Job Overview


Our mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. 


Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve.  You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve. 

Location: This position is within the VA Intergrated Operations Center at Washington, DC

Area of Consideration.  To be eligible under Merit Promotion, you must have an eligibility listed below:  

Competitive Merit Promotion

*Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles: current Federal or former employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service that hold, or have held a career or career-conditional position at a lower grade level as the position being announced for any length of time. An SF-50 must show appointment in the competitive service.

*Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.

Non-Competitive Merit Promotion:

*ICTAP/CTAP eligibles

*Disabled veterans receiving 30% or more disability compensation from the VA

*Individuals with severe disabilities (eligible for Schedule A appointments)

*Individuals eligible under other non-competitive appointment authorities such as:   Military spouses under E.O. 13473; Certain former overseas employees; Present and former Peace Corps, Vista or Action volunteers;              Former White House staff; Present and former Foreign Service officers and employees; Certain National Guard technicians.

*Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria outlined in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement

*Transfer or reinstatement eligibles that hold, or have previously held a career or career-conditional position at the same or higher grade level as the position being announced for any length of time.         

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities) and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.


Major duties for this position include:


    ·         Performs analytical, evaluative, and operational activities ranging from crisis response operations and special projects (emergency and non- emergency) to routine daily tasks and exercises in support of the OALC.

    ·         Monitors domestic and world situations from the VA OIC for situations that might impact Continuity of Operations (COOP) for OALC.

    ·         Conducts immediate actions in response to crisis management requirements alerts, Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) members and other senior official on issues that impact daily operations for OALC; and provides recommendations to senior leadership regarding courses of actions and protection actions during crisis events.

    ·         Gathers and analyzes information from various sources to present and brief senior leadership about the actual or potential impact to the organization’s operational readiness.

    ·         Ensure that incident reports forwarded to personnel and logged.

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