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This position is located in the Emergency Management Branch, Headquarters Facilities and Administrative Services Division in the Office of Headquarters Operations. The Emergency Management Branch is responsible for providing a variety of professional, technical, and administrative support, primarily for buildings management, space planning, environmental management, safety, continuity of operations, emergency management and security. The Emergency Management Branch develops and implements Headquarters directives and budgetary requirements for operations in support of NASA Headquarters. In addition, the Division is responsible for serving as liaison between NASA Headquarters and the Goddard Space Flight Center on matters related to logistics and transportation functions. This position serves as the NASA Headquarters Emergency Preparedness Officer responsible for the management of the Emergency Management and Continuity of Operations Test, Training, and Exercise Program. As the Test, Training, and Exercise Program Manager this position provides operational direction, process verification reviews, technical expertise, and training required to effectively administer the Program at NASA Headquarters.
A one-year probationary period may be required
Occasional travel may be required
Position subject to a Top Secret background investigation
Position subject to random drug testing
Serves as program manager responsible for developing and executing the Test, Training, and Exercise Program which includes developing and maintaining a multi-year Test, Training, and Exercise Program Plan. Ensures all programmatic goals are met. Develops, conducts, and evaluates NASA HQ's exercises and drills. Present design concepts to Senior Leadership and stakeholders.
Develops and manages a comprehensive Corrective Action Plan. Ensures improvement planning and corrective actions are implemented and tracked.
Acts as the alternate Incident Commander. Coordinates and manages the activation of the HQ Emergency
Management Team and the Emergency Relocation group via the Emergency Notification System.
Plans and manages special Agency or HQ projects. Projects require ongoing analysis, investigations, and
initiatives of high priority and reporting to management officials.
Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.
One year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level includes: Designing and implementing a Test, Training, and Exercise Program Plan according to emergency management directives, regulations, policies, civil rights laws, standards, and guidance; presenting new emergency management ideas and concepts to management; tracking all corrective actions and assigning responsible entities to ensure the completion of actions; developing areas of improvement for corrective actions; and managing special projects which involve written reports, organizing special committees, program reviews, or developing cross-agency activities.
Selective Placement Factor: In order to be deemed qualified, applicants have the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification and Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) certification.
U.S. citizenship is required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Announcement will be used for both internal and external applicants.
Internal (Status) candidates will be evaluated as follows :
Resumes will be rated by an automated system (Resumix) that matches the competencies extracted from your resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Based on the competencies you match, you are placed in one of three categories identified as 90, 80, or 70 pt. quality categories, which are defined as:
90 pt. Category - Tentative meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and has experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.
80 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.
70 pt. Category - Fails to meet criteria described in the 80 pt. category.
Additional application guidance is available in NASA's Applicant Guide. .
For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality category are considered well-qualified.
External (Non-Status) candidates will be evaluated as follows :
Same process as Internal (Status) candidates, with the additional procedures related to Veterans:
The Category Rating Process protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet qualification requirements and have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed at the top of the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.
NASA offers excellent benefit programs and competitive salaries. To learn more about pay and benefits at NASA, click HERE .
Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation.
Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified.
Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
In order to receive preference in hiring, you must clearly identify your claim for veterans preference on your resume. NASA's Applicant Guide provides the information needed to assist you in determining whether or not you can claim 5 or 10 point veterans preference. You should not submit documents to prove your eligibility for veterans preference at this time. However, you must be prepared to submit proof of veterans preference (DD-214, and, if claiming 10-point preference, SF-15 plus proof required by that form) as requested by the Human Resources Office. Veterans preference will only be considered based on what is supported. For instance, if you claim 10-point preference, but are only able to document 5-point preference, you will be considered accordingly. If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you from further consideration.
Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.
U.S. citizenship is required.Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized.
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