This position is located in one of the Districts of Transmission
Field Services (TF), Transmission Services (T), of the Bonneville
Power Administration (BPA).
A successful candidate in this position will serve as a one of
the Managers, District Operations and Maintenance directs the work
of the District; assumes accountability for the success of its
programs, functions, and activities; and monitors the progress of
the organization toward its goals and periodically evaluating.
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As a District Operations and Maintenance Manager, you will:
- Make major recommendations and decisions which have a direct
and substantial effect on the organization and program elements
- Exercise delegated supervisory authorities and
responsibilities, directing, coordinating, and overseeing the work
and providing similar oversight of contractors when
- Set policy for the organization in such areas as determining
program emphases and operating guidelines.
- Exercise delegated managerial authority to set a series of
annual and longer-range work plans and schedules for in-service and
contracted work, independently of or jointly with higher
- Make selections for subordinate non-supervisory positions, and
recommend selections for subordinate supervisory positions.
- Find and implement ways to eliminate or reduce significant
bottlenecks and barriers to production, promote team building,
improve business practices, or increase the quality of the work
50% or less - Travel may be required 25-50% of the time.
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Conditions of Employment
- You must be a United States Citizen.
- This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
- Males must abide by Selective Service registration
Hiring incentives may be authorized for a highly qualified
candidate based on budget availability and in accordance with
- All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws
regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this
law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If
you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you
will not be eligible for employment with the Federal
- When you apply you will be asked a series of questions to
determine your eligibility for employment and your qualification
for this position specifically. You must answer all of these
questions completely and truthfully.
- A preliminary background check must be completed before a new
employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other
individuals with an existing completed background investigation may
not be required to undergo another background check.
- Selectee may be subject to a 1 year probationary period.
- First time supervisors will be required to serve a 1 year
- Selectee will be required to complete the Office of Government
Ethics Standard of Confidential Financial Disclosure Report
(OFGE450e) within 30 days of employment and annually.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A qualified candidate's resume must demonstrate at least one
year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade
level (GS-13) in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
Experience leading, overseeing, and administering electrical
transmission or distribution maintenance, operations, construction,
or engineering support activities, such as line maintenance,
substation operations, substation maintenance, protective relaying
and control, communication systems or closely related electrical
transmission or distribution activities to ensure safe and reliable
There is no substitution of education for experience at the
Your resume should demonstrate that you possess the following
knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies (KSACs). Do not
provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must
describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates
that you possess the KSACs identified below. Cite specific examples
of employment or experience and describe how this experience has
prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this
- Compliance - Knowledge of procedures for assessing, evaluating,
and monitoring programs or projects for compliance with Federal
laws, regulations, and guidance.
- Leadership - Influences, motivates, and challenges others;
adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.
- Managing Human Resources - Plans, distributes, coordinates, and
monitors work assignments of others; evaluates work performance and
provides feedback to others on their performance; ensures that
staff are appropriately selected, utilized, and developed, and that
they are treated in a fair and equitable manner.
- Strategic Thinking - Formulates effective strategies consistent
with the business and competitive strategy of the organization in a
global economy. Examines policy issues and strategic planning with
a long-term perspective. Determines objectives and sets priorities;
anticipates potential threats or opportunities.
- Technical Competence - Uses knowledge that is acquired through
formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's
job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information
related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of
qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done
through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and
AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based
philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build
critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide
valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid
employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience,
including volunteer experience.
Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade
requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you
must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by
the closing date of this announcement.
There are no specific education requirements or substitution of
education for experience for this position.