Director, Field Operations

Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing

Job Description

Summary

If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 20-HUD-1495-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

Responsibilities

As a Director, Field Operations, you will: Provide broad technical and administrative supervision and consultation to six Area Office Administrators in the general implementation of ONAP program and policies.

Advise the DAS on matters relating to the special conditions and housing needs of Native Americans and other indigenous native groups under U.S. Jurisdiction which include: development of specialized housing efforts, recommending revisions to specific housing programs, recommendation of specific new legislation or amendments to existing legislation; funding for special Native American housing requirements; and for developing policies criteria and operating procedures.

Provide guidance and consultation to Area Offices, and other Departmental entities, in housing programs with respect to managing special or ongoing problems unique to Indian housing.

Represent DAS in the resolution of cross-cutting and other coordination issues with Secretary Representatives, State Coordinators and Area Coordinators.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH). PIH’s mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD’s Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees.

The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities.

The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, DC. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.Specialized Experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

  • Working in a management role with oversight and delegation authority of subordinate supervisors or managers; AND - Collaborating on Native American housing programs' activities; AND - Leading a Tribally Designated Housing Entity or coordinating with Native American Tribally Designated Housing Entities or Native American tribal governments

Time-in-Grade:In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:For the GS-15, you must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks.Time After Competitive Appointment:Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

Education

Additional Information

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • Recruitment incentive may be offered.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form

    I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

    -Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required.

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