at Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opp in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Summary This position is located in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Asst Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Responsibilities As a Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist, you will: Supervise a staff and manages other resources to achieve maximum efficiency and balance in utilizing the resources assigned. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. Identify deficiencies in complaint processing of state and local FHAP agencies in the jurisdiction of the Center, determines for purposes of payment the acceptability of investigated complaints, and provide technical assistance and training to correct problems. Implement methods to affirmatively further Fair Housing in conjunction with housing and community development officials, mortgage and real estate industry groups, fair housing organizations, civil rights groups, neighborhood associations, local and state governmental agencies, lending and insurance associations, and other interested organizations. Requirements Conditions of Employment The official duty station for this position will be in Kansas City, Kansas. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal. Key Requirements: Please refer to “Conditions of Employment.” Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National. 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: Directing, implementing, and evaluating investigative and enforcement programs as they relate to Civil Rights; AND Conducting investigations or equal opportunity compliance reviews that fall under various Civil Rights, Housing, Discrimination or Disability Acts, or other related statues. 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. 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 OTHER INFORMATION: We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Relocation expenses will not be paid. Relocation incentive will not be paid. Recruitment incentive will not be paid. 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. Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required. Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency. Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. 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. 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. File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on. HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program\offices/general\counsel/ethics.