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Deputy State Director For Resources (De)

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Department Of The Interior Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 4 months ago

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This position is part of the Bureau of Land Management in Anchorage, AK. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at:

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under BLMAK-17-10299248-JE for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement if you wish to be considered under both recruitments.

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  • Staff advisor to State Director on renewable and cultural resources, minerals, and planning. Integrate policy and planning with land and mineral operations oversight while coordinating interagency efforts to promote natural resources stewardship.

  • Participate in decisions having major policy impacts. Utilize analytical expertise and techniques, maintain constant effort to streamline and shorten procedures within parameters of legislations, regulations, and national program directions.

  • Review and approve budget, program development and policy analysis with program areas. Recommend program priorities and monitor progress to recommend mid-course adjustments.

  • Responsible for administrative supervision of a large and complex staff. Manage work through subordinate managers and supervisors.

  • Set short term and long term directions and priorities, personnel selections, providing guidance on administrative matters, ensuring safe working conditions.

  • For information on the duties of this position contact the supervisor, Ted Murphy, at (907) 271-5076.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel to other offices in and outside of Alaska.

Supervisory status


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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.

  • You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.

  • Direct Deposit Required.

  • May require completion of a 1 year probationary period.

  • Supervisory Probationary Period: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a one year supervisory/managerial probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.


We must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. 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. To be creditable, this experience must have been for 1 year and equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. (If the position was seasonal, your resume must show periods worked.)

You may qualify at the GS-15 level, if you fulfill one of the following qualification requirements: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: provide leadership and supervision to a complex natural resources team that includes renewable resources, minerals, ecosystem management, lands, recreation, and other related areas; create policy and guidance that meets and in some cases exceeds the State/Region/National standards; provide leadership and direction to implement and carryout a multiple use, complex, and sometimes sensitive ecosystem management for a State, Region, or District on major natural resources such as fisheries, energy and non-energy mineral resources, wildlife, and recreation and planning; advise, coordinate, and facilitate complex issues regarding renewable and cultural resources, minerals, and ecosystems management under national scrutiny or attention from the public, private sector, non-profit organization, and other possible stakeholders.

Executive Core Qualifications

This key leadership position uses the Office Of Personnel Managements (OPM) Executive Core Qualification(ECQ's) with the qualifications required above. Please provide documentation to describe how your background meets the following ECQ's.
1.Leading Change - ability to develop and implement an organizational vision, which integrates key national and program goals, priorities, values and other factors. Continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the basic Government framework, to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity. Competencies related to this ECQ include: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking and vision.
2.Leading People - ability to design and implement strategies, which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals. Competencies related to this ECQ include: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others and team building.
3.Results Driven - ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies. Competencies related to this ECQ include: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, and technical credibility.
4.Business Acumen - ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material and information resources in a manner which instills public trust and accomplishes the organization's mission, and to use new technology to enhance decision making. Competencies related to this ECQ include: financial management, human capital management and technology management.
5.Building Coalitions - ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner, and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations, and it identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization. Competencies related to this ECQ include: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating, and written communication.

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This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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