Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions within the Department of Defense as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to those positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Army to meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.
Who May Apply:
United States Citizens
TDY for this position is 40%
This position requires a Secret clearance
Serves as the Program Executive Office (PEO) Command, Control and Communications Systems (C3S) liaison officer and representative to the Pentagon.
Responsible for representing the interests of the PEO on acquisition strategies for PM programs at HQDA, OSD, and Congressional levels.
Perform intensive analysis on raw data to formulate a range of options/advantages/disadvantages and provide decision-making alternatives to senior level managers.
Research and analyze policy issues, and make independent recommendations regarding decisions related to foreign export of equipment, export license requests, and foreign requests for data and/or manufacturing technique exchange.
Assist DA staff in development, coordination and promulgation of materiel acquisition policy and procedure that pertain to PEO C3S operations.
Develop supporting documentation and provides statements on the impact of policy, program and budget changes to the PEO C3S organization and the ability to perform life cycle management of the programs.
Assist in developing DA policy and process for the implementation of future HTI efforts. Prepares, staffs and reviews correspondence, issue papers and various articles related to PEO C3S matters.
Perform the full range of administrative and technical supervisory duties. Responsible for understanding and actively supporting the Command's Affirmative action/EEO Program, ensuring EEO principles are reflection in all aspects of personnel management.
Specialized Experience: To qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-13 or equivalent pay band) performing all of the following: advice the organization of changes to programs and provide recommendations to insure impacts are assessed in a timely manner; recommend decisions related to foreign export of equipment; develop materiel acquisition policies and procedures that pertain to the organization operations; perform life cycle management of the organization programs
Education cannot be substituted for experience at this level.
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to undergo a background investigation leading to the successful adjudication of eligibility for a Secret security clearance. Derogatory information developed during the background investigation, such as a criminal history or an adverse credit history, could render the selectee ineligible for both the security clearance and continued employment in the position, if already appointed.
This is a Critical Acquisition Position. Unless specifically waived by the appropriate Army official, (i.e., the Director of Acquisition Career Management, the Army Acquisition Executive, or the Secretary of the Army) or if the employee is Grandfathered under 10 U.S.C. 1736(c)(1), the following are statutorily mandated requirements (Reference: 10 U.S.C. 1732 and 1737):
This critical acquisition position requires Senior LEVEL III certification in the acquisition career field of PROGRAM MANAGEMENT.
- Selectee must be an Acquisition Corps (AC) member at the time of permanent selection for the position or have been granted a waiver.
- Selectee must execute, as a condition of appointment, a written agreement to remain in Federal service in the position for at least three years. In signing such agreement, the employee does not forfeit any employment rights, nor does such an agreement alter any other terms or conditions of employment.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.
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Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)
Permanent change of station costs may be authorized.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
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