SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent grade under the General Schedule (GS/GG) pay system or other pay systems, demonstrating quality in the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to meet the requirements of this position. Examples of creditable experience include: Knowledge of Chinese language with emphasis on grammar, syntax and lexicography that will enable the incumbent to translate a wide range of nonstandard Chinese terminologies in various S&T and GMI fields into English; experience in translating, interpreting, or other work requiring the use of the English and Chinese languages. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.
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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 and capability in managing complex programs to support the demands of a wide range of S&TI and GMI clients on comprehensive or selective topics related to the fields of aerospace and astronautics, as well as related sciences, technologies and intelligence disciplines.
2. Knowledge of Chinese language with emphasis on grammar, syntax and lexicography that will enable the incumbent to translate a wide range of nonstandard Chinese terminologies in various S&T and GMI fields into English.
3. Knowledge of FMCF/DLIPS machine translation application.
4. Knowledge and experience for application of development of new methods, approaches and procedures; clearly understand all NASIC mission areas in order to provide Chinese language support required to any NASIC client.
5. Skill in reading, speaking, and writing with a high-level of cultural understanding expected of a native Chinese, and communicate fluently in English.
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.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. This position is covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), and as such will subject the incumbent to those examinations and/or tests that are necessary to obtain and retain a security clearance and any special accesses required by the position in accordance with AFI 36-1101.
2. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random drug testing for drug use. Failure to comply with any of the special requirements, when required, will subject the incumbent of this position to reassignment or disciplinary adverse actions, including demotion or removal.
3. Work is largely sedentary, requiring much reading, writing, computer usage, analysis, interpretation and evaluation. Some lifting, bending and walking is required to conduct and receive training, attend meetings, conduct business in other offices, and to transport documentation and materials. Work is performed primarily in a smoke-free open office area with other employees working in the same vicinity.
4. Some travel may be required within the CONUS or overseas to attend meetings or conferences.
5. Flextime schedules may be changed on short notice due to critical mission support requirements.
6. Incumbent may be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty.
7. The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends and /or holidays.
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.
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.