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Field Manager
LEWISTOWN MT 59457
Category: Manufacturing, Real Estate
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Job code: lhw-e0-90667082

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Field Manager
* Duties
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## Duties
### Summary
BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic land manager to join our team in the North Central Montana District to serve as the Field Manager for the Lewistown Field Office in Lewistown, Montana. Information about the Lewistown area can be found at Lewistown Chamber of Commerce.
**Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.**The BLM manages more land - approximately 245 million acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website.
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### Responsibilities
The Field Manager serves as the focal point for providing leadership, motivation, direction, decisions, and supervision, both technical and administrative, to assigned employees required to implement and carry out multiple use and ecosystem management of resources. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to, the following:
* Coordinating land and resource planning and management with representatives of Federal, State, tribal, and local governments, the general public, public land users, and private land owners.
* Conducting a viable and open public relations program, ensuring an awareness of the value and effect of a positively oriented program that emphasizes Bureau and cooperative programs and accomplishments.
* Planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating a broad array of complex resource programs requiring intensive multiple-use management and protection of a variety of resources.
* Resolving conflicting demands for resources between teams and obtaining necessary resources for teams to produce quality products in a timely manner.
* Managing delegated Field Office responsibility for procurement functions in accordance with governing regulations.
* Administering a variety of management programs such as safety, upward mobility, cost reduction, workplace flexibilities, Equal Employment Opportunity, drug free workplace, overtime usage, suggestions, etc.
* Establishing policies, regulations, and procedures to accomplish organizational objectives.
* Advising the District Manager of program accomplishments, problems, and impact of changes.
* Performing personnel management functions such as selecting employees for vacant positions; participating in position and pay management programs; establishing performance standards and evaluating performance; and identifying developmental and training needs of employees.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: Normally works in an office setting with occasional trips to the field. When in the field, walking over rough terrain and exposure to uncomfortable hot and cold temperatures may occur.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Travel to the field and meetings is required.
##### Supervisory status
Yes
##### Promotion Potential
13
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
* All current BLM internal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
* Current or former time-limited BLM employees eligible under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)
* CTAP eligibles within the local commuting area
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
* Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship is required.
* Background Investigation is required.
* Direct Deposit is Required.
* You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
* have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
* Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections.
**You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.**
### Qualifications
**Selective Placement Factor:**This position requires special qualifications that have been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence in their resume that they possess the following selective factor will be rated not qualified:
* **A demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and/or administer a natural resource program in a public lands environment.**
**In addition to meeting the Selective Placement Factor:**One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Education can not be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level.
**Specialized Experience:** 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, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience include experience in public lands natural resource multiple-use management; experience providing leadership, motivation, and direction in program areas that support the management of multiple-use and ecosystem management within an organization; or other directly related experience.
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
### Education
### Additional information
* Appointment is subject to meeting one-year probationary requirements.
* Supervisory Probationary Period: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a 1-year supervisory probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.
* If selected for this position, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 within 30 days of reporting to duty and will be required to complete this report annually.
* Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
* SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
* Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must receive a score of at least 90 to receive priority consideration under either program. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is a
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following Executive Core Competencies that are required to do the work of this position:
**Leading Change -**The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
**Results Driven -**The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
**Building Coalitions** - The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
**Leading People -**The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
**Business Acumen -**The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
**On-line Questionnaire:****Please make sure that your responses to the on-line questionnaire are supported in your resume.**
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
* Required Documents
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## Required Documents
**All applicable supplemental documentation must be uploaded or faxed (with generated fax cover sheets) to: 571-258-4052, and received before by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date of this announcement. See important information regarding uploading and faxing supplemental documentation below.**
**THE FOLLOWING SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RECEIVED, AS APPLICABLE:**
**1****) SF-50b (or SF-50): CTAP and LMWFA Eligibles see 2 and 3 below. All others, you must submit**a copy of your SF-50b (Notification of Personnel Action) , or equivalent document that verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1).
**2)****Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) Documentation:**If you are a CTAP Eligible applicant: Provide 1) a copy of your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location; and, 2) proof of eligibility. It must be indicated in your application that you are applying as a CTAP eligible.
**3)****Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA):** If you are eligible under PL-114-47, LMWFA you must submit documentation verifying (a) initial selection under competitive examining procedures to a land management agency under a time-limited appointment in the competitive service , (b) service under this initial appointment, or in conjunction with subsequent competitive service time-limited appointments, to a land management agency was for a period of 24 months without a break in service of two or more years, and (c) performance was evaluated as being at an acceptable level for the entire applicable period(s). "Required documentation" includes first and last SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) for each appointment verifying the Position Occupied code (Block 34) is 1-Competitive Service, AND documentation of successful performance for each appointment. Applicants are encouraged to combine all required documents into one or more files and scan for uploading into the application. Each file must not exceed 3MB. Grouping documents into files will simplify the application process. Failure to submit required documentation will result in loss of consideration**.**
**Uploading and Faxing Supplemental Documentation:**You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile. Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. Each document type must use the appropriate generated fax coversheet and be faxed in a separate transmission. Uploading Documents: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager (3MB is the maximum size allowed for a document). Do not use both options, only one document can be saved in each section, and only the latest document will be maintained in the system. Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application. Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
**Checking Application Status and Materials**: Hint: Do this before the announcement closes. **After you have completed your application**, to check the status of your application materials log in to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" tab, check under the "Application Status" for this vacancy, once your resume and on-line questionnaire have been received it will state "Resume Received." Any other application status may indicate that you did not complete the application process and/or your application has not been submitted. Please note: A status of "Resume Received" reflects that your resume and on-line questionnaire have been received; applicable supplemental documentation may still need to be submitted (see required documents above).
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
To explore the benefits typically offered to most federal employees in permanent positions, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at the above link.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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## How to Apply
**THIS IS AN ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS THROUGH USAJOBS**.
If you need assistance in applying online, please call or email the contact listed on this vacancy. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. **PLEASE NOTE**: If you have access to a public library, State Job Service Office, etc., you must use these resources to apply online.
**You must follow the steps described below to complete the application process:**
**1)YOU MUST CREATE A PROFILE in USAJOBS under My Account.** If you already have a registered profile in USAJOBS you do not need to register again. Your profile must contain a current resume for submission. In order to receive proper consideration, your resume should include the following information:
* Personal contact information
* Work experience (paid or unpaid) including - starting and ending dates (month and year), employer's name and address, job title (include job series and grade if Federal), duties and accomplishments, supervisor's name and telephone number, indicate if supervisor may be contacted, hours per week, and salary.
* Education and job-related training including - school name, type and year of degrees/diploma received, credits earned and majors; title of training course and year of completion.
* References - personal and professional
* Additional information - skills (languages, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.), certificates or licenses (current only), and/or honors, awards, and special accomplishments (recognition, professional memberships, publications, leadership activities, etc.).
**Insufficient information could result in an ineligible rating.** The USAJOBS Resume Builder was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed. The Resume Builder is an available tool when you login to your USAJOBS account.
**2) COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION,**including responses to all application questions, by clicking on the "APPLY ONLINE" button that appears on this announcement.
**3) SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION as applicable.** See "Required Documents" section below.
It is your responsibility to ensure that a complete application (including a resume, on-line questionnaire, and applicable supplemental documentation) is received before by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the vacancy announcement. **NOTE:** Technical problems may take at least 1 business day to resolve; therefore, you are highly encouraged to complete the application process prior to the closing date.
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### Agency contact information
### Human Resources Branch
##### Phone
406-896-5002
##### Fax
000-000-0000
##### Email
Apply@mt.blm.gov
##### Address
Bureau of Land Management
Montana State Office
5001 Southgate Drive
Billings, Montana
United States
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### Next steps
You will receive notification via email, generally within 2 weeks of the closing date of the announcement, as to whether or not your name was referred to the selecting official.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501325700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/18/2018
*Salary:* $87,252 to $113,428 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 13
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - This is a full-time position.
*Appointment type:* Permanent - This is a permanent position in the competitive service.

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