Logistics Management Specialist
Department Of Homeland Security - Washington, DC

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Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to plan and implement a comprehensive acquisition logistics program? Then consider joining the Office of Federal Protective Service, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Come work with the best to prevent and deter terrorist attacks, protect against and respond to potential threats, ensure safe and secure borders, welcome immigrants and visitors, and promote the free-flow of commerce. This mission of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is carried out every day by the dedicated men and women who answer the noble calling of public service with courage and enthusiasm. With a diverse and critical mission, we lead the unified national effort to secure America. In today's interconnected world, our country's security challenges are constantly evolving. To meet these challenges, DHS fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation.

In Headquarters, we coordinate, plan, and guide the Department's work across all DHS components. You could enjoy a career that includes research, administration and management, legal work, budget and finance, cyber security, infrastructure protection and intelligence analysis. Our services touch every U.S. citizen, and our goal is to secure our country across land and sea. Come join the team who is " Proud to Protect ".

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM: All U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement should the need arise. KEY REQUIREMENTS

U. S. Citizenship is required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Relocation Expenses WILL NOT be paid.
Overnight travel of 1-5 nights per month may be required.

Appointment subject to availability of funds. DUTIES:
  • Conduct logistics engineering analyses and propose solutions or courses of action for system and infrastructure sustainment to IT Division leadership and system program managers.
  • Participate in the development of project budgets, manage budget execution and report on budget status.
  • Identify, assess, track and mitigate programmatic risk to minimize impact on program execution.
  • Implement and track program performance metrics to ensure program executing with schedule, technical, cost and risk baseline.
  • Provide acquisition logistics subject matter expertise to IT Division programs to support development of comprehensive acquisition strategies and program plans. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
To qualify at the grade GS-13, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as 1) conducting logistics engineering analyses and propose solutions or courses of action for system and infrastructure sustainment; 2) identifying, assessing, tracking and mitigating programmatic risk to minimize impact on program execution; 3) participating in the development of project budgets, manage budget execution and report on budget status 4) providing consulting services in the development and evaluation of program plans and monitor progress toward meeting logistics plans. NOTE: Your resume must fully support your qualifications otherwise your eligibility may be affected.

Time-in-Grade Requirements: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

New employees must serve a one year probationary period.

Drug Test: Must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before you can be appointed into this position. After appointment, you may be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.

Essential Personnel: This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government closures due to weather, protests, acts of terrorism, or lack of funding. Failure to report for or remain in this position may result in disciplinary or adverse action in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations (5 U.S.C. ยง 7501-7533 and 5 CFR Part 752, as applicable).

Incumbent must have and maintain a Logistics Level III Certification, or be able to achieve the certification within 18 months.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The categories are defined as follows:

Best Qualified - Demonstrates better overall or key knowledge, skills, or abilities for a specific position.

Well Qualified - Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position, but does not necessarily meet the definition of best qualified.

Qualified - Meets the minimum qualifications standards, including any selective placement factors, for a specific position.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Knowledge of logistics engineering principles

Knowledge of Federal acquisition policies and processes

Ability to communicate orally

Ability to communicate in writing

Application of Veterans' Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veteran's preference above non-preference eligible within each category. Veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. BENEFITS:

The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc . OTHER INFORMATION:

Promotion Potential: This position has promotion potential to GS - 14 .

Background Investigation:
This position is a special-sensitive position and the tentative selectee must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for a TS/ SCI clearance as a condition of placement/retention in this position.

Other Information:
This position has been designated exempt from bargaining unit representation under the national security provision of 5 USC Section 7112(B)(6).

All employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit/ Electronic Funds Transfer for salary payments.

Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ).

HOW TO CLAIM VETERANS PREFERENCE (FedsHireVets.gov):
If you are a Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran , you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character of discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions, as listed on the SF15 . If you don't have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives at www.archives.gov/veterans .

If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge , you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.

If you are a Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or Mother or Spouse of a Disabled or Deceased Veteran , you must submit all additional proof required by the SF15 , and if applicable, a completed SF15 . If you don't have your Department of Veterans Affairs letter establishing proof of disability, you may request it at http://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ or call 1-800-827-1000.

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