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Chief Operating Officer at Legislative Branch

Chief Operating Officer

Legislative Branch Washington, DC (On Site) Full-Time
Summary

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a key member of the Immediate Office and is responsible for supporting the Sergeant at Arms (SAA) on matters involving policing, physical security, executive protection, emergency preparedness and continuity of the House of Representatives. The COO monitors operational performance and provides regular updates to SAA leadership on topics including the Capitol Police Board, the Joint Congressional Continuity Board, and the Accessibility Services Board.

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Overview

* Accepting applications
* Open & closing dates

01/28/2023 to 02/04/2023

* Salary

$161,525 - $182,068 per year

* Pay scale & grade

HS 13 - 15

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Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

* Washington DC, DC 1 vacancy


* Telework eligible

No

* Travel Required

Not required - Occasional travel may be required.

* Relocation expenses reimbursed

NoRelocation Description

* Appointment type

Permanent -

* Work schedule

Full-time -

* Service

Excepted

* Promotion potential

15

* Job family (Series)

0340 Program Management

* Supervisory status

Yes

* Security clearance

Not Required

* Drug test

No

* Announcement number

req1862

* Control number

702806700

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This job is open to

* The public

U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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Open to the Public

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Duties

Duties Include:

* Ensures SAA Leadership has the information and detailed preparation needed to fulfill the role as Members of the Capitol Police Board, the Joint Congressional Continuity Board, and the Accessibility Services Board.
* Plans resources, integrates, tracks and successfully executes operation requirements across all divisions within the organization.
* Collaborates effectively with Sergeant at Arms staff, peer Congressional Officer organizations, House Leadership, and oversight Committees.
* Develops and implements standard operating procedures and tracking mechanisms to support mission requirements.
* Effectively manages available resources to implement strategic initiatives.
* Focuses on strategic goals and drives organizational performance to achieve these goals.
* Assists with the development and oversight of the security, emergency preparedness and continuity budget, ensuring that is consistent with the guidelines, priorities and decisions established by the Capitol Police Board and the Joint Congressional Continuity Board.
* Works collaboratively with the Deputy SAA and Chief of Staff to provide leadership and management direction to Assistant Sergeants at Arms and Division Directors.
* Supports the SAA with clear communication to stakeholders and record keeping.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Grades 14 & 15

In addition to the above duties, incumbent assists with special projects and workforce planning.

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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Qualifications

Work Experience and Education:

Bachelor's degree; advanced degree preferred; supervisory/management experience. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance.

Grades 14 & 15

Advanced degree and extensive supervisory/management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of rules, policies and procedures of the House of Representatives and United States Capitol Police; ability to make high level management decisions; ability to think strategically; strong leadership skills; excellent organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure; exercise discretion and independent judgment in handling daily operations of the office and maintaining a professional and courteous work disposition. Incumbent should possess the skills and experience to effectively manage a team of experienced professionals, including employment of individual employee performance plans and evaluations, coaching and mentoring techniques, and addressing employee conflicts and disciplinary actions. Incumbent must be skilled in effectively interviewing and assessing job applicants. Ability to plan, use project management concepts and practices, and assist with the formulation of the budget. Skilled in developing, implementing, and maintaining internal workplace policies, standards, procedures and practices.

Grades 14 & 15

In addition to the KSAs above, the incumbent is skilled in strategic planning and managing special projects.

Work Schedule:

Full-time, permanent. Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Work outside of normal business hours, when necessary, evenings and weekends may be required.

Applicant Instructions:

Qualified candidates please submit a resume and cover letter. Applications must be received by February 4, 2023.

Preemployment drug test is required for positions requiring a security clearance.

Note: All applicants will receive an email response indicating receipt of cover letter and resume. If considered for an interview, the applicant must provide additional information requested in the Office of Sergeant at Arms Employment Application. Submission of this application does not guarantee an interview.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. The Office of the Sergeant at Arms is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will. This position has been determined to be EXEMPT from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Veterans' Preference Information:

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.

Only applicants seeking veterans' preference consideration should email [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Chief Operating Officer for further information. Please note the word "Veteran" in the subject line and note the job title and vacancy announcement number in the body of the email.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Candidates will be evaluated using a structured interview process.

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Resume and Cover Letter

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

* How to Apply

Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by following the instructions in this link.

Agency contact information

SAA Human Resources

Phone

202-225-2456


Address

SAA

U.S. Capitol, H124

Washington, DC 20515

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Next steps

Qualified candidates will be contacted directly.

* Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
* Reasonable accommodation policy
* Financial suitability
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
* Signature and false statements
* Privacy Act
* Social security number request

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Required Documents

Resume and Cover Letter

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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How to Apply

Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by following the instructions in this link.

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Agency contact information

SAA Human Resources

Phone

202-225-2456


Address

SAA

U.S. Capitol, H124

Washington, DC 20515

Learn more about this agency

Next steps

Qualified candidates will be contacted directly.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
* Reasonable accommodation policy
* Financial suitability
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
* Signature and false statements
* Privacy Act
* Social security number request

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Overview

* Accepting applications
* Open & closing dates

01/28/2023 to 02/04/2023

* Salary

$161,525 - $182,068 per year

* Pay scale & grade

HS 13 - 15

* Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

* Washington DC, DC 1 vacancy


* Telework eligible

No

* Travel Required

Not required - Occasional travel may be required.

* Relocation expenses reimbursed

NoRelocation Description

* Appointment type

Permanent -

* Work schedule

Full-time -

* Service

Excepted

* Promotion potential

15

* Job family (Series)

0340 Program Management

* Supervisory status

Yes

* Security clearance

Not Required

* Drug test

No

* Announcement number

req1862

* Control number

702806700

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/job/702806700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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