Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.
Location: This position is within the Acquisition Program Support, Operation Support Services Office in Washington, DC.
Area of Consideration: To be eligible under Merit Promotion, you must have an eligibility listed below.
Competitive Merit Promotion:
- Transfer eligibles: current VA employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service that hold, or have held a career or career-conditional position at a lower grade level as the position being announced. An SF-50 must show appointment in the competitive service.
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles currently employed by the VA.
Non-Competitive Merit Promotion:
- CTAP eligibles
- Disabled veterans receiving 30% or more disability compensation from the VA who are currently employed by the VA
- Current VA employees with severe disabilities (eligible for Schedule A appointments)
- Current VA employees eligible under other non-competitive appointment authorities such as: Military spouses under E.O. 13473; Certain former overseas employees; Present and former Peace Corps, Vista or Action volunteers; Former White House staff; Present and former Foreign Service officers and employees; Certain National Guard technicians.
- Transfer eligible VA employees that hold, or have previously held a career or career-conditional position at the same or higher grade level with the same or higher promotion potential as the position being announced.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities) and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.
- Monitors domestic and world situations, status of VA Integrated Operations Center (IOC) and Continuity of Operations/Continuity of Government (COOP/COG) sites, and all VA components and subcomponents to assess VA's national, regional, and/or local operational and preparedness/readiness capability.
- Ensures that intelligence, incident reports and communiques are logged and forwarded to appropriate parties in accordance with established Integrated Operations Center standard operating procedures.
- Assists in developing and publishing VA IOC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), plans, detailed instructions, meeting documentation, after-action reports, lessons learned critiques, and operational summaries.
- Works with electronic information systems including data and web base programs.
- Works with a number of emergency preparedness programs and initiatives including Continuity of Operations; Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) Training; Emergency and Contingency logistical planning, material sourcing and inventory management, Devolution, Reconstruction, etc.
- Brief senior leadership on Emergency Preparedness program status and incident updates.
View Assessment Questions
- Occasional Travel
- 10% Travel