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Job Title:ACQUISITION PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:AFPCACQEH-923531-0301

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,448.00 to $147,857.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 to Monday, March 31, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-09/15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Elmendorf AFB, AK View Map
Gunter AFB, AL View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
March AFB, CA View Map
San Diego, CA View Map
More Locations  (32)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, each location/ installation, identified in this Public Notice will accept applications and make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

 

These positions are being filled under Acquisition Expedited Hiring Authority, The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority to appoint certain Civilians to positions designated pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improve Act (DAWIA); positions  are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Travel and relocation expenses will/will not/may be paid
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

DUTIES:

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This series includes acquisition positions which perform, supervise, or manage administrative or program work and the primary work of the position is of an administrative nature which requires knowledge of the principles, concepts, policies, and objectives applicable to a program or an administrative area.

 

·     Provides identification and defining administrative requirements of specific technical,    training, exercise and support areas for different acquisition programs and projects.

·     Develops budget projections for organizational support and capabilities for specific acquisition projects.

·     Researches, identifies, and analyzes program requirements and problems for projected and planned acquisition programs.

·     Plans, prepares and conducts analysis to facilitate completion of long range planning documents.

·     Develops all aspects of the functional area’s organizational support and capabilities.

·       Develop and coordinate budget preparation guidance with the upper level managers.

·       Develop effective management plans fro assigned acquisition projects.

 

 Additional Information: 

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-09 Target GS-15).

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT: 

  

GS-9:  A master's or equivalent graduate degree; 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; LL.B. or J.D., if related, OR or 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-7.

GS-11:  A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; LL.M., if related, OR 1 year of specialized equivalent to at least GS-9.

GS-12 and above:  1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least next lower grade level

 

Specialized experience is:

GS-09: providing administrative work for acquisition programs and/or projects; analyze program requirements and solves problems; develop the organizational support and capabilities; coordinate budget preparation and develop plans for projects.

GS-11: includes applying methods, techniques and skill in the development of acquisition programs; governing rules and regulations, correspondence formats, and program requirements to analyze the needs and effectiveness of the acquisition program/project.

GS-12: providing the full range of administrative laws, policies, directives and precedents applicable to assigned acquisition programs; conduct studies to determine manning and skill levels required to accomplish the mission; plan, organize and direct the functions and mentor, motivate and apprise the staff; analyze, plan and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet acquisition program requirements and objectives; and used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies and processes.

GS-13: conducting research, analysis to develop reports with assessments of mission requirements that can be used to devise solutions to identified problem areas associated with acquisition projects or program area; develop, analyze, track, and report annual spending plans and budget submissions; experience in advance technology research and development; gather and assemble various types of complex data and analysis to develop informational and decision type briefings; identify operational shortfalls, analyze solutions and write requirements documents.

GS-14: interpreting doctrine, plans, policies and procedures; provide staff level guidance on acquisition programs and plans; expert and key personnel advisor on the most sensitive and complex policies and issues; and directs, coordinates and oversees work through supervisors of the organization.

GS-15: providing executive and technical guidance; provide progress and statistical reporting and analysis; applying experimental theories and new developments to problems; makes decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting, or developing important policies and programs; verbally present sensitive information/recommendations on complex matters to higher authorities; and make critical decisions, present and influence top level management decisions and support and defend decisions to higher level management. 

 

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

 http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/miscellaneous-administration-and-program-series-0301/

and

 http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=0600-ndx

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 

1.    Knowledge of administrative and management administration to include work flow analysis methods, tools and techniques, data types, methodologies, techniques, procedures, processes and systems as they related to the function, mission, capabilities and role of the Acquisition Administration and Program position.2.    Knowledge of personnel, budget, security and office processes.

3.    Skill in analyzing, planning, organizing and coordinating work.

4.    Skill in oral written communication.

5.    Skill in using computer systems, networks and applications.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

 


You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

·        Position may be subject to random drug testing.

·        Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

·        Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.

·        Employee must maintain current certifications.

·        Position may require an appropriate security clearance.

 

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualification.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your complete application will be reviewed against the qualifications required for the position being filled.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. 

 

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.  Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

 

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, March 31, 2014

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 923531.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

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

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

 

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

1) Resume (must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)

2) Transcripts (must contain the university logo, can be a copy)

3) Registration/License, active, current registration as required by this Public Notice

 

3) Veterans’ Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

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TDD: 800 382-0893
Email: DO_NOT_SEND_EMAIL@US.AF.MIL
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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. 

 

The length of time your application will remain active will vary based on the closing date of this Public Notice.

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
Elmendorf AFB, AK View Map
Gunter AFB, AL View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
March AFB, CA View Map
San Diego, CA View Map
Vandenberg AFB, CA View Map
Air Force Academy, CO View Map
Peterson AFB, CO View Map
Schriever AFB, CO View Map
Eglin AFB, FL View Map
Hurlburt Field, FL View Map
MacDill AFB, FL View Map
Melbourne, FL View Map
Patrick AFB, FL View Map
Tyndall AFB, FL View Map
Robins AFB, GA View Map
Hickam AFB, HI View Map
Scott AFB, IL View Map
Fort Meade, MD View Map
Whiteman AFB, MO View Map
Offutt AFB, NE View Map
McGuire AFB, NJ View Map
Kirtland AFB, NM View Map
Nellis AFB, NV View Map
Heath, OH View Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH View Map
Ellsworth AFB, SD View Map
Arnold AFB, TN View Map
Dyess AFB, TX View Map
Kelly AFB, TX View Map
Lackland AFB, TX View Map
Randolph AFB, TX View Map
Hill AFB, UT View Map
Falls Church, VA View Map
Langley AFB, VA View Map
Naval Base, Norfolk, VA View Map
Pentagon, Arlington, VA View Map

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Job Announcement Number:

AFPCACQEH-923531-0301

Control Number:

352407600