To qualify, you must possess 1 year of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the next lower grade to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience is described as experience providing management control of and internal/external coordination for Arms Control programs and projects.
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements and other competencies needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES section of this announcement. The QUALITY of experience relates to how closely or to what extent your experience, education and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Your resume must show you have the competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level.
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Knowledge of Arms Control technology, programs and projects with special emphasis on nuclear and strategic arms control monitoring and verification needs and capabilities.
2. Ability to develop long-range vision, near and long-term goals, direction, and associated investment strategy for research, development, test and evaluation programs.
3. Ability to plan, develop, and carry out vital scientific tasks that effect the prioritization of research efforts.
Transcripts must be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts, as long as they contain the applicants name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received in this office by 11:59PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.
Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience is not applicable at this grade level.
Minimum Education for the 1301:
Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics; OR,
Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT: Exempt
DRUG TESTING: Required
(You must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test for this position. If you decline to take the drug test, it will be considered a declination for employment.)
SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Special Sensitive/ TOP SECRET with SCI
FINANCIAL STATEMENT FILING: Required
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Not Authorized
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
This is an Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Workforce Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) in the Systems, Planning, Research, Development and Engineering Career Field. The incumbent must become certified Level III in the applicable career field within 24 months unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend the 23 months. The incumbent must also meet requirements for membership in the DoD Acquisition Corps. The Selectee for this position will be required to sign a written agreement to remain in this critical acquisition positions for a minimum of 3 years.
You must be available for weekend travel, weekend layovers during travel, and long hours while in travel status. Individual TDY is required approximately 25% of the time, and may vary given the nature and urgency of assigned projects.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The Rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy. We will evaluate your application for basic eligibility and to determine if your experience meets the qualifications and other basic requirements are eligible for referral and selection consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect rating.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.