Help Duties Summary
This position is located in the Specialty Lenders Division, Rural
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Plan and assign work to subordinates, develop performance standards, evaluate work performance, give advice on both work and administrative matters.
Hear and resolve employee's complaints, effect minor disciplinary measures, identify training needs, interview candidates; recommend promotions, reassignments.
Serve as staff advisor on direction and major policy in the area of loan and grant processing.
Monitor expenditures of program funds and /or take other actions necessary to ensure the program is within approved level of budgetary allocation.
Represent Business Programs at various meetings, conferences, working groups, etc., with other Federal agencies.
25% or less
Job family (Series)
1101 General Business And Industry
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
Subject to one year supervisory/managerial probationary period unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required training program before the end of their probationary period.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
Time in grade:
Time in grade: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade (e.g. one year at the GS-13 grade level for consideration for the GS-14 grade level.).
For the GS-14 level: Applicants must possess one (1) year of specialized experience
equivalent to at least the next lower grade level; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates:
Extensive knowledge of laws, practices and principles related to business trends/advances in energy related to loan and grant programs. Experience with professional project management principles relating to the management of databases and the funding of projects. Serving as a consultant to management regarding techniques to effectively evaluate complex loan and grant data and processes. Develop plans, policies and procedures for administering a nation-wide loan and grant programs. Performs a full range of supervisory functions and provide appropriate supervision to ensure staff has the tools, training, feedback, priorities, and automation support they need to accomplish their jobs. There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-14 level.
NOTE: To be considered for this position, you must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the GS-1101 series set forth in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards by the closing date of the announcement. A copy is available at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards
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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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