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Job Title:DON Recent Graduate Program (Logistics Management Specialist)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Naval Education and Training Command

Job Announcement Number:SE30346-12-1001640M3717669P

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$38,790.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, November 26, 2013 to Friday, November 29, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




3 vacancies in the following location:
Cherry Point, NC View Map


Student/Internship Program Eligibles






Discover a civilian career with the U.S. Department of the Navy that is filled with possibilities and be a part of something that makes a difference for you, the country, and the world. Great Benefits Package: paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health and life insurance, and an excellent retirement package.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is more than ships, aircraft, and sailors; it is over 181,000 civilian employees at Navy and Marine Corps commands, bases, stations and facilities throughout the U.S. and around the world. It requires a highly trained, educated and skilled workforce to support today's sophisticated Navy and Marine Corps ships, aircraft, weapon systems and computer systems. Over 41,000 acquisition professionals perform "cradle to grave" management of highly technical systems, equipment, facilities, supplies and services.

Individuals will be placed in the Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADPThe NADP is a structured management-training program including formal education, diverse rotational assignments, extensive on-the-job training, and graduate tuition assistance that is tailored to various acquisition career fields for up to three years. These positions are located throughout the U.S.; however a majority are located within the greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area, CA, WA, MD, VA, PA, NJ,RI and FL.




  • Occasional Travel
  • Selectee will be required to travel 1-5 days a month


  • No


  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a trial period.
  • College transcripts must be submitted as proof of claimed education.
  • You must meet Recent Graduate Requirements (See Qualifications below).


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  • Determines detailed requirements, within available or allocated resources, for funds, manpower, facilities, equipment, supplies, and supporting services.
  • Monitors progress toward meeting the logistics plan and identify the cause and impact of delays or other problems.
  • Prepares briefings, reports, analyses, and recommendations to assist in future formulations of logistics program planning and execution.
  • Analyzes policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements, and assesses their impact on current support operations.


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Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.


·        Orientation program

·        Mentorship throughout the Program.

·        Individual Development Plan to assist with career planning, professional development, and training activities.

·        At least 40 hours of formal, interactive training each year of the Program.

·        Positions may offer opportunity for career advancement.


Recent Graduates may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances a term appointment lasting 1-4 years).

To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must have:

·        Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.

·        Demonstrated successful job performance.

·        Met the qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted. 


You must have a degree that meets the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement through one of the following methods. No more than 10% of academic credit can be based on pass/fail or similar non-traditional grading systems.

·          2.95 GPA overall or higher or in last 2 yrs (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail)

·          3.45 GPA or higher in major or in last 2 yrs in major (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail)

·          Upper 1/3 ranking in graduating class (you must submit proof with your application)

·          National Scholastic Honor Society. Membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision. (You must submit proof with your application)

OR Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service assisting with the coordination of the delivery of resources (people, supplies, information, etc) to meet organizational requirements.

OR Education: One full academic year of graduate education (18 semester hours) in a field directly related to this position (completed by June 30, 2014).

OR   Combination of Education and Experience: Applicants that possess a percentage of the required specialized experience and a percentage of the required graduate level of education such that, when the percentages of the required graduate education and specialized experience are added together, they equal 100%. (Only graduate education and only professional experience equivalent to the GS-5 or higher is creditable.)

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

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. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: TAG:Link to Questions Only

NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE COPY OF THEIR TRANSCRIPTS. DEGREE AUDITS ARE NOT AN ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTE FOR OFFICIAL/UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.  IF SELECTED, AN OFFICIAL/SEALED TRANSCRIPT WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO AN APPOINTMENT DATE BEING ESTABLISHED. You may submit your transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and/or semester hours earned, through the "Application Manager" system or by fax. This is the only method in which transcripts can be submitted. Failure to provide this information may result in an ineligible rating. (Faxing instructions may be found under the "How to Apply" section.)


Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please visit:

  • Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
  • A secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
  • This position has promotion potential to the 12 grade. if selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
  • Applicants will be required to sign a mobility agreement upon acceptance of position. Failure to agree to mobility agreement will result in revocation of a position offer.


You will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and your supporting documentation, to determine your eligibility for the position. NOTE: If it is determined that your application package does not support the minimum requirements of the position or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or not qualified.



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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.


-This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

-This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

-Selectee will be required to travel 1-5 days per month. 

-Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

-Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.

-May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive service position.

-Must be a United States citizen to be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to the competitive service.

-A 40 hour work week is typical of this position.

-This position has promotion potential to the GS-12 grade level.  If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management.  Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

-A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointmentsThis position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. "Must obtain DAWIA Level II certification in the assigned career field before program graduation except for those assigned to the Business Cost Estimating (BUS-CE) or Business Financial Management (BUS-FM) career fields.    BUS-CE and BUS-FM Career Field program personnel must complete all required DAWIA Level I and Level II training classes before program graduation and obtain DAWIA Level II certification when the experience requirement is met.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.   Policy information may be found at:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:  

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified.   For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

Veteran's Preference Information:

30% or More Disabled Veterans:

Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):


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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 apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. 
View Occupational Questionnaire- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) onFriday, November 29, 2013

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed. 

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:  

This Vacancy ID is 1001640.   

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.   All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

** 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/documents submitted by an applicant. **


The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc).   Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: Applicant Checklist-External


DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: 8003784559
TDD: 858-577-5723
Agency Information:
39721 Naval Acquisition Career Center
Naval Support Activity
Mechanicsburg , PA


When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.  

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration.  If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

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