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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    Serves as Chief, Ceremonies and Special Events Office (CSEO) with responsibility for directing Department of Defense/Army (DoD/DA) Executive Agent responsibilities for all official Joint Armed Forces/Army ceremonies in the National Capital Region (NCR) and within the United States and overseas, as assigned.

    Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • People with Disabilities, Schedule A
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
    • Reinstatement
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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    • Develop, plan, coordinate, and supervise all aspects of Official and Special Military Funerals and Ceremonies held in the Nation's Capital and elsewhere within the United States; and maintains liaison with and trains participating organizations and support personnel; estimates cost and funding requirements for conducting all phases of the funeral and official ceremony.
    • Formulate policies and procedures for each level of funeral in order to effectively and efficiently use required DoD assets to render National honors to high-ranking government and military officials upon their demise.
    • Develops and presents an historical overview and notional executive summary of the funeral in meetings with the President or dignitary, their immediate family and senior staff, to obtain the individual's personal desires in terms of location, schedule, music, liturgy, readings, tributes, honorary pallbearers, special guests of the family, and presentation of the flag at interment.
    • Formulates and establishes procedures for the notification, recall, and mobilization of all participating and support personnel.
    • Coordinates with external protocol offices for military and social protocol matters.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 15% business travel required.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Federal Employees, VEOA, Schedule A, Military Spouse

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