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>  -----Original Message-----
> From:         Lemke, James
> Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 9:18 AM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      Vacancy Announcement
>
> I've been asked to share this vacancy announcement with the listserv to
> reach as many qualified candidates as possible.  This job is being
> announced because I will be retiring from OSHA in a few months and we will
> need someone to run the program.
>
> For an electronic copy of the announcement, email me and I will send you
> one.  It is a table in WordPerfect 8 format.
>
> If you have questions or want a paper copy of the announcement, contact
> Chelesa Patterson, Office of Personnel Programs, at (202)693-1800.
>
> Don't reply to the list.
>
> Thanks
>
> James Lemke
> Senior Management Analyst
> U.S. Department of Labor
> Occupational Safety and Health Administration
> Office of Management Systems and Organization
> 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room S1513
> Washington, DC  20210
> Phone:  (202) 693-2364 - Fax:  (202) 693-1658
> e-mail:  [log in to unmask]
>
>
> VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT -
>
> Organizational/Geographic Location:
>       Occupational Safety and Health Administration,
>       Directorate of Administrative Programs
>       Office of Management Systems and Organization
>       Washington, D.C.
>
> Duty Station: Washington, D.C.
>
> Position:   MANAGEMENT ANALYST
>
> Series/Grade:  GS-343-11/12/13
>
> Salary Range: GS-11 - $42,724 - $55,541 pa
>                            GS-12 - $51,204 - $66,564 pa
>                            GS-13 - $60,890 - $79,155 pa
>                            INCLUDES LOCALITY PAYMENT
>
> Closing Date:   January 31, 2001
>
> Bargaining Unit: (Specify)   Local 12
>
> Promotion Potential: GS-13
>
> Civil Service Status Required:  Yes       *No X
>
> Area of Consideration:
>       ALL SOURCES, WASHINGTON, DC METROPOLITIAN
>       AREA; ICTAP Eligibles in the Local Commuting Area
>
> *APPLICATIONS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED FROM PERSONS WITHIN THE AREA OF
> CONSIDERATION WHO QUALIFY UNDER NONCOMPETITIVE HIRING AUTHORITIES, SUCH AS
> (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) VETERANS READJUSTMENT APPOINTMENT (VRA) ELIGIBLES,
> 30% OR MORE CONPENSABLE VETERANS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, OR PRESENT OR
> FORMER PEACE CORPS PERSONNEL, ADDITIONALLY, VETERANS WHO ARE PREFERENCE
> ELIGIBLES OR WHO HAVE BEEN SEPARATED FROM THE ARMED FORCES UNDER HONORABLE
> CONDITIONS AFTER THREE YEARS OR MORE OF CONTINUOUS SERVICE MAY APPLY.
>
> ALL APPLICATION MATERIAL MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE OSHA PERSONNEL OFFICE BY
> THE CLOSING DATE.
>
> PLEASE SUBMIT MULTIPLE OR AN APPLICATION FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL YOU WISH TO
> BE CONSIDERED, OTHERWISE, YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE HIGHEST GRADE
> ELIGIBLE ONLY.
>
> IMPORTANT:   TO RECEIVE FULL CREDIT, APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A NARRATIVE
> ADDRESSING EACH OF THE EVALUATION FACTORS INDICATED UNDER "METHOD OF
> EVALUATION" AND EXPLAIN HOW YOUR EXPERIENCE, TRAINING OR EDUCATION PROVIDE
> THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILL OR ABILITY IN THE FACTOR.  COMPLETION OF THE
> NARRATIVE IS NOT MANDATORY, HOWEVER, FAILURE TO DO SO MAY REFLECT IN THE
> RATING RECEIVED WHEN YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION IS EVALUATED.
> APPLICANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING FULL AND COMPLETE INFORMATION AS
> TO THEIR QUALIFICATION FOR THE VACANCY WITH RESPECT TO THE MINIMUM
> QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION FACTORS AT THE TIME THEY FILE
> FOR THE VACANCY, AND INSURING THAT ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE RECEIVED
> IN THE OSHA PERSONNEL OFFICE ON OR BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE OF THE
> ANNOUNCEMENT.  AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE MAY RESULT IN YOUR BEING
> CONSIDERED INELIGIBLE.
>
>
> Position Duties and Responsibilities
>
>
> FOR GS-11
>
> * Participates in the establishment, maintenance and modification of
> uniform systems for the management of records, including electronic
> records, and for records disposition, and of criteria for selection,
> maintenance, and disposition of Agency hard copy and electronic records.
>
> * Conducts research on records management systems, analyzes issues, drafts
> materials identifying possible systems approaches and enhancements, and
> prepares briefing materials and appropriate documentation.
>
> * Assists program directors and their staff in developing or revising
> inventories and retention/disposal schedules for the disposition of manual
> and electronic records in both the National Office and Field.
>
> * Participates in the development of recommendations for the
> establishment, maintenance and  modification of systems for the management
> of directives in accordance with Federal Records Act and Department of
> Labor requirements, and consistent with the needs and culture of OSHA.
>
> * Conducts research on directives and directive systems, analyzes issues,
> drafts materials identifying possible systems enhancements, and prepares
> briefing materials and appropriate documentation, including discussions of
> options and potential limitations, for the development, clearance,
> approval and signature, and cancellation of directives.
>
> * Assists program directors and their staff in developing or revising,
> clearing and promulgating directives transmitting policy, procedural and
> instructional information.  Reviews draft directives, facilitates
> clearance and approval, and prepares Web-ready documents.
>
> * Conducts studies or analysis of work methods, procedures or systems in
> order to recommend improvements in Agency operations.
>
> * Coordinates activities with other OSHA and Departmental organizations,
> and represents OSHA on interagency and interagency committees, workshops,
> etc., on matters concerning Records and Directives Management.
>
>
> FOR GS-12
>
> * Develops recommendations for the establishment, maintenance and
> modification of uniform systems for the management of records, including
> electronic records, and for records disposition, and of criteria for
> selection, maintenance, and disposition of Agency hard copy and electronic
> records.
>
> * Conducts research on records management systems, analyzes issues, drafts
> materials identifying possible systems approaches and enhancements, and
> prepares briefing materials and appropriate documentation, including
> discussions of options and potential limitations.
>
> * Assists program directors and their staff in developing or revising
> inventories and retention/disposal schedules for the disposition of manual
> and electronic records in both the National Office and Field.
>
> * Develops recommendations for the establishment, maintenance and
> modification of systems for the management of directives in accordance
> with Federal Records Act and Department of Labor requirements and
> consistent with the needs and culture of OSHA.
>
> * Conducts research on directives and directive systems, analyzes issues,
> drafts materials identifying possible systems enhancements, and prepares
> briefing materials and appropriate documentation, including discussions of
> options and potential limitations, for the development, clearance,
> approval and signature, and cancellation of directives.
>
> * Assist program directors and their staff in developing or revising,
> clearing and promulgating directives transmitting policy, procedural and
> instructional information.  Reviews draft directives, facilitates
> clearance and approval, and prepares Web-ready documents.
>
> * Conducts studies or analysis of work methods, procedures or systems in
> order to recommend improvements in Agency operations.
>
> * Coordinates activities with other OSHA and Departmental organizations,
> and represents OSHA on interagency and interagency committees, workshops,
> etc., on matters concerning Records and Directives Management.
>
>
> FOR GS-13
>
>
> * Serves as a resource leader for information resources management (IRM),
> providing expert guidance on managing information as a resource to assure
> that all information needed for Agency decision-making and for documenting
> Agency actions is available, complete and easily retrievable; that
> information no longer of use is destroyed; and that information of
> continuing value is preserved.
>
> * Incumbent is responsible for directives management, forms management,
> and records management, and in that capacity, serves as Agency Directives
> Officer, Records Officer and Forms Officer with responsibility for
> planning, formulating, and directing Directives, Records and Forms
> Management Programs.
>
> * Develops issue, option and decision papers for Agency management on the
> selection and development of new systems, or the revision of established
> systems for the management of the Agency's information resources.
>
> * Serves on committees and special task forces to provide expert advice
> and participate in developing management recommendations in IRM-related
> areas that affect complex processes or require extensive coordination and
> study.
>
> * Maintains liaison and collaborates with officials of other offices,
> directorates and regions, of the Department and of other Federal agencies,
> in coordinating policies, plan, objectives, methods and procedures with
> program requirements and applicable Federal and Department policies and
> regulations.
>
> * Provides other management analysis services requiring the review of new
> or current organizational management theories and practices, conduct
> surveys of OSHA administrative practices, and reviews new technology
> relative to administrative management systems.
>
> * May serve as a team leader, identifying and assigning work to be done by
> team members with appropriate guidance concerning priorities, policies,
> objectives, procedures and due dates.
>
>
> Qualification Requirements: (Applicants must meet qualification, legal,
> and regulatory requirements for the position by closing date of this
> vacancy announcement.
>
> Requires one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or
> directly related to the line of work which includes performing independent
> research and analytical /administrative and management assignments
> relative to the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant
> with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform
> the duties of the position.   This experience must have been at or
> equivalent to the GS-09 level to qualify for GS-11, GS-11 level to qualify
> for GS-12, GS-12 level to qualify for the GS-13 level  in the Federal
> service.  (See OPM Qualification Standards for further information.)
>
> **ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program
> candidates):Applicants applying  for special selection priority under 5
> CFR Part 330 Subparts C or G (ICTAP), must be well qualified and submit
> proof of eligibility, i.e., RIF separation notice, certificate of expected
> separation, or other agency certification that you are in a surplus
> occupation; submit the last or current performance rating of record of at
> least fully successful or equivalent; apply for a vacancy at or below the
> grade level from which separated; file an application for a specific
> vacancy within the time frame indicated in the announcement; and be well
> qualified for the position.   If separated through compensable injury or
> disability, no performance rating is required.  To be well qualified, in
> addition to meeting the minimum qualifications and eligibility
> requirements for special priority consideration, meet the desired level of
> performance as indicated by the knowledge, skills and abilities under
> evaluation factors except in factor One which requires a medium.
>
>
>                               CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
>
> The following statements apply if checked:
>       Requires a security clearance
>       Requires a medical examination
>       Subject to financial disclosure requirements
>       Requires a supervisory/managerial probationary period if the
> requirement has not been met
>        Subject to frequent overtime
>        Subject to frequent travel
>        Requires a valid drivers license
>        Subject to geographic mobility
>        Subject to drug test prior to appointment
>
>                                       METHOD OF EVALUATION
>
> Applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements for this
> position may be further evaluated against other job related factors to
> determine who will be referred to the selecting official.  The rating and
> ranking of candidates to determine the best qualified will be accomplished
> by comparing the candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities against those
> of other eligible candidates for each of the evaluation factors.  The most
> important factors will be designated by the letter (H), indicating high.
> These factors are essential to the successful performance of the duties of
> the position.  The candidate's experience, training, awards and
> performance appraisal will be considered in the evaluation  process.  It
> is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all of the information
> needed by the closing date of this announcement.  Current and/or past
> supervisors may be contacted unless specified otherwise.  Applicants may
> be interviewed by a panel and/or the selecting official or his/her
> designee.
>
> EVALUATION FACTORS: Factors designated (H) are rated high.
>
>
> FOR GS-11 AND GS-12
>
>
> 1. Knowledge of legal requirements and of the principles, methods and
> techniques pertinent to records and directives management, to analyze
> management systems for directives and recordkeeping. (HIGH)
>
> 2. Knowledge of the technology available for electronic recordkeeping
> systems and of the features and limitations of alternative approaches.
> (HIGH)
>
> 3. Knowledge of analytical methods and techniques.  (MEDIUM)
>
> 4. Ability to interact effectively with staff of OSHA, the Department, and
> other Federal agencies at all levels, as well as with the public.  (HIGH)
>
> 5. Effective oral communication skills as well as the ability to express
> concepts clearly in written form.  (HIGH)
>
>
> FOR GS-13
>
>
> 1.  Expert knowledge in Federal and Departmental laws, regulations and
> standards relating to information resources management, records
> management, forms management, and directives management.   (HIGH)
>
> 2.  Knowledge of technological developments and of the state-of-the-art
> technology in information resource management.   (HIGH)
>
> 3.  Analytical ability to effect workable compromises in resolving
> conflicting requirements and systems problems.   (HIGH)
>
> 4.  Ability to develop and maintain cooperation in confrontational
> situations, gain acceptance of positions by others, and to represent the
> Agency to other organizations.   (HIGH)
>
> 5.  Ability to express oneself logically and concisely in oral and written
> forms with all levels of management.   (HIGH)
>
>
>
>                                       HOW TO APPLY
>
>
> - You may submit an Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612),
> a resume or any other written format, including a Standard Form (SF) 171,
> you choose. Certain information is needed in order to evaluate your
> qualifications for the job, therefore, your application  must contain the
> following information:
>
> -Vacancy announcement number, title, series, grade for the job for which
> you are applying
> -Full legal name and mailing address
> -Daytime and evening telephone numbers
> -For experiences most relevant to the position, include name of employer,
> dates of employment, job title, start and end dates, a description of your
> duties and responsibilities and hours worked per week for each job listed
> -Title, series and grade and dates of highest Federal civilian position
> held
> -For education, include name, city, and state of high school and
> colleges/universities attended as well as date of diploma or GED. Also
> include type and year of any degrees received and majors.  If no degree,
> include total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter
> hours.  Do not send transcripts unless checked below.
> -To receive credit for relevant training, list seminar/course titles,
> dates, number of hours and name of the institutions from which training
> was received.
> -Description of honors, awards, and special qualifications such as
> language skills, computer skills along with dates acquired, if relevant to
> position.
> -If applying for reinstatement or transfer, attach a copy of the
> appropriate SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which confirms your
> status.
> -Social Security Number
> -Veterans Preference: If you served on active duty in the U.S. Military
> and were separated under honorable conditions, you may be eligible for
> veterans' preference.  To receive preference if your service began after
> October 15, 1976, you must have a Campaign Badge, Expeditionary Medal or a
> service-connected disability.  The Defense Authorization Act of November
> 18, 1997 extended veterans' preference to persons otherwise eligible and
> who served on active duty during this period, regardless of where the
> person served or for how long.  The law also authorizes the Secretary of
> each military department to award the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for
> service in Bosnia during the period November 20, 1995 to a date to be
> determined.  The award of the Medal is qualifying for veterans'
> preference.  More information on veterans' preference is available in the
> Vet Guide that may be found on the United States Office of Personnel
> Management web site at The Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act of 1998
> dated October 31, 1998, allows veterans who are preference eligibles or
> who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions
> after 3 years or more of continuous active service to apply.  If you are
> applying under one of the above veteran provisions, submit your DD-214,
> Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of
> eligibility.  To claim 10-point preference, attach a SF-15, and letter
> from VA or a branch of service dated within the last 12 months to document
> disability in order to receive appropriate credit.
>
>
> The following material is required if checked:
>
>  X -- Most recent supervisory performance appraisal  or a or a statement
> with reasons as to why you
>          do not have such an appraisal.
> ___   College transcript.
> ___   Other:
>
> Mail your application to, or secure forms or information from:
>
>       U.S Department of Labor
>       Occupational Safety and Health Administration
>       Attn: Chelesa Patterson
>       200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Rm. N3308
>       Washington, D.C. 20210
>       (202) 693-1800
>
> An incomplete application package may result in your being considered
> ineligible.
>
>       ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO APPLICANTS
>
> -Use of postage paid government agency envelopes to file job applications
> is a violation of Federal law and regulation.
>
> -If the position is announced with promotion potential, the incumbent may
> be promoted without further competition upon meeting all legal regulatory
> requirements.  However, promotion is not guaranteed and no promise is
> implied.
>
> -Travel and relocation costs will be paid for employees of the Department
> for promotion.  Other moves are payable if relocation is to be in the best
> interest of the government.
>
> -Selection for this position may be made as a result of this announcement
> or by any other appropriate means including reassignment, reinstatement,
> new appointment, transfer or change to lower grade.
>
> -All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position
> without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,
> disability, political affiliation, labor organization affiliation, marital
> status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.
>
> - Special Note to Outside Applicants: Male applicants between the ages of
> 18 and 25 are eligible for appointment only after registering with the
> Selective Service System.
>
> - The Department of Labor welcomes and encourages applications from
> persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably
> accommodate the needs of those persons.
>
> - Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) Authorization No. OSH-(DOL-1).
>
>
> PLEASE COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE ATTACHED APPLICANT BACKGROUND
> QUESTIONNAIRE, OMB,1224-0072 , WITH YOUR APPLICATION.  SUBMISSION OF THIS
> FORM IS OPTIONAL.  DATA COLLECTED WILL BE USED ONLY IN AGGREGATE TO ASSESS
> THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OUTREACH EFFORTS.  CONSIDERATION FOR THIS JOB WILL
> NOT BE AFFECTED BY FAILURE TO SUBMIT THIS FORM.
>
>
>
> U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
> FORM APPROVED
>
> OMB No. 1225-0072
> APPLICANT BACKGROUND QUESTIONNAIRE     (Exp.  4-30-2002)
>
> The U.S. Department of Labor is requesting your completion of this form to
> assist the agency in evaluating and improving its efforts to publicize job
> openings and to encourage applications for employment from a diverse group
> of qualified candidates, including minorities and persons with
> disabilities.  The Department will use the data you supply to determine
> how many applicants are from different groups and how many of these
> applicants are qualified for the job in question.  The Department will
> then assess the effectiveness of specific outreach efforts and means of
> communicating information on job vacancies in light of this information.
>
> EFFECTS OF NONDISCLOSURE: Providing the information requested on this form
> is voluntary.  This information will have no effect on hiring decisions.
>
> Persons are not required to respond to this collection of information
> unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
>
> Information provided on this form will be used for program evaluation.
> Personal identifying information will not be included in the tabulation of
> data in the DOL database.
>
> The public reporting burden for this collection of information is
> estimated to average 5 minutes per response, including the time for
> reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and
> maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection
> of information.  Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other
> aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for
> reducing this burden to the U.S. Department of Labor, Human Resource
> Services Center, FPB, Washington, D.C. 20210; and the Office of Management
> and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Washington, D.C. 20503.
>
> Solicitation of this information is in accordance with  5 CFR Section 720,
> "Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program" (FEORP).
>
>
>  PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:
>
> Name:
>
>  Sex:                9 Male                 9 Female
>
> Title, Grade, and Announcement Number Of Position for which applying:
>
>
> Do you have a  Disability?     9 Yes        9 No
>
>
> If You checked "Yes" above, is your disability one of the targeted
> disabilities listed below?
>        9Yes          9 No
>
>         Blind
>         Deaf
>         Missing Extremity(s)
>         Partial Paralysis
>         Complete Paralysis
>         Convulsive Disorder
>         Mental Retardation
>         Mental Illness
>         Genetic or physical condition affecting limbs or spine
>
>
> ETHNIC  SELF-IDENTIFICATION
>
> Are you Hispanic, Latino, or of Spanish Origin?   (Definition: A person of
> Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish
> culture or origin, regardless of race.)
>       9  Yes          9  No
>
> RACE SELF-IDENTIFICATION
>
> Please read the descriptions, then mark one or more races to indicate what
> you consider yourself to be.
>
> 9 American Indian or Alaska Native    A person having origins in any of
> the original peoples of
>                       North and South America (including Central America),
>
>                       and who maintains tribal affiliation or community
> attachment.
>
> 9 Asian                               A person having origins in any of
> the original peoples of the
>                       Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent
> including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia,
> Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
>
> 9 Black or African American           A person having origins in any of
> the black racial groups of Africa.
> 9 Native Hawaiian or                  A person having origins in any of
> the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam,
>                       Samoa, or  other Pacific Islands.
> 9 White                               A person having origins in any of
> the original peoples of Europe, the
>                       Middle East, or North Africa.
>
>
>
> SOURCE OF INFORMATION ABOUT THIS VACANCY:     (Check all that apply)
>
> ____  1.  Magazine
> ____  2.  Newspaper
> ____  3.  Radio/Television Broadcast
> ____  4.  Agency Personnel Office
> ____  5.  State Employment Office
> ____  6.  Government Recruitment at School
> ____   7.   Federal, State, or Local Job Info. Center
> ____   8.   Friend or Relative Working for the Agency
> ____   9.   Internet
> ____ 10.   Federal/DOL Jobsline
> ____ 11.   Other
>
>