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Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number:  9D-DCIPS-100896-006174-TLW

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$84,697.00 to $110,104.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 to Monday, December 23, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
Few vacancies in the following location:
El Segundo, CA View Map
Top Secret/SCI


For additional information on DCIPS click the following link:

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. 


IF APPLICABLE: Military service member's "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). 

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




  • Occasional Travel
  • TDY travel may be required


  • Yes
  • Travel and Relocation Expenses will be paid


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing


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This is a GG-14 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-13duties for the "Supervisory/Management" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-13 level.  The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.


***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***


RPA# 13NOV9DFM00000006174, 13NOV9DFM00000006675, 13NOV9DFM00000000179


The organizational location of this position is:  SPACE/MISSILE SYS CE, Los Angeles AFB, CA.





·         The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a supervisor, providing planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over nonsupervisory employees assigned.  Responsible for providing assigned Divisions with a comprehensive suite of business planning and financial management services.

·         Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and center objectives.  Researches, interprets, analyzes and applies all applicable instructions and regulations. 

·         Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures and directives of management.  Selects/recommends candidates for vacancies, promotions, details and reassignments in consideration of skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and diversity objectives. 

·         Advises Leadership and Program Managers on financial and acquisition strategies.  Assess proposed new acquisition activities for reasonableness and feasibility, with emphasis on the financial aspects of the proposed acquisition.

·         Determines appropriate organizational level for establishment of standard financial practices. 

·         Validates essential program financial information identified by subordinates for development of plans such as Financial Plans, Program Plans, and Organizational Strategic Plans.

·         Performs technical review and oversight of cost and financial analyses.  Reviews basic program plans and strategies on major programs to validate requirement for specific cost or financial analyses to support program implementation.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS.  This position is in the Excepted Service.


DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.





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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent grade under the General Schedule (GS/GG) pay system or other pay systems.  To be creditable, your resume must further reflect specialized experience, demonstrating quality in the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to meet the requirements of this position. Examples of creditable experience include: Experience to deviate from or extend traditional financial management methods and practices in developing solutions to problems where precedents are not applicable and to develop material to supplement and explain agency, command, or finance community guidelines; and knowledge and understanding of all USAF, OSD and Federal financial management processes; of budget policy, processes, DoD's Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS). Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency



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


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.    Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all USAF, OSD and Federal financial management processes.

2.    Knowledge of budget policy, processes, DoD’s Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS).

3.    Knowledge of weapon System Acquisition policies and procedures.

4.    Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization.   

5.    Skill in financial analysis is required.

6.  Ability to deliver briefings is required.

7.  Ability to identify critical process elements is required.

8.    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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. 


1.    This is a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP).  Unless specifically waived the appropriate Component Official (i.e., the Director of Acquisition Career Management for the Component, the Service Acquisition Executive, or the Service Secretary) or if the employee is “grandfathered” under 10 U.S.C. 1736(1), the following statutorily mandated requirements (Reference 10 U.S.C. 1733 and 1737):

a.    Employee must be a member of the Acquisition Corps at the time of employment.

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

2.    Work may occasionally require travel away from normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft; travel destinations may include worldwide locations.

3.    Employee must be able to acquire and retain a Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access in order to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Employee must pass initial and continued periodic short notice drug testing.

4.    The employee must meet, or be capable of meeting, Defense Acquisition Work Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable of the duties of the position.

5.    Employee is required to submit an initial and annual SF-450 (Financial Disclosure) in accordance with the Joint Ethics Regulation.

6.    Employee is expected to meet Continuing Acquisition Education requirements.



Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit.  The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.


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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 of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


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



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 at 80 or above on the rating criteria 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.


Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.


90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.



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


1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)


· If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed.  The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent".  It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.


· If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.


 · For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present).  If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).  Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 23, 2013


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 1008996.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144All support documents should be uploaded to your USAJOBS account and included with your application package.  Faxing documents should be used as a last resort; do not fax duplicate documents


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.  Please note: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one.  When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX

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.


The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.


·        Online Application (Questionnaire)

·        Resume If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.


If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications.  A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here: 


· Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

· Transcripts, if qualifying based on education or positive education series

IF APPLICABLE:  A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.  It 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).  Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.  Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.


Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Los Angeles AFB


Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.


If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.


To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.


If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


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