Community Planning and Development Representative - CPED

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 . If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Participate in the delivery, development, design and improvement of new/current training or workshop used in instructing grantees on program requirements, submission procedures, program interaction, capacity building and leadership development; and increasing individual and program effectiveness. Specialized training will be delivered using a technical assistance participatory approach, solving specific problems on the program.
  • The CPD Representative will review and conduct analyses of applications or performance reports for assigned CPD grantees and recommend to supervisor for approval/disapproval. Identifies disparities or deficiencies and bring to the attention of the senior staff with a recommended alternative for resolving or correcting the issue.
  • Review and assess grantee performance through the analysis of grantee submissions, performance reports and other methods such as management and financial systems, providing written assessment of results. Identifies issues, potential areas of non-compliance or opportunities for improvement or increasing effectiveness.

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 Community Planning and Development (CPD). CPD seeks to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons. The primary means toward this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
- Serving as a liaison to state or local governments in providing advice and guidance on grant applications and approaches; AND
- Monitoring community development activities on-site for compliance with program requirements and ensuring that program activities achieve the maximum utilization of funds.

For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
-Assisting with monitoring community development activities and assisting grantees with grant applications and ensuring applications meet program requirements.
OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related
OR
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions

Time-in-Grade:
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.
For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 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.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- This position is Nonexempt 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.
- 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.

HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on outside employment. To review applicable ethics rules, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: organizational awareness, communication, information management, and decision making. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)),you must receive a rating of at least 84 out of 100 to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.


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Wednesday, February 20, 2019