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Job Title:Administrative Officer

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Contract Audit Agency

Job Announcement Number:D-DCAA-CE-838786-13

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$102,204.00 to $132,862.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to Monday, March 04, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Irving, TX United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


Are you looking for an inclusive and employee-friendly work environment, challenging assignments, specialized training and generous benefits?  At DCAA you'll find all this in a progressive organization dedicated to continuous improvement.  DCAA is looking for talented people seeking to apply their creative ideas and enthusiasm while providing a unique service to their country.  Join the elite cadre of administrative professionals who have made DCAA their employer of choice.



  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.


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  • Directs the overall planning, coordination, integration, and administration of all major resources management and administrative program area.
  • Directs the development of regional resources management policy, memoranda, instructions, directives, operating procedures, etc.
  • Advises the regional director and other regional management officials on major resources management processes, issues, polices and problem areas.
  • Directs and oversees periodic review of Field Audit Office (FAO) organizations to assure optimum use of regions resources.
  • Serves as the principal advisor to the regional director/deputy regional director, and management staff on overall resources management policy, program, and management process matters.


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You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, and scroll down to the "Administrative and Management Positions" standard.

Specialized Experience:
You must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 or equivalent level.

Specialized experience is defined as experience directing of one or more aspects of a resources management program which includes serving as adviser to management officials on resources management policy and developing resources management policy.

There is no substitution of education for experience at this grade level.


Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements.  If you are qualified, you will then receive a rating based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background.  Your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified:  Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates experience as an expert in the field or is recognized as a senior specialist, team lead, etc.

Highly Qualified:  Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates full-performance level experience.

Qualified:  Meets the minimum qualifications and demonstrates minimum experience and/or training only.

Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Federal laws that impact on the planning and administration of a comprehensive resources management program.
  • Knowledge of specific resources management programs areas (i.e., financial management, manpower, security, human resources including labor relations, contracting and procurement, administrative services, facilities management, and supply and property management).
  • Ability to provide advice and counsel to management officials.
  • Ability to lead, plan, direct and administer broad based programs.
  • Ability to negotiate and deal effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.


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DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.  DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.  To find out more, go to:


Additional Vacancies: This announcement may be used to fill additional positions.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS costs are authorized.

Background Investigation: All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information.  If you are selected for a Field Detachment (critical/special sensitive) position: (a) you must meet security criteria for access to top secret special access programs and sensitive compartment information; (b) your immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, foster parents, cohabitant, children, steps, half's, and adopted), and other relatives must be U.S. Citizens; and (c) you will be subject to a counterintelligence polygraph.

Drug Testing: If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing. If you are selected for a Field Detachment (critical/special sensitive) position, you must pass a drug test before your assignment to such a position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.

Employment Eligibility Verification (E-Verify) Program: DCAA uses E-Verify to determine eligibility for employment as a U. S. Citizen.

Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 1 year.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Travel is typically local; however, some overnight travel may be required. 

Veterans Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 member copy 4 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.For more information on veterans' preference go to:

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  You must be "well-qualified" for the position to receive special selection priority under ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above (excluding veterans' preference) will be considered "well-qualified".For more information, go to:

Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy.

Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to:


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To begin the process, click the Apply Online to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. To complete your application, please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 838786. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire

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


You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Résumé

2. Assessment Questionnaire

3. Other supporting documents:

a. Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) - current or previous Federal employees

College Transcripts - if you are using education to qualify for the position

c. Veterans Preference Documentation - DD-214 (member copy 4), Standard Form 15, VA Letter

5-Point Veterans' Preference:  You MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 which includes Character of Service (usually Member-4 copy).  If you are currently active duty, a "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  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 must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your
rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

d. ICTAP - Agency notice

e. Military Spouse Preference - Spousal Travel Orders

f. Other documents identified in this announcement

Your application submission must be complete, including all required documents, before you can be considered.  You are responsible to verify in your Application Manager account that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible, and accurate.


HR Customer Care Center
Phone: (317)212-0454
TDD: (317)212-6579
Agency Information:
Defense Contract Audit Agency DEU
8725 John J Kingman Rd
Ft Belvoir, VA


Once your application is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email.  When your application has been reviewed, you will receive an email advising whether or not you were determined to be best qualified and referred to the hiring manager.  Referred candidates may be contacted for an interview.  You will be notified when the selection process is complete.

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