Senior Executive Service

Executive and managerial positions have the primary responsibility of leading and managing the Board’s workforce. Executive and managerial positions include Office Directors (Technical Director, General Manager, and General Counsel), Deputy Office Directors, and Group Leads.


  • Career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointments.
  • Chairman approves SES appointments.
  • Open competition and OPM certification of executive qualifications are required for Career appointments.

Recruiting Sources

  • Colleague solicitations, research and educational institutions, other Federal agencies, OPM SES Vacancy Lists, OPM-approved Candidate Development Programs, and advertisements.


  • Candidates must meet SES executive/managerial requirements and professional/technical requirements for the position.

Required Notices