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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Program Analyst

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Technical Information Center

Job Announcement Number:D-DTIC-869561-13

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 to Tuesday, April 09, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 13 months

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Who May Apply:  All U.S. Citizens

The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) is the central facility for the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of scientific and technical information (STI) supporting the Research and Engineering (R&E) needs of the Department of Defense (DoD).  DTIC provides leading edge information services and products to the DoD community as a recognized leader in information and knowledge management innovations. 

 

This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months. This appointment may be extended for 2 years, 11 months for a total time served of 4 years.

 

This position is being announced using the USA Staffing Application Manager system.  Please click the How to Apply tab for instructions on applying for this position.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Background Investigation
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)

DUTIES:

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  • Leads highly-classified DoD-wide Technical Task Forces/Teams and briefs outcomes to the Under Secretary of Defense and higher.
  • Leads task force/teams to identify research and engineering investments to execute capabilities identified in the Quadrennial Defense Review.
  • Represents Senior Political Appointees and Senior Executive Service (SES) members at meetings dealing with research and engineering enterprise.
  • Participates in Department-level Issue Teams to identify investment recommendations for Senior Political Appointees and SES.
  • Works with the Defense Industrial Base involving product and service lines.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.  

Specialized experience is defined as experience creating, developing, and presenting information regarding research and engineering investments to Senior Executives.  Experience working with private sectors in regards to large-value portfolios and the budgeting process as it relates to research and engineering.  Experience in the area of anti-access and area denial capabilities and tools.


Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

Background or Security Investigation:  The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment.  Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures.  We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.  Eligible candidates will then be placed for selection consideration into 3 categories as described below:

1.  Qualified Category.  Meets the minimum qualifications and demonstrates minimum experience and/or training only based on responses to occupational questionnaire.

2.  Highly Qualified Category.  Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates full-performance level experience based on responses to occupational questionnaire.

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

Application of Veterans Preference:  The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.  Preference eligible's who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher.   A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Qualified) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. 

The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:

  • Skill in applying Program Management concepts, policies, practices, and techniques.
  • Ability to lead people.
  • Financial Management Concepts, Policies and Laws.
  • Ability to think strategically and provide authoritative decision-making.
  • Ability to Communicate Orally and in Writing.

IMPORTANT NOTE - YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.  ERRORS OR OMISSIONS MAY AFFECT YOUR RATING.

All information included in the resume and Occupational Questionnaire is subject to review and verification.  HR will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.  Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be further evaluated by information provided in the Occupational Questionnaire.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position and, if you're already an employee, you may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including removal from Federal service.


BENEFITS:

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These benefits generally apply if you are selected for a permanent or term appointment:

  • The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program has many plans to choose from, all at very reasonable rates, which can be paid from pre-tax income.  
  • The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of the premier retirement programs in the Nation.   The program features three components: a retirement pension; the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP, an employee controlled investment program); and social security.
  • Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) offers numerous life insurance policy options covering federal employees and dependents.


OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Moving expenses will not be paid.
  • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
  • A one year probationary or trial period may be required.
  • This position may require occasional travel.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Priority Consideration:  If you are a displaced Federal Civil Service employee, and have a minimum score of 85, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under the ICTAP.  For more information on ICTAP, click here ICTAP GuidanceNOTE:  If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are NOT ICTAP eligible. 
  • Retired Civil Service Employee:  Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance.  (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package.  See required documents below.

1.  Click ‘Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
2.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
3.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
4.  Applications must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
5.  Check application status or return to a previous or incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 869561.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

You are highly encouraged to submit your application package and complete your assessment questionnaire on-line.  If you cannot apply online:

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

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

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.

PLEASE NOTE:  When completing the 1203-FX, be sure to select only one response for each question.  Selecting more than one response for a question may result in your application package being rated ineligible.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Résumé, you are encouraged to choose only ONE method of submitting your resume.  (HR will review the resume that the system date stamps as the latest one received and this may not be the resume which best reflects your qualfications for the job and may result in an ineligible rating.)  You may submit your resume by:  attaching it within your USAJOBS account;  uploading it within your Application Manager account; OR faxing it.
  2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire
  3. Other Supporting Documents

The following supporting documents are ONLY required if applicable to your personal qualifications or status.  They must be received by the closing date of the announcement or at the time of application if applying to an announcement with an extended closing date. 

1.  Transcripts and/or Certifications:  You must submit documentation to substantiate any claim of education. Please submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned. 

2.  Veterans Preference:  If you are claiming veteran's preference, you MUST submit the appropriate documentation.  Failure to do so WILL result in the loss of veteran's preference, and will possibly impact your placement on the certificate.  For more veterans' information please click here.

  • 10-Point Veterans' Preference: You MUST submit a signed SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof as required by the SF-15. Click here for a copy of the SF-15.
  • 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).

3.  Military Spouse Preference:  Copy of spousal travel orders providing eligibility.

4.  ICTAP Eligibles:  A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.

5.  Cover Letter:  You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume.  Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.

Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by the closing date of the announcement, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HR Customer Care Center
Phone: (317)212-0454
TDD: (317)212-6579
Email: DFAS.DEU.PROCESSING@DFAS.MIL
Agency Information:
Defense Technical Information Center DEU
APPLY ONLINE OR BY FAX ONLY
SEE HOW TO APPLY TAB
Indianapolis, IN
46249

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job, and will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews. We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

You will no longer need to call the HR Office to determine your application status. USAJOBS has added an alert setting to their system to drive status updates notification for applicants.  You can elect to activate the proactive notification from your USAJOBS profile at any point during the application process to sign-up for automatic alerts when there are status changes for jobs to which you have applied. 

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate.  HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.


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Job Announcement Number:

D-DTIC-869561-13

Control Number:

340971700