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Equal Opportunity Assistant

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Duties Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement. Applicants should apply to the location(s) they are able to regularly report to. Location will be determined once selection(s) is made. Salary posted reflects pay range for all locations. Once the selection has been made, the salary will be set in accordance with the selectee's location. The positions can be filled in any of the following locations: Arlington, VA; Charlotte, NC; Columbia, SC; New York, NY; Nashville, TN; Milwaukee, WI; Orlando, FL;Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA;Richmond, VA Major Duties: Monitors the terms of consent decrees, conciliation agreements, and letters of commitment by evaluating reports in accordance with supervisory instructions. Extracts statistical information from electronic case files to develop an analysis of underrepresentation among protected classes. Collects previous compliance review reports, employment discrimination complaints, and reports made by contractor firms and abstracts data needed by Equal Opportunity Specialists in conducting reviews and negotiating compliance agreements. Participates with Equal Opportunity Specialists in the on-site portion of reviews and investigations by compiling and assembling statistical and factual information from contractor records and by conducting interviews of complainants and employees of contractor firms. Assembles backup material for case reports, such as exhibits and evidence, and assures that electronic case files are complete and in proper format before submission to supervisor for review. Responds to a wide variety of procedural and technical inquiries received from telephone and personal callers and to written requests for information. Develops sufficient information to determine the nature of the request, coverage, and jurisdiction issues, and provides technical information concerning the procedures for filing a complaint, referrals to other sources for resolution of the problem when appropriate, the status of cases, interpretation of regulations and operating procedures, etc. Maintains office calendars and appointment/meeting schedules. Coordinates and arranges various meetings and conference events as required. Prepares travel authorizations and vouchers, makes travel arrangements, arranges, and coordinates the scheduling of on-site for District Director and Assistant District Directors. OFCCP enforces E.O. 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and 38 U.S.C. 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended. These laws ban discrimination and require Federal contractors or subcontractors to take affirmative action to ensure that all individuals have an equal opportunity for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Start Date: 04/13/2023
Application Deadline: 04/27/2023
Wage Type: Salary
Wage Range: $37,696 - $63,843
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Location: Columbia, SC
Employer Location: Columbia, SC

Job Description


This position is located in the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The mission of OFCCP is to enforce, for the benefit of job seekers and wage earners, the contractual promise of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity required of those who do business with the Federal government.

This position is inside the bargaining unit.

APPLY HERE: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/718975600

Open & closing dates: 04/13/2023 to 04/27/2023

Skills & Requirements

Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen. Appointment to this position may require a background investigation. Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met. Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level. Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the “Required Documents” section for additional requirements. Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations.  As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law.  If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentation of proof of vaccination or to be in the process of requesting an exception to the vaccination requirement before appointment or onboarding with the agency.  The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request to be considered for a legally required exception from this requirement. Currently, implementation and enforcement of Executive Order 14043 has been suspended pursuant to an injunction pending further litigation. Qualifications IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. POSITION TITLES ALONE CANNOT BE USED TO DETERMINE IF YOU ARE QUALIFIED. PLEASE LIST DATES IN MM/DD/YYYY FORMAT. THIS IS IMPERATIVE IN DETERMINING IF WHETHER YOU HAVE AT LEAST 1 YEAR OF CREDITABLE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE. DATES WILL NOT BE ASSUMED. GS-05: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal Service. Qualifying specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. 1. Experience responding to inquiries from internal and/or external stakeholders 2. Experience compiling data from a variety of sources 3. Experience preparing correspondence such as memos and/or reports OR 4 years above high school education. GS-06: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal Service. Qualifying specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. 1. Experience coordinating travel arrangements to include preparing travel requests and authorizations 2. Experience managing calendars in order to make meeting arrangements and resolve meeting conflicts 3. Experience responding to inquiries from internal and/or external stakeholders 4. Experience gathering data to assist in equal opportunity compliance reviews and investigations Education Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service. If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.

How to Apply

For more information on requirements, qualifications, how you will be evaluated, required documents and how to apply please go to https://www.usajobs.gov/job/718975600. 

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