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Compliance & Accountability Officer
Compliance & Accountability Officer
General Job Information
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: MS-1801-15
Salary Range: $98,285 - $137,599
Closing Date: May 25, 2012
Tour of Duty: 8:15 - 4:45, Monday - Friday
Area of Consideration: Open to Public
Promotion Potential: None
Number of Vacancies: One (1)
Agency: Department of Human Services
Office of Program Review Monitoring and Investigation (OPRMI)
Duration of Appointment: Management Supervisory Service "At-Will" .
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.
Opening date: April 26, 2012
** Please Note - Candidates who applied for the previous Compliance and Accountability Officer (Job ID # 18024) position do not need to reapply. Your applications will be considered for this Job*
Brief Description of Duties
This position is located at DHS Office of the Director, within the Office of Program Review Monitoring and Investigation. The incumbent is responsible for conducting state level monitoring of DHS programs and providers; compiling and analyzing data relating to the programs and populations DHS serves; investigating allegations of fraud and abuse of government funds; ensuring compliance; enforcing resolution and mitigating risk; provides leadership and vision in the continuous quality improvement of performance of DHS, and reporting policy and practice, in welfare fraud, and/or employee/provider misconduct; oversees the establishment and maintenance of quality control programs in public assistance and social service areas to mitigate risk and ensure the efficient use of Federal and District resources; develops an annual performance plan and supporting action plans to meet long and short term goals and objectives of the OPRMI; analyzes data related to DHS to determine best practices, strengths, weaknesses, performance and progress of the administration and its providers in the achievement of their core functions and the agency mission; represents the Director within the agency and with other agencies and organizations by establishing, developing and maintaining effective working relationships; provides guidance, counsel, and instruction to subordinate managers on both technical and administrative matters that are not resolved by subordinate managers.
Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Basic Requirements: The standard allows eligibility through meeting either the requirements specified in the section titled Education or the requirements specified in the section titled Experience. Combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the total qualifications requirements.
General Experience: 3 years of progressively responsible experience in professional, investigative, technical or administrative work that demonstrates the ability to analyze problems, identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Education Requirement: 3-full years of progressively higher level graduate education at an accredited college/university with program studies in Business, Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Operations Research, Statistics or related fields.
Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Submission of Ranking Factors:
The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
- Ranking Factor #1: Demonstrate expert working knowledge in Support Services and efficient integration methods pertaining to investigation, compliance and incident management.
- Ranking Factor #2: Demonstrate superior skill and experience in providing leadership in a managerial capacity.
- Ranking Factor #3: Demonstrate advanced management concepts and practices used to plan, direct and coordinate work of subordinate managers.
- Ranking Factor #4: Demonstrate your expert knowledge of policies and procedures regarding investigation, compliance, and incident management.
- Ranking Factor #5: Demonstrate superior oral and writing communication skills within the scope of developing presentations and instructional material; negotiating with outside entities and vendors, coordinating projects with various technical/professional personnel, and communicating information and decisions concerning support services needs.
Conditions of Employment
Other Significant Factors (At-Will): At-will employment applies to the Management Supervisory Service (MSS). All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
Agency's preference/desired experience
Five (5) years of experience managing large government or private compliance and litigation environments, and quality assurance programs.
Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan. However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.
A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Information to Applicants
Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
How to Apply
Where to Apply (Judiciary Square)
Submit full application to through PeopleSoft or go to D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. All inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.
Disposition of Resume
Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Office of Human Resources Only.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.