Regional Director NLRB
Job Posted: 8 September, 2020
Company: National Labor Relations Board
Closing Date: 8 October, 2020
Location: Cleveland, OH


Service: Competitive

Salary: $131,239 to $197,300 Per Year


This position is located in a Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board. The Regional Offices represents the actual operating branch of the Agency and performs the major part of the Agency's case handling, including investigating representation petitions and unfair labor practice charges. Incumbent has responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of the regional office, in conformity with regulations and procedures promulgated thereunder.


With responsibility for administration of the operation of the office under his/her jurisdiction, this position has the following delegations of authority and responsibility:

Receives charges, petitions for certification or decertification of representatives for collective bargaining purposes, and petitions affecting employees' membership in such labor organization; investigates all charges and petitions to ascertain the merits within the framework of the National Labor Relations Act and policies enunciated by the Board and the General Counsel, with authority to have access to and the right to copy evidence, to administer oaths and affirmations, to examine witnesses and to receive evidence; and to approve or disapprove the withdrawal of charges or petitions.

Manages all aspects of charges alleging Unfair Labor Practices and Notices of Hearing, including issuance and service of, or refusal to issue a complaint, subject to the right of the charging party to appeal to the General Counsel.

Investigates representation petitions filed and negotiates consent and stipulated election agreements between and among the various parties regarding jurisdiction, the appropriate unit and the time, place and date of election.

Holds hearings in representation cases consistent with Agency procedures in order to resolve questions concerning representation relevant to the holding of an election; determines and narrows the relevant issues to be litigated at a hearing by reference to a party's Statement of Position and/or the opposing party's adverse position thereto; determines which issues sought to be litigated by a party at hearing, if any, may be deferred for post-election resolution, if needed' to determine which employees, if any, are allowed to vote subject to challenge; to grant subpoenas and pass upon rulings and motions and special appeals made at hearings.

Makes rulings on a wide variety of matters pertaining to representation cases, under direct delegation of authority from the Board, such as rulings on request for extensions of time to file briefs, rulings with respect to showing of interest, waivers, disclaimers, withdrawals, or concurrent charges, ruling on motions to amend or rescind certifications; and to rule upon motions for reconsideration and oral argument.

Exercises leadership by motivating managers to incorporate vision, strategic planning, and elements of quality management into the Agency's activities; encourages creative thinking and innovation; influences others toward a spirit of service; leads or contributes to the design and/or implementation of new programs/processes based on how best to advance the mission of the agency; is open to changing and new information; tolerates ambiguity; adapts behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; adjusts rapidly to new situations warranting attention and resolution; provides input to any proposed changes in a positive and constructive manner that fosters diversity of thought; and identifies, implements and supports the development and launch of new programs, staffing changes, structural changes and procedures.

Effectively communicates and implements Agency goals and programs; motivates the workforce through leadership, effective communication with staff and local union representatives, candid exchange of ideas taking into account employee perspective, listening to and considering ideas of subordinates in a manner that fosters creativity, innovation and high-quality individual and Agency performance; appraises employees in a timely fashion using appropriate judgment in assessing their performance and providing them with constructive feedback; makes meaningful distinctions in performance rating and through the Agency's award program consistent with individual and group performance; addresses performance or other workplace challenges effectively and efficiently.

Monitors and evaluates programs and work practices to optimize efficiencies and prevent mismanagement and instill pubic trust. Uses information technology effectively to accomplish the Agency's mission; effectively supports the President's and Agency's initiatives to make government more efficient and effective.

Incumbent engages in effective outreach with customers and stakeholders as appropriate; communicates the Agency's mission, policies, and programs with parties, the labor-management bar, oversight agencies, the public, and other stakeholders, as appropriate.

For more information and to apply; please visit:, Announcement number: NL20ES10903505MS

Information regarding the positions and application process can be found on USAJobs (Washington, DC). Questions concerning the application process should be addressed to Human Resource Specialist Michael Scott by email at [email protected]. Additional information regarding the National Labor Relations Board can be found on the Agency’s website at