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Job Title:SUPERVISORY INTERDISCIPLINARY (SUPV HEALTH PHYSICIST OR SUPV NUCLEAR ENGINEER)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Pacific Fleet, Commander in Chief

Job Announcement Number:NW4XXXX-13-1180944LQ860415

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$84,343.00 to $109,645.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 to Thursday, September 4, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0840/1306-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Oahu, HI View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current Permanent Federal Employees Nationwide who are (1) serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in competitive service OR (2) on a permanent Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA); Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA); ICTAP Eligibles.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

**THE CLOSING DATE ON THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NOW CLOSE ON 09/04/2014; APPLICANTS THAT PREVIOUSLY APPLIED DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY** 

 

This position is located in the Radiological Engineering Division (Code 105.2), Facilities and Process Engineering Branch (Code 105.22) located at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Salary will be increased by the applicable cost-of-living allowance (COLA), which is subject to change without notice.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized in accordance with applicable regulations and available command funding.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES:

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As a Supervisory Nuclear Engineer or Supervisory Health Physicist your duties will include and are not limited to the following:

·        Overseeing radiological control changes to Corporate Nuclear Power Manuals (CNPM) to ensure they comply with NAVSEA regulations.

·        Persuading shipyard management to adopt/comply with all radiological, environmental and technical requirements.

·        Performing radiological performance assessments to evaluate the health of the CNPM process.

·        Establishing and implementing new radiological procedures and equipment to ensure technical requirements are satisfied.

·         Ensuring Non-Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) radiation health and safety program is implemented and maintained;

·         Maintaining Navy Radioactive Material Permits (NRMP) and conducting compliance audits;

·         Establishing and supervising the Shipyard’s accountability and control system for non-NNPP radioactive sources and material;

·         Planning and directing non-NNPP radiation safety and Health Physics training;

·         Developing and providing training and mentoring for division engineers;

·         Conducting frequent assessments;

·         Providing and exercising direct administrative and technical supervision over the division.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

0840-Professional Engineering Series – Completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in 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 (2) 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 of 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

Substitution of Education/Experience: 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. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: (a) professional registration, (b) evidence of successfully passing the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) examination; (c) successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified above; or (d) successful completion of a 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, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided that it included at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. (Note to Applicants: Please see the Qualifications & Education sections of this announcement for a link to the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements. OPM guidance indicates that there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience. This training plan or experience must be well documented and provided at time of application.)

 

1306-Health Physics Series – Completion of a degree in natural science or engineering that included at least 30 semester hours in health physics, engineering, radiological science, chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, and/or calculus.

OR

Substitution of Education/Experience: A combination of education and experience -- courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or other education; or certification as a health physicist by the American Board of Health Physics, plus appropriate experience and other education that provided an understanding of sciences applicable to health physics comparable to that described above

 

In addition to the above Basic Education Requirement:

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector service in a supervisory or leadership role as a professional nuclear engineer or professional health physicist. Experience must demonstrate a substantive knowledge of nuclear propulsion engineering and radiation health by performing duties such as:

  • Ensuring safety and reliability of radiological program operations;
  • Reviewing operations to ensure compliance with radiological control agreements;
  • Preparing or evaluating technical documents for radiological projects, managing personnel or internal monitoring programs;
  • Establish policies regarding the management of a radiological control program.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:   http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/; http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1300/health-physics-series-1306/

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical compentencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.  

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.  To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click on the following link:  View Assessment Questions.


EDUCATION:

Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, we strongly recommend that you submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS:

Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade.  All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

 

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.   If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

Work is mainly sedentary (office setting). However, regular walking, bicycling and stair climbing are required to inspect ships, dry docks and facilities, to conduct supervisory surveillances, and otherwise to observe work within the Shipyard. Wearing of safety shoes safety glasses and hardhat are required. Earplugs are required under certain noise conditions. You may also be required to lift items up to 25 pounds.

The incumbent may be required to work overtime, rotate shifts, work weekends/holidays and to work off shifts.

This position requires the incumbent to be medically qualified to receive occupational exposure to ionizing radiation in accordance with NAVMED P-5055.

You may be assigned to areas where certain potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present. These agents may include, but are not limited to the following: fumes, dust, noise, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals. To ensure worker safety and health, the Shipyard maintains personnel protective programs consistent with applicable laws and regulations. These programs may include engineering controls, training, work procedures, and use of medical surveillance. As part of the medical surveillance programs, you may be required to take medical examinations to assess your medical qualification for duty involving work.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:

 

1. KNOWLEDGE OF PROFESSIONAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND CONCEPTS

2. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

3. ORGANIZATIONAL EFFCIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS

4. ABILITY TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING

5. SUPERVISION

 

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

 

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.  More information can be found at:

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

PCS/Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized in accordance with applicable regulations and available command funding.

 

Physical is required.

 

Positions that are supervisory/managerial require that first time supervisors/managers complete a one-year trial/probationary period if not previously completed in a competitive or other excepted service position.

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

 

Current Perm Federal Civilian Employee:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Current_Perm_Fed_Civ_Emp.pdf 

Veteran’s Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/VEOA_Eligible.pdf

 

ICTAP Applicants:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdfFederal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at: 

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Mil_Spouse_under_EO_13473.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 

 

Failure to submit a complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, September 04, 2014, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.  Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested. 

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.


If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: 
https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

 

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:   

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Application_Info_How_to_Apply_via_Fax.pdf

 

This Vacancy ID is 1180944.

 

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.  All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

 

**It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:  

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ApplicantChecklist_Merit.pdf

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: 8585775723
Email: DONEIC@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
32253 PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD AND IMF
667 Safeguard Street
Pearl Harbor, HI
96860-5033

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. 

  

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications. 


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Job Announcement Number:

NW4XXXX-13-1180944LQ860415

Control Number:

377289300