Department Of Defense Boston , MA 02298
About the Position: This is a permanent full time Supervisory position in the competitive service with Department of the Army.
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As an Executive Director at the Boston MEPS, you will serve as Battalion Director to the Commander of a Military Entrance Processing Battalion (BN) in the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command(USMEPCOM). You will be responsible for the following:
Serve as principal staff advisor to the Battalion (BN) Commander on management and operations of the MEPS programs, as well as Battalion Commander's personal representative on personal projects, and internal/external matters of significance.
Perform all administration and logistics functions in support of MEPS daily operations; identify strategic training requirements for the MEPS and all personnel to ensure robust annual training plan.
Review higher headquarters program instructions, tasks, policies and information messages; ensure individual duties and responsibilities are assigned and performed by the appropriate military or civilian staff member.
Determine the budget and administration workload; inform employees of management goals and objectives, and provide sound advice to team members on inspection procedures.
Coordinate Battalion Headquarters protocol and ceremonial responsibilities as needed.
Act as accountable official/certifying officer for all BN staff travel; obtain authorization for proposed changes that increase costs, impact other organizations, and/or adversely affect subordinates' personnel status.
Evaluate subordinate supervisors and serve as the reviewing official on evaluations of non-supervisory employees. Establish performance standards and review team members' work efforts for accuracy, clarity, and adherence to regulations.
Provide oversight and management for all aspects of employee performance evaluation, workforce management, disciplinary actions and employee and labor relations for Battalion and MEPS employees.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
A favorable background investigation is required.
Overnight Business Travel up to 35% of the time.
Submission of a Financial Disclosure Agreement required.
Unscheduled and scheduled overtime required as mission dictates.
Occasional work on Saturdays/on call is required as mission dictates.
A Supervisory Probationary Period may be required.
Relocation/moving expenses are not authorized.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Providing a variety of management and administrative services essential to operations of an organization such as a battalion (i.e. management oversight, information systems, budget analysis, training, etc.); 2) Conducting briefings on current or proposed command policies; 3) Preparing staff studies and position papers to defend program initiatives which may impact both military and civilian personnel; and 4) Providing counsel to management on budget and administration workload. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Ability to lead or supervise
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.