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Job Title:Regional Security Advisor

Agency:Peace Corps

Job Announcement Number:14-171-LH(1)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$53,884.00 to $120,521.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 19, 2014 to Monday, June 02, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

FP-0301-05/3

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

3

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency



Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=BKJKH.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

    DUTIES:

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    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    This position is located in the Peace Corps Europe, Mediterranean and Asia Region Office, reporting directly to the Regional Director. As a member of the regional senior management team, the incumbent works closely with Country Desk Units (CDUs), members of the Office of Medical Services, the Counselling and Outreach Unit, Office of Safety and Security, and with Country Directors (CDs) and other appropriate Post staff members. The position will also act as a liaison with the Peace Corps Safety and Security Officers (PCSSOs). The incumbent is managed on a day to day basis and reports directly to the Regional Director. The Office of Safety and Security provides technical oversight for the position, including developing the scope of work, establishing performance standards, and developing and overseeing professional development, including the delivery of required training. The role of the Regional Security Advisor is to provide technical support to Regional senior managers in developing, integrating, and monitoring Regional safety and security activities, trainings, data compilation and analysis, and other relevant initiatives (i.e., early warning systems) into the Volunteer Safety Support System that are consistent with the policies and procedures set forth by the agency. In addition, under the direction of the Regional Director and ChOps, the incumbent will be available for emergency preparation and planning, crisis management preparation, and emergency or crisis response.
    Identifies and resolves problems related to agency programs or services.

    Provides advice and guidance, including interpretations, opinions, or decisions, regarding programs or policies. Consultations involve assessment of program or policy conditions, phenomena, or anomalies.

    Performs work related to developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders in various levels of government, private industry, and/or academic institutions to communicate and disseminate information about program mission and activities.

    Analyzes organizational policies and procedures, and makes recommendations for improvements. Develops a variety of written materials pertaining to service operations.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Click here to see the full Qualifications Statement.


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    Performs other duties as assigned.

    A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet this requirement will be grounds for employment termination.

    As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application will be automatically evaluated and rated by the system. Additionally, the Peace Corps Human Resources Office will conduct a quality review of your on-line application and supporting documents before your rating becomes final. This quality review will be based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training as it relates to the duties of this position. Your on-line responses must be supported by the information you provide in your application and work history information.

    Applicants are required to provide justification to support the selections made in the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) portion of the application. Reference to an attached resume does not fulfill this requirement, although applicants may attach a resume as optional information. Failure to provide the KSA information will result in the applicant not being considered for the position.

    All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

    If you have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, or have questions regarding reasonable accommodation, please contact our American Diversity Program office at 202-692-2139. You can send an email to adp@peacecorps.gov or americandiversityprogram@peacecorps.gov.

    This is a Federal Government civilian job called an Excepted Service Appointment. As an Excepted Service agency, Peace Corps employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and employment is time-limited not to exceed 5 years. Peace Corps employees receive the same benefits as other Federal employees.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    A 12-month trial period is required.

    Familiarity and/or experience with diversity and inclusion strategies and tactics within the workplace preferred.


    BENEFITS:

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    You can review our benefits at: https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/viewVacancyStatement?referenceCode=BKJKH&statement=BENEFITS

    Moving expenses are not authorized.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized.

    BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holidays; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; and training and development opportunities. Employees located in the United States may also receive subsidized transportation, flexible work schedule, and a family/worklife program.

    DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    This is an Excepted Service Appointment. Initial appointments to the Peace Corps are normally for 60 months (5 years). Employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and receive the same benefits as other Federal employees. A background security investigation will be required for all hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Qualified internal applicants will receive first consideration. If you are a current Peace Corps employee, you must select "I am a federal civilian employee" in the Eligibilities section of the application. You must also select "Peace Corps" as your Employer Name. An incorrect response may result in your being found ineligible for this vacancy. PEACE CORPS EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES AND PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTORS, ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

    This position is excluded from provisions of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP).



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=BKJKH.

    If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please email Avue Help Desk at joeavue@avuetech.com.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Applicants submitting documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the online employment application.

    If you are claiming Veteran's Preference you must attach your supporting documents to receive your preference points. For more information please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.

    VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you are claiming 5-point Veteran's Preference, a DD-214 must be submitted with your application. To receive 10-point preference, in addition to your DD-214, you must also submit an SF-15 and an official statement, issued in 1991 or later, from the Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability of 10% or more. This documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement; failure to submit will disallow the additional points for preference being added to your score.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Avue Help Desk
    Email: joeavue@avuetech.com
    Agency Information:
    Peace Corps
    1111 20th Street, NW
    Office of Human Resource
    Washington, Dist of Columbia
    20526
    US

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/pc/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualification form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted.

    Applications and supporting documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    14-171-LH(1)

    Control Number:

    370436300