Permanent (Full time)
Summary The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is responsible for the conservation, management and utilization of marine fisheries resources within the United States (.) This responsibility includes the authority for planning, developing, coordination and administration of programs designed to assure and enhance the efficient and judicious use of marine resources. The Regional Administrator (RA) administers NOAA's programs in the Alaska Region for all living marine resources within the . Responsibilities As the RA, the incumbent plans, organizes, and implements fishery management, protected resources and habitat related activities. The incumbent administers diverse programs of vital concern to the general public; environmental, conservationist, and protectionist groups; the fishing industry; recreational fishermen; educational institutions; representatives of Federal, state and local governments, including foreign fishing Interests. The RA is responsible for providing guidance and counsel to the Assistant Administrator (AA) for Fisheries in the development of national fisheries policy and approaches to solving economic, social, and political problems in the national and international arena; identifying critical and sensitive problems; recommending solutions and changes in policy; and implementing national laws and decisions regarding living marine resources. 1. Provides guidance and counsel to the AA for Fisheries in the development of nationalfisheries policy and approaches to solving economic, social, and political problems in thenational and international arena; identifying critical and sensitive problems; recommending solutions and changes in policy; and implementing national laws and decisions regardingliving marine . Serving as the local spokesperson for the Alaska region and NMFS in meeting theresponsibilities of NOAA by establishing a system of cooperative action, in concert with the states and the Regional Fisheries Management Councils, to develop and implement fishery management . Overseeing the implementation of the budget by ensuring financial, administrative, andautomated data processing activities are integrated with NMFS' procedures and systems; and supporting NMFS' and NOAA's strategic planning process by defining the financialresources needed to efficiently and effectively run the Alaska region. 4. The RA is also the primary regional official responsible for the negotiation of bilateral and multilateral international agreements and interacting with the domestic constituenciesconcerning such negotiations. The RA is the primary NMFS regional official responsible for implementing, and developing a program for conserving and protecting marine mammals, endangered species, and living resource habitat. 5. Working as a functioning voting member on the Regional Fishery Management Council, as a member, the RA provides administrative, and technical support to the Council within the geographic area of responsibility, which demands close coordination with the other regional offices, and Councils outside the geographic area of responsibility, and other Federalorganizations in establishing and carrying out the mission and programs of the agency and Councils. 6. Serving as the regional official responsible for negotiating or implementing bilateral and multilateral international agreements and interacting with the domestic constituencies concerning such negotiations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Incumbent may be subject to geographic mobility. Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Newly appointed SES members must serve a 1 year probationary period. Position is subject to pre-employment background investigation. Public Financial Disclosure (OGE-278 filing within 30 days is required). Position is subject to random drug testing. As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs) listed under "How You Will Be Evaluated." Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Qualifications To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the mandatory Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed below. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of 3 - Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources 5 -Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. NOTE: Responses to ECQs must not exceed 10 pages typed in 12-point font. Professional/Technical Core Qualifications (PTQs): HR SPECIALIST ENTERS IN PTQsPTQ 1 - Demonstrated ability to interact with representatives of governments and industries, both foreign and domestic, regarding the use and allocation of living marineresources or matters of comparable scope and 2 - Experience in administering natural resource management programs which directly impact the conservation and management of natural 3 - Knowledge of marine science and research developments which provide a basis for bringing scientific information and expertise to bear in managing, regulating and developing fishery resources. NOTE: Responses to PTQs must not exceed 2 pages per PTQ, for a total of 6 pages. For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications ... of ECQ statements are available ... Education There is no Education Requirement for this position. Additional Information Background Investigation: This position is designated as Secretand requires that a background investigation be conducted and favorably adjudicated in order to establish security Disclosure: This position is covered under the Ethics in Government Act, which requires comprehensive financial disclosures from employees. The appointee will be required to file a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278), within 30 days after his/her appointment, and then annually Approval and Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for career appointment to the Senior Executive Service must have their executive core qualifications approved by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board and will be required to serve a one-year probationary : Individuals selected for Senior Executive Service positions may be subject to reassignment across geographical, organizational, and functional Deposit: All Federal employees are required by . 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Testing: Applicants tentatively selected for employment in any position are subject to designated and/or random pre-employment and employment urinalysis. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment and/or removed from employment with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Service: Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment. For more information, visit the SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM web site at ... Veterans' preference: Is not applicable to positions in the Senior Executive Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify .######,the servicing Human Resources Specialist, either by e-mail at .###### or by telephone at 301-628- decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users may contact us via the Federal Relay Service,######### COVID 19 Telework Status: The physical worksite for this position is located in Juneau, Alaska. However, the NOAA/NMFSis currently under a maximumtelework posture due to the COVID-19 pandemic; therefore, this position is currently under a 100 percent telework schedule. The position's telework schedule will likely change in the future when NOAA/NMFSmoves away from its maximum telework posture. At that time, the incumbent will be expected to report to the physical work site in accordance with the updated status requirements of their supervisor. The nature and scope of future telework opportunities will be subject to the unit's telework policy, any applicable bargaining unit agreements, and supervisory approval. Payment of relocation expenses, as applicable, will be paid in accordance with this Job Opportunity Announcement. Non-compliance with the supervisor's telework-schedule requirement could result in adverse action, including separation.