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    Summary

    About the position:

    Defense Contract Management Agency Homepage

    Who May Apply:

    •  Current Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee
    • Reinstatement Eligible
    • Veterans Eligible as 30% Disabled Veteran
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible

    ***Position is obligated.*** 

    Temporary/Term Information:

    If you are a current permanent DCMA Employee employed at a "lower GS grade": You will be considered for a Temporary Promotion opportunity. A temporary promotion may be made or extended up to a maximum of five years. A temporary promotion may be made permanent without further competition.

    If you are a current permanent DCMA Employee employed at a "the same GS grade or higher": You will be considered for a Detail opportunity. A detail may be made and/or extended in 120 day increments. A detail may be made permanent without further competition.

    Non-DCMA Permanent Employee Applicants: You will be considered for a Temporary Position Not to Exceed 1 year, your appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 2 years. This position may be made permanent without further competition to those candidates that have non-competitive status.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves in the Protocol office within the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA).
    • Participates in a wide range of command support activities that vary in scope and content and are of direct concern to the DCMA Senior Leaders.
    • Involved in planning all DCMA conferences, ceremonies such as retirement and award, VIP visits and other social functions.
    • Participates in special projects.
    • Prepares post function reports evaluating effectiveness of arrangements and proposed recommendations for future use.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business travel required 5% of the time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee, Reinstatement Eligible, Veterans Eligible as 30% Disabled Veteran, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • U.S. Citizenship is Required
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required
    • Tour of Duty: Full Time
    • FLSA: Exempt
    • Bargaining Unit: Yes

    Other Requirements:

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • May require overtime work.
    • Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
    • All selections under an announcement must be made within 6 months from the issuance date of the certificate referral list.

    Condition of Employment:

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.

    Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

    Specialized experience is defined as: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-11). Specialized experience is defined as: experience coordinating reservations (hotel, flights, car rental, etc) and planning, coordinating and executing social functions and special events for distinguished visitors such as high ranking domestic and foreign military and civilian visitors which may include Senators, Congressmen, Generals, etc.

    Education can not be substituted for experience.

    Please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards for specific Education/Experience requirements for this position located at: www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/index-Standards.asp

    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the [next/second lower] grade (or equivalent).  

    Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as Time in Grade, minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the Closing date of the announcement.

    Education

    Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualificationsand http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

     

    Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

    Additional information

    Special Employment Consideration: DCMA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.  For information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator, please visit http://dcmacareers.com/index.cfm/opportunities/hiring-programs/.  

    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.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-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.)

    Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.

    Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

     

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

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    Required Documents

    The following documents are required:
    • Resume
    • If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you must submit your college transcripts with your application
    • You MUST submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to:   For current employment verification, SF-50, DD3434 or other federal agencies official "Notification of Personnel Action" equivalent (Note: SF-52 or agencies "Request for Personnel Action" is not acceptable);  For MSP claims PCS orders and marriage certificate;  For verification of Veteran status, DD214 (which indicates character of service), SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.

    Future Military Retirees*: You are required to submit a copy of your retirement DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) OR certification document** OR a copy of your retirement letter AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable). You will be required to provide your DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) upon issuance.
    Future Separation from the Military*: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) OR certification document** OR a copy of your most recent active duty orders AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable). You will be required to provide your DD Form 214(Member 4 Copy) upon issuance.
    *Active duty military members who are selected may not be appointed unless on terminal leave or already separated from the armed forces.
    ** The “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. The Statement of Service must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters, AND the Statement of Service letter must include your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge, Character of Service (i.e. honorable), and, if applicable, when your terminal leave will begin.

    If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further.

    PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant. These documents may be sanitized to remove such personal information before submission with the application. Applicants may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents upon selection to confirm eligibility.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

    · Comprehensive health and life insurance

    · Competitive salaries

    · 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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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume

    2. Your responses to the questionnaire

    3. Additional required documents (see Required Documents section below)

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, March 23, 2017.

    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 questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 1913137. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot apply online, you will need to provide the same information obtained in the online process. You will need three documents to complete this process: the Occupational Questionnaire, the scan response form, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Occupational Questionnaire (OPM Form 1203-FX), and a separate document described in item #3. below.

    1. Download the scan response form, OPM Form 1203-FX, from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

    2. View Occupational Questionnaire. Use this information to guide you in completing the OPM Form 1203-FX. Note that you may be instructed to leave some responses blank on the scan response form.

    3. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with your required and supporting documents, to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

    PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one. When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

    Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

    Agency contact information

    Central Resume Processing Center

    Address

    DA SWR DCMA
    302 Marshall Avenue
    Ft Riley, KS
    United States
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    Join Team DCMA -- Challenge yourself!

    The Defense Contract Management Agency serves as the independent eyes and ears of the Department of Defense (DoD) and its partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.

    Next steps

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

    Applicant is responsible for checking status updates and notifications. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to applicant.

    For questions regarding the status of your application, eligibility or qualifications determination contact:

    usarmy.apg.chra-ne.mbx.applicanthelp@mail.mil. Generally, applicant inquiries will be responded to within 10 business days from receipt at the Human Resource Office.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465625400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.