DoD Safety Center of Excellence programGuides, directs, and oversees standing and ad hoc safety working groups and task forces to conduct analyses using a rigorous process of scientific inquiry and provides advice to the senior leaders on preventing non-combat injuries, fatalities, and mishaps across the Department.--- Leverages the data and assessments from appropriate data sources and tools, to identify trends and shortfalls in SOH and mishap reporting, and presents those shortfalls as inputs to programming and budgeting milestones and to DoD leaders as requiredAnalyzes SOH implications of major strategy and force alternatives, coordinates processes for establishing SOH standards, and researches the fundamental relationship between safety and the readiness of the forces and its ability to achieve national defense objectives.--- Serves as the principal Defense official for justification of approved Defense operational and occupational safety and health issues before CongressMaintains contact with principal members of Congressional committee staffs and review all inserts to the record for the Defense witness on operational and occupational safety and healthOversees the research for and preparation of comprehensive reports required by Congress which pertain to operational and occupational safety and health policies and programs.--- Guides the review and evaluation of programs and budgets of the Military Departments, ensuring proper liaison through correspondence, conferences, staff visits and field inspections with Service staff and SOH command officialsOversees comprehensive studies and analyses to determine appropriate Defense policies and resource levels required to achieve improved capability, efficiency and effectiveness in SOH programs.--- Maintains currency on safety technology and DoD safety innovation efforts to reduce avoidable injuries, fatalities, and mishapsThese systematic examinations enable the DASD(FSOH) to recommend alternative courses of action and formulate policies to prevent avoidable injuries, fatalities, and mishaps.--- Initiates, develops and oversees DoD policies and programs for SOH, and coordinates DoD positions across the federal, state and local government, and industryRequirements Conditions of Employment--- You must be a U.Scitizen to qualify for this position.--- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration).--- All newly appointed Career SES must sign the Reassignment Rights Obligations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES.--- You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test before you can be appointed into this positionDesignated and/or Random Drug Testing will be required.--- In order to qualify for this position, you must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).--- Submit resume and all other required documents online by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on 05/15/2024--- The individual selected will be required to file an Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.--- You will serve a one-year probationary period unless you have previously completed the probationary period in the SES.--- Please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety before applyingQualifications To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), the Mandatory Technical Qualifications, and other qualifications, if applicable, listed belowEXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQsYou must address each ECQ separately, not to exceed 10 pagesYou are required to respond to all ECQsIf you fail to do so will result in a rating of 'ineligible.' When responding to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each of the ECQsYour examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contactsYou should limit your narrative to two pages per ECQ, and address each ECQ separatelyOPM's Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications can assist you in writing an effective SES applicationIn particular, please note the Challenge-Context-Action-Result Model that is recommended and very helpful when drafting ECQ narrative responsesThe Guide is available on OPM's Website at: http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/guidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf Applicants must utilize the Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR) Model when writing Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)Use two examples of relevant experience for each ECQ being sure your experience matches the ECQ criteriaChallenge - Describe a specific problem or goalContext - Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale)Action - Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challengeResult - Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organizationThese accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skillsEach accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities; the scope and complexity of the programs, activities, or services you managed; program accomplishments; policy initiatives undertaken; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues you addressed; and the results of your actionsYou should use action oriented leadership words to describe your experience and accomplishments (e.g., Led the development and implementation of....) and quantify your experience wherever possible to demonstrate your accomplishments (e.g., number of employees supervised; size of budget managed; amount of money saved, etc.)ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goalsInherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environmentECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goalsInherent 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 conflictsECQ 3 - Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectationsInherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risksECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategicallyECQ 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 goalsMANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that address the technical qualificationsYou are required to respond to all of the technical qualificationsIf you fail to do so, you will be rated as ineligiblePlease limit your written statements to no more than two pages per technical qualification.--- Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, programs in the fields of operational and occupational safety and health, SOH-related information and data management systems, policies and procedures, and the ability to deliver enhanced performance with affordability and timeliness.--- Demonstrated leadership of government or industrial safety and occupational health workforce that is diverse, geographically dispersed, and comprised of multiple agencies or firmsProven ability to lead teams across organizational and cultural boundaries by inspiring mission-focus, technical accuracy, and sound analytic processes to calculate and predict risks, and develop actionable solutions while maintaining a high level of professional judgement, initiative, leadership, resourcefulness and versatility.--- Significant experience in managing the business operations associated with large-scale safety and occupational health activitiesThese include, but are not limited to, formulating and justifying budget requests; identifying key performance parameters and metrics for SOH data systems and processes; and workforce talent management to ensure current and future SOH professionals possess the knowledge, skills, and attributes needed to foster cultures of safety awarenessDoD Joint Enterprise-Wide Experience Statement: In addition, DoD requires an Enterprise PerspectiveThis individual must have the ability to apply a broad point of view and an awareness and understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities is requiredCandidates must demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectiv

Keywords: Department of Defense, Centreville , Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Safety and Occupati with Security Clearance, Administration, Clerical , Washington, Virginia

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