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Job Title:Interdisciplinary

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Job Announcement Number:SCGU148330511047496D

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 to Wednesday, March 12, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0150/0808/0810/1301-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Mobile, AL View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

About the Position:
This position will use ESRI’s ArcGIS suite of software to design, develop, and implement Geographic Information System (GIS) applications.  The position requires knowledge and skill in using application development environments such as JAVA, .NET, Flex, JavaScript and/or Silverlight. Incumbent will be responsible for writing in programming languages and/scripting languages such as VB,SQL, C++, C#, ASP, XML, HTML, and Python to provide geospatial, engineering, and water resources leadership to the GIS and Data Management. In addition, the position requires Geodatabase skills for data management and storage approaches including enterprise databases such as Oracle and SQL Server. Direct broad projects and studies requiring team efforts to resolve difficult problems relating to GIS platforms, information architecture, engineering calculations and approaches, geospatial sciences, water resources, quality assurance and quality control, networking and visual information components. Develop engineering techniques and approaches for contract personnel and assists in technical QA/QC and monitoring of unlimited number of onsite contractor personnel engaged in the Agency GIS program. Incumbent develops and submits all technical documentation, funds requests and justifications as required, scope of work needed to support the proposed project.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 25% or Greater
  • TDY travel by air, land, and water

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized

DUTIES:

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  • Designs and oversees production of tools to perform a variety of engineering applications
    Provides geospatial, engineering, and water resources leadership to the Geographic Information System (GIS) and Data Management for the organization.
  • Directs broad projects and studies requiring team efforts to resolve difficult problems relating to PC-based GIS platforms, information architecture, engineering calculations and approaches, geospatial sciences, water resources, quality assurance and quality control, networking and visual information components.
  • Develops engineering techniques and approaches for contract personnel.
  • Develops and submits all technical documentation, funds requests and justifications as required, scope of work needed to support the proposed project.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required: This position requires one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes applying scientific fundamentals to (Geographical Information Systems) GIS projects using Esri's ArcGIS suite of software. This experience would typically include technical proficiency in GIS, experience with relational databases as it relates to geodatabases, and application development. Evaluating and implementing customer business requirements and developing GIS workflows for internal and external customers.

 


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must meet the basic qualifications for one of the series listed below. To qualify, applicants must meet at least one of the following Basic Entry Requirements and provide supporting documentation for verification:


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR ARCHITECT


A. I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, or related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.
OR
B. I have combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings.

BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR GEOGRAPHER
A. I have a degree in: geography; or related physical or social science such as geology, meteorology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields.
OR
B. I have a combination of education and experience and have attended and passed courses equivalent to a major in geography, or a related field that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR PHYSICAL SCIENTIST
A. I have a degree from an accredited college or university with a major in physical science, engineering, or mathematics which included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
OR
B. I have a combination of education and experience with education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).

BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR CIVIL ENGINEER:

A. I have a Bachelor's degree in Professional Engineering. The curriculum was from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
OR
B. I have a combination of education and experience (college-level education, training, and/or technical experience) that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. My education and experience is supplemented by one of the following: 1) I am currently registered as a professional engineer by a U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico; 2) I have successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico; 3) I have successfully completed at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in option B described above; OR 4) I have successfully completed the curriculum leading to a Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology) and I have had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities)in the following areas:
•    Knowledge of geospatial, engineering, and water resources
•    Knowledge of internal algorithms and skill in computations and techniques employed in GIS tools
•    Ability to communicate orally
•    Ability to organize the development and system design of computer software


NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement).  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.  All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.

Special Instructions For 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://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.

Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.



OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.


The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment.  A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent 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, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."  See: Transcripts and Licenses

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 1047496. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application


NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (000)000-0000
Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
W2SR04 Operations Div Spatial Data Br
109 St Joseph St
Mobile, AL
36602

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. 

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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 "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


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Job Announcement Number:

SCGU148330511047496D

Control Number:

361227800