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Job Title:  IT Project Manager (PLCYPLN)
Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Defense Logistics Agency
Job Announcement Number:  DLAJ6-13-794928-DE

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 to Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Full Time - Permanent
2 vacancies in the following location:
Alexandria, VA United StatesView Map
United States Citizens


America's Logistics Combat Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.


  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position


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As a IT Project Manager (PLCYPLN), you will be responsible for the following duties:


·         Serves as system IT specialist on the assigned program within the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) Program Management Office, and is responsible for directing implementation of a specific program segment of the assigned program. 

·         Provide expert guidance on the rapid implementation and development of Enterprise business capability.

·         Serves as engineering Subject Matter Expert (SME) on assigned projects, working groups, and integrated product teams (IPTs) to provide senior technical direction, guidance, and leadership for orchestrating the development, integration, maintenance, and operations DLA systems.

·         Responsible and accountable for managing special projects, technical planning, systems engineering, and life-cycle support planning.




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To qualify for a IT Project Manager (PLCYPLN), your resume must support:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify at the GS-14 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level.  Specialized Experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements, minimum qualifications and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Examples of creditable specialized experience are:

·         Responsible for direction implementation of a specific program segment of the assigned program.

·         Provides expert guidance on the rapid implementation and development of Enterprise business capability utilizing commercial off the shelf enterprise resources planning, government packages.

·         Provide expert highly authoritative information technology advice and guidance on assigned projects to personnel and customers.


   For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four

   competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of

   proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position

   being filled.


   1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to


   2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or

   receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public,

   individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to

   assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their

   expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality

   products and services.

   3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups  effectively,     taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example,

   technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to

   others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

   4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses

   sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas: 


·         Ability to plan, schedule, and carry out major system engineering.

·         Knowledge of acquisition and life cycle management policies, procedures and practices.

·         Knowledge of advanced theories, principles, concepts, and techniques related to modeling and simulation for testing.

EDUCATION: Applicants may not substitute education for specialized experience.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
Work Schedule: Full- Time
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
Overtime Work: Occasionally
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
Security Requirements: Critical Sensitive with Top Secret access
Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: No
Emergency Essential: No
Pre-Employment Physical: N/A



For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:


We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best-Qualified:  This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.


Highly-Qualified:  This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.


Qualified:  This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position.  Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.


Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you should indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans’ preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see

All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).  Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15.


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For information regarding Federal benefits, please see:


Please review the General information and Definitions at:

ICTAP (INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN): Information for surplus or displaced Federal employees may be found at Information for required documentation can be found at


MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Information for required documentation to claim Military Spouse Preference may be found at

 MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law. 

RE-EMPLOYED ANNUITANTS: This position DOES NOT meet the Department of Defense (DoD) criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants.  The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants can be found at


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume" 
- Completed Questionnaire  – (Required)
- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, December 05, 2012.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into 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 review the status of an application through USAJOBS:

  1. Log into your USAJOBS account.
  2. Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.
  3. Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.
  4. Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.
  5. For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab.


    If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID  794928 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at:


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).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:


Lindsey Underkoffler
Phone: (717)770-6206
TDD: (800)654-5984
Agency Information:
DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland
2001 Mission Drive Suite 3
New Cumberland, PA


Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.  If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI). Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

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