$100K — $200K *
The Deputy Regional Commissioner (DRC) serves as the alter-ego to the Regional Commissioner, the principal SSA official in their respective Region. As such, the Deputy Regional Commissioner provides leadership, administrative direction and coordinative control for the harmonious and effective operation of all SSA programs within the Region, encompassing the following geographical areas:
The incumbent assures consistent interpretation and implementation of SSA goals, objectives, policies and plans and the establishment and implementation of regional operating policies, objectives and plans that are consistent with national goals and objectives. S/he continuously evaluates regional operations, and contributes responsibly to the formulation of SSA-wide policies, objectives and long-range plans.
The DRC provides executive direction and line supervision for all SSA-administered programs, through a region-wide network of district offices, branch offices and, where present, Teleservice Centers (TSC), Processing Centers (PC), Workload Support Units (WSU), Cooperative Disability Investigations (CDI) Units and Disability Processing Branches/Units (DPB/U). These offices serve as the interface between SSA and the public and have responsibility for: informing the public of the purposes and provisions of programs administered by SSA; and their rights and responsibilities thereunder; providing a full range of information and referral services; assisting the public in filing claims for retirement, survivors, disability and health insurance benefits; supplemental security income, and black lung benefits; promoting the agency's electronic service delivery options; developing and adjudicating cash benefit program claims; explaining, and if possible, resolving matters affecting the continuity of entitlement to payment; developing cases involving earnings records; ensuring appropriate coverage of fraud-related issues; and assisting claimants in filing appeals on SSA determinations.
As a basic requirement, applicants MUST demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors automatically disqualifies an applicant.
You must clearly show that you possess the experience and leadership competencies to perform the duties of an executive. To be considered for this position, all applicants must address each of the Mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications, and the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) listed below in the application documents you submit. Unless you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or have successfully completed a Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program approved by OPM and been certified by OPM, you must submit a narrative statement covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications listed below. Your examples should be clear and concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.
Valid through: 9/9/2020