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Office of the Secretary of the Interior PROGRAM MANAGER in Lakewood, Colorado


This position is part of the IBC HRD Personnel and Payroll Systems Division, Office of the Secretary of Interior. The incumbent will be responsible for serving as the Program Manager and providing supervision and oversight over the Personnel and Payroll Systems Division's (PPSD) Programs.


Oversees an integrated HR/payroll system offered to 51 federal agencies.

Oversees two time and attendance systems offered to dozens of federal agencies.

Oversees budget across all service areas in the Division.

Provides holistic program management across the Division, to include long- and short-range planning.

Establishes and revises goals and objectives for the program.

Provides financial and budget management, and resource allocation and distribution.

Establishes performance standards and criteria, organizational design and work operations, program administration, the full range of personnel management, and operating policy for the Division.


Conditions of Employment


At the GS-15 level, you must meet the following qualification: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to: supervisory or management oversight of a multi-layered organization that provides federal human resources and/or payroll systems or services to client organizations outside of the organization; program management, budget management, and information technology systems change management. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). A written test is not required. 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, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Education does not substitute for experience.

Additional Information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:

Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A

Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans

Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses

Other Special Appointment Authorities

OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities Telework Suitability:

The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act. Stipulations of Employment:

Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period. Selection may require completion of a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period. If selected, the position to which you will be appointed is subject to a financial disclosure report requirement and you will be required to complete a new entrant Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) within 30 days of your appointment. Work Schedule:

This position allows for a flexible work schedule. Miscellaneous:

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