Equal Opportunity Specialist

Federal Highway Administration

About the organization

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation that supports State and local governments in the design, construction, and maintenance of the Nation’s highway system (Federal Aid Highway Program) and various federally and tribal owned lands (Federal Lands Highway Program). Through financial and technical assistance to State and local governments, the Federal Highway Administration is responsible for ensuring that America’s roads and highways continue to be among the safest and most technologically sound in the world.

Duties

As an Equal Opportunity Specialist, you will:

-Represent the Division for matters pertaining to Civil Rights and equal opportunity.
-Review and approve project and program documents and plans, including but not limited to, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Title VI and Nondiscrimination, State Internal Equal Employment Opportunity, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act/Americans with Disabilities Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) contractor Compliance/ On-The-Job Training (OJT) as appropriate.
-Conduct civil rights program and process reviews or project inspections to identify areas of improvement and recommend actions.
-Evaluate the effectiveness of internal and external equal opportunity/civil rights programs, using program plans, data analysis, and reports to identify and set key program priorities.
-Perform other program duties as assigned.

Qualifications

For the GS-11:

On Experience, you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level, which included:

Experience researching and analyzing data from civil rights/equal opportunity programs and services for compliance, such as identifying operational problems, preparing reports, and/or recommending corrective actions.

Or on Education, you must have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

You can also have a combination of related graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported by your resume and transcripts, provided with your application.

For the GS-12:

On Experience, you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level, which included both of the following:

Experience conducting and reporting on civil rights/equal opportunity investigations; OR monitoring and reporting on civil rights/equal opportunity activities to ensure program, project, contract, or grant compliance

Experience reviewing and approving (or recommending corrective actions to) project and program documents and plans, such as those associated with Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Title VI and Nondiscrimination, State Internal Equal Employment Opportunity, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act/Americans with Disabilities Act, and/or Equal Employment Opportunity Contractor Compliance/ On-The-Job Training.

Salary

$66,214 - $103,176 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

For more information and to apply to the position, please visit USAJobs.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.


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