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Department:  Department of the Navy
Agency:  Secretary of the Navy/Assistant for Administration (DON/AA)
Job Announcement Number:  SE30201-15-8203514I539667

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Naval Support Facility, Arlington, VA United StatesView Map
Current, Permanent Federal Employees; Veterans Employment Opportunity Act Eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles


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The Total Force Division provides the full range of civilian human resources office (HRO) and military personnel services to the Navy Secretariat.   As Director, the incumbent is the principal strategic partner and advisor to Secretariat leadership on civilian and military HR matters and responsible for the execution of the Secretariat total force program.   The incumbent will be working in the Pentagon.  The incumbent will perform duties as the Human Resources Director (HRD) and the Director Civilian Human Resources (DCHR).



Current, Permanent Federal Employees

Veterans 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 secret security clearance.


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Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as a member of the Secretariat senior management team
  • Lead and support human capital and strategic workforce planning efforts
  • Develop and administer command-wide guidance for civilian and military workforce programs, processes, and operations
  • Responsible for the execution of the Secretariat civilian and military Human Resources program
  • Collaborate with the Office of Civilian Human Resources (OCHR) on DON civilian HR issues to propose, develop, and advance appropriate legislative, regulatory and policy initiatives, processes and DON-wide civilian HR improvements


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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.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or 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:

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in the federal service executing, directing, or managing the delivery of civilian federal human resources (HR) services involving one or more of the following functions:   staffing and recruitment, position classification, compensation, labor relations, employee relations, equal employment opportunity, employee benefits, oversight of automated personnel information systems or employee development
  • Ensuring compliance with governing laws and regulations
  • Developing, interpreting, and/or advising senior management on HR policies and administration
  • Providing substantive input to the strategic planning of human capital resources for an organization

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 on 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 secret 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: 

  • Knowledge of HR/EEO polices and programs, management theories, principles, practices, laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of the policies and practices of supervision and personnel management
  • Skill in leading, coordinating and administering civilian HR/EEO and management programs

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.


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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.


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

Relocation 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.

Occasional travel is required.

A secret clearance is required.

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


Current Perm Federal Civilian Employee:

Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):

ICTAP Applicants:   


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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.

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


Failure to submit a complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.  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: 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 820351.


Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.  All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.


**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. **


A resume is required for this position.   Your resume must include the following for each position held: Where you worked, Job Title, Duties and Accomplishments, Employer's Name and Address, Supervisor's Name and Phone Number, Starting and Ending Dates (Month/Year), Hours Worked per Week and Salary.   For every position held in the Federal Government, you MUST also identify on your resume the pay plan, series and grade of each position (i.e. GS-2210-09) and the starting and ending dates (month/year), as this information will be used to determine if you meet the Time-In-Grade requirements of the position.   Failure to include this information on your resume may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

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:   Applicant Checklist-Merit


DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: (857)577-5723
Agency Information:
42485 Department of the Navy AA
Arlington, VA


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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