Senior Leader Competencies

A senior leader, or leader of leaders, is defined as a Service employee at the General Schedule (GS) wage level of GS-13 or GS-14.  A senior leader is often a seasoned supervisor or has been one in past employment, has responsibility for managing complex programs at a Regional or National level, and demonstrates leadership abilities. 

Click on the links below for the definition and importance of each competency.

senior leader competencies image link to the decisiveness competency in the PDF guide link to the partnering competency in the PDF guide link to the accountability competency in the PDF guide link to the influencing and negotiating competency in the PDF guide link to the external awareness competency in the PDF guide link to the strategic thinking competency in the PDF guide link to the developing others competency in the PDF guide