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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:
    This is a Term Position Not to Exceed 5 years
    Position may be non-competitively converted to career conditional appointment at a later date.

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the Laboratory Personnel Demonstration Project (DEMO). Among other features, the Demonstration Project replaced GS grade levels with occupational families and pay bands. The pay band DB-03 is equivalent to GS-12 Step 01 through the GS-14 Step 10.

    This position is located at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) which is in Harford County, Maryland, along the Northern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. APG sits on more than 72,500 acres and offers recreation, sports, golf, pools, and child/day care facilities.

    The Research Laboratory is recognized as a frontier for Army research programs with substantial affect on national defense issues and new technology areas. To learn more about the Army Research Laboratory you can check their website at http://www.arl.army.mil/.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    In the position you will serve as a scientist or engineer responsible for carrying out advanced research and development activities involving complex equipment, emerging technologies or scientific phenomena. The work involves research, development or systems analysis of new equipment, material, or concepts that significantly add to the understanding and usefulness of previously unexplained or untested phenomena or contribute to the solution of significant Army problems. Is considered to be a productive professional, providing technical advice and guidance to managers, supervisors, peers, and sponsors on various aspects of the work. In many instances, experimental data are nonexistent or controversial requiring the incumbent to develop interpretations and procedures to extend existing knowledge/methodology. Is responsible for technically defending and supporting ideas and proposals for concepts that are often controversial or novel.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

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    US Citizens

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    1550 Computer Science

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