Specialized Experience Requirements: Applicants must possess one of the following:
Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
To qualify for GS-09 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of logistics operations.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE:
Education obtained in an accredited college or university may be substituted for specialized experience requirements for positions at GS-09. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work being advertised.
For GS-09: Possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree, 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., that has equipped you with required knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.
Possess a combination of education and experience as described above that when added together they equal 100 percent of the total requirement.
To qualify for GS-11 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or program studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of logistics operations; experience researching and analyzing information, work processes, operational concerns, and reports relating to logistical operations in order to prepare reports, present findings; and formulate recommendations to resolve problems.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE:
Education obtained in an accredited college or university may be substituted for specialized experience requirements for positions at GS-11. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work being advertised.
For GS-11: Three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education; or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, if related. Graduate education must be directly related to the work of the position.
If qualifying all or in part based on your education, you must submit a copy of your academic transcripts OR a list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grade point average or class ranking to verify education when applying for this position. If this information is not provided, your education will not be considered. If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Please visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.htm#e4a for additional information on this topic.
Selective Placement Factor: None for this position.
The qualification requirements listed above must be met within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a Public Trust, Non-sensitive background investigation as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using a job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:
1. Ability to perform ongoing analysis of current and future logistics support needs of the Agency.
2. Knowledge of logistics management operations as related to emergency management; including those related to the mobilization of necessary equipment, vehicles, communications capabilities, operational facilities, and site operations.
3. Written communication skills sufficient to prepare reports, analytical documents dealing with program operations, correspondence, and related materials.
4. Oral communication skills sufficient to participate in briefings and to effectively interact and communicate with field and headquarters personnel, contract service providers, and as required, representatives of other agencies.
If you are applying under Delegated Examining (All U.S. Citizens), we will use your job questionnaire to place you in one of three categories based on your experience, education, and training. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
1. Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
2. Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
3. Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. To preview the Assessment Questionnaire, click the following link: View Assessment Questions
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here to access OPMs Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must be placed in the Well Qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.
Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific, professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. This position is not considered scientific/professional. For information on veterans preference, please click here.
Certain veterans are eligible to apply as a status candidate under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA). For more information, please click here.