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1 ECQ 1: Leading Change - Involves the ability to bring about strategic change, within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
2 ECQ 2: Leading People - Involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and support constructive resolution of conflicts. Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
3 ECQ 3: Results Driven - Involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decision that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
4 ECQ 4: Business Acumen - Involves the ability to management human, financial, and information resources strategically. Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
5 ECQ 5: Building Coalitions - Involves 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. Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiation. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
6 MTQ 1.Diversified legal experience dealing with highly complex issues in the field of employee benefits taxation and related matters including qualified retirement plans, health and other welfare plans, executive compensation programs, long-term care plans, ESOPs, social security and other payroll taxes, and related matters. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 MTQ 2.Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory processes, including the administrative guidance process, applicable to the Internal Revenue Code. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 MTQ 3.A comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the field of employee benefits, and outstanding ability to analyze benefits issues from a tax policy, benefits policy, and general public policy standpoint, including knowledge of the requirements applicable to profit-sharing and stock bonus plans, ESOPs, and other tax qualified retirement plans; health and other welfare benefit plans; nonqualified deferred compensation and executive compensation arrangements; other benefits such as statutory fringe benefits, long-term care plans, and tax-sheltered annuities; and employment taxes. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 MTQ 4.A comprehensive understanding of the functions of the Office of the Benefits Tax Counsel and its relationship to other offices within Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 MTQ 5.Achievement of significant professional recognition and standing within the benefits community. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 MTQ 6.Evidence of outside professional activities, such as publications, speaking engagements, teaching, or substantial contributions to tax associations or similar groups. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required