We are looking for individuals who would like to come to work for a small, independent regulatory agency dedicated to saving lives. We work very hard to protect the public from the unreasonable risk of injury and death from consumer products. Every U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) employee is proud to be a part of a team that works together to assure that the products you use every day are safe. Consider a position at the CPSC as your career choice.
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This position is located in the Office of Compliance (EXC), Division of Regulatory Enforcement (CRE). The Division is responsible for investigating regulatory violations and enforcing mandatory standards. We have the opportunity to work with firms on product recalls and industry to improve product design and identify the need for mandatory and voluntary standards. We also provide advice and guidance to industry and other federal partners on the requirements of various federal product regulations.
As the supervisor in CRE, you will have responsibility of the overall management, leadership and evaluation of regulatory compliance product safety activities to carry out the duties of the Division, which includes:
Directing activities, supervising employees and establishing priorities, procedures, and policies to promote efficiency.
Supervising the annual regulatory compliance product safety programs implementation and evaluation.
Supervising and training employees to ensure processes are followed and standards are met, cases proceed in a timely manner with appropriate deadlines, case and project strategies are well-developed and implemented efficiently, and significant matters requiring management review are elevated.
Overseeing the development and negotiation of recalls and other corrective action plans by companies. Participating directly in the negotiation of corrective action of more difficult cases.
Developing and implementing strategies for dealing with industry-wide product safety problems. Supervising participation in regulatory development activities, the development of proposed compliance strategies and providing technical and legal guidance.
Collaborating with other management officials to plan the allocation of resources to assure adequate coordination of the technical, legal and field resources needed to support Division activities.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for this position.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.
If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Please see http://www.sss.gov for more information.
Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to appointment and the appropriate background investigation forms to determine suitability for Federal employment. False statements or responses on these forms can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the I-9 Form (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf).
Compare employment eligibility verification from information provided on the I-9 Form to records available to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The system confirms employee's identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
Upon appointment, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually.
Depending on your status, this position may require serving a 1-year supervisory probationary period.
Applicants must possess the Selective Placement Factor (SPF) to receive consideration for this position. The SPF for this position requires you to work on sensitive cases involving death or serious injuries to consumers.
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Applicants must meet the qualifications for this position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Evidence of the above specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
There is no substitution for specialized experience for this position.
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