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Job Title:Executive Director for Ammunition

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command

Job Announcement Number:DA-13-JHG-890634

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 10, 2013 to Friday, May 24, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

ES-0340-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Senior Executive Service (SES)

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Rock Island, IL United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Applications will be accepted from all interested qualified individuals.

This announcement is being reannounced due to an eror with the occupational series.

Applicants who applied under vacancy announcement DA-13-JHG-789882 do not need to reapply.

This is a Tier 1 position.   Salary for Tier 1 positions in Army is normally between $119,554 and $165,300.   Pay is set based on consideration of selectee's current salary and other factors.

The Department of the Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES) which is a small elite group of top government leaders.   SES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations.   As a Senior Executive, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • You must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety before applying

DUTIES:

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Serves as Munitions and Logistics Readiness Center (MLRC) Executive Director.  Incumbent is delegated full authority for the management of public and private enterprises that constitute the joint munitions mission of the Department of Defense.  As the technical expert, incumbent is responsible for assuring the health of the DOD's joint munitions capabilities and for execution of the DOD Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition Field Operating Activities (FOA) mission, and as such, makes recommendations and decisions that best utilize these capabilities.  The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the collaboration of Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command support to ensure ammunition total life cycle costs are considered in all operations.  To ensure maximum utilization of these capabilities, incumbent exercises full line authority of the CG/Deputy to the Commander, JMC.  The incumbent is relied upon to determine and analyze major inhibitors to strategic initiatives for the ammunition program and to develop solutions.  The incumbent is also relied on to determine and analyze major inhibitors to tactical planning efforts within the program and to seek out solutions.  In performance of duties, incumbent must process and apply outstandingly broad and comprehensive knowledge of the total munitions capability to include acquisition support and logistics as well as providing the readiness posture for DA; the mission and functions of the widely diversified civilian, industrial, and political entities under the individual's purview; and of the general body of legislative and regulatory criteria within and under which the mission is accomplished.  Technical and managerial decisions are accepted as responsible and authoritative by the CG/Deputy to the Commander, JMC, on both strategic initiatives and tactical situations. Incumbent keeps the CG and Deputy to the Commander, JMC, apprised of program status, significant problems and policy matters.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Technical Qualification, and other qualifications, if applicable.   Education Requirements:   This position does not have a positive education requirement.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

THIS IS A SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE (SES) LEVEL CRITICAL ACQUISITION POSITION.

This is a Critical Acquisition Position. Unless specifically waived by the appropriate Army official, (i.e., the Director of Acquisition Career Management, the Army Acquisition Executive, or the Secretary of the Army) or if the employee is Grandfathered under 10 U.S.C. 1736(c)(1), the following are statutorily mandated requirements (Reference: 10 U.S.C. 1732 and 1737):

- Selectee must be an Acquisition Corps (AC) member at the time of permanent selection for the position or have been granted a waiver.

- Selectee must execute, as a condition of appointment, a written agreement to remain in Federal service in the position for at least three years. In signing such agreement, the employee does not forfeit any employment rights, nor does such an agreement alter any other terms or conditions of employment.

-"This critical acquisition position requires Level 3 certification in acquisition Career Field L".


Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (MECQs):  All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the MECQs.  You must address each MECQ separately.  You are required to respond to all MECQs.  If you fail to do so, you will be rated as 'ineligible.'  Additional information on the ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp  Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions.  Total MECQ write-up should not exceed 10 pages using 12pt, Arial or Times New Roman with 1 inch margins.

ECQ 1 - Leading Change:  This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2 - Leading People:  This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3 - Results Driven:  This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4 - Business Acumen:  This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions:  This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Please Note:   Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) who have been certified by the Office of Personnel Management do not need to address the ECQs.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs):  All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications.  You must address each technical qualification separately.  Total MTQ write-up should not exceed 2 pages per MTQ using 12pt, Arial or Times New Roman with 1 inch margins.

TQ1. Ability to manage a diverse, highly complex command with a munitions mission, which includes government wide operation and large nationwide industries for worldwide operations.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education.   Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel.   Highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check.   The Office of the Secretary of Defense Executive Resources Board will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority.   Unless you have already been certified by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board (QRB), your ECQs must be certified by the OPM QRB before your appointment can occur.


BENEFITS:

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There are a variety of benefits available to Federal Government employees.   You will find specific information pertaining to those benefits at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc



OTHER INFORMATION:

Drug Testing:   You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test before you can be appointed into this position.

Security Clearance:   In order to qualify for this position, you must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).

Financial Disclosure:   The individual selected will be required to file an 'Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

Probationary Period:   You will serve a one-year probationary period unless you have previously completed the probationary period in the SES.

Veteran's Preference:   By law Veteran's Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.

False Statements:  If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

Non Discrimination:   All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, disabling condition, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

Adverse Information Screening:   Applicants proposed for selection are subject to inquiries as to any incidences of misconduct, malfeasance, neglect of duty, or the appearance thereof.   Information gained in this check will be considered in the approval decision.

Mobility:   An essential element of the SES is mobility across geographic, organizational and functional lines.   Individuals selected for Army SES positions may be subject to reassignment that requires them to be mobile.   The U.S. Army senior leadership considers mobility to be an integral part of employment as an SES member with the Department of the Army.

E-verify:  If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To receive consideration, applicants must submit application material as specified below.  Complete applications must be received in this office by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) Friday, May 24, 2013.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.   Do not submit additional items such as copies of additional performance appraisals, position descriptions, etc.  Such items may be removed and will not be returned.  Also application material cannot be returned.  All applications may be sent by email (preferred) or mail.

E-mail (preferred) to: USARMY.Pentagon.HQDA-ASA-MRA.MBX.SAMR-SES-CSLMO-APPS@MAIL.MIL 

If mailed, UPS or FED/EX to:  Civilian Senior Leader Management Office, Operations Division, 111 Army Pentagon, Room: 1D755, Washington, DC  20310-0111 – or fax to our office (Commercial) 703-693-0777 or  DSN 223-0777.  To obtain additional information regarding this position contact Ms. Jennette Gregory, 703-692-1129/DSN: 222-1129.

Please Note:   Applications mailed in franked government envelopes will not be considered for this position.

Applicants who fail to submit all information and documents (i.e. Resume, Technical Qualifications, ECQs, and other qualifications as applicable) WILL NOT receive consideration for the position.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

1.   Resume - In addition to your written statements addressing the Mandatory Executive Core Qualifications, the Mandatory Technical Qualification(s), and other qualifications as applicable, submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications.   Applicants typically provide the following information:

  • Vacancy Announcement number
  • Full name, email and mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers.
  • Educational information including the name, city, and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of any degree received.   Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.   For more information, you may refer to the following U.S. Department of Education website:   http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
  • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including:   job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary.
  • Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments.

2.   Mandatory ECQ Statement:   A narrative statement specifically addressing each individual ECQ.   In lieu of the narrative statement, current career SES members, reinstatement eligibles, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates must provide the documentation listed in item #4.

3.  Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs):   A narrative statement specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification.   Statement should not exceed two pages per MTQ

4.   Current and former career SES members must provide an SF-50 showing their status or reinstatement eligibility.   Candidates who have successfully completed an Office of Personnel Management approved SES Candidate Development Program must submit a copy of their ECQ certification.

5.  Performance Assessment. (MANDATORY SUBMISSION): Submit ONE of the following:  The Supervisory Assessment Statement below; *or* a letter of recommendation that assesses your performance; *or* your most recent performance appraisal. (Please do not submit any prior appraisals.)

DO NOT SUBMIT ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Supervisory Assessment Statement

Position:   Executive Director for Ammunition, ES-0340

Announcement Number:  DA-13-JHG-890634

Name of Applicant:

Please provide your assessment of the individual applying for this position.   You are encouraged to provide additional comments on plain sheets of paper.

 Rating Scores:   4=Superior   3=Very Good   2=Acceptable 1=Not Acceptable X=Unable To Appraise

Executive Core Qualifications/Rating:  

1.   Leading Change

Rating_____ This executive core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to most organizational goal.   Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organization vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

2.   Leading People

Rating_____ This executive core qualification involves the ability to lead people meeting the organization's visions, mission, and goals.   Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports construction resolution of conflicts.

3.   Results Driven

Rating_____ This executive core qualification involves the ability to meet organization goals and customer expectations.   Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

4.   Business Acumen

Rating_____ This executive core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

5.   Building Coalitions

Rating_____ This executive core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments or international organizations to achieve common goals. 

Technical Qualification:  

6.   Rating_____ Ability to manage a diverse, highly complex command with a munitions mission, which includes government wide operation and large nationwide industries for worldwide operations.

_________________________________________________                                                                                              Signature, Name, Title, Date of Appraiser

Indicate your relationship to the applicant:___Current Supervisor     ___Former Supervisor     ___Other (please explain)

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BACKGROUND SURVEY QUESIONNAIRE

PRIVACY ACT INFORMATION

GENERAL - This information is provided pursuant to Public Law 93-579 (Privacy Act of 1974), December 31, 1974, for individuals completing Federal records and forms that solicit personal information.  The information from this survey is used to help insure that agency personnel practices meet the requirements of Federal law.  Your responses are voluntary.  Please answer each of the questions to the best of your ability.   This questionnaire will not be provided to those participating in the selection process.

Demographic Information on Applicants Form (O.M.B. No. 3046-0046).  Submission of this form, which is available at

http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/omb-3046-0046.pdf is optional.   The information on this form is used to determine if our recruitment efforts are reaching all segments of the population, consistent with Federal equal employment opportunity laws.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Jeannette H. Gregory
Phone: (703)693-1129
Fax: (703)693-0777
Email: JEANNETTE.H.GREGORY.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
AMC JMC
1 Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL
61299-6000 Fax: (703)693-0777

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After all application packages have been received, we will review your application to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.   We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications based on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants.   After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation.   You should expect to hear back on the outcome of your application within 90 days of the closing date of the announcement.

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Job Announcement Number:

DA-13-JHG-890634

Control Number:

343372800