Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized
experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the
Federal service which provided the applicant
with the particular knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must
demonstrate the following:
-Experience coordinating air, ground and personnel response operations during emergencies, as well as the ability to coordinate the deployment of Embassy assets for medical evacuation, K9 explosive alerts, suspicious package, and white powder incidents.
-Experience with the operations of the Baghdad Tactical Operations Center (TOC) to serve as the Tactical Operations Center primary point of contact regarding personnel, equipment, and facility issues.
-Experience working with security operations and requirements at high threat overseas posts including emergency response capabilities and procedures to establish program policies and standard operation procedures.
-Experience identifying classified and unclassified threats and security incidents related to emergency response operations.
There is no substitute of education for
specialized experience for the GS-14 position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:
-Knowledge of air, ground and personnel response operations during emergencies, as well as the ability to coordinate the deployment of Embassy assets for medical evacuation, K9 explosive alerts, suspicious package, and white powder incidents.
-Knowledge of the operations of the Baghdad Tactical Operations Center (TOC) to serve as the TOC's primary point of contact regarding personnel, equipment, and facility issues.
-Knowledge of security operations and requirements at high threat overseas posts including emergency response capabilities and procedures to establish program policies and standard operation procedures.
-Ability to analytically define requirements, assess effectiveness of current programs, and implement improvements where needed.
-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to provide advice and assistance, develop and interpret policies and procedures, maintain liaison, prepare and present briefings and reports, and defend recommendations for changes in operating methods and practices.
-Ability to identify classified and unclassified threats and security incidents.
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Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. This information should be clearly identified in your resume. Failure to provide information sufficient to determine your qualifications for the position will result in loss of consideration. For tips on writing your resume, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center.
If, after reviewing your resume and self-assessment questionnaire responses and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, a score will be manually determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lower score, which may also eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this job opportunity. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.