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.
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: applying knowledge of the congressional hearing process, committee and subcommittee stake holdings, and congressional members interests in subject addressed; effectively coordinate, and communicate with high-level officials in a professional, diplomatic and congenial manner; and monitoring, interpreting, and analyzing the status of a variety of US Congressional legislation
Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.
A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position
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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. Comprehensive knowledge of local, regional and national legislative and government processes and operating procedures, and the ongoing economic, political and planning initiatives/concerns with potential impact to the organization and/or Air Force
2. Comprehensive knowledge of the congressional hearing process, committee and subcommittee stake holdings, and congressional members interests in subject addressed
3. Knowledge of local, regional, and/or national legislative and government dynamics, critical in anticipating likely outcome of issues and topics and keeping enterprise leadership informed of events/actions/policies that impact the global ISR enterprise
4. Knowledge of official and social procedures to facilitate oversight of legislative engagements
5. Skill in organizing and coordinating multiple tasks to assure timely completion
6. Ability to effectively coordinate, and communicate with high-level officials in a professional, diplomatic and congenial manner. Insight, judgment and diplomacy are critical skills necessary for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with local, regional, national, Air Force, DoD and partner contacts
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.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
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 as follows that are necessary to the accesses required by the position in accordance with AFI 36-1101; periodic polygraph examinations consistent with position requirements; and psychological examination, if necessary in the performance of the position. Failure to comply with any of the proceeding, when required, will subject the incumbent of this position to reassignment or disciplinary adverse action, including demotion or removal.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
1. Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.
2. This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force civilian Testing Program. Employee must pass initial and periodic drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security and public safety.
3. Position may require temporary duty travel (TDY) utilizing military and/or commercial transportation
4. May be required to work irregular duty hours.
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.