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16 Mar 2023

Full-Time Alaska Regional Director – Posted by Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Job Description

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, each applicant must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of executive-level management capabilities that are directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Technical Qualifications listed below. The ideal candidate will have experience managing employees through subordinate supervisors and have experience hiring, developing, and evaluating employees. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or equivalent in the private sector or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirements in addition to all executive and technical qualification factors will automatically disqualify an applicant.

This position will serve as the Alaska Regional Director within the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and will report to the Deputy Director. BOEM is responsible for managing the development of the nation’s offshore energy and mineral resources in an environmentally and economically responsible way. The functions of BOEM include leasing, environmental science, environmental analysis and assessment, resource evaluation, economics, renewable energy, carbon sequestration, and plan administration.

The incumbent carries out the following specific responsibilities:
1. Manages and directs all programs related to energy and mineral leasing activities, environmental studies, environmental assessment, the evaluation of resources, and plan reviews as well as the relationship between State and Federal programs.

2. Establishes goals and monitors progress to assure conformity with national policies relative to access to the OCS for energy and minerals exploration and development, while ensuring environmental protection and requiring prompt and efficient development. Evaluates the extent to which efforts in the Region are responsive to and supportive of national needs and objectives.

3. For protection of the ocean environment, the Regional Director has the responsibility for ensuring that the State and Alaska Natives participate in the identification of environmental concerns with respect to OCS development. The incumbent also oversees environmental studies and assessment programs and the respectful collection and use of Traditional/Indigenous Knowledge in the Alaska Region and ensures mitigation measures are designed and implemented to protect the environment

4.Resolves exceptionally difficult or sensitive managerial and/or operational problems and consults with the Director and the Deputy Director on problems related to policy or matters of long-range planning.

5. Initiates and coordinates information for the Alaska OCS Region, enlisting State, Alaskan Native, local and public participation and cooperation in realizing objectives conceived to implement provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of 1978. The Regional Director is the BOEM contact for the State of Alaska with respect to OCS activities.

6. Advises the Director and the Deputy Director on public sentiment in the Region, and analyzes and initiates methods for enlisting State and local participation and cooperation in formulating policies and objectives for major OCS programs. This includes public relations and informational aspects of functional activities related to oversight of oil and gas and marine minerals leasing, development, and environmental protection, as well as discussions of renewable energy potential.

Applicants who meet the mandatory executive and technical qualifications will be evaluated by a panel of SES members to determine the degree to which they possess each of the listed qualifications. This evaluation will determine which applicants are best qualified. Each candidate’s background including experience, education, awards, self-development, and training will be reviewed. This information will be obtained from the application package, including the required narrative statements for the technical and Executive Core Qualifications described in this vacancy. Additionally, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as:

  • Directing the work of an organizational unit;
  • Ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects;
  • Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and
  • Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions.

If your resume does not include these basic qualifications, then you will not be considered further for this position and will not be determined as minimally qualified.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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