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Job Title:Program Manager

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Naval Air Systems Command

Job Announcement Number:SE2-0340-05-612979NL263247

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$60,274.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year


Thursday, March 8, 2012 to Wednesday, March 28, 2012




Full Time - Permanent




01 vacancy - Patuxent River, MD United States


Current, Permanent DOD Civilian Employees; Former Federal Employees with Reinstatement Eligibility; Veterans’ Employment Opportunity Act Eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles


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In this position, the incumbent is responsible for managing activities related to the development of training systems for the Kuwait KC-130 program.  This position requires knowledge of Security Assistance Management, Arms Export Control Act (AECA), International Trafficking in Arms Regulation (ITAR), release and disclosure, Price and Availability (P&A) and Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) development, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) case structure and execution.


This position will be covered under the Science & Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) Human Resource Management System.  STRL is a pay banded human resource management system for Department of Defense laboratories.



Current, Permanent Department of Defense Civilian Employees serving under career or career conditional appointments.

Former Federal Employees with Reinstatement eligibility

Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Eligibles

ICTAP Applicants



  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.


  • Lead, plan, budget, organize and manage the work of multi-disciplinary traning systems integrated project teams for the acquisition and support of trainer hardware, software and support systems. 
  • Apply program management principles and material acquisition processes and practices to develop cost and lead time estimates for new training systems and trainer upgrades using the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution System (PPBES). 
  • Develop master plans identifying device acquisition tasks such as definition, analysis, design, development, integration of subsystems, and field evaluation. 
  • Direct the preparation and coordination of procurement packages and the subsequent procurement, production, and delivery of training systems. 
  • Apply experience and familiarity of current aircraft communications systems, electronic support measures and operational capabilities in the development of training simulators.


In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or DA-04 pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:


One year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level or next lower pay band (DA-04) in the Federal sector or equivalent experience in the public or private sector working with aviation systems performing the following duties:  1) Developing training systems; 2) working on a multi-disciplinary integrated project team engaged in the planning, management and execution of assigned training system developments and acquisitions; 3) managing and controlling aspects of training system projects (e.g., funding, contracts, team priorities, schedules, etc.) from initial plans through acquisition and delivery of hardware and support systems; 4) performing risk assessments or management control reviews to identify potential problems within a project; and 5) implementing export license control and release and disclosure requirements.  NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.


This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience.  Applicants should meet the DAWIA certification requirements for the Program Management career field and be certified at Level III at the time of application.  If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.


Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.  Certification requirements may be viewed at


This position is a DAWIA Critical Acquisition Position.  In addition to DAWIA certification requirements, individual selected must also be a member of the Acquisition Corps at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.   If you are an Acquisition Corps member, please indicate your membership in your resume.  For additional information click here to view the Department of the Navy Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Operating Guide.



Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.   You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.  


As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.   To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.


Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade.  All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.


Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.


A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.   If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.



When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:  


1.  Planning and Evaluating 

2.  Attention to Detail

3.  Program/Project Management

4.  Knowledge of aircraft training systems

5.  Ability to communicate orally


If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.


Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.


Position is subject to the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.


This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Recruitment expenses may or may not be authorized.


A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.


Position may require travel outside of the United States.


Position requires travel by air.


Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement.  If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.



Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at:



To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 


Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.  Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  


If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: 


This Vacancy ID is 612979.


** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **


The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:


DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: (858)577-5723
Agency Information:
Orlando, FL


When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. 


Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.


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