Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist, GS-0360-14

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is sending this announcement in order to get the widest possible distribution.

The FTA Office of Civil Rights is responsible for civil rights compliance and monitoring to ensure non discriminatory provision of transit services. This position is ideal for a senior level professional with supervisory, transit, and program/management analyst experience.

This is a supervisory management position of a highly complex, technical, and broad nature requiring extensive operational management, analytical, communications, and personnel management skills. The incumbent serves as Division Chief for the Headquarters Operations Division of the FTA Office of Civil Rights and provides leadership and direction for day-to-day operations, manages and develops staff, ensures staff adherence to management directives, recommends strategic initiatives, translates strategic direction into measurable tasks, evaluates and analyzes program effectiveness, develops and integrates solutions.

The incumbent applies experience in and knowledge of transportation operations and planning to civil rights requirements to facilitate the education and comprehension of staff and stakeholders and ensure policy and procedural recommendations are practical and possible. The incumbent has extensive latitude for independent judgment and action within the guidelines provided by Director and Deputy Director and, within such guidelines, exercises a high level of authority and accountability and has significant responsibility in dealing with officials of other units or organizations, or in advising management officials of higher rank.

The Washington DC Office of Civil Rights has an opening for a permanent full-time position as a Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist, GS-0360-14.

The deadline for applications is December 19, 2011. Follow the guidelines in applying for this position at the web site at

PLEASE NOTE: There are two vacancy announcements for the same position Applicants may view the Merit Promotion announcement - Vacancy Announcement FTA.TCR-2012-0002 Merit Promotion (Government-wide Status Candidates). Or the Competitive announcement that is open to all U.S. Citizens, which may be viewed under - Vacancy Announcement FTA.TCR-2012-0003 (All U.S. Citizens).

For further information, please contact Region 10s Linda Gehrke at 206-220-4463, or email




R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator