To qualify for a Metallurgist, your resume must support:
A. Degree: metallurgy or metallurgical engineering that included at least 20 semester hours in metallurgical subjects.
Applicants must submit a copy of their original certified college transcripts from an accredited educational institution which reflects that a Bachelors degree was conferred and the date conferred. Applicants should also submit copies of original certified college transcripts from an accredited educational institution for any education courses completed above or in addition to their Bachelors degree. Failure to submit your transcripts will result in lost consideration.
B. A combination of education and experience courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
1. At the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. Examples of specialized experience are identified in the major duties of this announcement and may also include:
· Experience in applying the principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and engineering to the testing of metals.
· Experience providing analysis and advice on a metals elemental composition, atomic and molecular structure, mechanical properties and processing history.
· Experience as an integrator of improvements developed as a product of one project to other applications to leverage benefits across program and service lines.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:
· Knowledge of metallurgy science, engineering principles and metallurgy, theories and practices of both chemistry and physics, and the ability to apply these tools to independently resolve problems unique to the world of military hardware.
· Skill in independently selecting, applying and adapting methods and practices to solve problems associated with metallurgical testing involving the physical, mechanical and chemical properties of metals, the characteristics of surface treatments and protective coatings.
· Knowledge of basic computing skills in word processing, spreadsheet development and utilization, database management and use of the worldwide net are minimum essential communications tools.
· Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral.
Conditions of Employment:
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Overtime Work: Occasionally
Temporary Duty (TDY): Occasionally
Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive/Without Secret Access
Drug Testing Designated Position: No
Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Emergency Essential: No
Financial Statement Filing: Not Required
Incumbent Subject to Overseas Rotation Agreement: No
Supervisory Probation: Note Required
Supervisory Certification Program: Required
Pre-Employment Physical: No
Licenses/Certifications: Not Applicable
Mission Essential: No
Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria - The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25.V300.pdf.
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at: http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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 http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf