Supervisory Civil/Environmental Engineer (Deputy Director for Project Support)

    • USAJOBS
  • Saint Michaels, AZ, AZ
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 23 hours ago

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Job Details

Duties

**These positions will be open until filled (OUF). Once the positions have been filled the announcement will be closed. The first Cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications to be considered for available vacant positions will 15 days after the JOA open date and every 15 calendar days thereafter.

This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service/ Merit Promotion procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-24-HQ-12302047-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements.

This announcement is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) appointment, identified as a position needed in support of Sanitation Facilities Construction (SFC) projects specifically funded by Congress through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), subject for a term of 2 years that may be extended up to a term of 10 years subject to Agency determination.


The incumbent, as the Deputy Director for Project Support, will provide support to field, district, and area staff in the development of plans, designs, and specifications for new, and the modification or improvement of existing sanitation facilities by:
  • Working with internal and external partners such as federal, state, and tribal government agencies to support the development and construction of sanitation facilities.
  • Managing work related to the Area National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and ensuring the fulfillment of the NEPA requirements in accordance with IHS policy.
  • Managing work related to the Area Solid Waste projects by ensuring that open dumps and other solid waste deficiency data are properly captured. Managing work related to the Area Utility Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and technical assistance responsibilities.
  • Promoting and overseeing the management and development of the Area GIS portal.
  • Hiring, assigning and scheduling the technical work activities of civil and environmental engineering, technical, and administrative staff.
Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Must have a valid State driver's License

This may be a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.

A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.

Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.

Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957 and seasonal influenza immunization is required for all staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit .

You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.

Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):

A. Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience
-- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
  • Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.
  • Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
  • Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A.
  • Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all inclusive.)
  • In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: experience in engineering project development, planning, design, construction, and operation/maintenance activities of water, wastewater, and solid waste facilities; developing financial estimates on cost and life-cycle of existing and proposed infrastructure; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data collection and management, and ensuring compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

    Selective Factor: In addition to the qualification requirements, to be rated basically qualified for the position, applicants must demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):
    • Professional and comprehensive knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of civil/environmental health and engineering as evidenced by possession of a Professional Engineering (PE) license issued by any U.S. State the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
    You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

    Education

    This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.

    Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: .

    If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit .

    Additional information

    Per IHS policy (SGM 21-04) IHS selectees to positions located in Federally operated hospitals, health centers, and clinics must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entry on duty or have IHS approve a medical or religious exemption. If an exemption is approved then wearing a face mask and regular testing for COVID-19 will be required. Your Human Resources Specialist will provide a list of documents acceptable as vaccination proof and instructions on how to submit your vaccination documentation or how to request a medical or religious exemption, if needed.

    This position is eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities policy. .

    Additional selection(s) of candidates may be possible within 240 days from the date the certificate of eligibles was issued for this announcement.

    Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

    Recruitment or relocation incentives may be authorized. At least a 1-year service agreement will be required.

    Selections made under the STEM authority will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Current civil service employees would therefore be given a new appointment to the civil service.

    Appointments made under this authority may last longer than 4 years from the date of the initial appointment.

    The Indian Health Service (IHS) has a student loan repayment program for engineers employed by the IHS. This is a competitive process separate from the hiring process. Opportunities for LRP are based on agency hiring priorities and availability of funds. For additional information please visit:
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    • Benefits
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    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    If you meet the minimum qualifications requirements for this position, your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within each of these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-preference eligibles.

    Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your category rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against the qualifications as defined in the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement and your responses to the assessment questions. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume (your resume must state specific duties that relate to this position) and your responses to the assessment questions will be evaluated against the duties you provided in your resume, along with your submitted documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following.

    • Civil Engineering
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Managing Human Resources
    • Project Management
    The following links below provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities. If you are a Veteran, qualified CTAP and ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links below for additional guidance. CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a "well qualified" rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Workforce Restructuring Career Transition website at: . CTAP/ICTAP documentation requirements are listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
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    Click here to view vacancy questions: . All documents above MUST be received by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date of, 06/28/2024, to be considered.

    • Benefits
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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.

    • Required Documents

      As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

      Resume: You are highly encouraged to use USAJOBS Resume Builder to ensure all required information is included in your Resume. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that includes beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed, annual salary, and description of job duties. Include name and address of employer; supervisor name and telephone number.

      Required as applicable for the purposes of specific eligibility and appointment claim(s), and position requirements:
      • Indian Preference Applicants : If claiming Indian preference, applicants must provide a completed copy of the Form BIA-4432, "Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the BIA and IHS Only." Indian preference will not be given unless a properly signed and dated form is submitted with your application, including any verification by an authorized Tribal Representative or BIA Official of tribal enrollment records. For detailed instructions, see form BIA-4432. Refer to BIA-4432 link: _forms/pdf/1076-0160_INDIAN-PREF_Expires-10.31.24_508.pdf . When an Indian Preference candidate possesses Veterans preference the rules regarding Veterans preference apply under ESEP and the applicant must provide documentation in order to receive preference.
      • Veterans Preference : If claiming Veteran's Preference provide a copy of your DD214 Form (Member 4 copy). To claim 10-Point Veterans Preference, submit a SF-15 Application ( _fill/SF15.pdf ) along with the appropriate supporting documentation. For additional information regarding Veterans Preference visit: .
      • Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP, follow the instructions below: _guideline.pdf .
      • Transcripts : You are encouraged to submit copies of transcripts (official or unofficial) although not required at the time of application. You must list your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Official transcripts will be required after tentative selection and prior to issuing an official job offer.
      • Registration, Licensure : Applicants should list their registration/licensure on their resume, along with the expiration date, if applicable. Registration/licensure will be required after tentative selection and prior to issuing an official job offer.
      You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: 06/28/2024

      The first Cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications to be considered for available vacant positions will be 15 days after the JOA open date.

      Your resume and any documents submitted will be retained for three months and may be used at any time during this period. After 3 months, you must reapply to this announcement in order to be considered.

    • How to Apply

      To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.
    • Click 'Apply' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
    • Follow the prompts to upload your resume and/or supporting documents.
    • Read all Eligibility questions and respond accordingly. .
    • Complete the assessment questions.
    • Verify all required documentation is included in your application package
    • For additional questions please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) found here: ;option=faq .

      Agency contact information

      Lindsay Moore

      Phone



      Email



      Address

      IHS Headquarters
      5600 Fishers Lane
      Rockville, MD 20857
      US

      Learn more about this agency

      Next steps

      You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJobs account. You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJobs that your submission was successful once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume, and any supporting documentation. You will be notified of the status of your application via your USAJobs Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package. You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration. We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education. If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the human resources office posting this announcement.

      If all required documentation is not submitted with your application you will lose consideration. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

      HHS has a critical preparedness and response mission: HHS protects the American people from health threats, researches emerging diseases, and mobilizes public health programs with domestic and international partners. In support of this mission, HHS offers its employees the opportunity to volunteer to become Federal Civilian Detailees and contribute their unique skills through voluntary temporary assignments to humanitarian emergencies or Departmental priorities countering new and emerging health, safety, and security threats.

      ~ ~ ~ Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer ~ ~ ~

    • 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

    Required Documents

    Resume: You are highly encouraged to use USAJOBS Resume Builder to ensure all required information is included in your Resume. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that includes beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed, annual salary, and description of job duties. Include name and address of employer; supervisor name and telephone number.

    Required as applicable for the purposes of specific eligibility and appointment claim(s), and position requirements:
    • Indian Preference Applicants : If claiming Indian preference, applicants must provide a completed copy of the Form BIA-4432, "Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the BIA and IHS Only." Indian preference will not be given unless a properly signed and dated form is submitted with your application, including any verification by an authorized Tribal Representative or BIA Official of tribal enrollment records. For detailed instructions, see form BIA-4432. Refer to BIA-4432 link: _forms/pdf/1076-0160_INDIAN-PREF_Expires-10.31.24_508.pdf . When an Indian Preference candidate possesses Veterans preference the rules regarding Veterans preference apply under ESEP and the applicant must provide documentation in order to receive preference.
    • Veterans Preference : If claiming Veteran's Preference provide a copy of your DD214 Form (Member 4 copy). To claim 10-Point Veterans Preference, submit a SF-15 Application ( _fill/SF15.pdf ) along with the appropriate supporting documentation. For additional information regarding Veterans Preference visit: .
    • Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP, follow the instructions below: _guideline.pdf .
    • Transcripts : You are encouraged to submit copies of transcripts (official or unofficial) although not required at the time of application. You must list your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Official transcripts will be required after tentative selection and prior to issuing an official job offer.
    • Registration, Licensure : Applicants should list their registration/licensure on their resume, along with the expiration date, if applicable. Registration/licensure will be required after tentative selection and prior to issuing an official job offer.
    You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: 06/28/2024

    The first Cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications to be considered for available vacant positions will be 15 days after the JOA open date.

    Your resume and any documents submitted will be retained for three months and may be used at any time during this period. After 3 months, you must reapply to this announcement in order to be considered.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.
  • Click 'Apply' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
  • Follow the prompts to upload your resume and/or supporting documents.
  • Read all Eligibility questions and respond accordingly. .
  • Complete the assessment questions.
  • Verify all required documentation is included in your application package
  • For additional questions please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) found here: ;option=faq .

    Agency contact information

    Lindsay Moore

    Phone



    Email



    Address

    IHS Headquarters
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, MD 20857
    US

    Learn more about this agency

    Next steps

    You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJobs account. You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJobs that your submission was successful once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume, and any supporting documentation. You will be notified of the status of your application via your USAJobs Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package. You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration. We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education. If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the human resources office posting this announcement.

    If all required documentation is not submitted with your application you will lose consideration. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

    HHS has a critical preparedness and response mission: HHS protects the American people from health threats, researches emerging diseases, and mobilizes public health programs with domestic and international partners. In support of this mission, HHS offers its employees the opportunity to volunteer to become Federal Civilian Detailees and contribute their unique skills through voluntary temporary assignments to humanitarian emergencies or Departmental priorities countering new and emerging health, safety, and security threats.

    ~ ~ ~ Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer ~ ~ ~

    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