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Job Title:DON RECENT GRADUATE (ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Job Announcement Number:SW20802-05-801469PE515523-P

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$34,067.00 to $81,184.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 to Tuesday, January 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0802-05/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Recent Graduates

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Naval Air Station Miramar, CA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Recent Graduates residing in San Diego County (See “Eligibility” below for additional information)

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a Department of the Navy Pathways Recent Graduates Program Opportunity.

 

This position is located in the engineering Branch of the Public Works division, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS).

Vacancies from this announcement may be filled at the following grade levels: GS-05, GS-07, GS-09

This position has promotion potential to the GS-11 grade level. If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

DUTIES:

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Major Duties:

·        Responsible for the preparation of a wide variety of engineering studies and/or analyses for the effective management of Class I and II property at MCAS Miramar.

·        Manage the construction schedule to include phasing, road closures, utility outages, and other impacts upon the base.

·        Serve as the approval agent for submittals and oversee the quality of construction.

·        Prepare a wide variety of technical and administrative correspondence relating to management of Class I and Class II Real Property.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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.

 

In addition, your resume must demonstrate the following:

 

GS-05 Must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector (1) engineering and technical assistance, and (2) analysis and problem resolution pertaining to design, installation, maintenance or repair of assigned projects or successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology; or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3 (or equivalent). At least 6 of the 24 semester hours must have been in drafting if the position has been designated by a drafting area of specialization .

GS-07 Must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector preparing cost estimates and job plans to show specific equipment, material, safety, and personnel requirements for maintenance, repair, alteration, or renovation of facilities and/or equipment or have successfully completed one full year of graduate education directly related to the work of the position. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

GS-09 Must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector applying a practical knowledge of technical engineering methods, principles, and techniques as they apply to fuel facilities maintenance and operations. In addition, this experience includes: analyzing, evaluating, and monitoring utilities, buildings, fire suppression systems, fuel handling, and storage/transfer infrastructure or successfully completed two full years of graduate education OR completed a Master's degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

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

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-tech.asp 

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0800/0802.htm

 

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.  

ELIGIBILITY:

Individuals who completed the requirements for a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years OR after December 26, 2010 OR will complete such degree  or certificate within 9 months of the date of application.  

Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.

 

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.

 

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT:

In this position, the following items will provide a developmental experience designed to lead to a civil service career.

·       Orientation program

·       Mentorship throughout the Program.

·       Individual Development Plan to assist with career planning, professional development, and training activities.

·       At least 40 hours of formal, interactive training each year of the Program.

·       Positions may offer opportunity for career advancement.

 

AFTER PROGRAM COMPLETION:

Recent Graduates may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances a term appointment lasting 1-4 years).

 

To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must have:

·       Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.

·       Demonstrated successful job performance.

·       Met the qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.

·       Must be a United States Citizen to be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to the competitive service.


QUALIFYING EDUCATION:

Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:

(i) A technical or vocational school;

(ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university;

(iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or

(iv) A home-school curriculum

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS:

 

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.

 

In accordance with Executive Order 12564, applicants selected are required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. 

 

Position may require occasional travel. 

 

Due to regular exposure to construction and operation conditions such as high noise levels, falling objects, airborne particulates, and sharp objects. Head (hard-hat), eye (goggles), ear (earplugs), and foot (boots) protection may be required when safety precautions dictate.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and your supporting documentation, to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies: 

1.   PROBLEM SOLVING

2.   SELF-MANAGEMENT

3.   INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

     4.  TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION

NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application package, or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.


BENEFITS:

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

OTHER INFORMATION:

May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive sevice position. 

 

Must be a United States citizen to be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to the competitive service.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

 

Recruitment incentives 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.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

 

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: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

 

Veteran’s Preference Information:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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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.

- Transcripts

- Veterans’ Preference Documents

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and print out the applicant checklist.  The applicant checklist will assist you in determining what documents you need submit. 

 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed.


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:  https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login 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:   http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_HowtoApplyviaFax.pdf. 

 

This Vacancy ID is 801469.

 

** It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary for each individual.  We recommend that you print a copy of this application checklist for reference while completing your application package.  The link to the applicant checklist below will assist you in determining which documents you need to submit for this vacancy:  Applicant Checklist-External 

 

Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.  Missing application information will not be requested.

 

Failure to submit a complete application package (Current resume, assessment questionnaire and applicable required documents, as noted in applicant checklist) may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: 858-577-5723
Email: DONEIC@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
Navy HRSC Southwest
6300 Miramar Way
San Diego, CA
92145-2015
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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 occupational 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.   Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration.  If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans 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.

 

 

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/NotificationSettings.aspx

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Job Announcement Number:

SW20802-05-801469PE515523-P

Control Number:

335102600